Stocks declined Friday as technology shares took yet another hit — this time it was weak earnings from PC maker Dell. Merck was among the few gainers today as investors moved into classically safe bets like health care, consumer staples and utilities.
Stocks opened lower Friday as technology shares took yet another hit — this time it was weak earnings from PC maker Dell.
The story of the week is the dollar's stabilization and the consequent stall in the stock market. European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet said the ECB will gradually withdraw emergency cash.
Stock index futures were slightly lower ahead of trading Friday, with technology shares pressured by a weak earnings report from PC maker Dell.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Friday, Nov.20.
The latest American Institute of Architects Billings Index was released yesterday showing an increase in inquiries but a slight decrease in billings. Inquiries hit their highest level since August 2008, right before Lehman's collapse and the market's nosedive.
For the first time in a long time the S&P 500 and the dollar traded in tandem with a weaker dollar failing to spark a rally.
For the first time in two weeks, the Dow closed above 10,000. Now all eyes are on the jobs report out Friday before the bell. How should you put money to work?
Stocks tumbled on Wednesday in a broad sell-off, sending the benchmark S&P 500 lower for a fourth straight day, erasing October gains.
Continued signs of stabilization in the market, from a reversal of falling home price to a tightening in credit spreads, have analysts optimistic about the builders' future. No wonder the sector is hot.
Investors who capitalized on the market's amazing six-month run are now going to want to find a way to protect their profits.
October is here and the kickoff to earnings season is just around the corner with Alcoa set to report next week. Here are the Top 20 stocks in the S&P 500 with the greatest expected year-on-year analyst growth forecasts.
After hours the traders poured over Nike earnings, looking for insights into Wednesday’s market action as well as trading opportunities.
With new data showing that consumers are unlikely to help spark growth anytime soon, can the market sustain its recent gains?
If you think the housing market is on the brink of turning corner, you might want to think again. We may not even be close!
Housing stocks are again the downside leader today, what's up? This has been a tough week for homebuilding and building material stocks. In less than two days, some big names are down double digits.
Steve Auth, CIO of Global Equities at Federated Investors, and David Goerz, CIO of Highmark Capital, discussed their market outlooks and how investors should be shaping their portfolios.
A better-than-expected jobs report fueled hopes of an economic recovery and provided solid footing for the recent market run-up. Are we about to blast higher?
Stocks are at a pivotal point that has some traders looking for a pullback but others afraid to be caught short.
Stocks ended flat Tuesday as investors took a breather after Monday's blockbuster rally.