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If last week is any indication, the market focus will be less on stocks and more on bonds and the dollar; while the dollar staged a late-week rally, the Treasury auction this week and continued weakness in long-dated Treasuries continues to be a worry for traders.
Stocks opened lower Monday as the dollar and U.S. Treasury yields soared on the back of last week's cheerier jobs data, which prompted speculation that the Fed may raise rates at its next meeting.
With stocks rallying for over 3 months now, dividend yields continue to fall back to Earth. Today, two new components join the Dow, one with a dividend and one without. See how the 30 companies in the Dow compare.
Futures pointed to a lower open for Wall Street Monday as the dollar and U.S. Treasury yields soared on the back of last week's cheerier jobs data, which prompted speculation that the Federal Reserve may raise rates at its next meeting.
Credit card holders who in ordinary years might have used their tax refunds to pay down their balances apparently spent the money elsewhere as the recession deepened in the first quarter.
Sick of hearing the Kobe vs. LeBron debate in ads by Nike and Vitaminwater, Dwight Howard, a Vitaminwater spokesman himself, called the brand's chief marketing officer Rohan Oza and told him that when the Magic made the finals he wanted his own ad.
Investors are now concerned that the current state of world economies can’t support oil much above $60. Will oil’s collapse trigger the next leg down?
The Mad Money host likes CKE Restaurants as an investment, but would he eat at one of its establishments?
There’s no keeping this market down. The S&P 500 recorded another day of gains; the current four-day advance is now the index's longest winning streak since early April.
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.
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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.