Stocks resumed their descent Tuesday after a brief pop from a better-than-expected ISM report on manufacturing.
General Electric shares have risen more than 85 percent since hitting their March bottom, and Steven Winoker of Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. said he thinks the stock's upward trend will continue.
Stocks sold off after 10 AM ET...even though economic news came in better than expected, government incentives continue to make it difficult to gauge true demand.
Wal-Mart's presence in the online marketplace will add competition for sites such as Amazon and eBay, but it's too soon to say whether it will significantly impact the established online retailers, said Imran Khan, Internet analyst at JPMorgan.
Stocks rebounded from a lower start Tuesday after the ISM reported manufacturing moved into expansion mode for the first time since January 2008.
When auto makers report August sales later today, don't be surprised by the whopping numbers they put up.
Talk of a September downturn is all over the Street, but that was the way it was at the start of August too: Bulls and Bears were expecting a pullback, and despite several weak intraday sessions in the beginning of the month, and one weak close in mid-August, it never happened.
Stocks pulled back Monday as a major selloff in China sent oil prices lower and dragged on the US market.
Stocks pulled back Monday as a major selloff in China set the stage for a rough day on the US markets. In the day's only economic news, business activity in the Midwest picked up at a faster pace than economists had expected. It was the highest reading since September 2008. Read and listen to what the experts had to say...
How is this last trading day of August going to setup the markets for a traditionally weak September? Alan Valdes, vice president at Hilliard Lyons and John Lynch, chief market analyst at Evergreen Investments shared their insights.
These are fun days at Ford. After staring bankruptcy in the eye and surviving a horrific slump in sales, the auto maker is rolling. Sure, it's not yet back in the black, but it has the big "MO". It's adding production, cutting losses, and is in the sweet spot of new product cadence with models like the Edge and Taurus bringing back buyers.
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At this point, stock index futures are pointing to modest gains at the open on Friday, as most markets in both Asia and Europe rose, with investors awaiting more macroeconomic data for clearer near-term market direction.
A top Ford executive expects industry-wide U.S. auto sales to rise for the first time in more than two years this month, thanks largely to the government's Cash for Clunkers program.
It sounds strange to say it, but it's true. The auto industry still has too many plants with the capacity to crank out millions more cars and trucks than needed.
I thought the final numbers on the Cash for Clunkers program were fairly straight forward. The Department of Transportation released the top 10 selling models and what percentage of vehicles were sold by each auto maker. But those numbers don't make sense to many of you.
The popular Cash for Clunkers program generated nearly 700,000 new car sales during the past month, giving the U.S. auto industry a badly needed jolt of activity during the deepest decline in auto sales in two decades.
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The broader and blue chip indexes in the US are set for a retreat near term until a later-year rally kicks in, technical analyst Ray Barros said Tuesday.
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