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Shares of Citi broke above $5 on Thursday. Is this level merely psychological or will it attract new money?
Stock futures slipped a bit as continuing claims, at 484,000, was worse than the 458,000 expected. This is disappointing, but there is only one reality right now: the wall of money coming into stocks. And it is a force very difficult to fight against. We get additional economic indicators today...Capacity Utilization, Industrial Production, Philly Fed.
Stocks opened lower Thursday after a report showed initial claims for unemployment benfits rose unexpectedly for the second straight week.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open Thursday after Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500 and Nasdaq hit multi-year highs in the previous session.
After the close, three large transportation companies — UPS, trucking/logistics company Landstar and JB Hunt — all confirmed what railroad CSX had been saying: the shipping business is improving.
Good earnings? Check! Good economic data? Check. Is everything is lining up for a big summer?
Portfolio.com is making public for the first time the annual results of the American City Business Journals' survey which asks owners of small and medium businesses to rate 200 brands.
According to Investors Intelligence, the percentage of bears out there has moved down to 19% sending this market into overbought territory. How should you be trading, now?
The Dow rose for an eighth straight day, ending near session highs after a late rally. Industrials led the way, with Boeing and 3M at the top of the Dow.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
If you're reading this as a senior executive, you're probably thinking of how your company could make the list.
Stocks turned a shaky start into a full-throttle rally Tuesday as UPS delivered an encouraging earnings report, pending home sales rose and Ford reported a double-digit increase in sales.
The Bank ETF closed higher on Tuesday, shrugging off the Volcker plan presented to lawmakers. How should you trade financials, now?
Investors are struggling to make sense of Tuesday's market action. Industrials and materials led the rally but tech lagged, badly. Can the rally continue without tech?
Stocks made another push higher Tuesday afte a shaky start as UPS delivered an encouraging earnings report, pending home sales rose and Wall Street braced for a hearing on the "Volcker Rule" later today.
Mining and metal stocks are up again about 2 percent in Europe; Rio Tinto was raised to "buy" from "hold" at Citigroup. We have no panic over Greek bonds, so Europe is trading higher. Elsewhere, earnings are pumping up stocks — mostly outside the U.S., but not all...
Wall Street was set to extend the previous session's gains at the start of trading Tuesday, with European markets mostly higher across the board and some important economic testimony coming from Capitol Hill.
United Parcel Service, the world's largest package delivery company, is scheduled to report fourth-quarter results before the opening bell on Tuesday, February 2. Here is a look at how UPS shares traded during the most recent earnings reports.
Markets started the new month higher, but how long can the trend continue? Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, shared his insights.
As earnings season comes to its midway point, Cramer put together a list of 20 February 2010 earnings reports. So, what are the most important earnings reports to watch?