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Stocks declined Wednesday as weak demand for today's Treasury auction and a sharp drop in oil prices dragged on the market. A disappointing durable-goods report didn't help either.
Weak durable goods numbers versus stronger home sales: which indicator should investors believe? Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, offered CNBC his market insights.
The latest durable goods report triggered new reasons to worry about the economy. Can you still profit in this tape?
Michael Browne, portfolio manager of Sofaer Global, told CNBC that “We didn’t have that ability to react in 1991 to 1993 in the way we can react today.”
Bulls and bears are debating what the earnings season really indicates, but Robert Doll, vice chairman and CIO of global equities at BlackRock, is siding with the bulls.
Stocks opened lower Wednesday after a report showed a much sharper drop in durable-goods orders than expected. And a sharp selloff in China dragged on oil prices, which also weighed on the market. Mortgage applications also fell for the first time in four weeks. Read and listen to what the pros had to say...
Stocks declined Wednesday after a report showed a much sharper drop in durable-goods orders than expected. Plus, a sharp selloff in China dragged on oil prices, which also weighed on the market.
It's a kiss-your-sister kind of deal, and stock trading in both companies reflect it. It's been a long wait. And after all this time, shareholders will still be forced to wait -- a lot longer -- to see if the deal was worth waiting for.
What happened to China? The Shanghai Composite closed down 5 percent, it's biggest one day drop this year; at one point it was down 8 percent intraday.
Futures tumbled Wednesday after a report showed a much sharper drop in durable-goods orders than expected. Plus, a sharp selloff in China dragged on oil prices, which also weighed on the market.
This chipmaker is at the center of a trend on par with the PC’s mass adoption. Cramer interviewed the CEO to find out if the stock is worth buying.
If history is our guide, then yes, Cramer says. Find out how to play it.
This was a strange earnings season. But it has been a remarkably strange economy. But when you look at the big names in tech, including Intel, IBM, Apple, Google, Yahoo, eBay, Microsoft, and the big names on Wall Street, there was a bizarre disconnect over what was expected, and what was realized.
Plus, Cramer makes the call on green stocks, tech and more.
The stock market could take a sharp turn lower on Friday after Microsoft, Amazon and American Express all disappointed investors in the after-hours.
Microsoft posted a steeper-than-expected 17 percent drop in quarterly revenue and said its business continued to be hurt by the weak global PC and server markets, sending its shares tumbling.
Microsoft's fiscal fourth quarter was ugly. No two ways about it. The company missed on the top by a staggering $1.25 billion, reporting $13.1 billion against the $14.38 billion consensus. It's an enormous miss, and stunning to many analysts covering the company.
With the Dow breaking above 9000, should you position for the next leg higher or the end of the line?
With shares up 31% over the past 3 months, what should you expect from Microsoft when they report earnings Thursday after the close?
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.