Software analyst John DiFucci notes a startling development at Oracle. "What we've seen all across the S&P is, people cutting their dividends, cutting them significantly; Oracle's instituting a new dividend," he told CNBC. "What that says is, Oracle's management team is confident in its free cash flow."
Doug MacKay, president and CIO of Broadleaf Partners, is big on early cycle and innovation plays: "I think you want to focus on...consumer discretionary and even financials that usually emerge out of (recession) earliest."
It seems that Hewlett-Packard is coming under attack with rivals launching an all out blitz to steal market share. What’s next for this stock?
Stocks surged on Tuesday after an unexpected leap in housing starts pushed Home Depot and other retailers higher...
After a rocky start, stocks barreled higher Tuesday fueled by a surge in techs and a report that showed new home construction unexpectedly jumped in February. Even banks posted strong gains.
Plus, Cramer makes the call on JPMorgan Chase, Hewlett-Packard, Goldman Sachs and more.
In today’s Fast Money final call, with big deals being made in big Pharma, is this a one-sector phenomenon? Pete Najarian, co-founder of OptionMonster.com, doesn’t think so.
Plus, Cramer makes the call on gaming stocks, inflation hedges, buybacks and dividends, the world’s cheapest car and more.
Stocks took off like a rocket Tuesday, with the Dow gaining a whopping 5.8 percent, as banks rallied after a combination of encouraging news from the sector. The Nasdaq jumped 7.1 percent.
As of midday Tuesday, all major indices are up 4 percent or greater. If the rally holds, the S&P 500, Dow, and NASDAQ Composite would be poised for their biggest percent increase since late November of last year.
As General Electric continues to fall, the company that once boasted a half trillion dollar market cap, is now at risk of falling out of the Top 20 biggest companies in the S&P 500.
The only stock mutual fund manager to have actually gained ground in 2008 says it's time for investors to get back into stocks. So what looks good to him now?
The number of job cuts continued to soar in February 2009, reflecting the worsening US recession.
More companies announced layoffs this week as the employment picture continued to dim. JPMorgan Chase and Chesapeake Energy were among the latest names on Thursday to announce job cuts.
If Press Secretary Robert Gibbs needs proof that President Obama's spending plans are hurting the markets, then he should look at the Dow. Or the S&P 500. Or the Nasdaq...
Forget the days of companies flying employees to exotic locales to rally the troops and strategize.
Stocks enter the last trading day of the month with a near 10% decline and the promise that this will be the second worst February ever.
European stocks rose Thursday on the back of the UK government's announcement that it would be launching a scheme which could end up insuring more than $712 billion worth of toxic assets in a bid to get lending flowing again.
The Dow and S&P slumped to 11-year lows on Monday as investors lost faith that the U.S. government will be able to stabilize the financial system.
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