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So far in today's trading session, a total of 34 stocks in the S&P 500 reached new 52-week highs. Here is a look at those companies.
Stocks relinquished earlier gains Friday as investors began to lock in some profits after an earnings-fueled rally this week.
Tech stocks shot out of the gate Friday after Microsoft and Amazon blew past earnings expectations. The Dow was up a few points at the start but the tech-heavy Nasdaq jumped 1 percent as Microsoft gained 10 percent and Amazon soared 20 percent.
Futures up slightly as Microsoft reported earnings a bit better than expected.
A late Thursday rally puts Wall Street on pace to chalk up its third consecutive week of gains, but as always, the positive momentum is subject to the whims of earnings and economic numbers once again this morning.
Ahead of Friday's opening bell, investors will be watching earnings from Microsoft and Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's address at the Boston Fed's annual conference.
Out of the entire S&P 500, which stocks are analysts expecting to have the biggest price drops?Here's the top 20, according to ThomsonReuters (as of market close on 10/16/09).
Plus, get calls on earnings, housing, tech, autos and more.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
At this point, stock index futures are pointing to modest gains at the open on Friday, as most markets in both Asia and Europe rose, with investors awaiting more macroeconomic data for clearer near-term market direction.
After the success of cash-for-clunkers there's chatter of a similar incentive for people to trade-in old fridges, washers and more for new appliances that are energy efficent.
Cramer is looking into names that aren’t exactly on the mind of many traders, but could be poised to make big gains.
Rebates for Refrigerators? Dollars for Dishwashers? Funds for Furnaces? The details of an appliance rebate program are still being worked out, but manufacturers hope it will give a boost to consumers and appliance manufacturers alike.
As investors debate whether the stock market gains are sustainable, Barry Knapp, Barclays Capital Managing Director, believes that it is time to be very selective with stocks.
As of yesterday afternoon, ~50% of the S&P 500 companies had reported earnings. Here's a look at which companies have had the biggest surprises so far...
As of yesterday afternoon, just over 30% of the S&P 500 companies had reported earnings. Here's a look at which companies have had the biggest surprises so far...
Plus, get calls on China, pharma, the industrials and more.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of US Bancorp and China Petroleum popped while Whirlpool and AMD dropped.
The Dow and S&P snapped their winning streaks Wednesday as disappointing earnings from two of Wall Street's biggest names overshadowed another round of earnings beats.
Stocks wobbled Wednesday as a slew of earnings beats, including one from Pfizer, were encouraging but disappointing reports from two of Wall Street's biggest names dragged on the market.