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Stocks closed higher despite some selling in the final half hour of trading, giving the market its sixth straight weekly gain and its longest weekly winning streak since 2007.
Consumers remain "skittish," but the economy may be in the very early stages of a recovery, McDonald's CEO and Vice Chairman Jim Skinner said Friday.
20 years ago today – on April 17, 1989 – the Consumer News and Business Channel launched. And how the network has evolved – from showing how to cook chicken in a microwave on the first day of broadcasting to covering the current global economic crisis over the past year.
John Madden has announced that he is retiring today. And given that the broadcasting great has been in more commercials than any other announcer, we’re rolling some of his best spots.
In the final hour of trading Wednesday the DJIA wowed the bulls by jumping 100 points closing above the psychologically important 8000 level.
The Consumer Price Index fell -0.1% last month. The core rate, excluding energy and food, rose 0.2%. Here is a breakdown of the inflation benchmark to show you where costs are rising most.
Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard is averaging a double-double this season, with 20.7 points and nearly 14 rebounds a game.
With stocks rallying for 5 weeks in a row now, dividend yields are falling back to Earth. The average dividend yield of the Dow 30 has fallen over 25% since the rally began in early March. See how the 30 companies in the Dow compare.
Many people think of food manufacturers as recession-proof, but a report out today from Mintel Reports shows that some food categories are recession-fueled.
During a decade of easy credit and loose spending, American businesses built too many cars, houses, stores and factories. It turns out the country built too many restaurants, too. Some predict more than 20,000 restaurants will close over the next three years.
Stocks rose on Friday for the 4th day in a row, with the Dow closing out its best four-week winning streak since 1933.
“It’s the worst I’ve seen," said a Cabo San Lucas restaurant owner, "It is definitely the worst."For a Mexican tourist hotspot like Cabo, that's bad news. One of the busiest tourist seasons for the area comes during the months of March and April, coinciding with the American spring break season. Spring break, the long-time college tradition of excess and irresponsibility, is a time that many tourist destinations depend on to bolster their profits, banking on the liberal spending habits of Americans on vacation.
Yesterday, two Dow components crossed over their 200-day moving averages. There are now 3 Dow stocks trading at these levels. Here is a break down of the 30 Dow stocks with respect to their 50 and 200-day averages.
European Union regulators said Wednesday they would drop a threat to fine MasterCard after the company promised to temporarily cut fees it charges for cross-border card purchases which can hike costs for shops.
The market is showing strength in ways that skeptics can't believe. Does that mean investors have missed the bottom?
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Negative connotations or not, Cramer says, this is exactly what we need.
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If you read those self-help books you probably know that all too often people eat their way through depression, but can we collectively eat our way out of recession?
Did the Fed just begin a currency war, where nations basically throw money at one another just to boost exports?