Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares his final thoughts of the day. "You can make money in many different ways, with managers, with brokers and yes - gloriously by yourself," he says.» Read More
Stocks shot higher on this first day of the second quarter after encouraging reports on initial jobless claims and manufacturing.
Shares of Zions Bancorp has surged 70 percent so far this year, making it the best performing stock in the first quarter. In addition, the shares are up more than 225 percent since the market bottom in March 2009. Is there still room left for investors to get in? Bob Patten, managing director and senior bank analyst at Morgan Keegan shared his insights.
JDS Uniphase hit another 52-week high yesterday and attracted upside option activity after getting a new upgrade. Trading was concentrated at the June 13 strike, where 13,664 calls turned over against open interest of just 1,624 contracts, clearly opening new positions.
Better news on manufacturing surveys in China, as well as a decent reading on Japan's Q1 Tankan report, helped the Asian markets overnight. Europe also up about 1 percent. And: In another sign the IPO markets are returning to life, Primerica priced 21.36 million shares at $15.00 — 3.36 million shares more than anticipated
At least now we know, thanks to Chicago Fed Chief Evans, that "unusually low for an extended period" means six months and not two years.
U.S. stock index futures added to gains for the first session of the second quarter Thursday, after a reading on weekly jobless claims came in about in line with expectations.
Sometimes even the most recognizable companies should be banned from the market.
March car sales could provide a pleasant surprise Thursday for a market that's all geared up about Friday's jobs report.
Cramer explains why businesses of all kinds live and die by it.
Hey, did you hear? The US today is like Japan in the 1990s. (Well, maybe not.)
Nobel Prize or not, they don’t know stocks.
Technical analysis works well in certain situations, Cramer says. This is how you use it to your advantage.
Stocks ended a strong quarter with a thud Wednesday after a disappointing report on jobs from ADP.
What many Westerners may know about the Middle East falls far short of what the vast region has to offer investors.
Today marks the final day of the quarter for the Dow and the S&P. How should investors set up their portfolios for next quarter’s trading? John Ryding, chief economist at RDQ Economics and Scott Wren, senior equity strategist at Wells Fargo Advisors shared their insights.
First quarter 2010: this time, a look at the losers. I noted earlier that although the S&P is up 5 percent this quarter (4th consecutive quarter of growth), there have been very wide discrepancies between the winners and losers this quarter. ere's some of the more notable laggards, and why. (Updated)
An option trader is making a long-term bet that Coca-Cola will rally by early next year. OptionMonster's real-time tracking systems detected upside activity at the January 57.50 strike... There is no open interest at the strike, so this buying was done to open a new position.
Stocks turned mixed Wednesday, the last trading day of the quarter. Energy, financials and materials were the sector leaders.
With the S&P up 5 percent this quarter (4th consecutive quarter of growth), but there are some wide disparities between the winners and losers. Here's the big winners, and why. Also: why traders are fearful.
Stocks wavered on Wednesday after an unexpected drop in the ADP jobs report. How should investors position their portfolios? Bill Spiropoulos, CEO of CoreStates Capital Advisors, and Dennis Wassung, portfolio manager at Cabot Money Management, shared their insights.