Archive for December 23rd, 2011

U.S. Stocks Rally on Economic Data, Erasing S&P 500’s 2011 Loss

December 23, 2011

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Stocks rise; S&P turns positive for 2011

December 23, 2011

Stocks rose in quiet, pre-holiday trading Friday. The S&P 500 index turned positive for the year. Traders were relieved by news that Congress extended a payroll tax holiday for workers and emergency unemployment benefits.

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Pros see stocks up in 2012, but big risks, too

December 23, 2011

The good news is that Wall Street experts think stock prices will rise more than 10 percent next year. The bad news is that they expected big gains in 2011 and got nearly zero instead.

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S&P 500 Back to a Gain for 2011

December 23, 2011

S&P 500 Back to a Gain for 2011 U.S. stocks rose ahead of the holiday weekend as investors cheered a break in the latest congressional deadlock. More from MarketBeat Oil Hits $100 a Barrel

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Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks

December 23, 2011

A look at Nasdaq 10 most-active stocks at 1 p.m.: Applied Materials Inc. rose 2.5 percent to $10.80 with 8,442,300 shares traded.

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Wall Street extends rally 4th day, S&P up on year

December 23, 2011

Wall Street stocks rose on Friday as the S&P 500 rallied for a fourth straight day and turned positive for the year after a run of better-than-expected economic data.

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Stock Rally Picks Up on Light Volume

December 23, 2011

Stocks extends gains on light volume Friday as sentiment about the health of the U.S. economy and Europe’s debt crisis improves in the last session before Christmas holiday.

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U.S. Stocks Gain as Durable Goods Orders, New-Home Sales Signal Expansion

December 23, 2011

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Stocks Worth Buying With Recent Gains

December 23, 2011

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Ideas: 10 Stocks With Rising Gross Profit Margins and Insider Buying

December 23, 2011

Do you think these insiders are calling it right on their companies?

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