Stocks erased their gains Friday, ending the day — and the month — in the red as an early boost from better-than-expected GDP report faded and techs took another hit.
Stocks closed out their worst month in almost a year with earnings failing to lift the market higher. How should you be positioned now?
U.S. stocks finished January 2010 on a negative note, with all three major indices posting their worst monthly performance since February 2009.
You reader folks don't see it, at least I hope you don't, but every so often a simple earnings number can set off a mad scramble in the newsroom.
Cramer discussed the downturn in the tech sector and how you can position your portfolio to protect against unwarranted selling.
The music industry was almost killed — and ultimately saved — by it. The home video industry is growing because of it. But when it comes to video games, digital distribution is not really making much of an impact.
Considering the Citigroup CEO just told CNBC “profitability is not a concern on any long term basis," how should you trade Citi?
Stocks are up modestly in the last trading day of the month. But don’t kid yourself — it has been a down start to the year for the markets. Stocks are down 2.5 percent in January and are looking to have their worst month since last February, thanks in large part to China tightening worries and concerns over government reforms for big U.S. banks.
Stocks pared their gains Friday, the final trading day of January, after an early boost from a trio of encouraging news on the economic front: GDP, Chicago PMI and consumer confidence. Tech and energy stocks led decliners.
The Dow technology index has risen more than 50 percent in the past year and a number of tech companies such as Microsoft and Amazon.com reported better than expected earnings this week. What should investors expect from the sector? Rob Sanderson, director of research at ABR Investment Strategy, shared his insights.
Stocks opened higher on Friday, the final trading day of January, after the GDP report showed the economy grew more than expected in the fourth quarter. However, Dan Deighan, founder of Deighan Financial Advisors, and Bill Spiropoulos, CEO of CoreStates Capital Advisors, warned investors to brace for a market correction.
Stocks advanced Friday, the final trading day of January, after a trio of encouraging news on the economic front: GDP, Chicago PMI and consumer confidence.
Stock index futures are not pointing were mixed ahead of January's final trading session, despite upbeat earnings from two tech heavyweights.
The world's biggest software reported a profit that was pushed higher by improved sales of personal computers.
On Thursday, the traders sifted through Microsoft and Amazon earnings, looking for insights into the tech trade after the sector led stocks lower.
Look no further than the Windows 7 upgrade cycle, courtesy of retail sales, for the real strength behind this story.
Considering Thursday's dramatic sell-off, are we heading down the road to a correction?
Global technology may be a great story right now for investors, said Geri Pell, senior financial advisor at Geri Pell & Associates. She shared her insights on the sector.
Microsoft sits in the sweet spot of global economic recovery, but this company still has to outperform Street expectations in order for this stock to really work. At least that's the word from several analysts I'm talking to ahead of the company's second fiscal quarter earnings later today.
Traders are coming to the realization that corporate America presented their most exciting earnings reports first in this earnings season.