As Sam Sees It: Using Momentum to Invest with the Best

Sam Stovall | |

Each week, we tap the insight of Sam Stovall, Chief Equity Strategist for S&P Capital IQ, for his perspective on the current market. EQ: Momentum is usually a term more fit for active traders,

S&P Tops 1,850 Again, DJIA Flat on Surging Tech Sector

Jacob Harper | |

The S&P once again topped 1,850 and all major indices reported modest to neligible gains on April 8 in anticipation of the earnings report of major aluminum fabricator Alcoa (AA)

DJIA, S&P Struggle Under Global Economic and Political Uncertainties

Michael Teague | |

Results for Tuesday, March 11 ?     Standard & Poor’s 500: -0.08 percent to 1,875.61 ?     Dow Jones Industrial Average: -0.07 percent to

Stocks Edge Lower On Conflicting Economic Data for Jobs and Services Sector

Michael Teague | |

Stocks on Wall Street ended the day’s session slightly lower, as conflicting economic data amid the ongoing earnings season left investors without the necessary fuel to extend the previous

Worst Week in Over a Year for Wall Street Sends Stocks Into the Tank

Michael Teague | |

Wall Street closed out its worst week in over a year on Friday, with stocks dropping precipitously across the board about two percent by the bell, as investors were seized with fears of risk after

DJIA Slumps Under Earnings Reports as Wall Street Closes Mostly Higher

Michael Teague | |

Stocks closed the day mostly higher on Tuesday, following two consecutive down-days that finished off the previous week’s trading activity. Dow Jones Industrial Average: -0.27 percent,

Alcoa Jumps on Upgrade From JPMorgan, Aluminum Outlook

Michael Teague | |

JPMorgan Chase (JPM) , along with other titans of finance like Goldman Sachs (GS) , retreated from the commodities business after a veritable buffet of evidence emerged that supported

Wall Street Mixed as Benchmark Dow, S&P Lag NASDAQ

Michael Teague | |

Stocks were finished at mixed results by the conclusion of trading on Thursday, with the benchmark Standard & Poor’s 500 and Dow Jones Industrials ending the day in the red, while the

Alcoa's (AA) Disappointing Earnings, Factory Expansion Cloud Guilty Plea to Bribery Charges

Michael Teague | |

With the early Tuesday announcement of a $300 million expansion of its Davenport, Iowa factory, shares for the $10 billion aluminum giant Alcoa Inc. (AA) got a much-needed lift of just over 2

A New Year Brings New Opportunities for Patient Traders

Toni Turner | |

The fourth quarter earnings season has officially started, and traders and investors will be watching closely what the market has in store for the coming year. In this week's interview with

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