The billionaire is in the news and on the market - again, LuluLemon has a new pose and McDonald's may have discovered a new munchies market - time for the wacky week that was.» Read More
In a shaky sector, this fast-food company manages to serve up consistent earnings and growth.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
Nokia said on Monday it is buying U.S. cellphone screen advertising firm Enpocket as the world's top handset maker pushes into a market which is seen ballooning in coming years.
What does it mean to be quicker than the ticker?
Stocks ended higher as investors widely expected the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates, but gains were tempered due to uncertainty regarding the magnitude of easing. The Dow Jones Industrial Average posted a weekly gain of 2.6%, the S&P 500 rose 2.1% and the Nasdaq Composite advanced 1.4%.
U.S. stock futures are pointing lower this morning as new credit worries in Europe drag down banking shares there and wipe out yesterday's euphoria in the financial sector.
McDonald’s and Target – two stocks that surged Thursday – are both held by Wall Street Whale and activist investor Bill Ackman. Does he have the Midas touch, or are the moves merely coincidental?
Stocks closed higher as investors were encouraged by solid economic data and positive signals from the credit markets. "The market is getting some encouragement from some calming down on the credit market side," said Todd Clark, head of trading at Nollenberger Capital Partners. "You see that the long bond is down about a point which shows a little less fear."
While the general feeling is that this will be a quiet two days due partly to the Rosh Hashanah holiday, there is a fly in the ointment: next week's quadruple witching expiration (the quarterly expiration of index futures and options, and individual stock futures and options) coupled with the Fed meeting has a lot of traders nervous about expected high levels of volatility...
Stock prices are shifting into high gear as a GM upgrade and a dividend boost from McDonald's helps sentiment. The dollar is firming slightly and oil trades near record levels. Europe's stock markets turned higher after early losses, and Asian markets were mostly higher overnight.
Stocks are under pressure ahead of the opening as the dollar touches new lows, oil edges higher and Texas Instruments earning forecast disappoints. For now, stock futures are lower and European markets are mixed.
McDonald's on Wednesday raised the annual dividend on its common stock by 50% as part of the fast-food company's plan to return up to $17 billion to shareholders from 2007 through 2009.
Burger King pledged Wednesday to offer healthier fast-food items for children under 12, with plans to sell and market flame-broiled Chicken Tenders and apples cut to resemble thick-cut french fries.
Stocks closed sharply higher on expectations the Fed will ease next week, while strong sales from McDonald's helped to boost the Dow."I think what you're seeing is people looking past the Fed's decision," said Doug Altabef, managing director at Matrix Asset Advisors. "They're anticipating some easing and starting to focus on the half-full glass. "
McDonald's Tuesday reported an 8.1 percent rise in August sales at restaurants open at least 13 months, beating at least one analyst's expectations and sending shares up 3 percent in morning trade.
The Dow inched into positive territory during the closing moments of trading Monday, as strength in tech shares outweighed comments from Fed officials that sounded a cautionary tone on the economy. What’s really going on?
If the U.S. economy goes into a recession, investors are going to need some strong defensive stocks.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
I attended a meeting of about twenty-five hedge fund traders last night. These informal gatherings are fairly common on the Street; they're often sponsored by sell-side trading houses. Usually, it's a discussion on long and short positions of the various traders.
USC students fire away at Cramer on Starbucks, Under Armour, Caterpillar and more...Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
Ceridian said Saturday it resolved a proxy battle with its largest shareholder, Pershing Square Capital Management, clearing the way for the payroll processing company to be acquired for about $5.2 billion.
On the day the NFL season kicks off, we're running two stories on marketing of Reggie Bush & Peyton Manning. The New Orleans Saints running back will appear in 12 national spots (including promotional, non-paid commercials) this year, while the Colts' Manning will be doing his thing again--you'll see a series of fun spots coming out from the likes of Sprint and MasterCard today.