As the Fed meets and earnings news rains down, the big question in the week ahead is whether the S&P 500 can manage a break out.» Read More
There's talk of smaller bank capital requirements than expected, with banks selling for near book value or at a discount to book (as Barron's noted this week).
US stock index futures signaled a largely flat open for stocks on Monday, after Wall Street ended down for the sixth week on Friday.
If you have a hankering for a burger nowadays, the choices are endless. From McDonalds spacer, Wendy's, Burger King, Jack in the Box — the beef battle has a huge number of gladiators. One company that has been growing its menu of opportunities is Johnny Rockets.
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Stocks rallied for a third consecutive session amid Microsoft's $8.5 billion acquisition of Skype, strength in China's economy, and rising commodity prices.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, May 10.
Stocks traded near the highest levels of a quiet session ahead of the market close on Tuesday.
Europe is higher on talk of yet another Greek bailout package from the IMF: a proposed $145 billion package to help Greece through 2012 and 2013. But the most important event of the morning is that Greece sold 3 month bills at a yield of 4.88 percent, only a little higher than last month's auction. Apparently the Greeks have not been completely shut out of the capital markets.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Tuesday's Squawk on the Street.
Bacon. It's everywhere. Wendy's features it in the "Baconator" and Paula Deen crumbles it into quiche. Ditto for those deluxe cupcakes top-heavy with frosting. Is there a bakery or supermarket that doesn't sell them?
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Thursday's Squawk on the Street.
While Nelson Peltz's bid for Family Dollar Stores caught equity traders by surprise, options players were well ahead of the deal, selling puts before it was announced.
Billionaire investor Nelson Peltz's Trian Capital offered to take Family Dollar private for between $55 and $60 in cash, valuing the discount retailer at as much as $7.6 billion, according to a regulatory filing.
Following are moves you might have missed. Find out why shares of Wendy’s Arby’s and Dillard’s popped while MannKind and Cavium Networks dropped.
Stocks closed far off the lows of the session, with the broad market ending largely flat, as investors weighed mixed earnings and economic reports and tech stocks sank for a second day.
Stocks held slight losses before the close, after a breif stint in positive territory, as investors weighed mixed earnings and economic reports and tech stocks sank for a second day. Caterpillar and DuPont fell, while Home Depot rose.
Initial and continuing jobless claims both came in a bit lighter than expected. China's hot economic growth — Q4 GDP grew 9.8 percent, higher than expected — has put pressure on global markets, already concerned about inflation and higher rates.
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The McDonalds Corporation’s introduction of ancillary products, such as lattes, smoothies and oatmeal, will hurt profits in the long run, Howard Penney, a restaurant analyst at Hedgeye Risk Management, told CNBC Wednesday.
Stocks closed at record highs yet again, although on modest gains, as a series of upbeat economic reports and a positive outlook from shipping giant Federal Express, continued to give investors reasons for optimism. Alcoa rose, while AmEx fell.