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Stock Market Crashers: Pixelworks (Nasdaq: PXLW), Alpha Natural Resources (NYSE: ANR), and Analogic (Nasdaq: ALOG)
It's a gloomy Friday for these stock market crashers: Pixelworks Inc. (Nasdaq: PXLW), Alpha Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE: ANR), and Analogic Corp. (Nasdaq: ALOG). The three companies have dropped 23.89%, 11.04%, and 15.79% respectively so far today.
Here's what's causing each of these companies' dramatic drops...To continue reading, please click here...
- Why the Five-Year Anniversary of the Stock Market Crash This Week Has Investors Worried The bull market that started on March 9, 2009 is now five years old. And because few bull markets run longer than five years, the possibility a correction is just around the corner grows larger every day. Now there's nothing wrong with being concerned, but investors must keep one thing in mind no matter what...
Stock Market Today: Top 5 Stories and Earnings Calendar
Stock market today, March 7, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 0.38% to close at 16,421.89 on Thursday. The Nasdaq fell 0.13% to hit 4,352.13, while the S&P 500 gained a meager 0.17% to finish at 1,877.03.
This morning, the Bureau of Labor Statistics will announce the highly anticipated official jobs report. Stay tuned for updates on Moneymorning.com.To continue reading, please click here...
Stock Market Today: Dow Jones Industrial Average Falls; Safe Havens Rise
Stock Market Today, March 5, 2014: U.S. stocks closed mixed today, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average closing down, the S&P 500 closing flat, and the Nasdaq closing up.
Stocks today were reacting to a weak private-sector jobs report, more corporate earnings reports, and easing Russia-Ukraine tensions.To continue reading, please click here...
Pre-Market Trading Report and Earnings Calendar
Stock market news today, March 5, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average roared back on Tuesday, leaping 227.85 points to finish at 16,395.88. The S&P 500 jumped 1.53%, or 28.18 points, to close at 4,277.30, while the Nasdaq gained 74.67 points to close at 4,351.67.
As the markets remain on guard over tensions between Russia and Ukraine, investors are now looking to tomorrow's European central bank (ECB) meeting, plus the release of US non-farm payrolls on Friday, for better insight into global economic recovery. Meanwhile, former U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will make a guest appearance on the world stage today when he speaks at the Annual Discovery Leadership Summit in Johannesburg.To continue reading, please click here...
- How Ukraine's Impact on the Markets Bullied a Bully World markets heaved a sigh of relief Tuesday as Russian President Vladimir Putin appeared to soften his position on Ukraine, but don't look to politics for an explanation. Instead, the ruthless authoritarian was sucker punched by the invisible hand of the market...
Today's Stock Market: The Five Biggest Stories to Watch
Today's stock market news, March 4, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped on Monday by 153.68 points, or 0.9%, to finish at 16,168.03. The Nasdaq dropped 30.82 points, or 0.7%, to hit 4,277.30, while the S&P 500 finished the day down 14.02 points, or 0.8%, to 1,845.43.
The markets had their worst selloff in more than a month on news that political tensions between Ukraine and Russia have escalated over the Crimean peninsula. New concerns about China and Turkey also overshadowed relatively positive economic news in the U.S. economy.Here's the news today that's moving markets:
Stock Market Today: Dow Jones Industrial Average Plunges on Ukraine News
Stock market today, March 3, 2014: U.S. stocks today closed markedly lower amid increasing political tension in Ukraine and Russia, while safe-haven investments like gold rose on the crisis.[rwc_chart_single name="DJIA"]
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 0.94%, or 154 points, at 16,168 points; the S&P 500 closed down 0.72%, or 31 points, at 4,277 points, and the Nasdaq Composite Index closed down 0.72%, or 31 points, at 4,277 points.To continue reading, please click here...
Today's Stock Market News and Earnings Calendar
Stock market news today, March 3, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 0.30% to finish at 16.321.71 on Friday. The Nasdaq fell by 0.25% to close at 4,308.12, while the S&P 500 slipped 0.28% to end at 1.859.45.
Winter Storm Titan will continue into the late afternoon today on the East Coast of the United States. Despite today's bout of nasty weather, the markets will remain open in New York.
Here are the five biggest stories moving markets today:To continue reading, please click here...
Stock Market Today: Standard & Poor's 500 Index Closes at Record High
U.S. stocks today closed higher today after manufacturing data was better than expected and consumer sentiment improved, although the Nasdaq's technology stocks closed in the red.
Consumer sentiment improved to 81.6 in February from 81.2 in January, according to the final revision of the February Reuters/University of Michigan consumer sentiment index.To continue reading, please click here...
Today's Pre-Market Trading Report
Today's pre-market trading outlook, Feb. 28, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 0.46% yesterday, finishing at 16,272.71. The Nasdaq added 0.63%, closing at 4,318.93, while the S&P 500 gained 0.50%, closing at 1,854.30.
Here are the top five stock market stories to watch today:To continue reading, please click here...
Biggest Stock Market News Today
Stock market news today, Feb. 27, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose by a modest 0.12% on Wednesday, finishing at 16,198.41. The Nasdaq gained 0.10%, closing at 4,292.06, while the S&P 500 was flat, ending trading at 1,845.16.
Now here's the news moving markets today:To continue reading, please click here...
Why First Solar (Nasdaq: FSLR) Stock Is Among Today's Biggest Losers
First Solar Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) stock is down 12% today (Wednesday) after reporting Q4 adjusted earnings of $0.89 per share on revenue of $768 million. Analysts surveyed by FactSet had projected earnings per share (EPS) of $0.98 on revenue of $973 million.
The adjusted earnings added $0.25 per share related to a recent agreement for First Solar to sell its facility in Mesa, Ariz. Generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) earnings were $0.64 per share, which was down from $1.74 the year before.
Revenue for the full year 2013 was $3.31 billion - down 1.8% from 2012. Analysts at Zacks Investment Research had projected yearly revenue of $3.53 billion.Read More...
Today's Stock Market News and Earnings Calendar
Today's stock market news, Feb. 26, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 0.17% on Tuesday, closing at 16,179.66. The Nasdaq lost 0.13% to finish at 4,287.59, while the S&P 500 also dropped by 0.13% to end at 1,845.12. U.S. stock futures were positive this morning, ahead of retailer earnings and new-home sales data.Here are the events moving markets today...