Market News Call

Stocks to Watch Thursday

Stocks consolidated Wednesday after a recent rally as investors paused, while Treasuries rose on growing political uncertainty in Italy and Spain. The euro lost momentum ahead of an ECB meeting while oil and gold

Key Analysts’ Recommendations for Tuesday

Baidu: Raymond James cut to market perform from outperform on lower margin outlook and mobile uncertainty. BlackRock: BMO raised price target to $255 from $240; rating outperform to incorporate updated views following recent earnings reports

Canadian Stocks to Watch Wednesday

WestJet Airlines, Canada’s second-biggest airline, is expected to report fourth quarter results. The market will be looking for details on WestJet’s planned introduction of its premium economy seating, the first such move by the

Market News Makers for February 5th

Ally Financial, the auto lender majority-owned by the U.S. government, reports fourth-quarter earnings and provides an update on its efforts to reimburse taxpayers for bailouts during the financial crisis. The lender’s mortgage unit filed