Stocks traded slightly higher amid another day of quiet trading and after a week of strong gains.. GE and Wal-Mart rose, while Intel fell.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Tuesday's Squawk on the Street.
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Stocks ended down, after trading in a narrow range throughout much of the session Tuesday, as investors took a breather from a three-day rally amid rising oil prices and ongoing turmoil in Libya and the Middle East. Bank of America and GE fell, while Verizon rose.
Stocks traded slightly lower, and in a narrow range throughout much of the session Tuesday, as investors took a breather from a three-day rally as oil prices rose amid ongoing turmoil in Libya and the Middle East. GE and Bank of America fell, while Verizon gained.
Stocks turned lower as oil prices gained amid continuing unrest in the Middle East and North Africa. Verizon and Boeing rose, w hile Bank of America fell.
Stocks finished up 1.5 percent or higher, sending the Dow back above 12,000, lifted by AT&T's $39 billion planned purchase of Deutsche Telecom's T-Mobile USA and investors who found buying opportunities in stocks they viewed as oversold. Boeing and Alcoa led Dow gainers, while Pfizer fell.
Stocks pared gains in the final hour of trading Monday, but remained significantly higher, buoyed by AT&T's $39 billion planned purchase of Deutsche Telecom's T-Mobile USA and buying opportunities in oversold stocks. Boeing and GE led gainers, while Pfizer fell.
Markets are "overreacting" to the geopolitical events around the world, including the political unrest in North Africa and the Middle East, and troubles in Japan, said Willem Buiter, chief economist at Citi.
Stocks gained despite continuing global tensions as M&A activity heated up and as Warren Buffet said Japanese stocks represented a good buying opportunity. Microsoft and Boeing led gainers.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Monday's Squawk on the Street.
Despite the upheaval roiling the markets, Wall Street analysts continue to issue upbeat reports about media companies, and even the negative reports don't mention the headlines — they simply don't have the exposure to Japan and the rest of the market instability as many other sectors.
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Stocks traded off the lows of the day, but remained sharply down in a volatile session after news reports that Tokyo Electric Power almost completed a power line that could restore electricity to the stricken nuclear power plant and potentially solve the immediate crisis. IBM and GE led the Dow lower.