Stocks struggled Wednesday as investors digested a solid report on the services sector and a few soft readings on jobs. After getting the year off to a strong start, stocks have languished somewhat as investors await insight on interest rates — and jobs.
Stocks pushed higher Wednesday after a report showed the services sector has begun to grow again. Still, a pair of weak private employment readings and anticipation of the government's jobs report capped gains.
Some slight selling pressure in Europe pushes stock index futures lower Wednesday, but the open should be dictated by a couple of employment-related economic reports out before the bell.
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Most European exchanges are up about 1 percent (but China closed down 1 percent), commodities are strong, with metals up 2 percent across the board. Oil over $80.
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In today's trading session, a total of 25 stocks in the S&P 500 reached new 52-week highs. Here is a look at those companies.
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Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Dow Chemical and Frontline popped while Pulte Homes and The Buckle dropped.
So far in today's trading session, a total of 31 stocks in the S&P 500 have reached new 52-week highs. Here is a look at those companies.
Eastman Chemical broke out of a three-month range this week, and one trader is making a large bet that the stock will continue rising into 2010.
Olin has been falling for six weeks, and now one investor is using options to bet on a rebound.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Freeport-McMoRan and Kimberley-Clark popped while Hershey and Ericsson dropped.
Stocks advanced Thursday as investors seemed to focus more on some big-name earnings beats and a rise in leading indicators instead of a disappointing jobless report. Travelers and MMM led the Dow.
Stocks advanced Thursday as investors seemed to focus more on some big-name earnings beats and a rise in leading indicators instead of a disappointing jobless report.
Stocks slipped Thursday as investors weighed a disappointing jobless-claims report and some encouraging earnings reports.