The surge in the U.S. dollar this month to an almost seven-year high versus the yen is very bad news for Ford investors, if past history is a guide.» Read More
Ridgeworth Capital Management's Don Wordell says the thing your portfolio needs the most right now is value stocks -- and he has a couple of names for you. Plus: Web Exclusive picks -- only for CNBC.com readers!
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The kids are out of school, the days are getting longer and Dad is ready to fire up the grill. That brings us to our latest summer stock trade: the barbecue.
It seems large companies are either acquiring or building small brands to attract niche customers. What's the trade as 'hometown' brands drive growth?
We have all had some miserable customer service experiences and as we sit on hold or try to navigate through yet another voice response system, we wonder how can these companies get away with this. In fact, a 2006 Harris Interactive Poll showed 40% of us would rather go to the dentist than deal with poor customer service. My most recent mind numbing experience with my phone company, Verizon, made me wonder if there is a way to translate this into investing opportunities. Here is what I found...
Joe Keating, CIO of private asset management at RBC Bank, picked stocks for graying Boomers. Plus: Web-Exclusive picks -- not on TV!
Farewell April. you weren't as cruel to the stock market as you could have been.
The stock market will likely start the week on a hesitant note with Wall Street facing the first Federal Reserve interest-rate decision in many months not knowing that a cut is likely guaranteed.
Looking for a retail trade that could make the competition green with envy. Commander Planet to the rescue!
Many companies are guilty of "greenwashing" -- claims that mislead consumers, by words or image, about the environmenal impact of their products, experts say.
As people consumer more bottled water, there's been growing concern over how empty plastic bottles are disposed of. As a result, t consumers are increasingly looking at drinking tap water from reusable water bottles and businesses are springing up to serve them.
As the market begins to trade sideways, which stocks do the charts suggest you buy?
Goldman Sachs was wrong, Cramer says. This stock has upside.
Last month, the members of Smart Woman Securities - an all-female investment club - pitched Cramer their stock ideas. He's done his homework and he's ready to declare a winner.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.
"I don't know how the company comes back from it," Cramer says.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.
With Wall Street facing a subprime mess that might not be tidied up all year, your best trade may come from the cleaning closet.
Floor traders are in a great mood after the Giants win! President Bush acknowledging a weaker economy will lead to higher deficits. Looking for budget deficit to double to $410 billion. What's up with China? Shanghai Composite up 8% overnight. And: Airlines looking up.
In Friday’s Web Extra Week Ahead the traders reveal their plays ahead of earnings next week from... Clorox, Yum! Brands, the NYSE and more.
The week ahead may be volatile, but markets are greeting it with less anxiety than we've seen in several weeks.