Plus, the “problem” of too much good news in this market.
As the economy improves, railroad company CSX sees volume growing in most markets except housing, Michael Ward, the company's chairman & CEO told CNBC ahead of a post-earnings conference call on Wednesday.
Stocks rose at the open after a series of strong earnings reports and expectations that the Federal Reserve will act to stimulate the economy. Apple rose above $300 a share. Chevron and JPMorgan fell.
From Asia to Europe to the Middle East, the global stock market is up anywhere from 0.5 to 1.5 percent.
Stocks looked set to jump higher at the open Wednesday after better-than-expected profit from JPMorgan Chase added to the positive market sentiment.
Intel and CSX earnings beats could be positive for stocks Wednesday morning, but it is J.P. Morgan earnings that traders are watching.
Railroad giant CSX traded up nearly 3 percent after the close, sitting right at a 2-year high, beat on topline. But more importantly...
The traders were closely watching the action in Intel and CSX after these two bellwethers released earnings and wowed the Street.
Stocks closed higher after losing ground in the last few minutes of the session following the release of the Federal Reserve's minutes indicating the central bank would step in to stimulate the economy "before long." Bank of America and Alcoa rose, while Verizon fell.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, Oct. 12.
Stocks lost ground in the last few minutes of the session, although remained higher, following the release of the Federal Reserve's minutes indicating the central bank would step in to stimulate the economy "before long."
The retailer reverted to its classic logo after sharp criticism, but Cramer said the whole thing won't make a difference for the stock.
According to the Streets top chart analyst for 6 years in a row, both the S&P and gold are long-term buys!
Stocks pared losses and turned mixed, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq moving slightly higher, as traders awaited minutes from the Federal Reserve's latest policy meeting as well earnings from Intel. Verizon and Wal-Mart fell, while AmEx rose.
U.S. stocks looked set for a weak open Tuesday as investors braced for minutes from the Federal Reserve's latest policy meeting to gain clues on potential quantitative easing.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Tuesday's Squawk on the Street.
Fed easing and the wobbly dollar will again be the talk in Tuesday's markets, but Intel's after-the-bell earnings may shift the focus to corporate balance sheets and the heavy hitters reporting later this week.
Steve Grasso as well as other Fast Money traders caution retail investors not to run after this trade.
These are the five must-watch announcements on deck.
Stocks closed higher for a fourth straight week Friday, extending a September rally with huge daily gains fueled by optimism over the future direction of the economy Caterpillar and Alcoa rose, Oracle fell.