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Stocks skidded Tuesday after a report showed consumer confidence is waning amid worries about the job market. It was a struggle all morning as investors juggled another batch of disappointing earnings results against an encouraging report on the housing market.
The conspiracy theorists are out in force today: lots of "I told you so!" going on today as traders point to a front page story in the WSJ which says that the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) will issue a report blaming wild swings in oil prices on speculators.
Stock futures drifted slightly lower ahead of the open Tuesday as investors waited for the next batch of earnings and key economic data.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Hovnanian and Varian popped while Lowe’s and SunPower dropped.
June new home sales were a pleasant surprise--and traders sold right into it. This is the first time in a while we have seen selling in the face of good news; no one is quite sure if this is an aberration or the start of a trend.
Plus, the Mad Money highlights his “gasoline rally” stock picks.
If you have some cash to play with, this is the best way to grow it.
Consumer discretionary stocks surged in the first half of 2009, and retail analysts Kimberly Greenberger of Citi, and Charles Grom of JPMorgan, discussed what's in store for the sector in the second half of the year.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Coach and Wal-Mart popped while Bank Of America and Joy Global dropped.
On a day when the market is taking it on the chin, some decidedly bullish bets are emerging in retail land in the options pits. Case in point: Coach.
Coach is gaining with upside options activity despite broad market headwinds, indicating that fashion is not yet a victim of the economic downturn.
Stocks logged their worst day in a month Monday as a key manufacturing gauge came in weaker than expected and the dollar made a comeback.
Stocks tumbled Monday as the dollar made a comeback and a key manufacturing gauge came in weaker than expected.
As mentioned earlier this week, a number of companies this week have signaled some stabilization in conditions, with some even hinting of a bottom.
While indicating a modestly lower open earlier this morning, the markets turned around late in the morning on a strong rebound in financials and the digestion of a series of less pessimistic comments by corporate executives.
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.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Biogen and Brinker International popped while Exxon Mobil and MGM Mirage dropped.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
With Congress passing Obama's much lauded stimulus package, trillions of dollars are headed towards the economy. But the markets' aren't liking what they see or hear. The truth is that while a stimulus package might help, it does not heal the fundamental ill -- we all spent too much for too long.
Consumers are hunkering down and spending less. This behavior is having a far-reaching impact on the economy. At CNBC.com, we are launching the "Consumer Nation" blog to track these developments.