Earnings from J.P. Morgan and Google bookend the trading day Thursday, as traders shift their focus back to the health of the global economy.
Banks reflect the U.S. economy and both have been improving, Barclays Capital banking analyst Jason Goldberg told CNBC Wednesday.
JPMorgan Chase will once again kick off the earnings season for banks when it reports third-quarter results Thursday morning. TheStreet details five questions for the bank's CEO Jamie Dimon.
Hewlett-Packard has to recommit to selling personal computers to repair the damage done by its previous chairman, Jefferies & Co. senior tech analyst Peter Misek told CNBC Wednesday.
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Markets have been hanging on every development in Europe's sovereign debt crisis, but now traders are looking to U.S. company forecasts to see how much a weakening Europe might affect corporate profits and the U.S. economy.
Citigroup and Deutsche Bank analysts issued reports on Tuesday, highlighting how some better back-to-school results may be a prelude to a stronger holiday shopping season at some retailer chains.
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The Volcker Rule, a proposal approved by U.S. regulators on Tuesday that would restrict Wall Street's ability to trade for its own profit, could lower fixed-income revenues significantly and affect the largest U.S. banks, one analyst said.
Pepsico remains "the only global snack food player" but "they are definitely behind the 8-ball in North America," JPMorgan senior analyst John Faucher told CNBC Tuesday. "That’s what’s driving investor sentiment and they have to show they can dig out of that hole."
We were talking market volatility yesterday on our show "Street Signs" and trader Joe Saluzzi of Themis Trading said almost matter-of-factly, "The markets are broken." He's right, and I'll take it one step further: Until further notice, investing the old fashioned way is dead—maybe forever.
There's a wider than usual divide on Wall Street over whether this quarter's earnings releases will be a boom or bust for stocks.
CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders discuss the day's top trades and the stocks they'll be watching tomorrow.
"We do think we've seen the low for the year, but can't be as confident it's the low for the next 12 months," says one strategist.
Short sellers may be sending a message they expect shares of Alcoa to go down after reporting earnings, Data Explorers Research Director Will Duff Gordon told CNBC Monday.
Most off-price retailers are in a “sweet spot” right now and investors should take advantage of Ross Stores stock in particular, according to Patrick McKeever, managing director and senior analyst at MKM Partners.
Richard Ross, global technical strategist for Auerbach Grayson, said this rally was sustainable in the short term, although his outlook for the intermediate and long-term trends is bearish.
Assets in U.S. based exchange-traded funds fell below the $1 trillion mark in September, the lowest level since November 2010, according to a new report from Birinyi Associates.
Wild stock market swings, which have been rocking Wall Street since the middle of summer, are likely to last through next year, and investors should get ready for even greater volatility, warn analysts.
Because of their low correlation in movements to traditional investments in stocks and bonds, alternative investments are viewed as a “hedge” to help protect portfolios during sideways or down markets.