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Stocks staged a late rally Wednesday as investors shrugged off health-care weakness and bet on solid results from Apple after the bell.
Is there a floor under the market? Stocks this week are acting like there is. Forget about financials, this is the week when big industrial names are reporting, and as anticipated the guidance is cautious.
Stocks rebounded Wednesday as Caterpillar led the Dow, automakers rallied and banks posted solid gains.
It never works, Cramer says. And the action in stocks over the past two days just proved it. Plus, the stocks that took us higher.
The guys go behind the headlines and give you their take on today's rally in the banking sector, the Obama defense trade and more. Find out where they're making fast money.
Stocks ended higher Tuesday as investors were encouraged by comments from Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner that most banks are well capitalized.
Get Cramer's play on this "money corridor" and more.
Stocks turned mixed Tuesday as another wave of disappointing earnings news weighed on the market but tech stocks shined bright.
The markets are poised for another weak open following a big round of earnings reports this morning. The earnings picture was far from pretty too, with many companies, from large industrials to regional banks, showing continued weakness in business conditions over the past quarter.
US stock index futures turned lower ahead of the open Tuesday after key corporate earnings sounded a note of caution for investors.
Markets are bracing for a landslide of earnings news Tuesday and more focus on the Treasury's bank bailout plans.
Although down on the open this morning, the major indices are starting today with 6-week winning streaks behind them. The Dow, S&P 500 and NASDAQ are up 22.70%, 27.25%, and 29.31% over their respective runs. On a percentage basis, the indices are having their best 6-week rallies in years.
Next week you could nearly drown in data, considering the flood of earnings reports that are coming. But don’t panic, our traders will keep you afloat.
On Friday, General Electric kicks off a string of earnings reports from the industrial sector and investors will be all ears. What should you listen for?
With stocks rallying for 5 weeks in a row now, dividend yields are falling back to Earth. The average dividend yield of the Dow 30 has fallen over 25% since the rally began in early March. See how the 30 companies in the Dow compare.
As we are now into the 17th month of this recession, many investors are looking forward to the breather coming from a shortened trading week. The markets will be closed for Good Friday and many others will be taking off on Thursday for the first day of Passover. But will the markets continue their rally when everyone returns to work on Monday?
Plus, Cramer opines on Sears, Terex, the insurers and more.
As the first quarter earnings season begins, a debate rages over whether stocks will be able to rally on or instead roll over on weak corporate profits and dismal economic news.
Fifth Third Asset Management's Mary Jane Matts looks back on a dramatic week for stocks, and still finds some bargains for investors. "When you consider that the S&P is trading about eleven times normalized earnings, the stock market is attractive here," she told CNBC. "I don't think you have to over-think it."
When negotiations over the revamping of Caterpillar’s operations in the French city of Grenoble broke down this week, the workers did what more and more of their countrymen are doing these days: They took their bosses hostage.