Archive for April 5th, 2012

Energy Stocks: Energy holds slim gains; ConocoPhillips in focus

April 5, 2012

Energy stocks rise with help from Peabodal’s shares slip.

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

April 5, 2012

MarketWatch’s daily rundown of major gainers and decliners in the U.S. stock market.

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Financial Stocks: Citi, Morgan Stanley drag; financials fall on week

April 5, 2012

U.S. financial stocks trade lower as Citi shares fall on allegations of noncompliance with money laundering statutes and Morgan Stanley shares drop in a reported bid to avoid a downgrade.

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Tech Stocks: Apple, Microsoft lead mild tech gains

April 5, 2012

Software giant looks ahead to key launch Windows Phone-based Lumia this weekend. Facebook picks Nasdaq for IPO listing, and Google CEO says Android will remain open.

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Shares of Solars fall on JPMorgan target cuts

April 5, 2012

Shares of solar power companies fell Thursday after a J.P. Morgan analyst predicted that tough times will continue for the industry, and dropped his target price on two stocks.

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Sector Snap: Clothing stores have a strong March

April 5, 2012

Warm weather and hot fashion trends from bright-colored jeans to printed scarf dresses helped to boost sales at clothing chains for March.

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Financial Stocks: Citi, Morgan Stanley drag on financial stocks

April 5, 2012

U.S. financial stocks trade lower as Citi shares fall on allegations of noncompliance with money laundering statutes and Morgan Stanley shares drop in a bid to avoid a downgrade.

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AT&T down 2.4%; Stocks fall in U.S.

April 5, 2012

Stocks fell Thursday afternoon in New York with shares of Home Depot Inc. and AT&T Inc. in focus.

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Most active New York Stock Exchange-traded stocks

April 5, 2012

A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at 1 p.m.: American International Group rose 1.1 percent to $32.87 with 12,954,900 shares traded.

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Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks

April 5, 2012

A look at Nasdaq 10 most-active stocks at 1 p.m.: Allos Therapeutics Inc. rose 27.3 percent to $1.82 with 31,791,500 shares traded.

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