Futures were pointing to a higher open Wednesday but pared gains after a report showed the US trade gap widened more than expected.
Shares of Toyota bounced on Tuesday, despite word that the automaker had issued yet another recall.
One implies screwing up one too many times. The other suggests you finally get it right. The question for much of America is which one suits the current situation Toyota finds itself in right now?
Stocks staged a relief rally Wednesday amid talks of a bailout for Greece and positive earnings and sales news from some key Dow components.
Stocks rose at the open on Wednesday amid talks of a bailout for Greece and kept climbing through the morning on positive earnings and sales news. What’s ahead for the markets? Sean Clark, CIO at Clark Capital Management, and Jerry Castellini, president and CIO of CastleArk Management, shared their outlooks.
Speculation that some kind of assistance to Greece is coming (even though the Greek Prime Minister says he doesn't want any assistance). EU heads of state will be meeting in Brussels on Thursday. The big question: Will Germany endorse some kind of rescue package? Also: China buying hard assets — oil and gold.
U.S. stock index futures are pointing to a higher open Tuesday morning, a day after a last-hour selloff pushed the Dow to its first close below 10,000 since November, and the S&P 500 to a fresh three-month closing low as well.
Many economists say Toyota’s trauma is a wake-up call that Japan needs to understand that its reliance on manufacturing and industrial exports, which served the country so well after World War II, is no longer wise.
Ever since Toyota's gas pedal problems came out roughly four months ago, I've often asked executives with the Big 3 why they aren't more aggressive going after Toyota. The executives often told me, "We're getting the message out there." It was as if the folks in Detroit were afraid to take a shot at Toyota.
The Dow dropped more than 100 points, or 1 percent, as financials and commodities sold off amid jitters about the global recovery. Home Depot and HP were the only Dow components that ended higher.
The US economy is still in a precarious state, said Peter Dixon, senior economist at Commerzbank Securities. However, he told investors that America is in no danger of losing its AAA debt rating.
The recent pullback has investors wondering if this is a buying opportunity or a sign of worse to come for the markets. James Shelton, CIO of Kanaly Trust, and David Katz, CIO of Matrix Asset Advisors, shared their views.
Stocks opened lower Monday as worries about Europe's debt woes overshadowed a couple of earnings beats. DuPont and Alcoa were the biggest Dow decliners at the open. CIT shares jumped as former Merrill chief John Thain took the helm.
Toyota has friends in high places in Washington, including some of the very people now investigating the Japanese automaker.
Stock index futures pointed to a non-committal start to the week Monday.
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