Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.» Read More
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday:
Two days after J.C. Penney's board of directors ousted Ron Johnson as chief executive, hedge fund manager and board member Bill Ackman broke his silence to say he's sticking by the beleaguered department store retailer.
What's driving the markets, with Mario Gabelli, GAMCO Investors, and Sam Zell, Equity Group Investments.
LinkedIn unveiled a new and improved "LinkedIn Recruiter," which is at the core of its recruiting business. That business is the company's biggest and most profitable business by far.
After a few Fed members suggested quantitative easing could soon wind down, a pro trader warned an abrupt end could spell big trouble.
Top financial advisor David Zier reveals his proprietary research involving market gains after a first quarter advance of 10% or more.
Take a look at some of Wednesday's midday movers:
Dividend payers have been leading the rally, however after such a big run, not all dividend payers may attract buyers equally. The Fast Money pros reveal their favorites going forward.
Following the release of the Fed minutes, pro trader Rich Ilczyszyn looks at what it might mean for gold.
The trading in J.C. Penney shares has been pretty rough lately. But the action in the credit and options market may actually suggest that the stock has bottomed.
Natural gas jumped more than 3 percent, after a respected hurricane forecaster predicted a 72 percent chance of a major hurricane hitting the U.S. this year.
First Solar is sending short sellers running for the exits, said Cramer, who explained why the stock has gained rapid favor in the market.
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The early release occurred some time after 2 p.m. ET yesterday. Markets did droop a bit in the last hour, but there isn't a lot to support the idea that the comments were market negative.
The dollar-yen could breach its 2007 pre-credit crisis high of 125 if the Bank of Japan expands its aggressive asset purchase program further, a UBS research note said on Wednesday.
Discount retailer Ross Stores is an "above the ground gold mine" for investors, said George Schwartz, president and CEO of "socially responsible" Ave Maria Funds.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
This is a link to a Bankrate.com story.
Stun-gun maker Taser International has been trying to work its way higher, and yesterday traders took a bullish shot on the name.