Stocks Rise Early; Home Depot, JPMorgan Lead
Stocks are sporting modest gains in the early going helped by strong earnings out of Home Depot and as investors await Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s testimony to the Senate on Wednesday.
Gold and silver gained about 2% after a roller-coaster session that opened with a gut-wrenching dive in silver prices.
Despite the shortened season, hockey is at the top of its game, says NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman.
More Americans are wealthier, and it makes sense to invest—or reinvest—those gains in stocks, said Jim Cramer.
Analyze the Analysts!
Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, takes a look at the latest analyst calls.
U.S. government debt prices fell on Monday, as traders waited for further clues on whether U.S. growth will be strong enough for the Federal Reserve to taper its bond purchases.
Oil reversed early gains on Tuesday, as speculation widened that the Federal Reserve might pull back on its easing.
The dollar continued its advance against the yen on Tuesday.
Treasurys Hold Steady With Bernanke on Deck
U.S. Treasurys were steady on Tuesday, with the benchmark yield staying away from a two-month peak it touched last week.
Gold, down in seven of its last eight sessions, fell on a firm dollar.
Cramer: Yahoo’s Tumblr Acquisition ‘Works’
Cramer said the Tumblr acquisition ‘works’ and many in the market are not young enough to realize it.
The U.S. dollar fell against the euro and yen on Monday on uncertainty over continued Fed bond purchasing.
After four months of being grounded, Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner has finished its first U.S. commercial flight, reports CNBC’s Phil LeBeau. Rick Whittington, Drexel Hamilton analyst, discusses the impact on the company’s stock.
Crude oil reversed early weakness on Monday as the dollar retreated.
Asia Ends Mixed; Bernanke in Focus
Caution prevailed in Asian trade on Tuesday as investors grow concerned about the duration of global monetary stimulus ahead of Federal Reserve chief Ben Bernanke’s testimony to the U.S Senate.