Archive for November 4th, 2011

Entergy sets 2012 profit target below expectations

November 4, 2011

Entergy Corp., which just finished a quarter in which revenue increased only 2 percent, on Friday issued a financial outlook for 2012 that fell below Wall Street expectations.

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5 Radar Stocks: Groupon Surges 30%, LinkedIn Falls, Orbitz Flys 8% Higher, and Investors Get Defensive

November 4, 2011

Analysis of highly active stocks for investors …

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Stocks slide ahead of confidence vote in Greece

November 4, 2011

Investors were taking few chances Friday while they waited for a confidence vote in Greece on the country’s embattled prime minister. Stocks fell on concerns that the country might not go through with an austerity program needed to prevent a default on its debt.

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S&P 500C Caps First Weekly Drop Since Sept.

November 4, 2011

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Fluor Fuels S&P 500 Drop After NuScale Stake Curbs Forecast

November 4, 2011

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How the major stock indexes fared Friday

November 4, 2011

Investors took few chances Friday while they waited for a confidence vote in Greece on the country’s embattled prime minister. Stocks fell on concerns that the country might not go through with an austerity program needed to prevent a default on its debt.

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To Ride a Recovery in Financials, Here Are Three "Stocks under Rocks" to Consider

November 4, 2011

After being this year’s worst-performing sector in the S&P 500 , financial stocks have lately begun to gain favor as an investment option. Thus did a recent cover story in Barron’s carry the headline “Buy the Banks,” noting, among other things, that such leading denizens of the sector as Citigroup (C) and JP Morgan Chase [...]

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US STOCKS-Wall St falls ahead of confidence vote in Greece

November 4, 2011

* U.S. jobs data called mildly encouraging* Few wealthy nations ready to participate in euro fund* Italy accepts reform monitoring by the IMF* Indexes off: Dow 0.5 pct, S&P 0.6 pct, Nasdaq 0.4 pctBy Edward …

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U.S. stocks drop, breaking string of weekly gains

November 4, 2011

U.S. stocks closed lower Friday, breaking a string of weekly gains as worries about Greece’s future in the euro zone overrode mildly positive U.S. data. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 61.23 points, or 0.5%, to 11,983.24, paring losses in the final minutes of the session.

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Energy Stocks: Occidental up, energy stocks end flat

November 4, 2011

Murphy Oil, Chesapeake slide into the red after jobs report

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