Stocks rose in light volume on Friday, with the Dow and S&P 500 closing at records.» Read More
Plus, Cramer talks insurers, health care and President Obama's Medicare changes.
Plus, Cramer's plan for Obama and the conundrum of preferred shares.
John writes, “The retailers seem to have hit a bottom, would any of the traders be buyers of the Retail ETF (RTH) or individual names here?
Stocks jumped on Tuesday after Ben Bernanke delivered a big dose of relief when he signaled that nationalization of big banks was not at hand.
Plus, Cramer makes the call on Home Depot versus Lowe's and the only financial stocks worth considering.
Ask Keith Wirtz what makes a stock a "buy" these days, and he'll tick off a short list: "We like plays that have certain characteristics: strong balance-sheet conditions, good free cash flow experiences, and good earnings visibility on the horizon," the president and chief investment officer of Fifth Third Asset Management told CNBC.
Finishing the day at 7,114.78 yesterday, the Dow closed at its lowest level since May 7, 1997. 7 of the 30 current Dow components were not in the index when the Dow last saw these levels.
With nowhere else to go, some of Wall Street’s biggest money managers are buying these stocks.
As the Dow now contains five stocks under $10 (GM, C, BAC, AA, & GE), the Dow Industrials index has come under greater scrutiny on whether it is still a good gauge of the overall market.
Is there a pipeline from the C-suite of McDonald's to the ivory towers of biopharma? At least one "Pharma's Market" reader from overseas thinks so.
Plus, Cramer speculates on whom the new Dow Jones Industrial constituent could be.
Yes, McDonald's has done away with "Super-Size" menu items, but I can still use the American lexicon for, hopefully, an attention-grabbing blog headline.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on Tuesday increased its share stake in heavyweights like Coca Cola, McDonald's and Autonation.
Plus, Cramer makes the call on oil refiners, infrastructure and more.
Harriet wants to know, “since consumer discretionary is historically one of the earlier sectors to turn after a recession when should investors start getting long?”
Considering the steep drop in financials Tuesday, should you buy bank stocks on the dip?
As the markets listened in on Treasury Secretary Geithner's plan to restore financial stability, one thing became increasingly clear. This time around, the Treasury was committed to "increase transparency and accountability to protect taxpayers." If their website is an indication, so far "transparency" is far from here.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Stocks ended mixed Monday as the much-anticipated bank-rescue plan was delayed for another day. Banks jumped amid hopes the bailout will save the stocks.
McDonald’s is trading up after reporting another month of strong same-store sales, a trend that continues despite the current recession and economic turmoil. Its low-priced menu items have evidently remained attractive to consumers. . .