While the stock market continues to reach new highs for the year, dividend yields for the thirty stocks that make up the Dow Jones Industrial index have remained relatively unchanged in the past seven months.
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The market melt-up appeared to be losing steam on Thursday largely due to chatter the Fed may hike the discount rate again, after the bell. What's the word on the Street?
Eighteen hundred bands, music industry execs, and thousands of fans are gathering in Austin for the annual South by Southwest music conference and festival.
The S&P 500 has barely budged since hitting a 17-month high last week as volume continues to be light. Where is everybody?
US Stocks rose for the second consecutive week, with the S&P 500 Index and NASDAQ Composite reaching a new high for the year on Thursday, March 11.
Markets mostly fell on Friday after a report showed consumer sentiment softened in March. Boris Schlossberg, director of research at GFT Forex, Ben Lichtenstein, president of TradersAudio and Peter Beutel, president of Cameron Hanover shared their outlooks on equities, currencies and commodities.
Stocks slipped into the red Friday after a report showed consumer sentiment softened in March.
Gift and travel rewards were the rage before, but the recession has made many consumers opt for cash-back options in their credit cards.
It's been a year since the market bottomed. The Dow is up 61% since then. A newspaper stock outperformed discount giant Wal-Mart. What has it all taught us? Take a good look in the mirror, buddy.
Yum Brands is attracting some upside option activity after seeing two upgrades in as many days.
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Buzz on the Street suggests the gov't is going to off-load some of its stake in Citi after the lock-up expires. If the gov't is selling, should you be buying?
In the wake of strong February sales at McDonald's, how should you trade the fast food space? Find out now!
Stocks ended mixed Monday in tepid trading as investors took a breather after last week's rally. McDonald's and Research In Motion advanced.
Markets turned mixed in tepid trading on Monday. How should you position your portfolio? Tyler Vernon, chief investment officer at Biltmore Capital, and Frank Holmes, CEO and CIO at U.S. Global Investors, shared their investment strategies.
Small caps have been outperforming the large caps steadily over the past few months. So will the trend continue? Michael Cuggino, president and portfolio manager at Permanent Portfolio Funds, and Eric Marshall, director of research at Hodges Capital Management, shared their insights.
Seems slow, but there is underlying strength here. New highs in the Nasdaq, mid-cap, and small-cap indices. More optimism on Europe. More optimism on Europe. As we move into the anniversary of the March 2009 low, Lowry — the oldest technical analysis service — reminds us that, despite the better than 60 percent advance in the S&P 500 from the lows, there is "none of the signs usually associated with a maturing or aging advance."
Fast foods' oldest and most famous names are facing off against more upscale chains that are slashing prices to hold onto the tight-fisted consumers. So which stocks are the better buy? Jeffrey Bernstein, senior restaurant analyst at Barclays Capital, shared his insights.
Although the S&P may be stuck in a rut Monday, the Fast Money traders are excited by the action in financials. What are they watching?