As the Chinese government forges ahead on a multibillion-dollar effort to blanket the country with surveillance cameras, one American company stands to profit: Bain Capital, the private equity firm founded by Mitt Romney.
Since March 2009, the Dow Jones Industrial Average has recovered about 84 percent of its losses during the financial crisis, while the S&P 500 index has erased about 78 percent of its bear-market losses.
United Technologies is expected to benefit from its purchase of Goodrich last September, and the bulls are getting on board now.
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Every quarter hedge funds and large investors file their holdings with the SEC, revealing value picks, cyclical bets, growth opportunities and activist pushes. TheStreet.com details five stocks that hedge funds flocked to.
Stocks closed lower Wednesday, with the Dow logging its sharpest decline this year, amid ongoing worries over Greece, following the Federal Reserve's latest meeting minutes, and as Apple slumped.
Stocks kicked off the week on a high note Monday, after Greece's parliament finally gave the green light over the weekend to austerity measures aimed at securing an international bailout package.
Stocks squeezed out a small gain for the third-straight session Thursday, but the day's gains were limited as enthusiasm over reports over a Greek deal faded and investors were unmoved following some better-than-expected economic news.
Stocks ended near session highs Wednesday, reversing their early declines, as the market cheered news that the Fed will not raise interest rates until at least 2014 in addition to maintaining its highly accommodative stance to support the recovery.
Even though the overall stock market remains on the quiet side, there is a tremendous amount of news, especially on the earnings side.
U.S. stock index futures struggled for direction Wednesday as investors digested a handful of corporate earnings and ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy statement.
Take a look at some of Wednesday morning's early movers:
Stocks closed narrowly mixed in lackluster trading Tuesday, with the S&P breaking a 5-day winning streak, as Greece's failed debt restructuring negotiations and a handful of tepid earnings reports weighed on the market.
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Wall Street kept its perfect streak in 2012 alive, closing solidly higher as investors looked to move beyond Europe's debt problems and gave U.S. banks a vote of confidence.
Culled from thousands of pages of 2012 outlook reports, 13 stocks are being called “The Most Recommended Stocks for 2012”, according to a new report from Birinyi Associates.
Even though some Dow Jones Industrial Average component companies have issued earnings warnings, many are still worth owning in 2012, according to TheStreet.com.
Stocks entered the final hour of the week mixed, with the Dow weaker on pressure from IBM and investors weighing the significance of yet another ratings agency warning on debt.
US stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street Friday despite a downgrade by Fitch Ratings of Goldman Sachs, Bank of America and five other large banks based in Europe and the US, citing "increased challenges" in the financial markets.
Bringing greater energy efficiency to commercial buildings promises to be big business. The market is estimated to increase to $100 billion by 2017. Companies doing retrofits stand to reap the benefits from buildings going green.