Had you bought the worst S&P 500 stock each month this year and sold at the end of the month, you would have lost 85%, USA Today reports.» Read More
Stacey Widlitz of Pali Research and Piper Jaffray's Jeff Klinefelter have come up with four "must-have" retail stocks.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Nike and BHP Billiton popped while Whole Foods and American Apparel dropped.
It's not the easiest of times for the consumer, so why do the consumer numbers look so good? More importantly, why should an investor consider consumer discretionary stocks? Citigroup's Kimberly Greenberger has some answers and some recommendations.
Not everything in retail is for sale. Find out why Cramer has changed his mind on this high-end stock.
Wall Street’s on the edge of its seat ahead of Wednesday’s interest-rate announcement. You should be on the phone with your broker.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Coach and Broadcom popped while Gannett and XTO Energy dropped.
The Dow dropped more than 1 percent on Tuesday as record oil prices fed concerns about how higher energy costs will affect the economy. What's the "Word on the Street?"
Major stock indexes ticked higher Friday though the market was broadly mixed. General Motors skidded, while UBS shares advanced.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Fortune Brands and Northwest Airlines popped while Thornburg Mortgage and Cal-Maine Foods dropped.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Standard and Poor's has just released the results of its twice-a-year stock screen, designed to find Warren Buffett-style stocks. The new list features several tech stocks, including Apple, as well as a number of names from Europe and Asia. But some key Buffett criteria aren't taken into account by the screen.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of US Bancorp (USB) and Coach (COH) popped while Motorola (MOT) and PetSmart (PETM) dropped.
Vague rumors are again moving markets today. Europe is weak (down 5 percent) on concerns of additional losses from major banks, as well as the failure of Europe to cut rates. Thank you, Apple, because you have reminded us of something the bears keep bringing up: that we are faced with three weeks of potentially difficult earnings guidance.
Bernanke speaks at 10am on Thursday, agricultural stocks take heavy losses, and fallen angel stocks could be due for a bounce. Find out how to trade it all in Tomorrow's Playbook.
Wall Street advanced sharply Monday, with solid preliminary results from IBM encouraging investors to go back into the stock market. What's the word on the Street?
Stocks closed sharply higher after IBM's improved outlook kicked off a market rally.
Is the U.S. market getting beaten-up enough to get interesting? Strategists at Credit Suisse seems to think so. They are recommending a 5 percent overweight in U.S. stocks because the Fed is likely to cut rates to respond to the slowing economy quicker than their European counterparts.
Strong evidence is emerging that consumer spending, a bulwark against recession over the last year even as energy prices surged and the housing market sputtered, has begun to slow sharply at every level of the American economy, from the working class to the wealthy.
After beating their own benchmark index for the last five years, Standard & Poor’s equity research team is betting on the biggest U.S. jam maker and the Magic Kingdom, among 40 companies in this year’s PowerPicks stock portfolio, to outperform again in 2008.
Shoppers jammed stores over the last weekend before Christmas to try to scoop up bargains. But the spending surge may not be enough to offset what is shaping up to be a mediocre December for some retailers.