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.
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Stocks retreated on Tuesday after several earnings reports beat expectations but economic numbers missed their targets. What should investors expect going forward into 2010? Dan Chung, CEO and CIO of Fred Alger Management, shared his insights.
Meaning: shareholders. Here are two companies that delivered surprise quarters – but not in a good way.
Intel's earnings beat should help stocks Wednesday but focus will quickly shift to J.P. Morgan's report, ahead of the opening bell.
You might have noticed an insightful article about China penned by our very own Zach Karabell in the WSJ. But you'll only find his best trading insights, right here!
We told you in January about the plight of the chicken wing. The nation’s largest producer of wings filed for bankruptcy and the demand of the playoffs and the Super Bowl just drove prices through the roof, or so we thought.
The positive side of the weak greenback story should show up this week, as a parade of multinationals report earnings.
Banco Santander Brazil priced its IPO this morning in the middle of the range, raising $8.05 billion, in the biggest IPO on a U.S. exchange in 18 months.