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CVS, Nike, Darden and Research in Motion are just a few of the names he likes.
Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Goldman Sachs and Wyeth popped while Coca-Cola and Denny’s dropped.
The Dow closed sharply lower Friday, registering its third triple-digit loss in four sessions. What's the "Word on the Street?"
Find out why casual dining and fast food stocks could move up this summer despite surging food costs!
Mainstream advertisers normally gravitate toward wholesome characters from mainstream shows that steer clear of hot buttons. But in recent months, big brands like Coca-Cola, Subway and White Castle have been borrowing for their marketing efforts characters from “Family Guy,” which has been criticized for everything from anti-Semitism and sexism to homophobia and overall disgustingness, the New York Times reports.
Cree Inc. popped on Tuesday on speculation that the firm is a takeover target. How much truth is there to this market rumor? Also, your fast messages answered!
Also, the closest thing to a deepwater wildcatter, more praise for wind power and more.
The Dow dropped Tuesday and the broader stock market continued to languish despite positive news early in the day from Goldman Sachs. What's the "Word on the Street?"
CNBC asked the market experts for their best stock picks now. Here's a sampling of their suggestions.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Stocks finished mixed amid volatile oil prices and a weak manufacturing report from the Fed.
The week began with a flashback to the credit crisis. It ended with figures showing the fastest inflation in six months and the lowest consumer-sentiment reading in 28 years. Along the way, as the stock market ebbed and flowed, CNBC guests assembled a collective portfolio that was heavy on technology, energy, and global exposure.
Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of McDonald's and Sallie Mae popped while Merck and Whole Foods dropped.
Stocks rallied to the finish Friday, led by financials and techs, as a tame core-inflation reading and lower oil helped the market end a chaotic week on a high note.
The stock market ends the week on a mixed note with the Dow positive on triple digit gains Friday, and the NASDAQ and S&P both in negative territory. The tech heavy NASDAQ faired the worst, down almost 1% for the week while the S&P was almost flat.
Barry James has a checklist for worthy investments. To be attractive, a stock must have good relative value, good historical corporate earnings, and good relative price strength.
U.S. retail gasoline demand slipped 3.8 percent from last year's levels, as gasoline prices posted yet another record high last week, MasterCard Advisors said Tuesday.
In Tuesday’s Web Extra the traders reveal how to play the credit card space with Discover suing Visa and Mastercard for roughly $6 billion.
Stocks struggled to hold gains Tuesday as bank stocks rallied but comments from Bernanke hung over the market like a cloud. Oil dropped more than $3 to settle at $131.31 a barrel.