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  • Futures Climb After Jobless Report Thursday, 30 Jul 2009 | 8:49 AM ET

    Futures indicated a higher open for Wall Street on Thursday as investors were encouraged by the latest jobless report and round of corporate earnings.

  • Pros Say: Equities Will Rise in Q4 Wednesday, 22 Jul 2009 | 11:03 AM ET

    Stocks bounced back from a lower open Wednesday, but bank stocks skidded after two of Wall Street's biggest names issued disappointing earnings. Morgan Stanley and Wells Fargo both declined, even though the Wells numbers appeared to beat analyst estimates. Traders appeared to be focusing on the sustainability of the Wells numbers, while Morgan's loss was much broader than expectations. Another heavy earnings calendar will shape the market's day again. Read and listen to what the experts had to say...

  • Avon to Eliminate About 1,200 Jobs by 2013 Wednesday, 22 Jul 2009 | 9:12 AM ET
    Avon

    Avon Products says that it will eliminate about 1,200 positions by 2013 as part of its restructuring efforts.

  • Considering Bank of America and JPMorgan report later in the week, what can you glean from Goldman results as you game earnings that lie ahead?

  • Consumer Stocks Investors Should Own—And Avoid Friday, 26 Jun 2009 | 12:28 PM ET

    U.S. consumer confidence rose in June to the highest since February 2008, but the question is: When are consumers going to spend a lot more to give the economy a turnaround? John Faucher, senior analyst at JPMorgan Chase and Linda Bolton Weiser, managing director at Caris & Co. said there are consumer stocks that investors ought to own right now—and a few to avoid.

  • P&G Options Signal Volatile Times Ahead Friday, 6 Mar 2009 | 3:20 PM ET
    Procter and Gamble

    Procter & Gamble options are among the most heavily traded Friday, with much of the activity in the April contract. The trading appears to signal a big bet that more volatile times are ahead for the consumer products giant.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Pops & Drops: UPS, Motorola... Tuesday, 3 Feb 2009 | 6:24 PM ET

    Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of UPS and Northrop Grunman popped while Motorola and Capital One dropped.

  • Trader Radar - Tuesday February 3rd Tuesday, 3 Feb 2009 | 5:29 PM ET

    Q: On Fast Money’s trader radar we look at the stock that was lighting up screens across Wall Street. This cosmetics company was actually started by a young man, selling books and perfume door-to-door. Today it's the world’s largest direct seller of cosmetics, with popular brands like Skin-So-Soft and Derek Jeter’s Driven cologne. Shares of the company are looking pretty today, they surged after fourth-quarter profits rose 80%. Who is it?

  • Does The Street Have Consumption? Thursday, 15 Jan 2009 | 9:41 AM ET

    I was talking with one of the traders at the NYSE Commissary this morning, and we agreed that last year's fourth quarter was like dying by being thrown out of a plane: it was terrifying and exhilarating at the same time. This year is like dying of consumption.

  • Avon, Tupperware Thrive in Economic Downturn Thursday, 18 Dec 2008 | 12:30 PM ET

    With people looking for some extra cash to soften the blow of the holidays on their bank accounts, direct-selling companies, like Avon Products, Tupperware and Popular Club are seeing a recruitment boom.

  • Executive Decision: Herbalife CEO Michael Johnson Friday, 7 Nov 2008 | 9:20 PM ET

    This stock used to be a great recession play, but is it still?

  • Executive Decision: Tupperware CEO Rick Goings Thursday, 6 Nov 2008 | 9:28 PM ET

    The thesis behind this stock isn't as air tight as it used to be. So Cramer went straight to the chief exec to find out why.

  • Stop Trading!: Price Increase in Aisle Nine Friday, 31 Oct 2008 | 3:33 PM ET

    While bad for you, they're much-needed for the product makers. Plus, Cramer dishes on retail and credit cards.

  • Futures Vs. Fundamentals Thursday, 30 Oct 2008 | 7:54 PM ET

    The market's going up even though stocks aren't worth owning. How is that happening?

  • Stop Trading!: The Return of Home Depot? Thursday, 30 Oct 2008 | 3:25 PM ET

    A new plan to keep homeowners from foreclosure could be a much-needed boost to that sector's retailers.

  • Roundup: CBS, CVS, EK, IP, AVP Thursday, 30 Oct 2008 | 7:40 AM ET

    A series of companies reported earnings Thursday, offered a mixed picture and generally cautious outlooks.

  • Market Insider: Thursday Look Ahead Wednesday, 29 Oct 2008 | 7:23 PM ET

    Stocks will likely rock and roll again Thursday. Wednesday's market was particularly volatile, although for a good part of the day it was unusually calm as investors waited for the Fed's rate decision. In the final half hour, the Dow wiped out a big gain to end 74 points lower. The Dow was up 298 at its peak, and down 174 at its low point.

  • Mad Mail: Is Avon Right for This Market? Tuesday, 28 Oct 2008 | 6:53 PM ET

    Plus, Cramer makes the call on Toyota, Lexmark, Affiliated Computer and more.

  • Consumer Stocks: A Staple for Your Portfolio Monday, 20 Oct 2008 | 11:53 AM ET

    Linda Bolton-Weiser, managing director at Caris & Company, says consumer staples stocks are the way to go. She expects earnings growth to be relatively strong at "around 10 percent on average."