Futures added to their gains Thursday as investors cheered a handful of encouraging economic news and after Germany's parliament passed a crucial vote which approved the reforms to the EFSF.
Stocks closed near session highs in volatile trading Monday, led by financials and energy, amid hopes for coordinated action from euro zone policymakers to contain the region's debt crisis.
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Since the unprecedented downgrade of U.S. debt by Standard & Poor's back in August 5, the NASDAQ composite, the tech-heavy NASDAQ 100 and the S&P 400 Midcap Index have joined the classic defensive plays in positive territory.
Stocks rallied in the final hour to finish near session highs Monday, erasing their earlier losses in choppy trading, following an FT report that China was in talks with Italy to purchase its bonds.
Stocks closed firmly in the red Friday amid fears that Greece may default on its debt and following news that ECB's Juergen Stark will resign.
Semiconductor companies have continued to fight back as the market tries to rebound, and yesterday chip maker Micron Technology saw upside option activity.
Stocks closed near session highs Monday, fueled by a merger between two big Greek banks, a better-than-expected personal spending report and as the damage from Hurricane Irene over the weekend was less than feared.
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The traders were keeping a close eye on the semis Wednesday with shares of Micron, Nvidia and AMD all tumbling.
The Dow and S&P closed near the flat line after toggling between small gains and losses for most of the afternoon in light volume trading Wednesday. The Nasdaq fell, however, as tech stocks dragged on the market.
With stocks having declined sharply, the "Fast Money" traders debate whether it's a good idea to look at the technology space.
CNBC.com ran a screen of the S&P 500 looking for stocks with dividend yields greater than 2.5 percent, positive EPS and Revenue figures in the last two consecutive quarters, and are trading the farthest below their 50-day moving averages.
Stocks reversed course in the final hour of trading to end lower Thursday amid thin volume as investors nervously awaited a key vote on a bill to cut the U.S. deficit in Congress this evening.
Stocks declined in the final hour of trading Thursday amid thin volume as investors nervously awaited a key vote on a bill to cut the U.S. deficit in Congress this evening.
Stocks added to gains Thursday, led by techs, after a handful of positive economic news and ahead of a key vote on a bill to cut the U.S. deficit in Congress.
Stocks ended sharply lower Wednesday, following a Fed report that said pace of economic growth moderated in many districts and amid growing uncertainty over the ongoing debt talks in Washington.
Stocks came off session lows, but still finished sharply lower Monday, as bank stocks slumped amid ongoing macroeconomic concerns and ahead of a big earnings week.
Stocks were off session lows in the final hour of trading Monday but were still lower, led by banks, amid ongoing debt concerns in Europe and the lack of progress in U.S. debt-ceiling negotiations.
Stocks ended lower Friday with the Dow and S&P closing down for the seventh week out of eight amid continuing jitters over the euro zone debt crisis.