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Earnings on the Rise, But Can Stocks Go Higher?

Gordon Scott | Equities.com |

The late Benjamin Graham, the author and economist whose writings are probably the most influential on the subject of value investing, thought any stock with a P/E ratio above 16 had a price that


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks End Week Higher Despite Disappointing GDP Growth

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

The Advanced reading of Real GDP for the first quarter of 2012 came in below expectations at just 2.2%. A drag was Business Investment which was down 2.1%, the first decline since Q4 2009. The


Equities Sector Coverage: Wall Street Sags on Concerns of Economic Growth

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Non-manufacturing ISM came in weaker than expected at 57.3 with prices paid up to 68.4 and employment slipping to 55.7. Factory Orders fell 1.0% in January. The Dow Jones Industrial Average


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Unable to Recoup from Lower Open

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded to a day’s low at 12,793.43 then consolidated well below its May 2nd 2011 high at 12,876.00. The NASDAQ traded between 2887.33 and 2903.03. The S&P


Equities Sector Coverage: Strong Jobs Numbers Push Wall Street Higher

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Nonfarm Payrolls rose by a statistically skewed 243,000 and with the Unemployment Rate down to 8.3%. Factory Orders rise by 1.1% in December. Nonmanufacturing ISM rose to 56.8 in January. The Dow


Equities Sector Coverage: Markets Close Out Strong Month With a Day of Losses

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

The Chicago PMI came in at 58.4 in October slightly below consensus. The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded down from 12,229.29 towards 12,000 going into the final half hour of trading. The


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Drop After Fed's Treasury Plan

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Existing home sales rose 7.7% in August to a 5.03 million unit rate, topping the 1.4% gain economists had expected. The FOMC says that economic growth remains slow with continued weakness likely


3 Agricultural Stocks That Could be Headed Higher

Brittney Barrett | Equities.com |

Today’s consumer spending report from the government indicated the majority of the rise in inflation and retail sales is stemming from high food and oil prices. While investors appear confounded


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