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Today marks the 1 year anniversary from President Obama's Inauguration last year. Here are how the markets stand 1 year later and compared to presidents from 1901 until today.
Wall Street is closely watching the outcome of the special election in Massachusetts. It could have a big impact on the entire landscape in DC.
With yesterday's move up, it's pretty clear that the uptrend is intact. Other widely watched indicators like the NYSE Operating Company Only Advance-Decline Line, a composite of advancing versus declining stocks, remain at new highs. The other piece of good news is that there has been a notable absence of selling pressure, one reason volume has been so anemic.
It has been over a month and a half since the US House of Representatives passed its version of health care reform and today, the Senate passed its bill. Now the two bills must be reconciled and the debate will continue to heat up. Here are the biggest S&P Health Care gainers and losers over the past 6 months.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Google and Netflix popped while Regions Financial and Cintas dropped.
President Barack Obama's health care overhaul cleared its second test in the Senate Tuesday. How is Washington action affecting stocks? Sheryl Skolnick, senior VP and health care analyst at Pali Capital, and Les Funtleyder, health care strategist at Miller Tabak, shared their insights.
With data from ThomsonReuters, we took a look at which stocks have consensus estimates farthest above their stock prices (as of market close on 12/4/09).
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.
Today’s gains have pushed the Dow Industrials to a new 52-week high. At these levels, the Dow has soared 60% and the S&P has surged 64% from their March closing lows.
With Monday's extension of the current rally, all but one of the S&P 500 now have market caps over $1 billion. 32 of these are still trading for less than $10 per share.
This weekend, the US House of Representatives passed its version of health care reform and now awaits a version from the Senate. The debate has been heating up since earlier this summer when President Obama was pushing for legislation before the summer recess. Here are the biggest S&P Health Care gainers and losers over while the debate has waged on.
Stocks finished mixed Tuesday as techs struggled after a downgrade on Intel. Transports rose following news that that Warren Buffett is buying Burlington Northern railroad. Industrials also gained after this week's encouraging manufacturing reports.
Stocks tumbled Tuesday, led by techs after an analyst downgrade on Intel. Transports rose following news that Warren Buffett is buying Burlington Northern railroad.
With the markets in volatility mode, investors will likely be focusing on the Federal Reserve Tuesday, even though the 2-day Federal Open Market Committee meeting that begins this afternoon won't conclude until Wednesday.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Cisco and Merck popped while IBM and Xerox dropped.
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Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of E Trade and Sprint popped while Potash and Sallie Mae dropped.
Anyone know why futures are weaker...anyone? Futures are weaker as President Obama's imposition of a 35 percent tariff on auto and light truck tires from China has traders worried about a potential trade war. China has responded by probing the alleged dumping of American auto and chicken products.