Stocks Wal Mart Stores Inc

  • Stocks rose on Thursday, snapping a two-day losing streak, as investors gave techs another go and Wal-Mart hit its earnings target. However, some economic reports that missed expectations curbed gains. Experts weighed in on the markets, the commercial real estate, and more...

  • Stocks opened higher after Wal-Mart hit its earnings target but a pair of economic reports that missed expectations curbed gains.

  • Futures pointed lower after a pair of economic reports came in worse than expected. Wal-Mart Stores reported earnings in line with expectations.

  • The S&P 500 and the NASDAQ are down 3 days in a row (the first time since the March 9th low); the S&P is now down 5 percent from its recent high one week ago.

  • Wall Street's bears are currently behind the wheel, steering stocks lower down a bumpy road.Traders say the debate has been won, and the market has now set its course lower for the time being.

  • Investors are eager to hear from Wal-Mart Thursday before the bell. What should you expect?

  • Charles Campbell, senior sales trader at Miller Tabak, and Jim Iuorio, director at TJM Institutional Services, weighed in on the best places to invest now.

  • A bit toppy here. S&P futures are down again this morning and are now about 39 points (4.2 percent) off our recent high on May 7th.

  • With stocks rallying for over 2 months now, dividend yields continue to fall back to Earth.  The average dividend yield of the Dow 30 has fallen nearly 30% since the rally began in early March.  See how the 30 companies in the Dow compare.

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    Comments made by Intel CEO Paul Otellini after hours could be bullish for stocks.

  • Best Buy is trading lower Tuesday after drawing huge put activity right out of the gate this morning, a month before the retail chain reports quarterly earnings.

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    The S&P 500 fell on Monday as investors booked profits in financial sector with comments made by widely followed banking analyst Whitney Tilson on CNBC fueling the sell-off.

  • Stocks shed 1.8 percent Monday as investors took a breather after last week's run. The Nasdaq's drop was less severe as techs gained.

  • Bank stocks, weak at the open, took another turn down at 3:15 PM ET after analyst Meredith Whitney came on our air and said many of the banks were sitting on "rotting assets."

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    Following are Monday's “Fast & Furious” trades - the key questions into the close!

  • The S&P 500 slipped down into negative territory by midday Monday driven by heavy profit taking in the financial services sector. How should you be trading?

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    A brief history of incentivized compensation.

  • If you’re having trouble finding a job in the U.S., maybe you should look Down Under. One firm has had a six-figure job open for months with no qualified takers.

  • Stocks retreated Monday as investors took a breather after last week's run. The Dow was down over 100 points in the first few minutes of trading as banks declined.

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    The federal stimulus package passed in February may help some IT companies climb the stock charts. The law provides $19 billion to replace the ubiquitous paper chart on a clipboard with electronic medical records.