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Stocks advanced Thursday, with the Dow up nearly 100 points, as fears of contagion from the European debt crisis eased and U.S. jobless claims fell.
In our live Trading Doctor webinar this week (Finding High Reward/Risk Setups Using Technical Analysis) we showed many charts to illustrate the value of patience in waiting for a trade to exhale.
The largest U.S. home-improvement retailer, said Tuesday it is laying off 1,000 staffers as it cuts three pilot programs and cuts some support positions.
If you're planning on committing a crime, cheating on your spouse or lying to your employer about where you’ve been, it may be a good idea to leave your cell phone at home.
The financial sector reforms in the US did not go far enough to ensure the banking system was free of risks and easier to regulate, and more steps need to be taken to ensure banks are not too big to fail, Nouriel Roubini, chairman of RGE Monitor, told CNBC Monday.
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Q: On Fast Money’s trader radar we look at the stock that was lighting up screens across Wall Street. In 1929, a New York Times headline read “Abraham & Straus and Filene’s To Unite,” and this company was born. Today, the company operates the second-largest department store chain in the U.S., as well as up-scale Bloomingdale’s. However, shares got a bit of a discount today, as retailers fell on fears of further economic woes. Who is it?
This could be the greatest comeback in corporate history: a formerly bankdrupt company that has seen customers, revenues, and profits all growing at double digits—and a stock that could soon go public through an unusual method.
Investors looking to pile back into bank stocks Wednesday drew a warning from investment pros: Watch your step.
For months, we have been stuck in this trading range with more and more people fleeing or freezing every day. We are afraid and fear is chasing us, says financial psychiatrist Dr. Janice Dorn.
It may seem like the country that used to make everything is on the brink of making nothing.
Hedge fund manager John Paulson has profited more than anyone else from the financial crisis. His $3.7 billion payday in 2007 broke every record, and he made it all by betting against homeowners, shareholders, and the rest of us. Now he’s paying the price.
Morgan Stanley and Citigroup are in talks to merge their brokerage operations in a deal that could result in Morgan taking over Citi's Smith Barney unit, people familiar with the situation told CNBC.
Q: On Fast Money’s trader radar we look at the stock that was lighting up screens across Wall Street. This clothing company was spun off from W.R. Grace & Co in 1970, and has since launched many successful brands including the Lauren by Ralph Lauren line. The retailer even acquired Barney’s New York department store a few years back, selling it for over twice what it had paid. Today the struggling owner of Nine West shoes got the lift it needed after reducing a line of credit, sending shares soaring. Who is it?
My colleague Dave Harder and I have been watching a number of charts for clues to tell us if the Federal Reserve’s policies of quantitative easing and the lowering of interest rates to zero are finding their way into the economy—and what these clues might be telling us about equity prices going forward.
In a move that provides relief to thousands of renters who face eviction but draws the federal government even deeper into the housing market, the loan giant Fannie Mae said Sunday that it would sign new leases with renters living in foreclosed properties owned by the company.
There is one word to describe the general atmosphere on Monday: Terrified. Investors are terrified. Traders who are not nimble at day trading and scalping are terrified.
Shares of General Growth Properties fell 73 percent on Tuesday after the second-largest U.S. mall owner expressed doubts that it could continue operating due to its looming near-term debt.
The nation's unemployment rate is at a 14-year high, General Motors reported a massive third-quarter loss and says it may run out of cash next year, and Ford is planning more job cuts after burning through billions of its own.
It's no wonder credit card issuers are feeling skittish about risky borrowers. With cardholder delinquency and debt increasing amid a housing and employment decline, issuers are eager to limit their risk exposure.