Stocks kicked off August with a rally, snapping a three-day losing streak, after a better-than-expected manufacturing reading and some strong bank earnings out of Europe. The Dow jumped 2%.
The Dow and S&P 500 rose more than 1.5 percent Monday, with both indexes hitting a 10-week high, boosted by energy and materials. But RIM and Walmart fell.
Stocks ended relatively flat Friday after a disappointing GDP report but the Dow logged its best month in a year, rising more than 7 percent.
Stocks see-sawed after economic readings on consumer sentiment and business activity offset disappointment with a lower-than-expected GDP report.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, July 29.
Now that the Senate has passed President Obama’s Wall Street reform legislation, the financial industry’s representatives are combing through the legislation and trying to figure out exactly who their new regulators in Washington will be.
An analyst at Wells Fargo lowered estimates for Goldman and Morgan Stanley Tuesday, the 8th analyst to do so since June 4th. Why so long?
Here's what analysts and others say they're watching before the bell Monday.
Here's what analysts and others say they're watching before the bell Friday.
Even with the US unemployment rate mired at 9.7 percent, the jobs picture for the world's financial center appears to be improving.
What is the likelihood of a market double-dip and how should investors be prepared? Kent Croft, CIO and portfolio manager of Croft Value Fund and David Kelly, chief market strategist at JPMorgan Funds shared their insights.
Pfizer, the world’s largest pharmaceutical company, plans to lay off or relocate up to 1,400 New York City employees, seven years after receiving millions of dollars in tax breaks to create jobs in the city. The New York Times reports.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, April 29.
The weekly jobless claims report should help swing the focus back to the U.S. economic recovery at least temporarily Thursday, after the Fed affirmed low rates are here to stay for the time being.
Some of the financial crisis’ hardest-hit stocks are running, so why aren’t you buying?
Here are the top 10.
Our traders are hearing that cash rich companies are ready to spend. Don't agree? Just take a look at some of the action that’s come down over the past few days!
American International Group could learn the fate of the stalled $2.2 billion sale of its Taiwan unit Nan Shan Life Insurance as early as Thursday, when Taiwan's parliament will review a report on the deal from the top financial regulator.
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The US government may be sitting on the best value portfolio around.