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Wall Street kept its perfect streak in 2012 alive, closing solidly higher as investors looked to move beyond Europe's debt problems and gave U.S. banks a vote of confidence.
Culled from thousands of pages of 2012 outlook reports, 13 stocks are being called “The Most Recommended Stocks for 2012”, according to a new report from Birinyi Associates.
Even though some Dow Jones Industrial Average component companies have issued earnings warnings, many are still worth owning in 2012, according to TheStreet.com.
Stocks entered the final hour of the week mixed, with the Dow weaker on pressure from IBM and investors weighing the significance of yet another ratings agency warning on debt.
US stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street Friday despite a downgrade by Fitch Ratings of Goldman Sachs, Bank of America and five other large banks based in Europe and the US, citing "increased challenges" in the financial markets.
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And today's rally: muddling through may be good enough for today, but sustainability is an issue.
Stocks spiked in the final minutes of trading Wednesday following a report that the G20 is considering a $600 billion IMF lending program to euro zone, but came off their highs after the IMF denied the report. Investors were also closely waiting for the key EU summit at the end of the week.
Companies big and small are embracing the model to gain leverage over suppliers of all kinds of services, goods and materials.
Twenty-two of the thirty Dow components have dividend yields greater than the 10-year US treasury, which yields around 2.06 percent.
If it weren’t for Europe, the U.S. stock market would be higher, the “Mad Money” host says. And he’s got 10 reasons why.
Markets across Europe fell Thursday morning as negative sentiment about the European Union summit on Sunday spread.
Stocks closed lower Wednesday after a tepid Fed report on the economy and following news that talks to come up with a euro zone debt solution between France and Germany have stalled ahead of a key EU summit this weekend.
Today, Europe ratchets up expectations. A day after German Chancellor Angela Merkel tried to talk down expectations at the EU Summit Oct. 23, France's President Nicolas Sarkozy, quoted in the Financial Times, said they would be taking "important, very important decisions in the coming days."
Futures shaved most of their losses Wednesday following a handful of better-than-expected economic news and after some mixed earnings reports.
The markets are likely to lean whichever way the European winds blow Wednesday.
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Only six out of thirty Dow components have posted a gain in the past four years, with IBM and McDonald's leading the way, up more than 50 percent.
Only six out of thirty Dow components have posted a gain in the past three months, with McDonald's leading the way, up 5 percent.