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Actor Jonathan Tucker holds the lead in Trading With The Stars--as Ernie Hudson falls to 4th place from 2nd on a 30% decline on I2 Technologies. Meanwhile, James Cromwell moves into second followed by Stephen Collins in third. Only $982 separates James and Stephen--and lower down in the rankings--only about $200 separate Chris Moneymaker and Judy Gold. Willie falls from 5th to 9th losing over $72K and falling under $1M in total portfolio value, taking a hit on his sale of Glatfelter--which fell almost 7% Tuesday.
Avon Products said first-quarter profit nearly tripled, as the direct seller of beauty products shows results from its turnaround efforts. 1st paragraph of story should go here
It's going to be hard to beat a week this good. Luckily, earnings season rolls on next week with some heavy hitters reporting. Cramer's got you covered with companies he thinks are goings to win big on their numbers.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.
The nation's largest radio broadcaster could be the largest media and entertainment sale in history. And if the deal doesn't go through, it's still a big deal. A big deal for shareholders, because if the buyout doesn't happen, the company is likely to be broken up (splitting the radio and outdoor advertising business) or we'll see a stock buyback.
After a four year bull market, you need to start trading both sides of the ball.It's a schizophrenic market. Last Tuesday it sold-off violently, then came back with a vengeance. This market may be telling you that the days of buy, hold and hope are over.
Avon Products, the direct seller of beauty products, said fourth-quarter earnings rose slightly from a year ago, helped in part by higher sales of fragrances and cosmetics.
Citigroup's Tobias Levkovich has released his top picks for '07. Here are the hints to the stocks he liked--that you may have heard on "Squawk on the Street": 1) your parents were wrong; TV is good for you, 2) another of his favorites can be found in the mall, 3) the real little engines that could. Think you know which ones Levkovich likes? See if you guessed right...
After an eight-year ban on direct sales, China is allowing beauty-products maker Avon to return to its trademark door-to-door selling. Fred Alger economist Zachary Karabell says 300,000 Avon ladies – and men – are making their way back to Asia to bring Shine Supreme lip color and Daring Curves mascara to the masses.