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China stimulus trumps U.S. stimulus. Although the dollar is comparatively flat, we continue to have a global commodity rally--oil, copper, aluminum and other commodities are at or near their highs for the year.
Unemployment hit 8.9 percent in April and some predict that number could climb to over 10 percent in 2009. But how far can this streamlining really go? See the S&P 500's leanest companies.
Unemployment hit 8.9 percent in April and some predict that number could climb over 10 percent in 2009 as major companies further streamline operations to combat the recession. While some industries are more labor intensive than others, employee productivity is a key measure that managers and investors look at when evaluating performance. Take a look at which companies are squeezing the most out their shrinking workforces.
As of yesterday, over 80% of the S&P 500 companies have reported earnings. Here's a look at which companies have had the biggest surprises so far...
You want to be "greedy" and buy stocks when others are fearful, said John Rogers of Arial Investments. And he sees a recovery at the end of this year and into 2010.
On a week dominated by the toxic asset plan, better-than-expected housing and durable goods data, the markets rally through their third straight week of gains. The last time all major indices rose for three consecutive weeks was the week ending May 2, 2008.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of JPMorgan and Toyota popped while Dell and Caterpillar dropped.
As we enter the first full week of 2009, just over 25% of the S&P 500 stocks have forward EPS growth expectations in the double digits. Here is a sampling of them.
The Lightning Round is extended in this CNBC.com exclusive feature.
The Dow and S&P both suffered the 2nd worst point drop ever today, and the Nikkei falls more than 10% at its lows for the session Thursday.
As of about midday on Tuesday, the markets have swung between being positive, negative and flat for the day. Which companies are withstanding the volatility and sustaining their gains since Friday's close?
Stocks worldwide extended their slide even after Central Banks around the world coordinated emergency rate cuts earlier in the week in an effort to help unfreeze the credit markets, and soothe the financial sector. The Dow had its worst week ever in terms of points as well as percent drops, losing 1874 points or down 18.15%.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Barclays and The Hartfold popped while Apple and Penn National Gaming dropped.
Qualifying rounds - Final: After a week of ups and downs, we are now up to the medal round. The playing field has been narrowed from twenty countries to ten. And the winners are...
The Lightning Round is extended in this new CNBC.com exclusive feature.
Jim Margard, chief investment officer at Rainier Investment Management, co-manages the Rainier Small/Mid Cap Equity Fund -- which is rated "five stars" by Morningstar. The CIO told "Squawk on the Street" viewers which sectors and stocks he expects to keep growing.
McAfee, Optium, Peabody and more...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 U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday charged a Wall Street investment banker with leaking confidential information about pending merger agreements, including a deal involving Texas utility giant TXU Corp.
Here's a look at the stocks making contest "news." Earnings helped the best performers while M&A talks took their toll on the worst performers--as you'll see below. Charter appears on the most widely held list as well as taking its usual spot on the most actives. If there's a lesson here folks--it's earnings--which can boost a stock for big gains--but can also hurt. The guessing "game" as always, is to figure out which way they will go.