Stocks were mixed ahead of the closing bell as the financial stocks dragged down the Dow and technology stocks lifted the Nasdaq. GE and Bank of America fell, HP rose.
Shares of Yahoo! spiked Thursday after the Wall Street Journal reported a group of private equity firms may bid for the Web company.
Stocks came back from the lows of the session in the last few minutes of the session to end just slightly lower after a tepid government bond auction, a disappointing jobs report and the fallout continued over foreclosure practices at major banks. Bank of America and JPMorgan fell, while McDonald's rose.
Stocks pulled back from the lows of the session but remained down after a tepid government bond auction, a disappointing jobs report and the fallout continued over foreclosure practices at major banks. Bank of America and JPMorgan fell, while McDonald's rose.
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Talk about whether the financials will derail the bulls prevailed on Thursday after the Bank ETF tumbled sharply despite an otherwise sideways S&P.
Stocks fell after news of higher inflation and weakness in the employment market, and as financial stocks skidded. McDonald's and Verizon rose, while Bank of America and JPMorgan fell.
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Google's Q3 revenue will rise over 20 percent, Jordan Rohan, analyst at Stifel, Nicolaus & Co. told CNBC ahead of the company's earnings on Thursday.
Weekly jobless claims should swing market focus back to the U.S. economy Thursday, at least temporarily.
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U.S. stock index futures slumped after the government reported jobless claims rose to 462,000 last week, and producer prices rose 0.4 percent in September.
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.
Apple's stock could close above $300 today, just a mere 8 months after its last close below $200 (February 23).
Unlike many other companies still nervous about the jittery economy, Google has been spending like the good times are rolling again — and that has turned off some investors who would prefer the company hew to a more frugal approach that would drive its short-term earnings even higher.
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Stocks ended mixed after a volatile session as investors cautiously anticipated monthly jobs data and third-quarter earnings reports. Alcoa and Verizon fell, while GE and DuPont rose.
Stocks were modestly lower ahead of the closing bell, ending a volatile session marked by a handful of encouraging economic reports, a rising dollar, and investor caution ahead of quarterly earnings reports and monthly jobs data. Verizon and Alcoa fell, while GE rose.