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Home builders are up again today, because Lennar beat estimates. Don't kid yourself: new orders still decreased 5 percent; the bottom line is that across the board — and I mean all the builders — orders have been lousy since the tax cut expired in July.
By adding Apple's iPhone 4 to Verizon's smartphone base, which currently generates about $100 roughly per customer, this will "jump dramatically and deliver significant value to our shareholders," Lowell McAdam, president of Verizon Communications, told CNBC on Tuesday.
Indian stocks have been sliding since the New Year amid inflation fears but there are still places where investors can get in, said Ron Shah, managing partner at Jina Ventures.
Stocks advanced amid several positive earnings reports and as debt concerns among peripheral euro zone countries faded for the moment. HP and BofA rose, while Verizon fell.
Expect the stock market to slowly drift higher but not make strong upward moves for the duration of 2011, said Kim Caughey Forrest, VP and senior equity analyst at Fort Pitt Capital Group and Paul Schatz, president of Heritage Capital.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
Alcoa has confirmed that the problem with stocks may be more about valuation than about fundamentals. CLSA put it simply after reviewing Alcoa's strong earnings: "We reiterate our Sell rating as we do not see upside from these levels."
Despite denials by the Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates that the country will not be seeking financial aid from the IMF or the European Union, technical discussions are being held ‘quietly’ among European leaders about a possible bailout plan, the Portuguese newspaper Publico reported on its Web site.
U.S. stock index futures edged slightly higher ahead of the open Tuesday after Alcoa got earnings season off to a good start with better-than-expected results after the close Monday.
I've often said that nine out of ten mergers create little to no value, but perhaps Monday's deal between Progress Energy and Duke Energy will be one of the few that do, and here's why.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Tuesday's Squawk on the Street.
Banking regulators have quietly taken a major step toward harmonized global regulation by agreeing to raise worldwide capital requirements whenever an individual country declares a credit bubble.
Emerging markets have had their run and now it’s time for investors to turn back to domestic US stocks, said David Katz, chief investment officer at Matrix Asset Advisors, and Ethan Anderson, portfolio manager at Rehmann Financial.
There were big buyers of the Verizon Jan '11 37-strike calls, with investors wagering that Verizon stock will close above $37.25 by the third week in January.
Stocks ended mixed, but off the lows of the session, amid rekindled European debt worries and as investors awaited the start of the earnings season.
Mail-order drug pharmacy Medco Health Solutions will have a “monster” year, meaning a very lucrative one, in 2012, due to a number of blockbuster drugs going off-patent, David Snow, its CEO and chairman, told CNBC Monday.
Stocks pared some of their earlier losses as tech stocks gained, but remained under pressure for a third straight session Monday amid rekindled European worries and as investors awaited the start of the earnings season. AT&T and DuPont fell, while BofA rose.
Alcoa kicks off earnings season tonight. How are stocks positioned on a technical and fundamental level?
Worries of the european debt crisis was back in the news on Monday as Euro shares dropped sharply ahead of debt auctions this week.
European sovereign debt is the US stock market's bad penny—it keeps turning up where it's not wanted and at the most inopportune times.