Minimum wage hikes across the US will prompt Wal-Mart Stores to adjust base salaries at 1,434 stores, impacting about a third of its U.S. locations.» Read More
Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard is averaging a double-double this season, with 20.7 points and nearly 14 rebounds a game.
With stocks rallying for 5 weeks in a row now, dividend yields are falling back to Earth. The average dividend yield of the Dow 30 has fallen over 25% since the rally began in early March. See how the 30 companies in the Dow compare.
Many people think of food manufacturers as recession-proof, but a report out today from Mintel Reports shows that some food categories are recession-fueled.
During a decade of easy credit and loose spending, American businesses built too many cars, houses, stores and factories. It turns out the country built too many restaurants, too. Some predict more than 20,000 restaurants will close over the next three years.
Stocks rose on Friday for the 4th day in a row, with the Dow closing out its best four-week winning streak since 1933.
“It’s the worst I’ve seen," said a Cabo San Lucas restaurant owner, "It is definitely the worst."For a Mexican tourist hotspot like Cabo, that's bad news. One of the busiest tourist seasons for the area comes during the months of March and April, coinciding with the American spring break season. Spring break, the long-time college tradition of excess and irresponsibility, is a time that many tourist destinations depend on to bolster their profits, banking on the liberal spending habits of Americans on vacation.
Yesterday, two Dow components crossed over their 200-day moving averages. There are now 3 Dow stocks trading at these levels. Here is a break down of the 30 Dow stocks with respect to their 50 and 200-day averages.
European Union regulators said Wednesday they would drop a threat to fine MasterCard after the company promised to temporarily cut fees it charges for cross-border card purchases which can hike costs for shops.
The market is showing strength in ways that skeptics can't believe. Does that mean investors have missed the bottom?
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Negative connotations or not, Cramer says, this is exactly what we need.
Here's our Fast Money Final Trade. Our gang gives you tomorrow's best trades, right now!
If you read those self-help books you probably know that all too often people eat their way through depression, but can we collectively eat our way out of recession?
Did the Fed just begin a currency war, where nations basically throw money at one another just to boost exports?
Jeffrey Saut of Raymond James says there's a chance that we've seen the bottom of this market, and he's got some selections for investors as stocks improve.
The winning streaks may have ended yesterday, but St. Patrick's Day has historically been more up than down for the markets. Good Luck Today!
The government is moving towards a budget that will raise the national deficit to almost $2 trillion dollars. $2,000,000,000,000. That's a lot of zeroes! Even the Chinese have expressed concern over U.S. deficits. And when the Chinese, the biggest buyer of U.S. debt, begin voice concerns, you know deficits are real and something to be worried about.
The major indices have some distance to go today if they are going to break weekly records. However, there are 4 Dow components that are on track for their best week in at least 40 years...
Global stocks were back in the red Thursday after enjoying a two-day rally. As market volatility looks unlikely to ease, experts tell CNBC where the best places are to invest.
Last night on Fast Money, Guy Adami mentioned that "the PE is very compelling" for Hewlett Packard. Many of the PE's for the Dow 30 are at historic lows. Here's a "By the Numbers" look at current PE's and implied valuation.