Stocks sank after the government reported a decline in factory orders and a slight rise in pending home sales, and ahead of week filled with news on jobs and earnings. Microsoft and Intel fell, JPMorgan rose.
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.
Despite bad economic news, Cramer explains why stocks are holding up.
Given some of the data getting less bad, mid-terms coming up and the possibility of more equity-friendly policies, stocks should be able to grind higher, said Bob Doll, chief equity strategist at BlackRock. He shared his market outlook.
Investors who suffered through the worst August performance for stocks in nine years have turned to dividend-paying shares. Several under-$5 stocks still offer outsized dividend yields to those willing to take on additional risk. ...A report from TheStreet.
America eventually needs to see a complete overhaul of the tax system in the U.S., said Diane Swonk, chief economist and senior managing director at Mesirow Financial. She shared her insights on the economy.
Stocks opened higher Monday as investors awaited President Obama's comments on the economy and the Federal Reserve's policy meeting on Tuesday. Will stocks see a fourth week of gains? Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS financial services discussed his outlook.
Stocks ended higher Friday, continuing a September rally despite trading with uncertainty most of the week. Caterpill and United Technologies rose, HP and JP Morgan fell.
Stocks edged higher before the close Friday, putting the market on pace to continue a September rally despite trading with uncertainty most of the week. Dupont and Caterpillar rose, JP Morgan and HP fell.
Stocks are slightly higher after a burst at the open following news that a measure of consumer sentiment unexpectedly hit the lowest level in more than a year. Dupont and Disney rose, HP fell.
Out of the Dow 30 stocks, just 10 names really matter, said Nicholas Colas, chief market strategist at ConvergEx. He shared his insights.
Stocks closed higher, gaining strength in the last hour of trading after struggling to find direction throughout a session marked by mixed economic news. Travelers rose, while United Technologies fell.
Stocks added to gains as the closing bell neared after struggling to find direction much of the day. Travelers rose, while Alcoa fell.
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New weekly claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, according to a government data Thursday. Stocks seesawed, trimmed their losses after a weak open—then slipped again. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, discussed his insights.
Cramer explains how these names could continue to benefit from the 'New Green'.
Stocks pared their losses on Friday after a better-than-expected consumer sentiment reading. They initially opened lower after US government reports that showed economic growth slowed in the second quarter. What does this mean for the markets going forward?
A sector rotation is underway, Cramer says, and this is how you play it.