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The Dow Industrials briefly turned positive for the year earlier this morning. WAHOO! But wait…the S&P 500 turned positive for 2009 nearly one month ago and is now up over 4.5% this year. So why the performance lag in the Dow (compared to the S&P)?
With the exit of Citigroup and GM from the Dow, new comers Cisco and Travelers bring some heft back into the index. As of Monday's close, the price weighted index is taking out $4.44 (combined price of Citi and GM) and adding in $61.41 (CSCO + TRV). Here's how this change will impact the weight of the remaining 28 stocks of the Dow.
Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard has big endorsement deals with Adidas, T-Mobile, Warner Brothers, McDonald's and Vitaminwater, but should the NBA Finals go in Orlando's favor, Howard might be the next big marketing icon.
Here's our Fast Money Final Trade. Our gang gives you Thursday's best trades, right now!
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
The bulls took charge of Tuesday’s trading and sent stocks more than 2 higher. The market's gains came after four straight days of losses.
With U.S. deficits rising at a record pace, the possibility that America will lose its AAA investment rating is becoming more and more plausible. While this scenario far from inevitable, there is certainly concern that rising debt levels will decrease the creditworthiness of the U.S. government. The result — a weaker dollar.
Cramer thinks he has found a restaurant stock on the verge of a turnaround.
Stocks finished lower Friday after a late selloff erased the day's gains. Stocks struggled to hold gains for much of the day but worries about a possible downgrade of the U.S.'s credit rating left the market on rocky ground ahead of the Memorial Day weekend.
On a week dominated by a new credit card bill and concerns over the US government debt AAA-credit rating, the markets end the week roughly flat to positive, following an abrupt reversal late Friday.
Peter Andersen of Congress Asset Management Company and Steve Grasso at Stuart Frankel, told CNBC how investors can prepare their portfolios for the weekend.
Both the Dow and S&P were trading in the green around lunchtime Friday, although gains were modest. How should you be positioned ahead of the 3-day holiday week-end?
Karen writes, "If the correction is back on, what defensive names would you recommend?"
Investors have piled back into retail stocks, with many names up 50 percent or more since the latest rally began in early March. Does that mean things are starting to look up at the mall?
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of McDonald’s and Arch Coal popped while Wells Fargo and Palm dropped.
If you’re a coffee drinker you might have to dig a little deeper into your wallet to pay for that next bag of beans.
Stocks ended lower Wednesday as banks and techs pulled back and comments from the Fed poured water on the flicker of optimism.
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.