Stocks trimmed gains, but continued to rise, after news of strong manufacturing in the U.S. and China, and ahead of a week filled with major events, including Tuesday’s mid-term election. Intel and Pfizer rose, while IBM fell. .
Stocks closed modestly higher after a see-saw session as the dollar rose, and investors absorbed the meaning of a large batch of earnings reports and economic news. Home Depot and United Technologies rose, while Bank of America and Alcoa fell.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, Oct. 21.
Stocks rose out of negative territory after rallying earlier in the sessions as the dollar rose, and investors absorbed the meaning of a large batch of earnings reports and economic news. Home Depot and United Technologies rose, while Bank of America and Caterpillar fell.
Stocks pared gains, although remained higher, after several positive earnings reports gave investors a reason to believe the U.S. economy is improving, even as they digested a mixed batch of economic reports. Home Depot and McDonald's rose, while Bank of America fell.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Thursday's Squawk on the Street.
Stock index futures pointed to a higher open for Wall Street with another set of earnings in the spotlight and as investors digested data showing China's growth cooled in the third quarter even as inflation edged higher.
Headlines on jobless claims and the Philadelphia Fed survey compete with a rush of earnings news Thursday.
The Dow broke below 10,000 back on August 26, but has been on a tear ever since. IBM has been the big mover on the Dow during the market’s current rally.
If you think they haven't, though, that could be the reason you're missing out on this rally.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Monday's Squawk on the Street.
Since the Dow first settled above 11K on May 3, 1999, it has closed above this milestone 27% of the time. Here is a look at the market gains and losses since the Dow first crossed above 11K through today.
Since the Dow first settled above 11,000 on May 3, 1999, it has closed above this milestone 27% of the time (780 out of the last 2,878 trading sessions, or 11+ years of trading). Here are some vital stats, including oil, gold, bonds and stocks the Dow dropped since 1999.
Stocks were mixed as the prospect of the Federal Reserve resuming Treasury purchases to boost the economy countered a disappointing report on private sector hiring, sending the Dow higher. GE and Alcoa rose, while AT&T and Travelers fell.
Stocks declined after a volatile session, but ended the month with the best September results in 71 years. American Express and Caterpillar fell.
Stocks declined as the session end neared as quarter-end rebalancing, and profit-taking, caused the markets to waver despite positive economic news. American Express and Caterpillar fell.
Stocks extended losses on the last trading day of the session despite a series of economic reports providing evidence of returning strength in the U.S. economy. Caterpillar and Hewlett-Packard fell, while Boeing rose.
Stocks regained some ground in the last few minutes of a volatile session, but closed lower as traders continued to consider the Federal Reserve's plans to lift the U.S. economy. DuPont and American Express fell, while HP rose.
Stocks sank in the last hour of the session as traders continued to consider the Federal Reserve's plans to lift the U.S. economy. DuPont and American Express fell, while HP rose.
Stocks slid Wednesday in the absence of major economic or earnings news, as investors continued to weigh the Federal Reserve's next moves.