Videos - Sector Updates

  • 02:25 PM Healthcare Sector Update: June 10, 2011

    Health care shares are down in mid-day trading along with the broader market. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) falls after it gets the green light for its acquisition of a European company.

    Shares of Pfizer are down after Reuters reported the drug maker received approval from European Union...

  • 02:14 PM Financial Sector Update: June 10, 2011

    Financial shares are down in mid-day trading while Radian Group (NYSE:RDN) shares surge after the firm reported a drop in delinquent loan inventory.

    Radian Group shares are higher after the credit enhance firm said its delinquent loan inventory dropped to 114,193 in May from 115,020 in...

  • 01:32 PM Energy Sector Update: June 9, 2011

    Energy shares are higher in mid-day trading as crude oil rallies for a second consecutive session to trade over $102 a barrel. Light, sweet crude oil for July delivery traded up 1.7% to $100.74 a barrel. In mid-day news, China North East Petroleum (NYSE:NEP) shares are surging after its board...

  • 01:26 PM Financial Sector Update: June 9, 2011

    Financial shares are higher in mid-day trading while three of the sector's largest names find themselves the target of criticism over compliance with a homeowner relief program. In sector news, Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) is showing little downside from a report this morning that hackers were able...

  • 01:10 PM Consumer Sector Update: June 8, 2011

    Consumer shares are higher in mid-day trading while McDonald's (NYSE:MCD) turns positive after briefly dipping into red this morning. McDonald's said May global comparable sales rose 3.1%. U.S. comparable sales increased 2.4%, Europe up 2.3% and Asia/Pacific, Middle East and Africa up 4.3%....

  • 01:07 PM Financial Sector Update: June 8, 2011

    Financial shares are mixed in mid-day trading as US Bancorp (NYSE:USB) and Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) are among the sector leaders through the first half of the regular session. In mid-day financial sector news, Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) is higher after saying it has agreed to sell a $1.7 billion...

  • 03:48 PM Financial Sector Update: June 6, 2011

    Financial shares are down in late-session trading while JPMorgan Chase (JPM) extends early-session losses to trade down over 2%. In late-session financial sector news, shares of Solar Senior Capital (SUNS) are down even as its board of directors has declared its first dividend payment of $0.05...

  • 03:04 PM Financial Sector Update: June 1, 2011

    Financial shares are down in mid-day trading while JPMorgan Chase (JPM) and Credit Suisse (CS) are big purchasers of mortgage bonds from the US Treasury, a report says.

    The two companies are down after Bloomberg reports that both have purchased more U.S. Treasury mortgage bonds than any...

  • 02:54 PM Healthcare Sector Update: June 1, 2011

    Health care shares are down in mid-day trading while Pfizer's (NYSE:PFE) application for a key kidney cancer drug is accepted by European regulators. The company announced that the European Medicines Agency has accepted the company's filing for regulatory approval application of its kidney...

  • 02:51 PM Consumer Sector Update: June 1, 2011

    Consumer shares are down in mid-day trading while General Motors (NYSE:GM) slumps after reporting mixed sales in May.

    The automaker reported that its dealers in the United States sold 221,192 vehicles in May, a 9% increase in retail sales versus the same period in 2010, boosted by sales...