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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 are advancing modestly as earnings are handily beating expectations, but some stocks that have had fabulous price runups-recently are down.
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.
Stocks have been on the rise, but value can still be found in U.S. companies that are tapping the growth in emerging markets, Sean Kraus, senior vice president and chief investment officer of CitizensTrust, told CNBC Thursday.
Headlines on jobless claims and the Philadelphia Fed survey compete with a rush of earnings news Thursday.
Stocks closed sharply higher Wednesday, nearly wiping out losses from the previous session, after the Federal Reserve reported it has seen "modest signs of growth" in the economy and as investors focused on strong earnings reports and a slide in the dollar. Boeing and DuPont rose, BofA fell.
Stocks lost a little ground in the final minutes of trading, but were still significantly higher, after the Federal Reserve reported it has seen "modest signs of growth" in the economy and as investors focused on strong earnings reports and a slide in the dollar. Boeing and Intel rose.
It's back to basics for stocks in the coming week, as a tidal wave of earnings overwhelms economic reports and shifts investor focus temporarily to the health of corporate balance sheets.
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Stocks closed mixed as technology companies pulled the Nasdaq and Dow higher, although investors didn't have enough conviction in the future of the economy to break out of a tight trading range. HP and Cisco rose, while Alcoa fell.
Stocks remained mixed Thursday ahead of the close as technology stocks pulled the Nasdaq higher and lifted the Dow, although Wall Street largely remained locked in a tight trading range. HP and Cisco rose, while Alcoa fell.
Stocks clung to modest losses Thursday after a mixed batch of economic data failed to convince investors to move prices higher. Alcoa and Bank of America fell, HP and Cisco rose.
U.S. stock index futures remained lower after a positive report on jobless claims and a 0.4 rise in the Producer Price Index.
Widely followed technical analyst Carter Worth explains why the S&P looks like it wants to climb about 2% higher.