October is here and the kickoff to earnings season is just around the corner with Alcoa set to report next week. Here are the Top 20 stocks in the S&P 500 with the greatest expected year-on-year analyst growth forecasts.
Congress is preparing to extend the National Flood Insurance Program for another year, despite warnings that the program lacks adequate controls and may be shifting too much money to the insurance industry.
Charlie Smith, CIO of Fort Pitt Capital Group, Wayne Kaufman, chief market analyst at John Thomas Financial, and Mike Khouw, director at Cantor Fitzgerald, told CNBC how investors can prepare their portfolios for the week ahead.
Plus, the Mad Money host explains the recent yo-yoing in stock prices.
Allstate is scheduled to report second-quarter earnings after the closing bell today, and some investors are wagering on a move higher.
Stocks are at a pivotal point that has some traders looking for a pullback but others afraid to be caught short.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
The bulls are putting their money "in good hands" Tuesday morning, betting on a rally in Allstate before its earning report two weeks from now.
Allstate has been sliding steadily since the beginning of June, but some traders are apparently looking for the insurance company to bounce in the next month.
After creating a plan to radically alter AIG's operations to help repay billions in government loans, chairman and chief executive Edward Liddy is leaving his vision for the insurer in the hands of a whole new set of managers.
American International Group Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Edward M. Liddy plans to step down from the troubled insurance giant, now largely owned by the US government, after less than nine months on the job.
Stocks flopped Friday, capping a dismal week, as bank stocks pulled back after recent gains.
Stocks opened flat Friday as investors were encouraged by a pair of better-than-expected manufacturing readings but dismal economic data out of Europe and weak U.S. retail reports capped gains.
A modest pop in futures as the Consumer Price Index was flat, in line with expectations.
Futures pared losses Friday after a pair of better-than-expected manufacturing readings.
This is a strong rally, but not necessarily a bull market, said Tobias Levkovich, chief U.S. equity strategist at Citigroup.
Futures are off their highs, even as nonfarm payrolls losses were not as bad as expected at minus 539,000, better than the 600,000 losses expected and the smallest losses since October. March was revised lower to a loss of 699,000 versus 663,000 previously reported.
Unusual action has caught the attention of OptionMonster Jon Najarian. What does he make of it?
A growing number of food manufacturers are showing the staples in their portfolio a little more love these days in an attempt to remind frugal gourmets of the basics. How basic? Think butter and canned goods. This is not only because they want to cash in on consumers' newfound frugality, and defend against private label, but also because there have been fewer new product introductions vying for ad dollars.
People are more likely to trust their financial company if they advertise; they trust their bank or investment firm less if they don't.