Stocks McDonald's Corp

More

  • Stocks Push Higher; Citigroup Rebounds Tuesday, 19 Jan 2010 | 11:38 AM ET

    Stocks pushed higher, buoyed by gains in drug and chip stocks. Citigroup bounced back after an initial dip on disappointing results.

  • On a week where Alcoa kicked off the earnings season with a miss, oil fell back below $80 per barrel, and the equity markets hit new intraday 52-week highs before losing momentum Friday with a triple digit loss for the Dow, and ended up turning in a negative weekly performance.

  • Calls of the Day – January 13th Wednesday, 13 Jan 2010 | 6:38 PM ET

    Find out what top analysts are saying about Mastercard, Merck and more. How should you be positioned, now?

  • Big Investors Bailing Before Earnings, Should You? Tuesday, 12 Jan 2010 | 5:27 PM ET

    Investors hit the brakes on Tuesday after disappointing results from Alcoa and a warning from Chevron spooked buyers. How should you be positioned, now?

  • U.S. stocks finished the first trading week of 2010 on a positive note, with the Dow and S&P 500 reaching their highest level in 15-months.

  • The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), also known as the “Investor Fear Gauge," hit a 19 month low on Friday. What does it all mean for stocks and investments going forward? Hank Smith, CIO of Haverford Investments, and Mike Rubino, president of Rubino Financials, discussed their market analyses.

  • Halftime Report: Is S&P Gunning For 1200? Friday, 8 Jan 2010 | 1:21 PM ET

    Should you hold you nose and buy? Or is there much more to lose on the downside than there is to gain on the upside?

  • Mastercard Declined Thursday, 7 Jan 2010 | 6:00 PM ET

    Wells Fargo downgraded Mastercard on Thursday citing valuations. Considering shares are up 66% over the past year, is the run, done?

  • How Visa, Using Card Fees, Dominates a Market Tuesday, 5 Jan 2010 | 11:03 AM ET
    Credit Card swipe

    Every day, millions of Americans stand at store checkout counters and make a seemingly random decision: after swiping their debit card, they choose whether to punch in a code, or to sign their name.  It is a pointless distinction to most consumers, since the price is the same either way. But behind the scenes, billions of dollars are at stake.

  • What Not to Do With Your 401(k) Thursday, 31 Dec 2009 | 6:36 PM ET

    Every financial planner tells you to have one, but they never tell you what to do with it.

  • Best & Worst for the Month, Year & Decade Thursday, 31 Dec 2009 | 4:10 PM ET

    U.S. stocks finished down for the week but up for the year with the S&P and the Dow closing a wildly volatile year up 23% and 19% respectively.  The NASDAQ Composite managed a gain of 44% for the year. 

  • A Year of Goodbye's: CEOs Make Their Exits in 2009 Thursday, 31 Dec 2009 | 3:21 PM ET
    ceo_money.jpg

    Out with the old and in with the new, or so seems to be the trend among corporate executives exiting their management roles in 2009.

  • 2010 Dogs of the Dow: Updated Thursday, 31 Dec 2009 | 12:06 PM ET
    dogs_ofthe_dow.jpg

    A popular investment strategy suggests buying the ten Dow Jones Industrial Average components with the highest yielding dividends. Here is the list going into 2010.

  • Dow Ekes Out Gain After Chicago PMI Wednesday, 30 Dec 2009 | 5:19 PM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks erased their losses Wednesday — and the Dow and Nasdaq pulled off a gain — after a better-than-expected report on Midwest manufacturing.

  • Dow Snaps 6-Day Streak—With a Point Tuesday, 29 Dec 2009 | 4:31 PM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks struggled to hold gains Tuesday as the recent rally appeared to lose steam on day seven but investors continued to raise their bets on consumer-discretionary stocks. The VIX held below 20.

  • Stocks Struggle After 6-Day Winning Streak Tuesday, 29 Dec 2009 | 1:53 PM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks struggled to hold gains Tuesday as the recent rally appeared to lose steam on day seven but investors continued to raise their bets on consumer-discretionary stocks. The VIX held below 20.

  • Dow: Decade by Decade Tuesday, 29 Dec 2009 | 8:56 AM ET
    Best & Worst of the Decade

    Following the sizzling 1990s (the markets’ best decade ever), stocks have had a disappointing decade overall, fizzling in the 2000s.  Here are the best and worst of the Dow.

  • 2010 Dogs of the Dow Monday, 28 Dec 2009 | 2:14 PM ET
    dogs_ofthe_dow.jpg

    A popular investment strategy suggests buying the ten Dow Jones Industrial Average components with the highest yielding dividends. Here is the list going into 2010.

  • Futures Edge Up as Investors Focus on Year-End Monday, 28 Dec 2009 | 8:50 AM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    U.S. stock index futures indicated a flat to higher open Monday with investors wary of taking bets that could erode gains heading into year-end.

  • Nasdaq Closes Higher But Rally Fizzles Wednesday, 23 Dec 2009 | 2:22 PM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks are indicated to extend the previous session's gains, aided by European markets that hit 14-month highs on a broader index, helped by energy and banking stocks.