Archive for April, 2012

BofA Gives Up Gain, Morgan Stanley Hangs Tough As Stocks Struggle

April 19, 2012

Successful Spanish bond sale, BofA earnings not enough to keep market out of the red.

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Nasdaq Surges To Best Day Of 2012; Dow Back Above 13,000

April 17, 2012

Stocks are rallying, pushed higher by earnings and good news from Spain.

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12 Stocks Riding Today’s Power Trends

April 17, 2012

Track the intersection of demographics, economics, and psychographics to follow global changes, advises Chris Versace, editor of Power Trend Profits. Today, he zeroes in on stocks that stand to gain as these trends take hold.

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Goldman, Coke Push Dow Back To 13,000; Housing Construction Falls After Hot Start

April 17, 2012

Stocks are rallying, pushed higher by earnings and good news from Spain.

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Stocks Plunge After Homebuilder Confidence Falls For First Time in 2012

April 16, 2012

Retail sales increased 0.8% from a month ago, even as gas prices spiked and climbed near $4 a gallon

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Slide In Consumer Sentiment, Chinese Growth Force Stocks To Tumble

April 16, 2012

A day after the Dow Jones Industrial Average’s largest rally this year, the blue-chip index opened lower this morning. (Image credit: Getty Images via @daylife) Stocks slipped into the red this morning, after data showed gasoline prices battered consumers last month. The Consumer Sentiment Index dropped to 75.7 in early April, down [...]

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Most active New York Stock Exchange-traded stocks

April 16, 2012

A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at 1 p.m.: Alcoa Inc. rose 2.5 percent to $10.15 with 24,579,200 shares traded.

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Stocks surge; Hewlett-Packard leads Dow higher

April 16, 2012

A collection of encouraging news on the global economy drove stocks higher for the second day in a row. China, the world’s second-largest economy, showed signs of strength. U.S. exports rose to an all-time high as U.S. businesses sold more goods abroad.

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Sector Snap: Shares of natural gas producers rally

April 16, 2012

Shares of America’s natural gas producers rose Thursday as commodity prices rebounded from 10-year lows. Natural gas futures climbed back near $2 per barrel in midday trading in New York.

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Sector Snap: Oilfield services cos. trade higher

April 16, 2012

Shares of oilfield services companies traded mostly higher on Thursday, as oil prices rose and Oceaneering International Inc. received a contract from Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.

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