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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.
Plus, Cramer talks credit cards, banks and CEOs.
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.
The funny business of defense procurement. The fate of the Air Force's refueling tanker program remains, well, up in the air. While politicians are pressuring the Pentagon to split the order between the original winner, Northrop Grumman/EADS and challenger Boeing, Defense Secretary Robert Gates still prefers a "winner take all" decision. Some speculate it may require a Presidential veto to ensure the Pentagon gets its way.
Plus, Cramer offers his top pharma pick and highlights the potential for profits in REITs.
The Dow and S&P fell on Wednesday after Morgan Stanley revived concerns about the health of both the banking sector and the wider economy...
Stocks staged a late rally Wednesday as investors shrugged off health-care weakness and bet on solid results from Apple after the bell.
Stocks rebounded Wednesday as Caterpillar led the Dow, automakers rallied and banks posted solid gains.
At General Electric's shareholder meeting Wednesday, chairman and chief executive Jeffrey Immelt responded to shareholder concerns — and anger — about dividend cuts and the conglomerate's stock price.
Stocks opened lower Wednesday as investors looked for further guidance from Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and the next batch of corporate earnings.
Futures turned down about 6 points at 8:30 AM as Morgan Stanley reported a loss of $0.57, much worse than the loss of $0.08 expected. This officially ends the streak where banks have beaten estimates. Top line miss was rather large: $3.0 billion vs. $4.8 billion expected.
Stock index futures pointed a lower open Wednesday as investors looked for further guidance from Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and the next batch of corporate earnings.
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.
Airplanes of the future may not look like George Jetson or Star Trek aircraft, but they'll be powered by anything from vegetable oil to algae.
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.
Figuring out when and how a company’s earnings are going to change before anybody else does is hard to do, and it’s time consuming. But, man, does it pay off.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
"Fits and starts," less bad"...all the phrases traders are using to describe the murky state we are in. In the past few weeks, traders have clearly focused on the "starts," on the positives.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of American Express and Dendreon popped while Boeing and Exxon Mobil dropped.
Stocks ended mixed in a dramatic finish Monday as the market was buzzing about President Obama's press conference on the economy tomorrow.