Stock index futures indicated a higher open for Wall Street, with investors optimistic after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said he expected the economy to start recovering next year.
US Markets recorded their best week since November, riding four consecutive days of gains, making traders question whether we have found the bottom or if this is merely a bear bounce.
In today’s Fast Money final call, with big deals being made in big Pharma, is this a one-sector phenomenon? Pete Najarian, co-founder of OptionMonster.com, doesn’t think so.
Berkshire Hathaway has lost its AAA credit rating from Fitch, but it doesn't look like the change is due to any recent 'mistakes' by Warren Buffett and his holding company. Almost at the top of its news release on the one-notch downgrade and negative outlook, Fitch says the move is part of a "broader review of insurance and financial services company ratings" due to the "current stressful economic environment."
The major indices have some distance to go today if they are going to break weekly records. However, there are 4 Dow components that are on track for their best week in at least 40 years...
Stocks rose for the third day straight on Thursday, marking the biggest three-day gain since November. Markets were up across the board, led by Bank of America and General Electric.
A jury awarded about $150 million to 91 families Thursday who sued Exxon Mobil over wells contaminated by a gasoline leak north of Baltimore.
Stocks bounced back after a rocky start Thursday as oil prices rebounded and investors were cheered by a better-than-expected retail-sales.
Standard & Poor's downgraded General Electric, lowering its rating to AA-plus with a stable outlook, down from the top-tier, AAA credit rating it enjoyed. Here are some sobering facts about GE and other big stocks...
Last night on Fast Money, Guy Adami mentioned that "the PE is very compelling" for Hewlett Packard. Many of the PE's for the Dow 30 are at historic lows. Here's a "By the Numbers" look at current PE's and implied valuation.
Here’s what we need to keep stocks moving in the right direction.
Stocks rose for a second day on Wednesday after JP Morgan Chase said the bank was profitable in January and February, echoing comments by Citigroup a day earlier.
Many traders still have their doubts about whether this is "the" bottom, but that is not stopping them from placing strategic bets to benefit from this bear-market bounce.
Doug Kass is good. He told you on Monday the market was due to reverse. Now, how do you game the bounce?
Stocks posted their best day in four months on Tuesday with Citigroup leading the Dow higher...
We ran out of time on TV, but you'll find your first move for Tuesday right here - in the Fast Money Web Extra.
If you just look at Exxon, you’d never know we were in a horrible recession. They’re planning massive spending just to keep up with demand!
A rally in the last hour of trading lifted the Dow into positive territory on Friday, as surging oil prices drove energy stocks...
The president’s more concerned with retribution than recovery, Cramer says.
Stocks slid on Thursday with the Dow and S&P falling to 12-year lows and the Nasdaq finishing at its lowest level since March 2003.