With the stock market hovering at 12 year lows, at least some stocks must be attractive just for their valuations -- right?
Stocks jumped on Tuesday after Ben Bernanke delivered a big dose of relief when he signaled that nationalization of big banks was not at hand.
With the market at a 12-year low, it's a healthy exercise to try and find some good things in this world. Here are 5 things we bet you didn't think of...
Finishing the day at 7,114.78 yesterday, the Dow closed at its lowest level since May 7, 1997. 7 of the 30 current Dow components were not in the index when the Dow last saw these levels.
As the Dow now contains five stocks under $10 (GM, C, BAC, AA, & GE), the Dow Industrials index has come under greater scrutiny on whether it is still a good gauge of the overall market.
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By Thursday’s close, the Dow was trading at a level not seen in more than 6 years, falling beneath its former bear market closing low set on November 20th.
Stocks tumbled Thursday as anxiety over how the Obama administration will fix the crippled financial system pushed the Dow to its lowest level in more than six years.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average finally closed below its November 21 closing low, and is now at the lowest level since 2002. The S&P and the NASDAQ have not broken the November lows.
Plus, Cramer speculates on whom the new Dow Jones Industrial constituent could be.
Futures are trading up as Europe is up on an oversold rally.
Stock index futures pointed to a slight rise at the opening bell Thursday, but there was little to shake investors out of the malaise of the previous session, with the administration's foreclosure rescue plan failing to impress.
Stocks tumbled to November levels Tuesday as investors faced a fresh sign of the deepening recession and dilution worries gnawed at bank stocks. Wal-Mart was the lone gainer on the Dow after the retail giant beat earnings expectations.
On a week dominated by the $787B stimulus plan passed by the House, with the Senate scheduled to start the vote at 5:30pET Friday, the markets came close to retesting their November lows to end the week down 3.5% or greater.
Stocks closed slightly higher as Wall Street welcomed news that House-Senate negotiators had reached agreement on an economic stimulus bill.
Not every aspect of the market depends on Washington. Cramer has a stock that even the Treasury secretary can’t ruin.
Apparently, protecting investors from one of Wall Street's worst weeks in history isn't good enough.
McDonald’s is trading up after reporting another month of strong same-store sales, a trend that continues despite the current recession and economic turmoil. Its low-priced menu items have evidently remained attractive to consumers. . .
It's buy the rumor on the stimulus package, the Geithner package, and hopes that mark-to-market will be modified.
Despite the volatile market and horrible economy one company appear to be somewhat bullet proof.