Stocks opened below the 10,000 level Tuesday, but rallied after a surprising consumer confidence report. And NYSE trading volume has been 31 percent below average daily volume for August 2009. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, discussed his market outlook.
These company payouts are wealth creators, Cramer says.
Yes, Cramer says. Here’s why.
The new boring: the economy muddles along, with no growth. The balance sheet of corporate America is in good shape. ... Corporations are starting to say, we have a ton of cash, let's go out and buy someone and cut expenses.
The traders are keeping an ear to the ground in technology amid growing chatter that even more deals are on the way.
Stocks fell for a fourth straight session Tuesday, ending at their lowest levels in seven weeks, after a dismal report on existing home sales stoked worries about the economic recovery. But several homebuilders finished higher amid some buzz that now might be a good time to get into the sector.
Stocks continued their selloff Tuesday after a dismal report on existing home sales renewed worries about the economic recovery. Homebuilders and oil drillers rose.
Stocks were higher heading into the close Wednesday in thin trading Wednesday as investors shrugged off tepid reports from retailers. Exxon fell.
The Dow lost almost 350 points in last week after the Federal Reserve took a more cautious tone about the pace of recovery and said it would start buying Treasury bonds to try to stimulate growth. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services shared his market insights.
Stocks slipped Friday in quiet summer trading as the closing bell neared after several reports on the economy did little to improve the mood of investors and the market continued on track to record its worst week since the week ending July 2.
Google’s compromise with Verizon is the latest collision between idealism and pragmatism at the company, which has long promoted the idea that its mission is for the public good, the New York Times reports.
The major indexes end the week in negative territory with the NASDAQ bringing up the rear, losing 5% for the week and suffering its 4th worst week of the year.
Stocks ended the week down sharply, with the major indexes down as much as 4 percent in the worst week for the markets since July 2. Retail drops.
U.S. stocks were lower Friday after several reports on the economy did little to change the overall picture for investors.
Investors are at odds over whether the bond market or the stock market is the better way to invest.
Stocks closed lower Thursday, continuing a losing streak amid light volume and continued worries over the state of the economy. Cisco skidded, Verizon rose.
Stocks continued a losing streak Thursday heading into the close, amid light volume and continued worries over the state of the economy triggered by the latest batch of economic data and comments from Cisco that customers are hestitant about a recovery. Cisco skidded, Verizon rose.
Stocks were lower Thursday after an unexpected rise in weekly jobless claims added to worries over the economy, although losses were stemmed as some investors stepped in to buy.
Why Cramer thinks this stock is the next part of the "smart-phone revolution."