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As 2008 draws to a close, the competition for "Worst Exec of the Year" is probably the hottest it's been for… well… maybe ever.
Is technology the hot sector to watch in 2009? Find out where the Fast Money traders see some tailwinds!
Stocks ended lower as the unraveling of one of the biggest deals this year overshadowed gains in the energy sector.
Linn Energy is up more than 17 percent Monday and seeing heavy options activity after a favorable article published this weekend. More than 4,000 calls traded this morning at the January 15 strike price, eight times the 20-day average volume for all put and call contracts daily.
Stocks declined Monday as many investors were still away on holiday in this typically low-volume week between Christmas and New Year's.
Cisco Systems, the dominant provider of the digital pipes that run the Internet, is making a big play in digital entertainment, the New York Times reports.
The Dow climbed along with oil prices, while General Motors rose after its financing arm qualified for government funds, helping it stave off potential bankruptcy...
Stocks finished higher Friday on a day when Wall Street looked like a ghost town, but the week ended without a visit from a much-anticipated Santa Claus rally.
Stocks edged higher at the open as Wall Street looked for a boost from a Christmas gift for GMAC and some heavy holiday activity at selected retailers.
For several components of the tech sector, Wall Street analysts believe 2009 will be a year of transition. The first half will be painful, the second half slightly better, but the real recovery won’t occur until 2010.Here's the outlook for four key sectors.
Stock index futures pointed to a low-volume rally pushed by the approval of General Motors' financing arm to become a bank holding company.
After another 100 points shed in the market today, Cramer says only one thing would make him feel better: if just one portfolio manager would come out and admit that this is, in fact, not a good time to buy. Instead, there are a whole lot of "experts" out there insisting that they love this market and it's a great time to buy -- there's a lot of money to be made in the volatility, they say.
The Dow fell in thin volume on Tuesday as housing data showed a steep drop in home values...
Stocks ended lower Monday as a pair of lowered outlooks arrived just in time for the holidays.
Traders are banking on shares of Chesapeake Energy to move higher — but not for a few months. The oil and natural gas company reached a peak near $70 in July, but has fallen hard since then to about $15.25, after spending much of autumn between $10 and $25. Options activity on Monday is focused on the April 27.5 calls...
Stocks turned lower Monday as a pair of lowered outlooks arrived just in time for the holidays.
Retailers are preparing for the last weekend before Christmas with huge discounts typically not seen until after the holiday. How should you trade it?
Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Celgene and Goldman Sachs popped while Apple and Chevron dropped.
As the auto rescue package becomes a reality for GM and Chrysler, the markets end the week mostly in positive territory, led by small caps with the Russell 2,000 up 4% for the week, even as the auto rally fizzled late Friday. Volatility waned, with the VIX falling 17.23% this week, to close at 44.93 Friday.
Option expiration days are usually volatile days for the stock market, and this week, there has been some unusual activity in HSBC, JPMorgan Chase and Apple.