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Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.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.
Before the recent downturn in the U.S. stock market, portfolio strategists and market prognosticators said the resiliency of the markets was a key sign of positive times ahead.
Options-straddle prices in Amazon.com and Apple continue to predict that the stocks could move by 12% or more following earnings. But the straddle prices in Baidu.com have reached rarified levels ahead of its earnings on Wednesday evening.
Hey folks, we have guest blogger Jeff Mishlove with some thoughts for the final week of the contest. Here's his post: One week ago, I recommended a momentum strategy based upon selecting stocks that had been surging in price during the past three months. At that time, I recommended five stocks: SCHN, NTRI, FCX, LRCX and VCLM. I see that four out of these five stocks are now up for the week.
Arcelor Mittal, the world's largest steelmaker, angered Arcelor minority shareholders with buy-out terms below the current market price on Wednesday after announcing in-line first-quarter results.
The guys go behind the headlines and give you their take on... buyout rumors that are swirling ... consolidation in the metals space... and more.
Stocks recovered from earlier losses to close near the unchanged mark as investors took positions ahead of tomorrow's Fed meeting. "Investors are basically still cautious despite this big run and although we're very overbought, I think the fact that we could get this overbought is bullish in itself," said Bruce Bittles, chief investment strategist at Robert W. Baird.
Shares in AK Steel Holding Corp. soared after a report that the company was being eyed by ArcelorMittal, the world's largest steelmaker.
Hey folks, guest blogger Jeff Mishlove is back. Sorry to say, we're going to lose Jeff for awhile, as he does have his own business interests to take care of (all guest bloggers receive NO compensation from us). We certainly hope to hear from Jeff in the future, as he's always welcome to post here. Jeff's done pretty well this week--and as he says--you might have as well. Here's his post:
Hey folks. We have guest blogger Jeff Mishlove with his contest stock picks for today. Jeff's been putting a lot of work into this--especially with earnings season upon on--but as he says, he really enjoys the process--and we really appreciate having him. Remember, as Jeff says, he can be right on a stock, or sometimes "not so right." It's an imperfect science, even for the best of analysts. There's a lot to factor in, but that's just what Jeff's doing for us. Here's his post:
First-quarter net earnings for the steelmaker were $273 million, or $2.30 a share, up from $256 million, or $2.04 a share, a year earlier. Excluding a one-time charge for early debt retirement, earnings were $2.32 a share, far above analysts' average forecast of $1.88.
Hey folks, guest blogger Jeff Mishlove has sent in this picks for today (Monday). Here's his post: By the close of the market on Friday, it was clear that the stocks I had recommended for purchase last Thursday were doing quite well. In particular, Intuitive Surgical , gained 8.71% in one day. Yet again, evidence continues to support my contention that the short squeeze