Archive for March 22nd, 2012

Energy Stocks: QEP, Southwestern lag on natural gas glut

March 22, 2012

Energy stocks fall for second straight session, mirroring broad-based weakness on Wall Street.

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Tech Stocks: Most tech stocks drop; Western Digital gains

March 22, 2012

Technology stocks mostly retreat Thursday, with Intuit Inc. among the decliners as the tax-preparation-software company gives an update on the performance of its tax-season business.

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Blue Chips Make It 3 ‘Down’ Sessions

March 22, 2012

Blue Chips Make It 3 ‘Down’ Sessions The Dow fell for a third straight day following weak economic signals from the euro zone and fresh concerns from China about slowing global growth.

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Market Snapshot: U.S. stocks extend losing stretch

March 22, 2012

U.S. stocks fall Thursday, with the S&P 500 extending losses into a third session, with market watchers largely chalking up the decline to the market’s double-digit rise in the first quarter.

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Vantiv stock climbs in debut on NYSE

March 22, 2012

Shares of Vantiv Inc. are rising in their first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. The third-party payment processor’s stock gained $2.20, or 12.9 percent, to $19.20 in morning trading Thursday after trading as high as $19.53 earlier in the session.

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Jobless Claims Drop Can’t Nudge Stocks Into Rally Mode

March 22, 2012

Mixed housing data and new fears of a Chinese slowdown have kept the market in a pullback since Tuesday.

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Energy Stocks: Chevron, Transocean slip on Brazil charges

March 22, 2012

Energy stocks fall for second straight session, mirroring broad-based weakness on Wall Street.

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Stocks fall on worries about slowing global growth

March 22, 2012

U.S. stocks opened lower Thursday, after China and Germany reported soft manufacturing data for March.

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Energy stocks move into the red

March 22, 2012

Energy stocks fell for a second straight session on Thursday, with shares of coal producer Alpha Natural Resources down 2.7%, oil service firm Nabors Industries declining 2.5% and Chesapeake Energy Corp. off by 2.4%.

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Movers & Shakers: Thursday’s biggest gaining & declining stocks

March 22, 2012

MarketWatch’s daily rundown of shares making sizeable moves in the premarket.

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