Stocks were higher in early trading this morning after Morgan Stanley (MS) - the last of the six largest U.S. banks to report - topped analyst expectations for first quarter earnings.  In yesterday’s session the Dow rose 300 points, topping the 34,000 milestone amid blowout economic data. ...
Investors were optimistic this morning in early trading as stocks ticked upward.  The market has been grinding higher to reach new records in recent sessions amid the economic reopening and trillions of dollars in stimulus.  The S&P 500 has gained nearly 10% in 2021 with energy and...
First-quarter earnings season officially kicked off this morning with major banks reporting.  Wall Street was optimistic before the opening bell as JPMorgan (JPM), Goldman Sachs (GS) and Wells Fargo (WFC) all reported better than expected earnings.  Goldman Sachs blew past analyst expectations, reporting record first-quarter net profits and revenues due to strong performance from...
Stocks suddenly slipped this morning after the FDA said its halting use of the Johnson & Johnson’s (JNJ) Covid vaccine after 6 cases of a rare blood issue have been reported.  Stocks that stand to be hurt the most if the rapid vaccine rollout slows also fell in early...
The stock market has managed to get back on track after a brief correction after several weeks of split market action.  Equities have largely shrugged off inflation concerns as they continue to march higher and higher into record territory.   Some analysts have expressed concerns...