Dow Jones Futures Higher Today Following Friday's Record-Breaking Session
Dow Jones futures today, June 2, 2014: Dow Jones futures were up this morning (Monday) after the Dow Jones Industrial Average squeezed out a record-breaking close on Friday. The Standard and Poor's 500 followed suit, setting up for a positive start today following its own record-high on Friday. Nasdaq futures were also higher before market open.Here’s what you should know to make your Monday profitable:
What the Stock Market Did Today: More Record Highs
What the Stock Market Did Today, May 30, 2014: The stock market today (Friday) was flat on weaker-than-expected consumer spending data. Consumer spending represents a little more than 70% of all U.S. economic activity. The U.S. Commerce Department reported that consumer spending slid by 0.1% in April, the first downturn in a year.
Here's the scorecard from today's trading session:
DOW: 16,717.17, +0.11%And here are the top stories from the stock market today…
S&P 500: 1,923.57, +0.18%
NASDAQ: 4,242.62, -0.13%
Hot Stocks Today: AAPL, BBRY, HSH, and 9 More Movers
Featured on Thursday's hot stocks to watch list are couple of soaring smartphone companies, a climbing teen retailer, and a surging defense and security penny stock.Check out these 12 stocks on the move today, and find out what’s behind their action.
Dow Jones Futures Up Today Ahead of This Market News
Dow Jones futures today, May 29, 2014: Dow Jones futures pointed to a 0.07% gain ahead of open today (Thursday). This morning, the U.S. federal government announced that first quarter gross domestic product (GDP) slipped by 1% - much more than the 0.4% expected contraction.Here’s what will affect Dow Jones futures today, and other top market news…
Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) Pulls Trigger on $3 Billion Beats Deal
Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) finally announced today (Wednesday) after the markets closed that it was buying Beats Electronics for $3 billion, a deal that has been simmering in the rumor mill for three weeks.
The deal itself was no surprise, but tech pundits have driven themselves mad over the past few weeks trying to figure out why Apple CEO Tim Cook made the deal.Sure enough, Cook did talk about the deal. Here’s what he had to say…
Best Stocks to Buy Now in Tech, Oil, Emerging Markets, and More
Best stocks to buy for the week ending May 23, 2014: Last week, Money Morning highlighted profitable plays in tech, oil and natural gas, emerging markets - and even two profitable beer stocks nab before summer sales skyrocket.Get these plus more of our latest, best stocks to buy...
One of the recommendations on our list is a tech leader that has a stranglehold on a special smartphone component. Two of the other tech stocks we singled out are top plays in the billion-dollar U.S. robotics industry. And we highlighted two ETFs that are dominating broad emerging markets exposure.
- Dow Jones Kicks Off Short Week Sailing on U.S. Home Sales' High and These Stories The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped Friday after new home sales in the United States surged to a three-and-a-half-year high. The S&P 500 closed above 1,900 for the first time ever. Here’s what you should know in Dow Jones and other market news make your Tuesday profitable...
- Good News for GOOG Stock: Brand Voted "Most Valuable" Google Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG) stock may be down 4% in 2014, but that hasn't impacted Google's brand equity. Yesterday (Tuesday), Google was named the world's most valuable brand according to research firm MillwardBrown's "2014 BrandZ Top 100" ranking. Google surpassed Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL), which had held the top spot the previous three years. Here’s why this year’s ranking is good news for Google stock….
Hot Stocks to Watch Today: AIG, GOOGL, TIF, and 9 More Movers
Hot stocks today are moving on analyst upgrades, company news, and Q1 2014 earnings reports.
Today's list of hot stocks to watch includes a luxury jeweler hitting a 52-week high, an online travel company climbing on new analyst coverage, and a handful of eco-friendly firms surging on earnings and company developments.Check out 12 of Wednesday’s hot stocks on the move, and see what’s behind their action.
Four Reasons Tech Stocks Will Rebound in 2014
The year is nearly half over, and the mainstream media continues to obsess over a whipsaw stock market that's been cutting highflyers down to size.
The sullen outlook has lots of retail investors dumping tech stocks and running for the "safety" of the sidelines. That's a mistake no one should be making.
But tech stocks - and especially biotech stocks - are poised to do very well in the last half of 2014.And there are four big reasons why…
Top Financial News: FOMC Minutes Today, Detroit's JP Morgan Bailout, and More
Top financial news today, May 21, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted more than 100 points on Tuesday after a sharp selloff in retail stocks rattled the markets.Here are the top financial news stories you should know to make your Wednesday profitable…
Dow Jones Industrial Average Slumps Today on Poor Retail Earnings
The Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted more than 100 points on Tuesday after a sharp selloff in retail stocks rattled the markets.
Here are today's closing numbers:Now here are the top stories from the stock market today:
Why You Need to Be Bullish on Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL)
Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) just announced a 7-for-1 stock split that will drop the price of Apple shares from about $600 all the way down to about $86.
Academics often dismiss stock splits as "book-keeping" maneuvers with little impact, but retail investors usually get pretty stoked about them.
This time around it's the investor who has the right take on this.Here’s how this AAPL stock split can give your investment portfolio a nice jolt.
Why Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) Stock Hit $600 – And Will Go Higher in 2014
Powered by an earnings beat and a string of shareholder-friendly moves, Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) stock breached $600 on Monday for the first time since November of 2012, and now looks like it will challenge its all-time high by year's end.
The stock got to this point with the help of a strong dividend, a stock buyback program, and a big earnings beat. But there is so much more to come.Here are the catalysts that will keep pushing AAPL stock higher for the rest of the year…