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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...
There is no secret to Amazon.com’s continuing success except “focusing on the basics,” said Jeff Bezos, chairman and CEO.
Anxiety about the state of our banking system has sent investors scrambling every which way. Where should you take shelter?
On a week dominated by bailouts, stimulus and talks of bank nationalization, the Dow crashes through October 2002 lows and approached October 1997 lows in early trading Friday.
Investing is a Darwinian death match these days. Here’s how you live through it.
At yesterday's Power Lunch town hall, there was some good debate on whether buy and hold pays off in the long run. Here is some of the analysis that fueled the discussion...
Wall Street, the media, investors – they can try to explain Thursday’s action, but Cramer won’t believe any of them.
It's become one of Wall Street's favorite themes: Technology stocks will lead the market back from the depths. Citi's Mark Mahaney points out that investors should be careful about selecting tech stocks; technology is not immune to the downturn.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
We love the attention we get from this financial-news weekly, but they're wrong about Jim's track record.
Overly negative investors will miss what opportunities this market has to offer. So consider the following list before completely giving up.
Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Amazon and Microsoft popped while Hartford Financial and Michael Phelps dropped.
Where’s that infrastructure build-out we were promised? What about the job creation? Why is the new president’s stimulus package such a disappointment? China got it right.