Jim Cramer has noticed a growing skepticism in the market concerning valuations. Is it warranted?» Read More
Volume is on the light side; there are not a lot of sellers, just a lack of buyers who are having trouble talking themselves into buying stocks when corporations are coming out with lower first quarter guidance and lower or no guidance for the rest of the year.
Surprise! Retail sales for January, up 1 percent, was significantly stronger than the decline of 0.8 percent expected, particularly after 6 straight months of declines. The main theme remains: 1) lower-than-expected guidance for the first quarter, and 2) almost no visibility beyond that, with many companies simply declining to provide guidance.
Restaurateur Danny Meyer says that cost-cutters may have the wrong business model for this recession.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Industry personnel are now being challenged with the question, "How can corporations ensure that their sports marketing and charity dollars are both working in sync to deliver business results?"
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill and Boeing popped while Hewlett-Packard and Sony dropped.
Consumer discretionary stocks are not only the worst performers today — and this week and this month — but 60 percent of the 18 discretionary stocks that reported earnings are down. So what is working in one of the worst groups right now?
Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Campbell‘s and Amgen popped while Buffalo Wild Wings and GameStop dropped.
Futures were dropping even before the disappointing economic news, despite the talk of a Lehman bailout [facilitation, takeover]. It's not rallying because 1) the Street figured out that these events do not stop the drop in the markets;
If you’re looking to spice up your portfolio should you try some Chipotle Mexican Grill?
How to play lower oil prices and a stronger dollar? Jason Trennert of Strategas Research Partners and Doug Mackay of Broadleaf Partners offered their revised sector and stock picks.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of AutoNation and RadioShack popped while Southwest Airlines and Pulte dropped.
Stocks ended sharply lower Thursday as the market got a triple whammy: Oil resumed its ascent, major earnings reports sparked a fresh wave of concern about corporate profits and home sales hit a 10-year low. All three major indexes lost at least 2 percent.
The brief rally in financials has ended, as many traders are betting that the bear market is not over, this means that taking profits or placing additional short bets on potentially weak players is a prudent play...
Stocks declined as oil resumed its ascent and investors braced for the next batch of corporate earnings. A drop in home sales and a jump in jobless claims above the key 400,000 mark added some pressure.
Q: On Fast Money’s trader radar we look at the stock that was lighting up screens across Wall Street. The name of this chain restaurant is a smoke-dried jalapeno chili. Its first store opened near the University of Denver in 1993 but this Mexican restaurant went below the border today, as higher costs for rice and wheat hit the shares. Who is it?
This is not a good day for consumer discretionary stocks. From housing to restaurants to hotels to autos, companies are reporting notably slower sales, and they are not anticipating much of a rebound in the second half of the year.
Fannie Mae up 6 percent pre-open as the House overwhelmingly passed the housing bill. It will get new regulators for Fannie and Freddie, and authorizes the federal government to potentially invest billions in the two companies.
Amid soaring food prices, Brent Wilsey of Wilsey Asset Management has some investment advice about restaurant companies. See his stock picks -- and pans.
Which stocks, if any, are a smart play on dining out?