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The Dow fell below 10,000 for the first time since last November amid worries about the US job market and Europe's ability to get a grip on its debt. The blue-chip index is now down over 4 percent for the year.
With so many stocks not working on Thursday, we thought you’d like to know about a few that were.
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.
S&P 500 futures lost about 4 points on the disappointing weekly initial jobless claims number. Sovereign debt issues, which popped up again yesterday, are back down in a big way today: Portugal down 3.2 percent, Spain down 2.6 percent, Greece down 1.7 percent. European banks are weak.
Futures fell sharply Thursday after a surprise jump in jobless claims, a disappointing signal on the employment front ahead of Friday's jobs report.
Cisco and Visa both reported better-than-expected earnings after the bell on Wednesday. So does this signal an upward movement for markets? Jeff Hussey, chief investment officer of fixed income at Russell Investment Group shares his views.
The Visa train keeps on track. Visa up 3 percent after the close as they reported GAAP earnings of $1.02 vs. consensus of $0.91, revenues in line with expectations.
Stocks on Wall Street could be put to the test Wednesday, after the market notched its best two-day gain in four months.
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?
Shares of Google moved aggressively lower in extended trade Thursday after better than expected earnings and revenue weren’t enough to please investors.
After hours action points to a lower open Friday; that after the Dow closed out its worst two-day percentage loss since June.
American Express, the largest U.S. credit card company by purchases, is scheduled to report fourth-quarter results after the closing bell on Thursday, January 21. Here is a look at how AmEx shares traded during the most recent earnings reports.
One week after the earthquake in Haiti, donations to the relief effort have surged past $210 million, according to the latest tally by the Chronicle of Philanthropy. That puts the pace of giving well ahead of the effort following the 2004 Asian Tsunami, but behind the $457 million raised in the week following Hurricane Katrina.
Should you hold you nose and buy? Or is there much more to lose on the downside than there is to gain on the upside?
Every day, millions of Americans stand at store checkout counters and make a seemingly random decision: after swiping their debit card, they choose whether to punch in a code, or to sign their name. It is a pointless distinction to most consumers, since the price is the same either way. But behind the scenes, billions of dollars are at stake.
The pipeline of initial public offerings for 2010 looks promising as private equity firms look to cash in on their investments after coming back to the nearly defunct market in the fall.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
The Dow struggled but eked out a gain as trading volume hit a new record Friday. Techs rallied after strong earnings reports from Oracle and Research In Motion.
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