Patti Domm is CNBC Markets Editor, responsible for news coverage of the markets and economy. Prior to joining CNBC in 1999 as senior news editor, Domm was the equities editor for the Americas at Reuters. She was also Wall Street editor at Reuters, reporting on mergers, acquisitions and the Street. She also edited three CNBC books on personal investing. Domm serves on the board of the Financial Womens Association of New York.
Stocks that could fare better with a Republican in the White House have bounced in the past week, just as Mitt Romney has done in the polls.
A sudden bubbling up of oil prices has shifted market focus to the Middle East, heading into Wednesday’s session.
Traders expect October to give the markets a scare, starting with news on the economy and jobs in the week ahead.
Against the backdrop of anti-austerity protests in Athens and Madrid, Europe has regained its ranking as a top concern for markets.
Names on the move ahead of the open.
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Shares of Computer Sciences Corporation climbed Wednesday, reaching a 52-week intraday high, on news that the company will be joining the S&P 500.
Patti Domm is CNBC Markets Editor, responsible for news coverage of the markets and economy.
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Top strategists have gotten more optimistic on stocks, just as the S&P 500 has pulled back slightly from records, according to CNBC's latest Market Strategist Survey.
CNBC's Dominic Chu discusses Wall Street's S&P 500 targets for 2017.
CNBC's Market Strategist Survey found that Wall Street expects the S&P 500 to rise slightly in 2017.