Archive for March 26th, 2012

Dow to Extend Rally to 13,900: Charts

March 26, 2012

The first upside target for the Dow is 13,900, even though many will focus on the psychologically convenient round number target of 14,000.

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Sector Snap: Cruise operators

March 26, 2012

Shares of the two largest cruise operators Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. and Carnival Corp. climbed on Monday as an analyst said people in North America seem to be booking more trips.

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Energy Stocks: Pioneer, Williams gain; energy stocks rise

March 26, 2012

Sector follows Wall Street’s lead, with crude futures also supplying a bit of support.

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Financial Stocks: Financial stocks rise on Bernanke comments

March 26, 2012

Shares of Morgan Stanley, MetLife lead sector higher after Fed chairman comments indicate cheap-money policies aren’t going away any time soon.

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Big gain for stocks after Bernanke remarks

March 26, 2012

Stocks leapt to one of their biggest gains of the year Monday after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke suggested that the economy still needs help to produce faster job growth.

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Stocks Rally 1%, All 10 S&P Sectors Climb

March 26, 2012

Stocks extended their rally Monday as Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke’s speech on the economy gave investors reason to believe interest rates will stay low and even signaled that further quantitative easing from the central bank may be on the horizon.

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Is It O.K. to Joke About Occupy Now?

March 26, 2012

Last fall, comedians making light of Occupy Wall Street were forced to tread lightly and provide balance on both sides. Now, as a widely seen commercial from Interactive Brokers shows, it may be open season on the movement.

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Market Snapshot: U.S. stocks rally after Bernanke comments

March 26, 2012

U.S. stocks rise sharply in early trading Monday, rebounding from last week’s losses, after a speech from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke signaled the central bank is committed to a monetary policy that’s helped buoy stocks for three years.

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Broad Gains for U.S. Stocks

March 26, 2012

Stocks Gain on Bernanke Comments U.S. stocks rose after remarks on the U.S. labor market from Bernanke and a round of positive German economic data. More From MarketBeat Bernanke Notes Labor Market Concerns Euro Tops $1.33 | U.S.

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Tech Stocks: Microsoft leads techs higher in broad rally

March 26, 2012

Shares of Microsoft led a tech sector rally as the broader market advanced on Fed Chairman Bernanke’s comments on the economy.

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