Slumping Wall Street Keeps An Eye On Earnings

After suffering their worst two weeks of the year, stocks will look to quarterly earnings to determine whether the recent pullback has been exhausted or more losses are justified.

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    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
  • 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
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    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
  • HTC Expects Brighter Second Quarter
    Taiwan's HTC expects its second-quarter revenue and operating margin to rise from the first quarter, as sales of the new HTC One smartphone pick up. More
  • Mobile Efforts Help Propel Facebook’s EarningsMobile Efforts Help Propel Facebook’s Earnings
    Facebook was once a darling of investors, then a turnoff. Now, a year after going public, the social network seems to have settled into a more stable relationship with Wall Street. But the company has still been taking pains to prove that it can make more money from its base of more than a billion users, especially from those using Facebook on mobile devices. More
  • The Dow industrials and the S&P 500 close in negative territory Wednesday in the wake of slumping crude-oil prices
    Meldung von It’s a tough market for investors right now It feels like we’re stuck in the eye of a hurricane Heavy winds ... $600 billion for the first time since April as Wall Street bet the technology company's newest iPhone would ...
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  • MARKET SNAPSHOT: Slumping Oil Prices Look Set To Keep Lid On U.S. Stock Rally
    U.S. stock futures inched higher on Thursday, but with investors keeping a cautious eye on oil prices as they fell closer ... closed lower on Wednesday ( ...
    08/10/2016 - 6:46 pm | View Link
  • Slumping Semiconductor ETFs
    Eddy Elfenbein of the Crossing Wall Street blog said chip stocks are facing pressure from ... ETF investors will also have to keep a close eye on AAPL as the company makes up double-digit weights in most broad tech-sector ETFs. Chip stocks also make ...
    02/8/2016 - 7:30 pm | View Link
  • Railroad stocks are slumping in 2015
    Related: Wall Street bets on 75% chance of Greek default What's next ... limited to oil and gas companies and closely-related sectors. Investors should keep an eye on railroad stocks because some could be worth buying later this year, says UBS analyst ...
    06/16/2015 - 11:34 pm | View Link
  • Can One Union Save the Slumping U.S. Postal Service?
    The Wall Street Journal carried an instructive story about the unquantifiable ... Union-management contract negotiations usually take place far from the public eye and involve only those at the bargaining table. But in some respects this spring the APWU ...
    03/13/2015 - 1:05 pm | View Link
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  • Farm slump whittling business from Wall Street to Main Street
    Slumping farm economy spawns 'merger mania' Iowa farmers worry that consolidation in ag reduces competition and increases price. Check out this story on ...
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  • Oil Prices Post Slight Gains After Janet Yellen Speaks
    Oil prices eked out a gain Friday but settled lower for the week after the U.S. Federal Reserve chairwoman left the door open for a sooner-than-later rate increase. U ...
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  • U.S. Oil Prices Hit Fresh Six-Year Low, Dipping Below $40 ...
    The price of oil in the U.S. slipped below $40 a barrel Friday for the first time since 2009 amid a growing consensus that cheap crude is here to stay. Oil investors ...
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  • Speculators Mount Largest Short Sterling Position Ever as ...
    Bullish bets on the British pound are now among the loneliest positions in global markets. Since the June 23 Brexit vote and the Bank of England’s recent ...
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  • Why Business Investment Is Slumping in Five Charts
    U.S. business investment advanced just 2.2% from a year earlier in the third quarter, a slowdown that marks one of the worse performances of the six-year ...
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