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  1. Stock Analysis

    NIKE and More Big Movers on the NYSE on December 21, 2012

    This morning has been rocky for the market. The Nasdaq has fallen 2%; the S&P 500 has slipped 1.9%; and the Dow has fallen 1.4%. The NYSE is a stock exchange based in New York City, considered the ...
  2. Stock Analysis

    SPDR S&P 500 and Other Financial Stocks Making Big Moves ...

    It's been a bad day for the market after the morning's trading. The Nasdaq has decreased 2%; the S&P 500 has declined 1.9%; and the Dow has decreased 1.4%. The financial sector is the category of stoc ...
  3. Stock Analysis

    Capital Goods Stocks, Including Caterpillar, Making Big ...

    On a bad day for the market, the Nasdaq has fallen 2%, the S&P 500 has slipped 1.9% and the Dow has declined 1.4%. The capital goods sector is the category of stocks related to the manufacture or dist ...
  4. Stock Analysis

    Discover Financial Services' Fourth Quarter Earnings Report

    Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) announced its results for the most recent quarter on December 20, 2012. Discover Financial Services is a credit card issuer in the United States and an electroni ...
  5. Stock Analysis

    Disco and Other Financial Stocks Making Big Moves on December ...

    After the morning's trading, the Nasdaq has declined 0.4%, the S&P 500 has been relatively flat and the Dow has decreased 0.1%. The financial sector is the category of stocks containing firms that ...
  6. Stock Analysis

    Consumer Cyclical Stocks, Including Toyota Motor Corporation, ...

    The Nasdaq has risen 1.1%, the S&P 500 has moved up 0.8% and the Dow is trading up 0.6% on a good day for the market so far. The consumer cyclical sector is a category of stocks that relies heavily ...
  7. Stock Analysis

    Healthcare Stocks, Including Pharmacyclics, Making Big Moves ...

    On a good day for the market, the Nasdaq has risen 0.5%, the S&P 500 has increased 0.6% and the Dow has moved up 0.5%. The healthcare sector is the category of stocks relating to medical and healthcar ...
  8. Stock Analysis

    Newfield Exploration and Other Big Movers In Oil and Gas ...

    The market has been doing well after the morning's trading. The Nasdaq is trading up 0.5%; the S&P 500 has increased 0.6%; and the Dow has climbed 0.5%. CompanyMarket CapPercentage ChangeGlobal (NYSE ...
  9. Stock Analysis

    Cabelas and Other Big Movers on the NYSE on December 17, ...

    So far today, the market has been on the rise. The Nasdaq has climbed 0.5%; the S&P 500 has risen 0.6%; and the Dow is up 0.5%. Also known as the "Big Board", the NYSE relied for many years on floor ...
  10. Stock Analysis

    Anheuser-Busch InBev NV and Other Consumer/Non-Cyclical ...

    The market is on the rise this morning. The Nasdaq has increased 0.5%; the S&P 500 has risen 0.6%; and the Dow has moved up 0.5%. CompanyMarket CapPercentage ChangeBoston Beer Co (NYSE:SAM)$1.71 bill ...
  11. Stock Analysis

    Broadcom and More Big Movers in Semiconductors on December ...

    The morning has been bad for the market. The Nasdaq has slipped 0.8%; the S&P 500 has decreased 0.2%; and the Dow is trading down 0.1%. The Semiconductors sector (XLK) is currently ahead of the overal ...
  12. Stock Analysis

    Oil and Gas Operations Stocks, Including EnCana Corporation, ...

    The Nasdaq is down 0.8%, the S&P 500 has decreased 0.2% and the Dow has declined 0.1%, marking a bad morning for the market. The Oil and Gas Operations sector (DIG) is down 1%, underperforming the ...
  13. Stock Analysis

    Costco Wholesale First Quarter Earnings

    Costco Wholesale (Nasdaq:COST) announced its results for the most recent quarter on December 12, 2012. Costco Wholesale operates membership warehouses that offer a selection of nationally branded and ... ...
  14. Stock Analysis

    Family Dollar Among Services' Biggest Movers on December ...

    The market is on the rise this morning. The Nasdaq has moved up 1.7%; the S&P 500 is trading up 1%; and the Dow has risen 0.9%. The Services sector (IYC) is up 0.8%, underperforming the market overall ...
  15. Stock Analysis

    Mondelez International Among Consumer/Non-Cyclical's Biggest ...

    The market has been doing well after the morning's trading. The Nasdaq has risen 0.6%; the S&P 500 is up 0.2%; and the Dow has moved up 0.3%. CompanyMarket CapPercentage ChangeBrown-Forman (NYSE:BF.B ...
  16. Stock Analysis

    Alexion Pharmaceuticals and More Big Movers in Healthcare ...

