With the Dow closing above 12,000 and the S&P ending above 1,300, should you dive into the market head first?
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, Feb. 1.
Stocks ended sharply higher as the Dow and the S&P 500 hit new multi-year highs, easily erasing losses from Friday's sharp sell-off on turmoil in Egypt as investors focused on upbeat earnings and economic news.
Stocks added to solid gains on Tuesday, pushing the Dow and S&P 500 to multi-year highs, as the market easily erased losses from Friday's sharp sell-off in the wake of turmoil in Egypt as investors focused on upbeat earnings and economic news. Pfizer and Alcoa rose, while P&G fell.
"If oil prices rise far above $100 barrel," says Roubini economist Rachael Ziemba "this is the big risk we see."
Stocks continued to rise Tuesday, nearly erasing losses from Friday's sell-off in the wake of turmoil in Egypt. Pfizer and Bank of America rose, while McDonald's fell.
Stock index futures pointed to a higher open for Wall Street on Tuesday after the Dow recorded its best January since 1997, while in Egypt the army pledged not to clamp down on protests by thousands in the capital Cairo.
Finally, we are out of January...and with January stock indices positive, we will likely see slightly higher volume today on beginning-of-the-month fund flows.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Tuesday's Squawk on the Street.
Tuesday's "million" person march in Egypt could keep the heat on oil prices, which have gushed nearly 8 percent in two sessions.
Plus, get calls on the chipmakers and more.
Unrest in Egypt has replaced Europe's debt crisis as a flash point for markets, and any unfolding developments there will no doubt affect trading in the week ahead.
Stocks declined as investors digested a mixed employment report and turned their attention to next week's earnings season.
Stocks eased losses ahead of the close, but were on course to end a six-week winning streak, as investors digested a mixed employment report and turned their attention to next week's earnings season. JPMorgan and Travelers fell, while Pfizer rose.
Plus, get Cramer’s take on the Justice Department’s investigation of UPS and FedEx, as well as a call on the agriculture space.
Corporate profits are up. Stock prices are up. So why isn't anyone hiring? "There's a huge difference between what is good for American companies versus what is good for the American economy," says one economist.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Monday's Squawk on the Street.
Behind the screen, the burdens of life as Bernie Madoff’s son — the continuing suspicion from the public, the harsh accusations in numerous lawsuits, and his exile from the world of Wall Street — steadily became unsustainable.
Twenty companies were represented at the summit, but the "Mad Money" host said he's only interested in three of them.
In topics that ranged from taxes to jobs to American competitiveness to education to the deficit, President Obama came across to CEOs as willing to listen and work with business.