DirectTV is nearing an all-time high — pushing a major resistance level: shares closed at $39.77 Wednesday, up 4 percent over the last five days and 57 percent over the past 12 months.
Dividends may be crucial to beating stock-market benchmarks and getting a better return than bonds. Here are the highest-yielding U.S. stocks. ...A report from TheStreet.
Yesterday, it was nearly $16 billion in investment grade debt floated from companies like Dell and Home Depot. Today, more names join the parade.
Stocks rose Wednesday, led by energy and materials. Can this rally continue and where should investors be looking? David Joy, chief market strategist at Columbia Management, and Jim Lacamp, portfolio manager and advisor at Macroportfolio Advisors, shared their insights.
Sir John Bond is preparing to step down as Vodafone’s chairman, with the UK mobile phone group hoping to appoint a successor by next year’s annual meeting.
Stocks closed higher for the fourth straight session Friday after a better-than-expected jobs report gave investors another reason to think the U.S. economy is beginning to turn around. JP Morgan rose.
Stocks were heading to the best results for a week before Labor day since 2006 after a series of economic reports gave investors reason to think the U.S. economy is beginning to turn around. JP Morgan rose and McDonald's fell.
Stocks held gains after investors digested August jobs data that was largely better than expected, but still offered reason for concern, and news that service sector activity grew less than forecast. Verizon and AT&T fell, Caterpillar rose.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Friday's Squawk on the Street.
Orders to U.S. factories rose slightly in July amid a surge in demand for commercial aircraft. This follows Wednesday’s ISM report, which showed that the sector grew more quickly than expected in August. So is manufacturing back?
If you want ubiquitous Internet today, though, you have several choices. They’re all compromised and all expensive. David Pogue looks at the options.
Stocks ended mixed Tuesday after the Fed released minutes from its last meeting saying the economy would have to get much worse before it provided more support. Boeing and Intel fell.
Stocks were mixed Tuesday after the Fed released minutes from its last meeting saying the economy would have to get much worse before it provided more support. .
Stocks were trading higher Tuesday after a conflicting batch of economic data including a slight boost in consumer confidence. Investors remain concerned about the economy's direction, and trading was thin. Intel, Boeing fall.
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.