Stocks pared losses after the Federal Reserve said it would reinvest proceeds from maturing mortgage-backed securities into the Treasury market.
Stocks declined Tuesday as the market was rattled by disappointing economic data out of China ahead of the Federal Reserve's statement on monetary policy.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway reports a 72.7 percent increase in its second quarter operating earnings to $3.07 billion, with "major contributor" Burlington Northern Santa Fe adding $603 million during the period. But unrealized losses on derivatives contracts helped bring Berkshire's net earnings down by 40 percent.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Friday, Aug. 6.
Markets are bracing for a not-so-good July jobs report, which should show a continued sluggish recovery in private sector payrolls.
New weekly claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, according to a government data Thursday. Stocks seesawed, trimmed their losses after a weak open—then slipped again. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, discussed his insights.
Food and personal care giant Uniliver (think Hellman's mayonnaise, Ben & Jerry's, Lipton tea, Dove soap, etc.) the latest food company to report being caught in a vise.
The American consumer is a major theme Thursday, as chain stores report their monthly sales.
Investors can’t wait to get their hands on the latest retail numbers to gauge the health of the consumer and by proxy the rally.
Can the market possibly continue to climb when P&G, Colgate and other giants suggest the consumer is cutting back?
Stocks ended lower Tuesday, led by consumer discretionary and materials, amid disappointment in the latest round of earnings and economic reports. Pfizer rose, but P&G fell.
Hersh Cohen, the manager of Legg Mason ClearBridge Equity Income, who has been investing in dividend stocks for four decades, is finding some of the biggest bargains of his career.
Once again it seems market headwinds are whipping down Wall Street. Is the uptrend still alive?
Stocks retreated Tuesday amid a round of disappointing earnings and economic data. Paul Schatz, president of Heritage Capital and Phil Orlando, chief equity market strategist at Federated Investors discussed their insights.
Here's a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday. Aug. 3.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Friday's Squawk on the Street.
The monthly sales reports will be issued by car makers throughout the day and are expected to show an annualized selling rate of 11.4 million vehicles, up from 11.1 million last month.
With so many heavy hitters releasing earnings this week, what will the traders be watching?
As summer comes to an end and students go back to school, the retail industry is preparing for its first big test of the fall semester—picking the right price.
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