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  Tuesday, 29 Jan 2008 | 5:25 PM ET

Super Sunday Stocks - Part II

Posted By: Gina Francolla
With the big game just around the corner, here are some more companies that are primed for big business on the back of Super Sunday... »Read more
  Tuesday, 29 Jan 2008 | 2:01 PM ET

Trading GOP Futures on FL Primary

Posted By: Gina Francolla
The Intrade market ( is predicting that McCain has a 58% probability of winning Florida and that Romney has a 47% probability of winning, and both are showing positive momentum on the day.  »Read more
  Tuesday, 29 Jan 2008 | 11:31 AM ET

Markets Past Reactions to Fed Easing

Posted By: Ariel Nelson
Most investors are expecting another cut to the Fed Funds Target when the Federal Open Market Committee meets tomorrow.  The debate has been whether it will be a cut of 25 or 50 bps.  Here are some recent trends and facts on the Fed and the Fed Funds rate as well as a look at how the market performed the last time the Fed went into an extended phase of easing: »Read more
  Monday, 4 Feb 2008 | 9:10 AM ET

Super Bowl Market Stats - Big Blue and Big Scores

Posted By: Ariel Nelson
As Darren Rovell pointed out, the market historically has outperformed when an original NFL team wins the Super Bowl and lags when an orginal AFL team wins.    We decided to look at the market's performance of AFL / NFL teams as well as the current AFC / NFC split.  Either way you slice it you gotta say GO GIANTS!!!!!!! »Read more
  Thursday, 31 Jan 2008 | 11:02 AM ET

Which Companies Might Win Big On Super Sunday?

Posted By: Gina Francolla
With the big game just around the corner, here are some of the companies that are primed for big business on the back of Super Sunday. »Read more
  Friday, 25 Jan 2008 | 3:10 PM ET

Nikkei Battered Since 2007 Peak, Dow More Resilient

Posted By: Yolaiki Gonzalez
It looks like the Nikkei 225 has been beaten up the most since hitting its highs in July.  The Dow has weathered the storm better than most major global indices in both YTD and fall from its high in October. »Read more
  Friday, 25 Jan 2008 | 2:40 PM ET

S&P 500 Earnings Scorecard: 73% Have Met Or Exceeded Expectations To Date

Posted By: Ariel Nelson
To date 160 (approximately one third) of the S&P 500 companies have reported earnings. Here's a look at the scorecard for the quarter to date. »Read more
  Friday, 25 Jan 2008 | 9:48 AM ET

Sectors That Have Dropped The Most Since Their 2007 Peak

Posted By: Ariel Nelson
With the big swings in the market, we thought it would be interesting to see where the S&P Sectors stand from last year's highs.  As expected, the defensive Consumer Staples and Health Care sectors have held up better than the bludgeoned Financial sector. »Read more
  Thursday, 24 Jan 2008 | 6:55 PM ET

Highest Yielding Stocks On The Dow

Posted By: Brian Beers
As the markets continue to swing up and down, some of the biggest names in the Dow Industrials  can be snapped up with fairly sizable yields. »Read more
  Wednesday, 23 Jan 2008 | 12:18 PM ET

NASDAQ Worst Open Since 2001

Posted By: Ariel Nelson
With Apple's (AAPL) disappointing announcement, the NASDAQ was set to open heavily toward the downside.  On the openeing bell, the Nasdaq opened down ~65 points or almost 3%.  The last time the NASDAQ opened down over 60 points was on Sept 21, 2001 after the 9/11 attacks.  The NASDAQ opened down 75 points or 5% that day.  The largest drop on the open was one year earlier when the NASDAQ dropped 212 points on the open. More... »Read more

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