Comment On Stocks Rally, See Their Best Week Of The Year

Stocks rally, see their best week of the year

Stocks closed out its best week of the year Friday, as investors played things close to the vest before the weekend when Spain is expected to request aid for its troubled banks.

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  • Retailers report modest gains for April
    Americans spent briskly during the early spring months in the latest sign that they’re encouraged by the economic recovery. Falling gas prices, a rallying stock market and gains in the job market all fueled Americans’ shopping habits even as cold weather tempered their desire to buy spring fashions. More
  • Spain education sector hit by strike against cuts
    Thousands of students and teachers staged a strike across Spain on Thursday to protest government austerity measures and a planned new education reforms. More
  • LinkedIn Shares Slide After Disappointing Outlook
    LinkedIn's surging share price cooled Friday as the social network projected slower revenue growth next quarter following a decision to lower the number of display ads that the website shows. More
  • Stocks surge to new highs after hiring climbsStocks surge to new highs after hiring climbs
    A big gain in the job market is lifting the stock market to new milestones. The Dow Jones industrial average crossed 15,000 for the first time early Friday, and the Standard and Poor's 500 index, a broader market measure, broke through 1,600 for the first time. More
  • Unemployment falls to 7.5%; job creation solid in April
    The job market plugged along steadily, and unemployment fell in April, according to new data out Friday, suggesting that the U.S. economy is still expanding. The nation added 165,000 jobs in April as the unemployment rate fell to 7.5 percent, from 7.6 percent in March, the Labor Department said on Friday. More
  • Europe Factors to Watch-Shares set to rally after Fed ... - Reuters
    PARIS, Dec 18 (Reuters) - European stocks were set to rise on Thursday, tracking a rally on Wall ... strategists conducted in the past week ...
    12/18/2014 - 3:11 pm | View Link
  • Stocks Are Ripping Higher — Dow Up 235 - Yahoo! Finance
    Stocks Are Ripping Higher — Dow Up 235 (DIA, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM) - Business Insider
    12/18/2014 - 12:08 pm | View Link
  • Canadian Stocks Fluctuate After Fed as Oil Erases Gain - Bloomberg
    S&P 500 Rallies for Second Day Amid Global Surge on Fed, Crude - Washington Post
    12/18/2014 - 12:08 pm | View Link
  • US STOCKS-Wall St climbs as tech shares lead - Yahoo! Finance
    Wall St climbs as tech shares lead - Reuters India
    12/18/2014 - 11:22 am | View Link
  • Ibovespa Climbs for Second Day as Gain in Commodities Buoys Vale - Washington Post
    Ibovespa Futures Rise as Commodity Advance Boosts Export Outlook - BusinessWeek
    12/18/2014 - 8:50 am | View Link
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  • U.S. Stocks Surge in Global Rally on Fed Signals
    “This is why you have this rebound rally after a few days of very harsh losses ... Jobless claims decreased by 6,000 to 289,000 in the week ended Dec. 13, the fewest since early November, a Labor Department report showed today in Washington.
    12/18/2014 - 4:56 am | View Link
  • Midday Update: Stocks Extending 'Patience'-Fueled Rally; Thursday Gains Now Eclipsing Post-FOMC Advance
    Thursday's economic data was mixed, including an unexpected 6,000 decline in new unemployment claims to 289,000 first-time applications versus the consensus estimate looking for a 1,000 gain to 295,000 claims during the week ended Dec. 13. The flash ...
    12/18/2014 - 4:55 am | View Link
  • European Stocks Rally on Yellen Comments
    On Thursday Brent crude climbed as high at $63.70 per barrel, having hit a 5½-year low earlier this week of $58.50. The Russian ruble, too, found further respite from its plunge in recent days, although trading remained volatile. The currency had began to ...
    12/18/2014 - 4:54 am | View Link
  • Stocks: The Santa Claus rally is here
    After taking a beating earlier this month, investors may finally be getting that Santa Claus rally they wished for ... and investors ran with the news (they fell below $55 earlier this week. Energy stocks, including the big guys like Exxon Mobil (XOM ...
    12/18/2014 - 4:40 am | View Link
  • Global stocks in 'Santa rally' after US Fed meeting
    London (AFP) - Global stock markets surged in a "Santa Claus rally" on Thursday as dealers welcomed the outcome ... A fresh drop in oil prices earlier this week had sparked turmoil on global stock markets where investors were concerned about the effect ...
    12/18/2014 - 4:00 am | View Link
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  • Stocks Rally on Upbeat Earnings Reports
    The Trader Stocks Rally on Upbeat Earnings Reports Improving economic sentiment and solid U.S. earnings reports helped to erase the previous week’s losses and lift ...
    12/17/2014 - 11:17 am | View Website
  • Stocks Rally, End Week Higher
    U.S. stocks rallied Friday, pulling the Dow industrials into positive territory for the week, as reports of easing tensions in Ukraine put traders at ease.
    12/13/2014 - 11:11 pm | View Website
  • U.S. Stocks End Little Changed After Last Week’s Rally
    Major stock indexes finished little changed, as investors paused following last week’s sharp gains and looked ahead to updates on corporate earnings and Federal ...
    12/11/2014 - 11:42 pm | View Website
  • Keep Riding Last Week’s Rally in HTZ Stock
    Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. rallied last Friday after the company hired a new CEO -- a win for activists. Now, HTZ stock looks set to head higher.
    11/24/2014 - 7:56 am | View Website
  • Barrick Gold (ABX) Stock Rises Today as Gold Prices Rally ...
    Shares of Barrick Gold (ABX) were up in afternoon trading Tuesday as gold prices recovered to reach a two-week high.. Barrick Gold Corp(ABX)
    11/18/2014 - 12:49 pm | View Website
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