U.S. stocks traded higher as investors looked ahead to a week of Fed speeches and data that could shed light on the timing of an interest rate hike.» Read More
Cramer picked favorites in the emerging markets, made the case for some clean energy plays and comments on some minor upgrades that are having a major impact.
With trillions still sitting on the sidelines is there a real resiliency in stocks? Or are gains being driven by irrational exuberance?
Hewlett Packard reported earnings after the bell yesterday, and met analyst expectations. All 30 Dow stocks have now reported -- here is a summary of how the season stacked up.
Pershing Square Capital Management LP's William Ackman is waging a proxy fight against Target Corp. to replace four of the company's independent directors with four of his loyalists and himself. Ironically, Ackman is attacking Target's three greatest strengths: governance, integrated merchandising, and value creation. Ackman has chosen the wrong Target.
Former Coca-Cola Chairman and CEO Neville Isdell says he's watching PepsiCo's attempt to buy its two largest bottlers with great interest, but he wouldn't suggest Coke tread down the same path.
Two bullish strategists, Kim Caughey of Fort Pitt Capital Group and Stephen Wood of Russell Investments, recommended the best sectors for investors to put their money.
Experts Jason Pride at Haverford Investments, and Barry James of James Advantage Funds shared their outlook for the economy.
Laura writes, “Despite flat revenues, Wal-Mart remained optimist about its future. Should I buy on the dip?”
You likely know that President Obama is pressing to end abusive credit card practices. But there’s something else in the legislation...
Plus, Cramer talks tech, restaurants, retail, IPOs and more.
If you're an investor who sells the rips and buys the dips then it's time to make your shopping list!
In time, markets will go higher — but there’s going to be a "vicious correction" along the way, said Doug Kass of Seabreeze Partners. Read his "Miley Cyrus" recovery theory.
A bit toppy here. S&P futures are down again this morning and are now about 39 points (4.2 percent) off our recent high on May 7th.
With stocks rallying for over 2 months now, dividend yields continue to fall back to Earth. The average dividend yield of the Dow 30 has fallen nearly 30% since the rally began in early March. See how the 30 companies in the Dow compare.
With the new credit card bill of rights looming in the not-so-distant future, Cramer takes to task the effect this will have on the big players in the credit card industry.
Both the S&P and Dow rose on Friday as stress test results and reassuring jobs data fueled hopes the worst is over for banks and the economy.
Futures are off their highs, even as nonfarm payrolls losses were not as bad as expected at minus 539,000, better than the 600,000 losses expected and the smallest losses since October. March was revised lower to a loss of 699,000 versus 663,000 previously reported.
McDonald's Corp reported a 6.9 percent rise in April sales at restaurants open at least 13 months, as strength in the United States helped offset the impact of the stronger dollar.
The April employment report and Thursday's late news on bank stress tests will steer Friday's markets.
In yesterday's extension of the current rally, three more Dow stocks crossed above their 200-day moving averages. There are now seven stocks on the Dow above this technical threshold.