Mar 28, 2012 4:10 PM ET
U.S. indexes wavered and extended two day losses to 1.5% after energy complex stocks declined. Crude oil eased after European nations and U.S. consider releasing oil from strategic oil reserves. Gold, silver and copper fell.
Mar 28, 2012 11:46 AM ET
Family Dollar lifts full year earnings forecast on second quarter net rose 11% to $136.4 million. PVH 2012 projected revenue to be flat or up to 2%. Progress Software first quarter net declined 64% and Synnex Corp. first quarter net soared 28.6% to $38.2 mn. Teavana fourth quarter net surged 36%.
Mar 28, 2012 10:36 AM ET
Stocks in New York were little changed in early trading after durable goods orders rose less than expected in February. Civilian aircraft orders increased 1.6% in the month. Pentair soared 18% after it agreed to merge with flow and control business of Tyco values at $4.6 billion.
Mar 28, 2012 9:58 AM ET
The benchmark index in Tokyo traded lower as most stocks trade ex-dividend. Railroad and bus operator Tokyu Corp after it estimated lower than expected operating earnings. Chemical maker Nippon Kayaku Corp declined after nine-month operating net fell 14%.
Mar 28, 2012 9:23 AM ET
European indexes fell after Italy auctioned €8.5 billion of 6-month bills at lower yields. Euro area money supply growth rose in February. The UK economy contracted in the fourth quarter.
Mar 28, 2012 8:34 AM ET
Australian benchmark index increased 1% and closed at a new high on a broad rally that lifted materials, financials and consumer staples. Bank of Queensland soared 8% after it reopened. Australian dollar slipped to $1.043.
Mar 27, 2012 4:19 PM ET
U.S. indexes wavered after consumer sentiment edged lower but held near one-year high and metropolitan home prices fell for the fifth month in a row. Prices declined in 17 of the 20 cities tracked. World markets extended gains and crude oil prices edged lower.
Mar 27, 2012 11:06 AM ET
Stocks in New York pared gains after consumer confidence edged lower in March and metropolitan home prices fell in January. European leaders appear to be ready to expand the bailout fund and markets in Japan jumped to the pre-disaster level last year.
Mar 27, 2012 10:28 AM ET
The Nikkei index in Tokyo rebounds to cross the level last seen on March 11 a year ago when triple disaster crippled the nation and left 19,000 missing or dead. The index jumped on the last day to capture dividend from most companies.
Mar 27, 2012 9:24 AM ET
Australian benchmark indexes extended gains to a 4-week high. Resource linked stocks, banks and retailers led the gainers. Fertilizer maker Nufarm said first half net income quadrupled.