Caterpillar has a word for aggressive market bulls: Not so fast.
An oil move from "$50 to $60 is very dramatic" for one set of companies, says Paul Sankey, senior oil and gas analyst at Wolfe Research.
The Dow Jones transportation average hit a new multiyear high dating back to March 2015 on Thursday.
The debate on whether Dodd-Frank should be repealed continues with former CEA chairman Austan Goolsbee weighing in on his opinion.
The biggest taxpayers in American business are the smallest companies, and that has added to their speculative appeal.
S&P estimates that, in a perfect world, the impact of slashing the highest-in-the-world U.S. rate could produce an 11 percent boost.
Given "expected headwinds," the consensus estimate for earnings per share of $3.25 is "too optimistic," Caterpillar said.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Stocks lift off into December with a tailwind and a bit more optimism about the economy.
Shares of Autodesk dropped more than 3 percent Wednesday, after the company reported disappointing guidance performance.
These are the stocks posting the largest moves after the bell on Wednesday, including: Guess, Pure Storage, Phillips-Van Heusen and more.
Deutsche Bank upgraded Goldman Sachs stock to buy from hold, saying it seems well-positioned for a stronger macro environment.
CEO Victor Herrero said in a statement the company updated its outlook based on its third-quarter results and trends.
The cartel gave a new lease on life to the U.S. shale firms by raising oil prices and opening the door for them to take back market share.
The market has floated to new highs based on the belief that the United States will have a period of stronger economic growth.
Since 1950, the last month of the year has been the best for the S&P 500, according to the "Stock Trader's Almanac."
The kingdom wrangled OPEC ministers into a tougher-than-expected oil production deal — a maneuver critical for its own long-term plans.
Steve Mnuchin, who was finance chairman for Trump's presidential campaign, is a Wall Street veteran, having spent 17 years at Goldman Sachs.
One market watcher says the increase is especially notable for retail investors. Still, 1,000 points on the Dow isn't what it used to be.
Mester has pushed her central bank colleagues to follow up on the December 2015 rate hike that was the first in more than nine years.
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