Caterpillar Lifts Dow, Futures Mixed; Top Chip Stock Eyes Breakout | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Stock futures traded in very narrowly mixed territory early Monday, as mergers news and analyst actions stirred some premarket moves, and investors prepared for the start of the fourth-quarter ... Continue Reading →

Stocks Rally Into 2018: Disney, Netflix Lead As China, Chip Stocks Rise | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Stocks leapt up to a strong start Tuesday’s open, as international markets provided a starkly mixed backdrop for the first session in 2018. X Walt Disney (DIS) and McDonald’s ... Continue Reading →

Stocks Rise: IBM, Intel Divide Dow As AMD Leads Chip Gains | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Stocks opened to narrow gains Wednesday, as news of an Intel (INTC) design flaw triggered busy early action among chip stocks. X The Dow Jones industrial average started 0.1% higher, ... Continue Reading →

China, Chip, Tech Stocks Lead Futures Rally Ahead Of Payrolls Report | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Nasdaq 100 futures led a strong premarket session Friday, as global markets posted strong gains and investors looked awaited the December payrolls report. Futures for the Dow Jones ... Continue Reading →

Stock Market Today: Stocks Power Higher; This Chip Leader Surges, While Netflix Breaks Out | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

The major market averages continued to move higher in midday trade Wednesday, reaching fresh record highs with strong gains among leading chip stocks. Meanwhile, FANG stock Netflix ... Continue Reading →

Apple Hauls Nasdaq Lower; 2 Chip Stocks Suffer Early Hits | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Stocks opened lower Tuesday after the 3-day holiday weekend, with the Nasdaq leading the downside as the market’s largest technology leader was dragged lower in an early bout ... Continue Reading →

Stock Market Today: Stocks Tread Water, But This Top Memory-Chip Maker Sparks Chip Rally | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

The major market averages were quietly mixed following the Senate’s passing of the tax-reform bill. Next, the bill will head back to House for a final vote before going to President ... Continue Reading →

Stock Market Today: Stocks Modestly Higher; Chip Leaders Under Pressure, Nike Earnings Late | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

The major market averages were modestly higher in early trade Thursday. The Dow Jones industrial average led the way with a 0.3% rise, and the S&P 500 moved up 0.2%. Meanwhile, ... Continue Reading →

Stock Market News: Huge Rally In Chip Stocks Not Much Help To Nasdaq

Major stock indexes pared losses but still traded slightly lower in afternoon trading Wednesday. In stock market news, the Philadelphia Semiconductor Index surged 3%, helped by strong ... Continue Reading →

Stock Market News: Xilinx, Lam Research Lead Monster Chip Rally

In stock market news Thursday, a 6% surge in the Philadelphia Semiconductor Index helped the Nasdaq composite outperform. But the Nasdaq could only manage a 0.4% gain in afternoon ... Continue Reading →