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.
Many investors expected to see Research-In-Motion shares down at least 10 percent today following a Wall Street Journal report Monday that Apple was building a new iPhone to be compatible with Verizon Wireless’ network.
The Wilshire U.S. REIT index is up more than 100 percent in the past year. What is the latest read on the REIT market and how should you invest? Harvey Green, president and CEO of Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services, and Michael Torres, principal, CEO and portfolio manger at Adelante Capital Management, discussed their sector outlooks
Markets climbed on Tuesday following some big news in the smartphone industry and on a strong consumer-confidence report. How long will stocks continue to rally? David Hefty, CEO of Cornerstone Wealth Management, and Sarat Sethi, partner and portfolio manager at Douglas C. Lane & Associates, shared their insights.
Stocks advanced Tuesday after a jump in consumer confidence and encouraging read on housing. Tech and telecom were the big trading story amid news that Apple's working on an iPhone that works on the Verizon network.
The Greek stock market down 1.8 percent as the sale of the 7 year bond did not go as well as initially thought. Yields are higher, to 6.24 percent. And: We are waiting to see if the spate of strong IPOs will continue. Expecting Primerica to price 18 million shares between $12-$14, likely tonight, possibly tomorrow. This is the largest financial services marketing organization in North America.
With just one day away from quarter and month end, the Dow and S&P are on track for their best Q1 since 1999 & 1998, and the NASDAQ Composite since 2006 based on March 29th closing levels.
We're hearing that a deal is pending between Apple and Verizon; if so it could turn the smartphone trade on its ear!