U.S. stocks declined on Tuesday after a two-session rise, with Wall Street falling to session lows after being reminded that the Federal Reserve could reduce stimulus before the end of the year.» Read More
Travelers reported quarterly earnings that beat Wall Street's expectations, as the company saw fewer catastrophic losses.
*Earnings in full swing: Apple due after the bell. *China will stick to its prudent monetary policy, but will take decisive measures to support reasonable infrastructure and social welfare investment as well to develop the export sector, service industry and small firms, China's Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli was quoted on Monday as saying.
Dozens of company earnings are due on Tuesday, including Dupont, UPS, Lockheed Martin and AT&T, but none are as anticipated as Apple's.
Broad sector plays aren't the best bet, Rosecliff Capital's Mike Murphy says.
Major flooding hit Colorado, Virginia and Pennsylvania in the U.S. yesterday, and China saw its worst flooding in 50 years in the southwestern part of the country.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
After a recent pullback, 90 percent of stocks were likely a "buy," Mike Murphy of Rosecliff Capital says.
Stocks closed higher but off their best levels after two Fed officials dampened speculation the central bank was ready to consider "tapering" its bond-buying.
Take a look at some of Tuesday's midday movers:
Traders will be listening for clues about possible tapering off of quantitative easing when two Fed presidents speak later on Tuesday.
There’s been a relentless rally in these stocks, Cramer said. And it’s probably not over.
There's a lot of fear about Friday's jobs report. Bears are already saying this could be the report that finally forces the markets to take a breather.
Travelers posted a higher first-quarter profit, helped by a decline in natural disaster losses and rising insurance rates.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
The earnings train is about to leave the station, with reports due Tuesday from three Dow components, some transportation names and Apple.
It's make-or-break time for the first-quarter earnings season, and it comes just as the stock market is showing signs of strain.
The "Talking Squawk" blog is meant to be a funny, sarcastic look at business news through the unique "Squawk Box" lens. But it was difficult to think about anything from that viewpoint this week.
Apple is one of many names in the spotlight next week as earnings season heats up. Ten of the Dow firms and more than a third of the S&P 500 are also set to report.
It’s time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.
Charts show a few stocks due for declines, market technician Carter Worth says.