Stock market today, April 17, 2014: Good morning. Further developments out of Ukraine could weigh heavily on the markets today.
That said, it's a busy day for earnings.Here are the five stories you need to know to make your day profitable - and the top stocks that are shaking up the market from earnings releases today...
Alibaba's Soaring Profits Top Today's Stock Market News
U.S. stock futures were back in the green this morning, on news that China's economy growth will hit 7.4% this year. Despite the fact that its first quarter growth slipped to a 24-year low, the figure still beat analyst expectations.Here are the five stories you need to know to make your day profitable, including updates on the Alibaba IPO and a new project from Google.
Stock Market Today: GE, FB, GOOG Lead Today's News
U.S. stock futures were weak this morning as Wall Street looks to looming tensions in Ukraine and worse-than-expected Chinese data.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 146 points on Monday to finish at 16,173.24. The Nasdaq increased by 22 points to finish at 4,022.69, while the S&P 500 added 14 points to end the day at 1,830.61.Here are the five stories moving markets today:
5 Stories to Watch Before the Stock Market Opens Today
Stock market news today, April 14, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 143 points on Friday to finish at 16,026.75. The Nasdaq dropped 54 points to finish at 3,999.73, while the S&P 500 lost 17 points to end the day at 1,815.69.Here are the top five news stories to watch in the stock market today...
JPMorgan (NYSE: JPM) Stock Slumps After Rare Earnings Miss
For the first time in over two years, and only the fifth time in a decade, JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) missed earnings forecasts when it posted first-quarter 2014 results Friday.
Investors were prepared for a slip in earnings compared with Q1 of 2013. In February, JPM cautioned trading revenue was weak. The warning was especially troubling because the first quarter is traditionally a strong one.But Q1 of 2014 wasn't just weak - it was JPM's worst quarter since 2008, during the depths of financial crisis...
Top Stock Market News Today: How China Is Beating Up on Bitcoin
Stock market news today, April 11, 2014: The Nasdaq fell 129 points to finish Thursday at 4,054.11, its worst one-day drop since 2011 as investors ditched biotech, Internet, and other high-growth stocks. The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) surged 17%, its largest one-day jump since late January.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted 267 points to finish at 16,169.90, while the S&P 500 dropped 39 points yesterday to 1,833.09.Here's the stock market news for today...
Stock Market News Today: The U.S. Treasury's $2.38 Billion IPO
Stock market news today, April 10, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average roared on Wednesday following an announcement that the U.S. Federal Reserve unanimously decided to ditch the thresholds it had set on dealing with unemployment and raising interest rates.
At the closing bell Wednesday, the Dow Jones rose 181 points to finish at 16,437. The Nasdaq gained 70 points to finish at 4,183, while the S&P 500 added 20 points to end the day yesterday at 1,872.Here are the five things you should know to make your day profitable:
Earnings Reports Calendar: 5 to Watch This Week
The earnings reports calendar is getting crowded as some big names deliver numbers this week - and investors will get to see if a harsh winter hurt Q1 results this season.
S&P 500 companies' Q1 earnings are forecast to have fallen 1.4% year over year, according to data from FactSet. That's down sharply from the start of the year, when profit growth was projected to rise 4.5%.To continue reading, please click here...
Stock Market Today: New Rules for Big Banks
Stock market news today, April 9, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 10 points yesterday to finish at 16,256. The Nasdaq increased 33 points to finish at 4,112, while the S&P 500 added 6 points to end the day at 1,851.
Today, the FOMC will release minutes from its March meeting. Investors are seeking clues on when Fed Chair Janet Yellen and the central bank will exercise an increase in interest rates.Here are the five things to know to make your day profitable:
Chinese Currency Concerns Top Today's Stock Market News
Stock market news today, April 8, 2014: U.S. markets slumped for a third consecutive trading session on Monday following a sharp selloff in social media, Internet, and biotech stocks.
All three major indices slipped by more than 1%.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 166 points yesterday to finish at 16,245. The Nasdaq dropped 47 points to finish at 4,079, while the S&P 500 lost 20 points to end the day at 1,845.Here are the five things you should know to make your day profitable:
5 News Stories to Watch in the Stock Market Today
Stock market today, April 7, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 159.84 points to finish at 16,412.71 on Friday. The Nasdaq fell 110.01 points finish at 4,127.73, while the S&P 500 lost 23.67 points to end the day at 1,865.10.
This morning, global stocks dipped from last week's six-year high due to concerns over frothy technology stocks. Meanwhile, the European Central bank is likely to ease monetary policy across the region this week. Expectations are driving down continental bond yields even further.To continue reading, please click here...
Today's Stock Market News: GrubHub Debuts, Letterman Announces Finish
Today's stock market news, April 4, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.45 points on Thursday to finish at 16,572.55. The Nasdaq dropped 38.72 points finish at 4,237.74 yesterday, while the S&P 500 was down 2.13 points to end the day at 1,888.77.Here is what is on tap for this morning...
Top Stock Market News Today: Tesla Puts Up a Fight
Top stock market news today, April 3, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 40.39 points yesterday to finish at 16,573.00. The Nasdaq increased 8.42 points, finishing at 4,276.46, while the S&P 500 climbed 5.38 points to finish at 1,890.90. The S&P 500 touched another record yesterday on positive economic data. February factory orders increased, while private-sector hiring in March increased to its fastest rate in three months.
Stock futures were up this morning, following news that China will likely increase stimulus efforts in the coming months in order to support its 7.5% targeted growth rate.Here are the 5 biggest stories in the top stock market news today...
Stock Market Today: ADP Jobs Report Disappoints
Stock market today, April 2, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 74.95 points to finish at 16,532.61. The Nasdaq increased 69.05 points finishing at 4,268.04, while the S&P 500 hit a new record today before settling at 1,885.52.To continue reading, please click here...
Today's Stock Market News: Obamacare Deadline Arrives
Today's stock market news, March 31, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 58.8 points on Friday to finish at 16,323.0. The Nasdaq increased 4.5 points to finish at 4,155.7, while the S&P 500 rose 8.5 points to close at 1,857.6.
Monday kicks off a busy week of economic data on the global economy. Multiple central banks will hold April policy meetings while U.S. investors will find out whether or not the winter weather has hindered job growth across the nation.Here are the other stories moving markets today:
Stock Market Today – Banks Behave Badly, U.S. Energy Boom
Top stock market news today, March 28, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 4.76 points to finish at 16,264.23. The Nasdaq dropped 22.35 points finish at 4,151.23, while the S&P 500 slid 3.52 to close at 1,849.04.
Meanwhile, gold prices fell $8.70 to close at $1,294.70 - below the $1,300 threshold for the first time in six weeks.
Friday's data will center on consumer income in February, an examination of February consumer spending, and a much anticipated look at March consumer sentiment.To continue reading, please click here...