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FedEx reported Q4 earnings and revenues ahead of expectations, but much more important is the tone of CEO Fred Smith's commentary. Smith took note of an "improved economy" and "strong customer demand."
Futures pointed to a slightly lower open Wednesday as investors were cautious ahead of a decision by the Federal Reserve on monetary policy and waited for comments from chairman Ben Bernanke.
Albert Einstein is reported to have said that insanity consists of doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. By those standards, the deal with Greece that is about to be agreed looks insane. The only justification, as I argued in a column on May 10, is that it is needed to play for time. This is a bad strategy. Something more radical is required, according to the FT.
Financial sector stocks have underperformed the broader market year to date, which may be a good reason to beef up bets in the sector. ...A report from TheStreet.
Clinical trials for approval of UNIS's syringe are expected to start in Q4 2011, with Mad Money host Jim Cramer, and Alan Shortall, Unilife's CEO.
You say the name of a stock, and Mad Money's Jim Cramer tells you whether to buy or sell.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains why he is upbeat about MMM.
Netflix just can't stay out of the spotlight-such is the plight of a company whose stock is up 106 percent in the past 12 months and whose technology could pose a major threat to satellite and cable TV operators, not to mention TV networks.
CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders discuss the day's top trades and the stocks they'll be watching tomorrow.
Bernanke won't do much for the dollar on Wednesday, but this analyst says the end of QE2 could - a lot.
HP is amping up its assembly lines with a product that will try to compete with the iPad, in the world of tablets. On July 1st, HP will break into the tablet wars with with the "TouchPad."
Stocks closed higher Tuesday, with the Nasdaq rebounding into the positive territory for the year, as investors bet that Greece will be able to avoid a default on its debt and ahead of a crucial confidence vote in Athens.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Wednesday's Squawk on the Street.
On the floor of the NYSE, traders are already changing the topic: how likely is it that the Fed will downgrade its outlook on the economy?
Stocks advanced broadly after existing home sales fell less than expected and amid optimism over a confidence vote for Greece later this afternoon.
Stocks are up today, partly because the market is oversold, but also because the euro has stabilized, and the dollar has resumed its weakness. This is largely because the trading community is expecting the Greek government to survive the no-confidence vote tonight and to approve the new austerity bill on June 28.
Today is Day 2 of the New York Forum. Closing Bell was live from the pow wow in NYC’s Grand Hyatt Hotel on Monday. Richard Attias, founder of the New York Forum said that the DNA of the forum is about “finding solutions.” One key topic discussed was “jobs, jobs, jobs.” The big question is “if the policy makers and the private sector will build a private partnership to implement this solution,” said Attias.
Greece’s Prime Minster George Papandreou will face a vote of confidence in parliament tonight at midnight Athens time, 5PM ET. The government is working around the clock to gather support for its economic reforms and a new set of austerity measures.
A preview of the shipping company's earnings and whether it's a buy at this price, with Justin Yagerman, Deutsche Bank..
A preview of the Fed head's press conference tomorrow, with Joseph LaVorgna, Deutsche Bank, and the Fast Money traders weigh in with today's trades that pop.