ocks gained modestly after several largely upbeat economic reports, and a positive outlook from shipping giant Federal Express. Alcoa and BofA rose, while Microsoft fell.
Some traders have pointed to a yield level right about where the 10-year has been this week: just above 3.5 percent. But a number of strategists are looking for a higher level before stocks start to get burned.
Nearly half of the 20 CEOs meeting with President Obama Wednesday are from technology and financials services companies, while noticeably absent are big oil and retail and such government-controlled enterprises.
The "Mad Money" host explains why getting past this key level means stocks could go higher still.
After failing to do so yesterday, the Dow is seeking to close above 11,444 today. If it does, it’ll become the last of the major indices to hit a new multi-year high.
What follows is a look at the highest yielding stocks in the Dow.
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Stocks rose Monday amid expectations that the Senate will vote to extend tax cuts. Keith McCullough, CEO of Hedgeye Risk Management and CNBC contributor, shared his outlook.
Stocks ended the week higher despite lack of progress on a tax bill as investors looked to positive economic and corporate news. GE and Pfizer rose, while Kraft and Boeing fell.
Stocks gained Friday following a handful of positive economic news and after GE boosted its quarterly dividend for the second time this year. GE and Pfizer rose, while Kraft and Boeing fell.
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Stocks declined Thursday as Treasurys erased most of their gains ahead of a 30-year bond auction and despite evidence the U.S. economy continues to improve. DuPont and Travelers fell, while BofA rose.
Cramer picks his favorite dividend-paying stocks in five sectors.
Great news for Apple: When the exclusive U.S. deal with AT&T ends, and the iPhone goes to Verizon, it looks like Apple will still be able to charge both AT&T and Verizon top-dollar for the phone.
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Stocks ended positive, with the Nasdaq reaching a three-year high, despite a disappointing employment report as investors found comfort in other economic news and in expectations the jobs figures would push the Federal Reserve to continue efforts to stimulate the economy.
Stocks turned positive despite disappointing employment news as investors found comfort in other economic news and in expectations the jobs figures would mean the Federal Reserve will continue with efforts to stimulate the economy. DuPont and Bank of America rose, while AT&T fell.
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Stocks traded mixed after news the jobs picture hasn't improved despite a string of more hopeful economic data, and despite a report the services sector continued to grow in November. AT&T and JPMorgan fell, while DuPont and Alcoa rose.