Earnings are currently the main driver of U.S. markets, and with AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), Moody's (NYSE: MCO), and more reporting today, the trend is likely to continue.
Investors have so far shrugged off a barrage of dicey geopolitical issues and a less market-friendly Fed. The S&P 500 logged its 26th record close of the year Wednesday.
Friday ends the busiest week in 2014's second-quarter earnings season. Following are five hot stocks to watch today.
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Why FB, UA, AMZN, and These 9 More Are Today's Hottest Stocks to Watch
The earnings calendar is jam-packed this week with big results from Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) and Under Armour (NYSE: UA) most recently, and results are helping the Standard & Poor's 500 Index hit record highs.
S&P 500 companies are beating on EPS and revenue at a rate not seen in years. The index components that have reported are beating revenue consensus estimates by 1.43% on average.Earnings dominate today's hot stocks to watch list, and some are sizzling hot numbers...
Stocks to Watch: 18 Spin-Offs to Look for in 2014
This year's white-hot deal-making has put a lot of companies on our stocks to watch list.
In addition to takeovers and tax inversion deals, a flurry of spin-off announcements have come over the last several months, with 28 spin-offs completed in the first six months of 2014.For investors, this means profit opportunity ahead. That's why we're putting these upcoming spin-offs on our stocks to watch list...
AAPL, FB, MSFT, AMZN Among Stocks to Watch This Week
This week is the peak of second quarter earnings season.This week’s earnings parade brings reports from some key players across several sectors. Following are six stocks to watch this week as they release earnings.
Stocks to Watch Today: GE, GOOG, MSFT, and More
After the markets got slammed yesterday (Thursday), falling 161 points on a number of fear-triggering global economic events, there are a handful of stocks to watch today in what could be another volatile performance.
While summertime Fridays are typically quiet for equities, today's schedule of market moving events is jam-packed. It's also coming off a day that included a plane crash, the announcement of ground military offensive from Israel, and a 40% move in the Volatility Index (VIX).With earnings in focus, here are seven stocks to watch today, including GE, GOOG, MSFT, and more...
C, AAPL, KOG Among Today's Hot Stocks to Watch
Monday brought a flurry of deals across several sectors, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average to an all-time intraday high shortly after the open.
Those transactions are featured on today's hot stocks to watch list, along with earnings from a big bank, a bullish upgrade for a tech favorite, and more.Get our full list of hot stocks to watch, including C, AAPL, KOG, and more...
VRTX, ABT, AAPL Among Hot Stocks to Watch Today
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: VRTX) tops Tuesday's hot stocks to watch list. Shares skyrocketed 50% intraday after the biotech company deemed its cystic fibrosis treatment a success.
Also landing on today's hot stocks list are a number of penny stocks, a semiconductor company, and several stocks moving up on analysts' action and M&A activity.Check out 12 of Tuesday’s movers – including VRTX, AAPL, and ABT – and find out what’s behind their action…
AMZN, BBRY, FDX Among Hot Stocks on the Move Today
Today's hot stocks: While the FOMC meeting took center stage on Wall Street today, a number of stocks moved on earnings, company developments, and analysts' actions.
Featured on Wednesday's hot stocks to watch list is an economic bellwether hitting an all-time high, a biopharmaceutical company surging on a promising treatment for lung infections, and a biopharma skyrocketing in its IPO.Check out 12 of Wednesday's movers - including AMZN, BBRY, and FDX - and find out what's behind their action...
Nuance Communications (Nasdaq: NUAN) Stock Up 12% and Rising
Stocks to watch: Nuance Communications (Nasdaq: NUAN) stock continues its climb today, rewarding investors with 12% gains in the last 24 hours. The voice recognition company, whose technology is used to power Apple Inc.'s (Nasdaq: APPL) Siri, is said to be looking into a sale of the company - possibly to Apple's rival, Samsung.The sale is just one reason this stock is rewarding shareholders. Find out why Nuance is a major breakout stock of 2014.
OpenTable (OPEN) Tops Today's Hot Stocks to Watch – Get the Updates Here
Hot Stocks to Watch, June 13, 2014: OpenTable Inc. (Nasdaq: OPEN) stock is on fire today - up around 50% in trading on news of a deal with Priceline Group Inc. (Nasdaq: PCLN).Regardless of moon activity and what the calendar says, the following 12 "hot stocks to watch" are poised to do better today...
Seven Biotech Stocks to Watch Based on "Game-Changing" Cancer Treatment Updates
A number of promising cancer treatments were presented this week by key global pharmaceutical players at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) - which is why this is a key time of year to watch a specific group of biotech stocks.
The event, which this year took place May 30 - June 3, is attended by thousands of renowned oncologists, researchers, analysts, and investors. It is unquestionably the most highly anticipated and most news-generating cancer research meeting of the year.
ASCO can deliver a blockbuster, breakout drug that will not only lead to better cancer treatments, but one that will also bring in billions of dollars in revenue. Moreover, there's also the potential of a drug's developer becoming a profitable takeover target.Check out this list of biotech stocks to watch post-ASCO.
- AAPL, BRCM, HCT Among Top Stocks to Watch Now Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) is among the top stocks to watch now, with its developer conference action this week. Here's what is important for investors to keep an eye on...
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.
Ten Stocks to Watch Today
Stocks to watch for May 28, 2014: A number of key industry players post numbers Wednesday and land on our stocks to watch list. Included on the roster are an upscale apparel retailer, a designer shoe warehouse, and a luxury home builder. Also making the list is an automaker that's been making headlines for all the wrong reasons.Take a look at 10 companies in the news today, and what could send their shares soaring or swooning.
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.
Hot Stocks to Watch Today: GOOGL, NEWL, RRGB, and 9 More Movers
Hot stocks today are moving on M&A news, analyst upgrades, and Q1 2014 earnings reports.
Today's hot stocks to watch list includes a number of biotech companies providing promising updates on cancer treatments, a casual food chain soaring on robust sales, and a penny stock shipping company surging some 80% on a new eco-friendly fleet.Take a look at 12 of Tuesday’s hot stocks to watch, and find out what’s behind their moves.