Market Overview

Michael Foster

Benzinga Staff Writer

02/21/2012 - 1:55pm
C
While many pundits have called the recent economic downturn an unprecedented event, economics historian Louis Hyman disagrees.
02/21/2012 - 11:31am
Barnes and Noble (NYSE: BKS) spiked nearly 4.5 percent in early morning trading Tuesday after reporting quarterly net income of $52 million, giving investors an EPS of 71 cents per share. While much b...
02/21/2012 - 10:06am
DB
After twelve hours of back-and-forth negotiating, European leaders have agreed to help Greece avoid a default by providing it with €130 billion ($172 billion).
02/21/2012 - 8:17am
WMT
Even when consumers were shopping less, e-commerce was booming. The convenience of online shopping made online retail sales jump by 12.6 percent in 2010 to $176.2 billion, and that number is expected...
02/20/2012 - 12:38pm
AAPL, S, T, VZ
An upcoming auction of airwaves to wireless companies may boost revenues for telecommunications companies, although the gains may not be seen for years.
02/20/2012 - 9:35am
UPS
Investors in Netherlands-based logistics company TNT Express (AMS: TNT) are eager to see the company accept an offer from America-based United Parcel Service (NYSE: UPS). On Friday, management at TNT...
02/17/2012 - 2:12pm
Finally, Congress approved a payroll tax cut that would put more money in the pockets of 160 million American workers.
02/17/2012 - 12:40pm
AAPL, GOOG, PCS, T, VZ
China is becoming a bigger headache for Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL), as Chinese consumers eschew the iPhone for other options.
02/17/2012 - 8:41am
AAPL, AMZN, S, T, VZ
Morgan Stanley downgraded Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) yesterday, citing "mixed data points" that suggest the company's stock might hit a ceiling soon. Analysts at the investment firm believe that the compan...
02/17/2012 - 7:30am
BA, LMT, NOC
Representative Jason Chaffetz, a Republican from Utah, wasn't too impressed with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner. "You can smile and laugh about it all you want," he said before adding that he was...
02/16/2012 - 2:39pm
ACN, BAC, C, CS, GS, MS
At the beginning of this milennium, strong derivatives markets and a property bubble made bankers rich.
02/16/2012 - 9:53am
BZH, DHI, PHM
Home builders are getting busier as more new houses were being built in January, in news that may benefit developers like Beazer Homes (NYSE: BZH), D. R. Horton (NYSE: DHI), and Pulte (NYSE: PHM).
02/16/2012 - 8:14am
CS, GS, MS, UBS
Rumors that Moody's is looking to cut its credit ratings on UBS (NYSE: UBS), Credit Suisse (NYSE: CS), and Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) was met with a drop in European markets, also hit by continued conc...
02/16/2012 - 7:42am
Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) is perfectly poised to bring jobs back to America, even as Apple ramps up pressure on supplier Foxconn with an audit by the Fair Labor Association, whose mandate is to "end sweats...

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