U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday, building on gains after CPI rose in June, with sentiment also stabilized by encouraging earnings reports.» Read More
Some of the worst stocks are up Monday despite bad news. Are any of them worth buying?
Stocks started the week off higher as the dollar rose to a two-month high and oil receded. MBIA bounced despite reporting an astouding quarterly loss.
Doug MacKay, president and CIO of Broadleaf Partners, thinks he's spotted some stocks that can lift an investor's portfolio in the midst of recession and slow recovery.
It's been a wild ride for both the dollar and oil. When it comes to stocks, here's what the experts have to say about what they like now:
It's here! Or almost here. It's the new Research in Motion BlackBerry 9000 Bold, and what a bold step this is. It's been a year since RIM released an update, and during that time, just about every spotlight has turned to the iPhone from Apple with so many experts ceding the market to the upstart touch-screen wonder.
Research In Motion is launching a new high-end version of the BlackBerry aimed at its core base of business users, but it hopes the sleek device will also catch on in the broad retail market.
Risk aversion is definitely back today. You can see it in the dollar/yen, where the yen has really strengthened today. The AIG news (down 8 percent) told us that a lot of the bad news is still not priced in. Big momentum stocks like Visa, Mastercard, Nucor, US Steel, Anadarko, Apache, Bidu, Apple, and Google all saw profit-taking today. But here's the big problem: oil closing up five straight days, closing at a new high.
Options tend to mystify many small individual investors but a new product launched this week could just change that.
A funny thing has been happening to Google lately. Have you noticed? It's going up! And I'm not talking about the one-day pop it got from those surprisingly good earnings. I'm talking about the day to day creep-up, the steady momentum. The parallels to Apple are pretty striking.
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Stocks bounced back from the prior session's slide, led by techs and materials, as techs staged a rebound and materials benefited from higher metal prices. Better-than-expected retail sales also buoyed the market. Financials declined after federal regulators proposed increased oversight of investment banks.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
When Apple's Steve Job's picked Israeli Yael Naim's "New Soul" for the Mac Air commercial, it wasn't the first time Silicon Valley connected with Israel. In fact, Israel has more companies traded on the tech heavy Nasdaq than any other country outside the United States. As Israel celebrates its 60th anniversary of statehood, here are some more facts and figures on the Israeli economy and markets...
Don't count this company out like Cramer did. It's making a comeback.
This fuel could be the key to America's energy independence, he says.
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Time to sort through the Fast Money in-box and answer more of your questions. Joe writes, "What a great call on US Steel. How much more can it run?"
Stocks closed higher as optimism prevailed, even in the face of $122-a-barrel oil. Techs got a boost from speculation that a deal between Microsoft and Yahoo is still possible.
The once-great stock picker is no Warren Buffett, Cramer says.
Stocks declined as oil surpassed $122 a barrel and Fannie Mae delivered disappointing results.