The Dow's ascent after the latest Fed minutes quickly petered out and the blue-chip index ended flat. Banks and some techs were higher, while retail and homebuilder stocks were weak.
THe Dow turned higher Tuesday after the latest Fed minutes were released. Banks and some techs were higher, while retail and homebuilder stocks were weak.
It appears getting the Dow to 11,000 and the S&P to 1200 will be an uphill battle for the bulls. Will it take so much effort that even if we get there, we can't hold it?
Stocks declined Tuesday amid buzz that Greece wants to renegotiate its bailout package and as investors await minutes from the Fed's last policy meeting.
Stocks continued their relentless melt-up on Monday as cash became a four letter word feared by fund managers. Should you put new money into stocks?
Now that the markets closed 4% or higher for the quarter, a positive first quarter is a good indication for the year where historically the Dow, S&P and NASDAQ Composite have managed to post average gains of more than 12% in the year when Q1 was a positive quarter versus average losses of -0.2% or greater when Q1 was negative.
This wasn't the way it was supposed to play out. There was every indication that Research in Motion was supposed to be sitting pretty, effectively shaking off the effects of iPhone from Apple and still enjoying big time momentum in the marketplace. Nope.
First quarter 2010: this time, a look at the losers. I noted earlier that although the S&P is up 5 percent this quarter (4th consecutive quarter of growth), there have been very wide discrepancies between the winners and losers this quarter. ere's some of the more notable laggards, and why. (Updated)
The S&P ended the quarter with a 5% gain, but can stocks continue to push higher into Q2 or are headwinds starting to kick up?
Waxman is in effect declaring war on bookkeeping. The real trouble here is that by removing the tax benefit, these very same companies may reduce or even eliminate retiree drug benefits, and then thrust them on We the Hapless Taxpayer through a big cost-shift to Medicare. Instead of blaming business, Mr. Waxman should blame himself and Obamacare.
BlackBerry maker Research in Motion is due to report earnings after the bell on Wednesday. In the meantime, reports circulated that rival Apple may be developing a new iPhone model for the Verizon network. So where does RIM stand in the increasingly competitive smartphone space? Robert Cihra, tech analyst at Caris & Company, and Mark McKechnie, analyst at Broadpoint AmTech, shared their insights.
Verizon has invested $29 billion to bring its FIOS Internet and TV service to 18 million homes, and now it's announced it's not going any further.
With the market clearly fractured, are a growing number of trades just too crowded? And if so, which ones?
Stocks pulled off a gain Tuesday after a see-saw session as techs and industrials gained, while energy and bank stocks were weak.
Another slow melt-up. Every day, the Dow goes up...20 points. The Dow is up 17 trading days in March, and down only four. It hasn't put together two down days since the last week of February. That's impressive. What is not impressive: volume, and the advance/decline line is definitely showing signs of slowing down. Not a good sign.
Stocks teetered in a narrow range on Tuesday. Analysts expect markets to be volatile the next two days as investors usually take part in window dressing — trades intended to boost returns on reports sent to shareholders — at the end of a quarter. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services shared his market insights.
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.
There is speculation that a new CDMA version of the iPhone will be heading to Verizon. If so, new customers are sure to follow.
A new all time high for a number of stocks couldn’t keep the markets in the green on Tuesday.Is the action just end of quarter profit taking or are we heading for a pullback?
AT&T has been the exclusive carrier for Apple's iPhone since the device launched in 2007, but talk of the tech giant producing an iPhone for Verizon Wireless is sending the tech world and Wall Street buzzing.