Markets turn their focus back to the economy when third quarter GDP is released Friday, ahead of the market open.
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What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Friday, Oct. 29.
A Chinese scientific research center has built the fastest supercomputer ever made, replacing the United States as maker of the swiftest machine, and giving China bragging rights as a technology superpower. The New York Times reports.
Stocks shaved off some of their earlier losses as techs staged a late-afternoon rally, but still closed mixed as investors considered news that the Federal Reserve may not provide as much stimulus to the economy as had been anticipated.
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Stocks extended their losses Wednesday as concerns grew after a report suggested that the Federal Reserve's next round of quantitative easing will be less aggressive than expected. Home Depot and HP fell, while BofA and AmEx rose.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, Oct. 27.
Barely eking out a gain yesterday, the index is now up 5 straight days heading into today’s session. Even though it has been nearly a straight ride up for the markets over the last 2 months, the S&P’s current winning streak is its longest since July, when it was up 6 straight days.
U.S. stock index futures briefly extended losses Wednesday after durable goods orders rose more than expected in September, but fell when transportation equipment was excluded.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Wednesday's Squawk on the Street.
As the Fed's November meeting approaches, the markets are increasingly concerned that the central bank is cooking up inflation with its new easing plan.
Stocks ended slightly higher, but remained at about the same place where they started Tuesday as investors held steady under a raft of earnings in anticipation of next week's elections and likely announcement of a new economic stimulus program from the Federal Reserve.
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Stocks sold off in the final hour of trading but ended higher at the highest levels since late April, as the dollar slid. Worries about the foreclosure crisis continued to temper overall market gains. DuPont and Kraft rose, while BofA and JPMorgan fell.
Stocks pared gains but remained higher Monday as the weak dollar boosted materials, but big banks slumped following the continued fallout of the foreclosure crisis, tempering overall market gains. DuPont and Alcoa rose, while Bank of America and JPMorgan fell.
Asset allocation strategists haven’t had an easy time in recent years. For awhile they dished out bigger weightings to defensive plays—bonds, cash and commodities. But for 2011, strategists recommend investors boost allocations to ride the wave.
Lacking any big surprises, the markets may seem to be on cruise control in the coming week, as investors await the U.S. mid-term election and the Fed's November meeting.
Whether its earnings or economic data, these are the reports to watch.