Stocks closed modestly higher, but the Dow lost ground in the final minutes of trading to close below 12,000 after rising above and below that level much of the session. DuPont and Alcoa rose, while Boeing fell.
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.
Great numbers, particularly considering the weakness in commercial real estate and defense in the U.S. Here's the problem: the stock is way up — the historic high for UTX is $82.50 in 2007 — we are right at the door on that number.
Stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wednesday as investors gear up for the Federal Reserve’s policy statement and turn more bullish on remarks made by President Obama in his State of the Union address.
Among those sitting in the box with First Lady, Michelle Obama, for the President’s State of the Union speech tonight will be Wendell Weeks, chief executive of glass maker Corning spacer, an iconic American exporter that garners nearly three-fourths of its sales overseas.
During the President speech on Tuesday night, you can bet Wall Street will be reading between the lines. Here's what they'll be looking to hear!
Several tech stocks have been hitting new 52-week highs, boosting the Nasdaq to be the best performer of the three major indices in the last year. Scott Kessler, equity analyst at Standard & Poor’s and Joel Achramowicz, analyst at Blaylock Robert Van shared their best plays.
Stocks trimmed gains and turned mixed amid light volume Monday as retailers, and technology stocks slipped amid a market generally gaining support from M&A activity and as the market awaited word out of Washington on extending the Bush-era tax cuts. Caterpillar and Chevron rose, while HP fell.
Stocks turned mixed Monday as retailers were among the few sectors to struggle amid a market generally gaining support from M&A activity as well as the lack of an expected interest rate hike in China. Caterpillar and Walt Disney rose, while Intel fell.
Stocks traded modestly higher as deal activity lifted investor sentiment, and as the market awaited the expected approval of Bush-era tax cuts. Caterpillar and Disney fell, while HP rose. hr<!-- -->
U.S. stock index futures made slight gains ahead of the open Monday as investors drove up the yield of 10-year Treasurys to a six-month peak ahead of the expected approval of Bush-era tax cuts.
Apple shares should jump by more than a third as the technology giant is posed to take advantage of the long-term changes in the industry such as the shift to tablet computers, Goldman Sachs said in a note Monday.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Stocks were lower on Friday, following news that China would take a second step to tighten monetary conditions. How should investors be positioned? Zahid Siddique, associate portfolio manager at Gabelli Equity Trust, and Bob Phillips, senior partner at Spectrum Management Group, shared their outlooks.
It’s the last trading day of October, and it has been another good month for the markets, with the major indices up 3 of the last 4 months. Here is a look at some of the best performing stocks during the current rally.
Stocks closed modestly higher after a see-saw session as the dollar rose, and investors absorbed the meaning of a large batch of earnings reports and economic news. Home Depot and United Technologies rose, while Bank of America and Alcoa fell.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, Oct. 21.
Stocks rose out of negative territory after rallying earlier in the sessions as the dollar rose, and investors absorbed the meaning of a large batch of earnings reports and economic news. Home Depot and United Technologies rose, while Bank of America and Caterpillar fell.
Stocks pared gains, although remained higher, after several positive earnings reports gave investors a reason to believe the U.S. economy is improving, even as they digested a mixed batch of economic reports. Home Depot and McDonald's rose, while Bank of America fell.
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