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The S&P 500 closed modestly higher on Monday with investors betting that big banks will post at least decent quarterly results. And after hours Goldman did far more than that...
After a couple of bearish days, the bulls regained their footing in the shortened trading week. There was plenty of action off the trading floor as well, with a major decision by the Federal Accounting Standards Board, a heartening merger in the housing industry, and some impressive earnings projections from Wells Fargo.
BlackRock's Bob Doll says the investor needs to realize where we are in both the economic cycle and the market cycle, and he has some suggestions about where to re-adjust a portfolio. (Part One)
BlackRock's Bob Doll says the investor needs to realize where we are in both the economic cycle and the market cycle, and he has some suggestions about where to re-adjust a portfolio. (Part Two)
Brent Wilsey is one of countless market-watchers who expect the earnings season to be a rough one, but the president of Wilsey Asset Management is not one to overlook the price tags on the stocks of the companies involved. "Stocks are beaten down way more than they should be," he told CNBC. "This is a great opportunity to be buying these companies at these prices."
The S&P 500 slid on Tuesday, with investors jittery about the start of earnings season and what Corporate America will say about profits.
Cramer extols the virtues of cautious investing, and makes calls on Apple, Google, Hershey, Deere and more.
Humana is up more than 7 percent Friday and seeing heavy call activity, amid rumors of a takeover by Aetna. More than 26,500 HUM calls traded in the first hour of the day — that's nearly six times the average daily call volume...
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of eBay and General Motors popped while ConocoPhillips and Steel Dynamics dropped.
Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Blackstone and Autozone popped while Apple and US Bancorp dropped.
The president’s more concerned with retribution than recovery, Cramer says.
Companies that want to reward theirs investors should make that their mantra.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Health care stocks have lost their defensive appeal and feeling rather ill for the past few weeks. Shares of healthcare companies, United Health Care and Humana have dropped significantly since the Obama administration outlined a healthcare reform agenda aimed at cutting $175 billion in payments over 10 years to private insurers through the Medicare Advantage Program.
The last thing companies need is the president eyeballing their industry. But that’s just what happened to health care. Who’s next? And how do you protect your portfolio? Cramer has an answer.
Pledging "a new era of responsibility," President Barack Obama unveiled a multi-trillion-dollar spending plan.
The Dow fell in volatile trade on Thursday with Merck being one of the biggest drags on the blue chip index, as investors worried that the budget proposal could strangle profits.
It was another down day on Wall Street as health-care stocks tanked amid worries that President Obama's budget will clamp industry profits.
The action Thursday is again in Washington. There are several key economic reports early in the day, but traders will also focus on the progress of the economic stimulus package and look for any new details on Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's financial bailout plan.
In this Web Extra, the traders reveal how they're playing earnings from Aetna, Coca-Cola, and Marriott as well as retail sales and more.