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Stock Market News Today: Housing Starts Weigh on Share Prices
Stock Market News Today, Jan. 17: The Dow is up but the S&P 500 and Nasdaq down in afternoon trading, and here's why…
Housing market data today revealed that new home construction fell 9.8% in December to a seasonally adjusted rate of 999,000. The numbers were weighed by starts for single-family homes and apartments, the U.S. Commerce Department reported.To continue reading, please click here...
Biggest Stock Market News Today: Earnings, Upgrades, and Downgrades to Watch
Stock Market News Today, Jan. 13: Stocks are slightly defensive today as investors brace for fourth-quarter earnings season, which kicked off Friday with Alcoa's disappointing results. Today, The Dow Jones Industrial Average is down 0.2% at 16,400 points and the Standard & Poor's 500 is down 0.2% at 1,8139 points. Meanwhile, the Nasdaq Composite Index […]
U.S. Stock Market News Today: Check Out the Pharma Stock That Soared 300%
Stock Market News Today, Jan. 9, 2014: U.S. stocks are fairly flat today, with all three indexes down just a smidge, weighed after today's jobless claims report that was on par with analyst expectations.To continue reading, please click here...
Stock Market Today: Why Crocs (Nasdaq: CROX) Stock Soared 21%
Stock Market Today, Dec. 30: In the second-to-last trading day of the year, stocks are fairly flat except for some double-digit movers in the consumer and biotech sectors, like Crocs Inc. (Nasdaq: CROX) stock.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average today clutched a small gain of 25 points while both the Standard & Poor's 500 and Nasdaq Composite Index ended in the red. They fell about 0.02% and 0.06%, respectively.To continue reading, please click here...
Stock Market Today Down on Taper Fears
Stock Market News Today, Dec. 12: U.S. stocks are weighed today after having started the day higher on upbeat retail sales data. They retreated on more concerns that the U.S. Federal Reserve will scale back its $85-billion-per-month bond-buying stimulus program.
The S&P 500 today fell 0.38%, or 6.72 points, at 1,775.50, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 0.66%, or 104.03 points, at 15,739.50 points. The Nasdaq Composite Index fell 0.14%, or 5.41 points, at 3,998.40.To continue reading, please click here...
Why December Stock Market Performance Is the Best of the Year
Over the last 100 years, December stock market performance has been the Dow's best.
The blue-chip benchmark has averaged a 1.42% gain in December over the last century, with positive returns 73% of the time.All the elements are falling into place...
Stock Market Today: Heading Higher into Stocks' Biggest Month
Stock Market News Today, Nov. 27: U.S. stock futures today are headed for yet another record-breaking session as stocks are up across the board ahead of tomorrow's holiday.To continue reading, please click here...
Will the Dow Hit 18,000?
The markets continue to reach all-time highs, leaving some wondering just how high the Dow Jones Industrial Average can go.
Is Dow 18,000 realistic?To continue reading, please click here...
Three "Insider" Stocks to Buy Now
Insider buying has been proven to have significant predictive power for stock prices – which is why we like to make a list of possible "insider" stocks to buy.
No one knows more about the condition and prospects of a business than the chief executive officer (CEO) and chief financial officer (CFO). When insiders like them buy stocks in the open market of the companies they control, the stock often outperforms the broader market for the next several years.
According to Nejat Seyhun, a professor and researcher in the field of insider trading at the University of Michigan, when insiders are buying shares in their own companies, the stock tends to outperform the total market by 8.9% over the next 12 months.it's time for investors to go shopping...
Stock Market News Today: Gains Slip After Icahn Warning
Stock market news today, Nov. 18: The Dow ended up today but fell short of 16,000 after bearish comments from Carl Icahn.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 0.1% to 15,976 points, hitting a high of 16,030 earlier in the day. The S&P 500 closed down about 0.4% at 1,791 points, and the Nasdaq Composite Index closed down 1% at 3,949.To continue reading, please click here...