    So far today, the Nasdaq is down 0.7%, the S&P 500 is unchanged and the Dow is trading up 0.3%. The healthcare sector is the category of stocks relating to medical and healthcare goods or services. ...
  17. Stock Analysis

    TransDigm Group Among Capital Goods' Biggest Movers on December ...

    So far today, the Nasdaq has decreased 0.7%, the S&P 500 has moved little and the Dow has climbed 0.3%. The capital goods sector is the category of stocks related to the manufacture or distribution ...
  18. Stock Analysis

    Michael Kors and Other Big Movers In Consumer Cyclical on ...

    The market is doing well so far today. The Nasdaq has risen 0.7%; the S&P 500 is up 0.3%; and the Dow has climbed 0.3%. The consumer cyclical sector is a category of stocks that relies heavily on the ...
  19. Stock Analysis

    Oil and Gas Operations Stocks, Including Apache, Making ...

    The Nasdaq has climbed 0.7%, the S&P 500 has increased 0.3% and the Dow is up 0.3% on a good day for the market so far. The Oil and Gas Operations sector (DIG) is up 0.2%, underperforming the market ...
  20. Stock Analysis

    Eni S.p.A and Other Energy Stocks Making Big Moves on December ...

    It's been a good morning for the market. The Nasdaq is up 0.7%; the S&P 500 has increased 0.3%; and the Dow is trading up 0.3%. The energy sector is the category of stocks that relate to producing ...
  21. Stock Analysis

    Western Digital and Other Nasdaq Stocks Making Big Moves ...

    After this morning's trading, the Nasdaq has declined 1%, the S&P 500 is down 0.1% and the Dow has risen 0.2%. The Nasdaq Composite Index represents all the stocks that trade on the Nasdaq stock marke ...
  22. Stock Analysis

    China Petroleum & Chemical Corp and Other Big Movers In ...

    The Nasdaq is down 0.5%, the S&P 500 is trading down 0.3% and the Dow has been relatively flat so far today. While the market overall has shown little change, the Oil and Gas Operations sector (DIG) ...
  23. Stock Analysis

    CPFL Energia S.A and Other Utilities Stocks Making Big Moves ...

    The Nasdaq is down 0.5%, the S&P 500 has fallen 0.3% and the Dow has moved little after the morning's trading. The utilities sector is a category of stocks for utilities such as gas and power. It cont ...
  24. Stock Analysis

    Banco de Chile and Other Big Movers In Financial on December ...

    The Nasdaq is up 0.2%, the S&P 500 is trading down 0.1% and the Dow has declined 0.2% so far today. The financial sector is the category of stocks containing firms that provide financial services to ...
  25. Mutual Funds & ETFs

    4 Strategies For Managing A Portfolio Of Mutual Funds

    Discover some common strategies to devise a plan and maintain your holdings to reflect it.
  26. Investing Basics

    5 Things To Know About Asset Allocation

    Overwhelmed by investment options? Learn how to create an asset allocation strategy that works for you.
  27. Stock Analysis

    Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Among Healthcare's Biggest Movers ...

    This morning's trading has marked a bad day for the market so far. The Nasdaq has decreased 0.4%; the S&P 500 has slipped 0.2%; and the Dow is trading down 0.2%. The healthcare sector is the category ...
  28. Stock Analysis

    Sasol Limited and More Big Movers in Basic Materials on ...

    The market is having a bad day so far. The Nasdaq has decreased 0.4%; the S&P 500 is trading down 0.2%; and the Dow is down 0.2%. The basic materials sector is the category of stocks that accounts ...
  29. Stock Analysis

    Oil and Gas Operations Stocks, Including PetroChina Company ...

    The market is currently down, with the Nasdaq decreasing 0.4%, the S&P 500 slipping 0.2% and the Dow down 0.2%. The Oil and Gas Operations sector (DIG) is up 0.3% on a bad day for the market overall. ...
  30. Stock Analysis

    Financial Stocks, Including ICICI Bank Limited, Making Big ...

    On a bad day for the market, the Nasdaq has decreased 0.4%, the S&P 500 is down 0.2% and the Dow has fallen 0.2%. The financial sector is the category of stocks containing firms that provide financial ...
  31. Stock Analysis

    Vulcan Materials and Other Big Movers In Capital Goods on ...

    The market has been slipping so far today. The Nasdaq is trading down 0.4%; the S&P 500 has slipped 0.2%; and the Dow has decreased 0.2%. The capital goods sector is the category of stocks related ...
  32. Stock Analysis

    FedEx Among Transportation's Biggest Movers on November ...

    The market has been slipping so far today. The Nasdaq has fallen 0.4%; the S&P 500 has declined 0.2%; and the Dow is trading down 0.2%. The transportation sector is a category of stocks relating to ...
  33. Stock Analysis

    Continental Resources and More Big Movers in Energy on November ...

