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Another day and another note from the USOC. This time it's from Senator Orrin Hatch talking about "unfair and unauthorized marketing of the Olympic Games."
With the big game just around the corner, here are some of the companies that are primed to benefit from the Super Bowl.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Burger King and Abercrombie & Fitch popped while Berkshire Hathaway B’s and Akamai dropped.
The Dow fell below 10,000 for the first time since last November amid worries about the US job market and Europe's ability to get a grip on its debt. The blue-chip index is now down over 4 percent for the year.
S&P 500 futures lost about 4 points on the disappointing weekly initial jobless claims number. Sovereign debt issues, which popped up again yesterday, are back down in a big way today: Portugal down 3.2 percent, Spain down 2.6 percent, Greece down 1.7 percent. European banks are weak.
Futures fell sharply Thursday after a surprise jump in jobless claims, a disappointing signal on the employment front ahead of Friday's jobs report.
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Stocks snapped a two-day winning streak Wednesday after tepid reports on employment and the services sector. Pfizer, Merck and Home Depot were the biggest decliners on the Dow.
Stocks struggled Wednesday after tepid reports on employment and the services sector.
Stocks were set to ease slightly at the opening, following the S&P's best two-day gain since October. But numbers on the employment landscape will likely dictate early sentiment.
McDonald's posted higher quarterly profit Friday, helped by strength in Europe and a small rise in December sales in the United States, where high unemployment and rampant discounting are straining results. David Palmer, senior restaurant analyst at UBS, shared his analysis.
It appears Google is going to play hardball with China.
Cramer says this pizza company may have taken a much-needed turn.
Investors hit the brakes on Tuesday after disappointing results from Alcoa and a warning from Chevron spooked buyers. How should you be positioned, now?
After Alcoa kicked off earnings season with a miss, will profits and outlooks will be strong enough to extend the market's advance?
New data shows some consumers leaving fast food chains behind and turning to casual and upscale dining restaurants. Will this trend continue in the New Year and which stocks will benefit? Larry Miller, restaurant analyst at RBC Capital Management shared his insight.
The S&P closed lower on Tuesday as negative developments in global credit markets rekindled interest in the dollar, which in turn took down the commodities trade.
The Fast Money traders are closely watching the action in the dollar and what it's doing to commodity stocks across the board.
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.