May has been crummy for stocks for the past 3 years, and there are a few reasons to be concerned about May 2013 as well.
Earnings are starting to look a bit better with half the S&P 500's quarterly results in. Revenue, however, is a different and bothersome story.
Shares drop after hours, after earnings and guidance from both high-flyers disappoint investors. The S&P nearly sets a new closing high.
Options trading was halted by a multi-hour breakdown. The delay prevented traders from gauging fear and hedging positions.
The company has stopped offering financing for gun purchases to small gun shops. The move comes after the Newtown shooting in December.
It might under a plan for Fiat to buy the shares it doesn't already own. But will the UAW sell?
Shares jump after hours, then fade after fiscal-2nd quarter earnings beat estimates and the company boosts its dividend. But profit margins are a concern. The iPad sees a 65% sales gain.
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The auto parts giant beats Wall Street expectations, while continuing to expand its stores in the U.S. and Mexico.
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