    The morning has been good for the market. The Nasdaq is up 0.5%; the S&P 500 is trading up 0.5%; and the Dow has increased 0.4%. The energy sector is the category of stocks that relate to producing ...
  34. Stock Analysis

    Vulcan Materials and Other Capital Goods Stocks Making Big ...

    The market is currently up, with the Nasdaq up 0.5%, the S&P 500 increasing 0.5% and the Dow climbing 0.4%. The capital goods sector is the category of stocks related to the manufacture or distributio ...
  35. Stock Analysis

    Gold and Silver Stocks, Including Eldorado Gold Corporation, ...

    The Nasdaq remains relatively unchanged, the S&P 500 has climbed 0.1% and the Dow has moved up 0.2% after the morning's trading. The biggest movers in the Gold and Silver sector (SLV) (+1.4%) are: ...
  36. Stock Analysis

    Nasdaq Stocks, Including Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, ...

    The Nasdaq has remained steady, the S&P 500 is up 0.1% and the Dow has increased 0.2% so far today. Most stocks on the Nasdaq Composite Index are technology and Internet-related, but there are financi ...
  37. Stock Analysis

    Workday Among Technology's Biggest Movers on November 28, ...

    After the morning's trading, the Nasdaq has been relatively flat, the S&P 500 has climbed 0.1% and the Dow has increased 0.2%. The technology sector is a category of stocks relating to the research, ...
  38. Stock Analysis

    Capital One and Other Financial Stocks Making Big Moves ...

    The market has been slipping so far today. The Nasdaq has slipped 0.2%; the S&P 500 has fallen 0.2%; and the Dow has declined 0.3%. The financial sector is the category of stocks containing firms that ...
  39. Investing Basics

    Pin Down Stock Price With Real Options

    How can you assign a value to what a company may do with its business in the future? We explain how it works.
  40. Investing Basics

    Beta: Gauging Price Fluctuations

    Learn how to properly use this measure that can help you meet your criteria for risk.
  41. Stock Analysis

    Union Pacific and More Big Movers in Transportation on November ...

    On a good day for the market, the Nasdaq has increased 1.3%, the S&P 500 has risen 1% and the Dow is trading up 1%. The transportation sector is a category of stocks relating to the transportation ...
  42. Stock Analysis

    Herbalife and Other Big Movers In Consumer/Non-Cyclical ...

    Currently, the Nasdaq has been relatively flat, the S&P 500 has climbed 0.1% and the Dow has increased 0.2%. The biggest movers in the Consumer/Non-Cyclical sector (XLP) (+0.1%) are: CompanyMarket ...
  43. Stock Analysis

    VMware and More Big Movers in Technology on November 21, ...

    The Nasdaq remains relatively unchanged, the S&P 500 has increased 0.1% and the Dow has moved up 0.2% after the morning's trading. The technology sector is a category of stocks relating to the researc ...
  44. Stock Analysis

    Consumer Cyclical Stocks, Including Honda Motor Co., Ltd, ...

    So far today, the Nasdaq is unchanged, the S&P 500 has moved up 0.1% and the Dow has risen 0.2%. The consumer cyclical sector is a category of stocks that relies heavily on the business cycle and econ ...
  45. Stock Analysis

    Medtronic Second Quarter Earnings

    Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) announced its results for the most recent quarter on November 20, 2012. Medtronic provides products and therapies for medical professionals. Earnings play an important role in mea ...
  46. Investing Basics

    Getting To Know Stock Screeners

    Finding good stocks can be like finding a needle in a haystack. But these invaluable tools can help.
  47. Stock Analysis

    Regeneron Pharmaceuticals and More Big Movers on the Nasdaq ...

    The market has been slipping so far today: the Nasdaq is trading down 1%; the S&P 500 is down 0.6%; and the Dow has slipped 0.8%. The Nasdaq Composite Index represents all the stocks that trade on ...
  48. Stock Analysis

    Dell's Third Quarter Earnings Report

    Dell (Nasdaq:DELL) announced its results for the most recent quarter on November 15, 2012. Dell is a technology company that offers desktop PCs, software and peripherals, servers, and networking and s ...
  49. Stock Analysis

    Toyota Motor Corporation Among Consumer Cyclical's Biggest ...

    The Nasdaq has decreased 0.4%, the S&P 500 has declined 0.3% and the Dow is down 0.3%, marking a bad morning for the market. The consumer cyclical sector is a category of stocks that relies heavily ...
  50. Stock Analysis

    NXP and Other Semiconductors Stocks Making Big Moves on ...

    The morning has been bad for the market. The Nasdaq has decreased 0.4%; the S&P 500 has fallen 0.3%; and the Dow is down 0.3%. The Semiconductors sector (XLK) is down 0.6%, underperforming the market ...
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