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Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Amazon and Fifth Third Bancorp popped while Alcoa and CBS dropped.
Q: On Fast Money’s trader radar we look at the stock that was lighting up screens across Wall Street. This online retailer was originally called Cadabra.com, but quickly changed its name after it was thought to sound too much like cadaver. The company has recently been in the limelight for releasing a device Oprah calls one her new “favorite things”. But today, Goldman Sachs decided the company was no longer one of its favorite things and the online retailer's shares dropped on a downgrade. Who is it?
More than half of us believe we’re heading for another Great Depression. Jeff Macke ventures inside the consumer mind.
Turns out Tuesday could be remembered as a critical day in the history of publishing.
Stocks ended a choppy session sharply lower Tuesday as investors regrouped after the prior session's blockbuster rally.
If the S&P 500 can get to 800 this week, it will mark a 20 percent advance from the 12-year low of 666.79, technically a bull market.
In the category of famous last words about the investment bubbles and bottoms, the legendary investor used the phrase “it's different this time.” He used it to explain away how all his very smart buddies got it so wrong in the last year, and how hard it is to make investing decisions right now.
Cramer explains what we need to climb past Dow 8,000.
Jeffrey Saut of Raymond James says there's a chance that we've seen the bottom of this market, and he's got some selections for investors as stocks improve.
As colleges gear up for a chance at March glory, Corporate America is also facing off -- in their own elimination tournament.
As spring arrives in the coming week, investors will debate whether it's a time to hold out hope for the market or just expect another muddy season where bad economic news leads trading.
The market's strongest three-day advance since November is inspiring confidence that stocks still have room to run.
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.
Stocks retreated in a yo-yo session as an earlier advance in the shares of energy and big-cap technology companies dissipated. But banks held gains as investors hoped for more clarity on the government plan to firm up the financial system, with Fed Chairman Ben Beranke meeting with President Obama today.
Stock index futures pointed to a lower open for Wall Street, but were off the day's lows as Dow component Merck announced it will merge with Schering-Plough in a cash and stock deal.
Amid the gloom, Birinyi Associates' Cleve Rueckert found what he sees as a bright spot in the stock market. In a note, he says growth is the place to be, based on performance of the S&P's Pure Growth Index versus the S&P Pure Value Index. Here's his list of 15 stocks in the S&P 500 that fit three key growth criteria.
On a week that saw the US economy contract more than expected, the government boost its equity stake in Citigroup, GE cut its dividend, and President Obama present his budget, the markets fell through May 1997 lows, ending the week down 4% or greater.
"We have enough bad news out there. We need the positives," says one market pro about Obama's speech to Congress Tuesday night.
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...