Stocks Are Higher And Oil Is Lower - Yahoo Finance - junioraftz's Blog
Stocks Are Higher And Oil Is Lower - Yahoo Finance
STOCKS GO NOWHERE: Here"s what you need to know - Yahoo Finance
GMT, MNI reported that the EU Commission was tabling a six-month deal for Greece. That would most likely mean the bridging loan that Varoufakis wants to tide Greece over until the end of the summer. Nothing is confirmed, and the EU says there is nothing formal on the table, but as of 1:20 p.m. GMT, Greek stocks are up by nearly 6%. In other news, the latest JOLTS report from the BLS showed that in December job openings in the US surged above 5 million for the first time since January 2001.
Stocks End Little Changed After Volatile Day - Yahoo Finance
We"re particularly encouraged by share gains in Frito-Lay North America, the largest portion of the snack division, although solid gains in AMEA (up 8%) and Europe (up 3%) also contributed. In beverages, the company saw carbonated drink volume decline in the United States but enjoyed domestic noncarbonated performance slightly ahead of Coca-Cola KO and drove Latin American organic beverage growth of 3%. Core operating margin improved 32 basis points in 2014. Time Warner (TWX) said its revenue fell 1% to $7.53 billion in the fourth-quarter from the year-ago period.
Stocks Choppy as Greece Remains in Focus - Yahoo Finance
Market Stocks were choppy this morning as Greek worries continued to be in focus. Eurozone finance ministers are meeting today to discuss the Greece bailout which is due to expire at the end of the month. The new Greek government is looking to renegotiate austerity measures and other conditions of the bailout, while many other stakeholders are looking to largely extend the current terms. At midday the Dow was off 0.2%, the S&P source 500 was flat while the Nasdaq was up 0.4%. Stocks on the Move PepsiCo (PEP) enjoyed decent year-over-year volume gains in the fourth quarter, with snacks posting a 2% improvement and beverages up 1%.
Eurozone finance ministers held a meeting in Brussels, though with little news coming out of this meeting during the day, stocks finished Wednesday near where they started the day. First, the scoreboard: S&P 500: 2,068.5, -0.06, (0%) Nasdaq: 4,801.2, +13.5, (+0.3%) And now, the top stories on Wednesday: 1. The market is still focused on Europe and the situation in Greece, as the eurozone"s finance ministers met in Brussels on Wednesday to discuss the terms of the Greek bailout. There were few headlines out of those meeting, but Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis did tell reporters that Greece will "absolutely not" leave the eurozone. 2. In a note to clients on Wednesday, strategists at UBS said that with the risks in Greece looming, in addition to potential rate hikes from the Fed, it might be time for investors to consider paring their exposure to stocks.
Stocks Continue To Show A Lack Of Direction In Mid-Day Trading - U.S. Commentary - NASDAQ.com
The major averages have spent the day on opposite sides of the unchanged line, although the tech-heavy Nasdaq has managed to reach its best intraday level in over a month. Currently, the major averages continue to turn in a mixed performance. While the Nasdaq is up 18.55 points or 0.4 percent at 4,806.19, the Dow is down 34.26 points or 0.2 percent at 17,834.50 and the S&P 500 is down 1.02 points or 0.1 percent at 2,067.57. The lackluster performance on Wall Street largely reflects uncertainty about ongoing Greek debt negotiations, with Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis meeting with the other European finance ministers today in Brussels. Ahead of the meeting, Eurogroup Chairman Jeroen Dijsselbloem told the Dutch parliament any changes to Greece"s bailout program must be in line with existing agreements.