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In Friday’s Web Extra, learn how to trade the "soon to be released" ag report. Also find out how Jeff Macke is trading the toy fair.
Early cyclical stocks are typically the first to see increased demand as the economy improves. Does the recent run in stocks such as DuPont and Whirlpool mean we are avoiding a recession?
The Dow finished higher Tuesday after investor Warren Buffett offered to help out troubled bond insurers, easing some of the market's concerns about further deterioration in the credit markets. What's the word on the Street?
The market roller-coaster shows no signs of becoming more predictable, as tech stocks lose ground and a Federal Reserve official says that a recession may be unavoidable. What's an investor to do? CNBC heard from expert strategists about where to put your money.
What's an investor to do with all this market volatility? Tanglewood Capital Management's John Merrill and First American Asset Management's Joseph Keating are each chief investment officers -- and both CIOs say you can make that volatility work for your portfolio.
Full-year net profit at the world's biggest agrochemicals company, Syngenta, rose 75 percent to $1.11 billion, beating forecasts, as crop prices rose sharply amid raging demand for food and biofuel.
Newsweek says we're on the “road to recession” but is the magazine reading this market correctly? Also how to trade McDonald's and Yahoo!
Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Dupont (DD) and Yahoo! (YHOO) popped while Schering Plough (SGP) and Tempur-Pedic (TPX) dropped.
As the markets continue to swing up and down, some of the biggest names in the Dow Industrials can be snapped up with fairly sizable yields.
As Western markets wilt, should you look to the East for powerful economic growth?
We may have hit a bottom, but there's still plenty of risk out there. Cramer offers up two stocks to get you through it.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.
The surprise rate cut coming from the Federal Reserve appeared to calm investors somewhat after dramatic drops overseas. What's the word on the Street?
A surprise Fed rate cut helped hold back a massive selloff in the stock market, although stocks closed lower on continued worries about the US economy.
U.S. chemical major DuPont said Tuesday that fourth-quarter earnings rose before special items, helped by increased profits from its performance materials business and strong agricultural sales in Brazil.
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.
Cramer explains which one he anticipates. Also, a new and unlikely way to play agriculture.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.
Aluminum producer Alcoa said fourth-quarter earnings soared 76 percent, buoyed by the pending sale of its packaging and consumer businesses.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Dupont (DD) and Aluminum Corp of China (ACH) popped while Washington Mutual (WM) and Alliant Techsystems (ATK) dropped.
Stocks closed sharply higher after a late-session rally as investors piled into sectors seen as resistant to economic contraction, such as health care and staples, amid talk of recession.
U.K. markets down 1.5 percent on disappointing results from retailer Marks & Spencer (down 20 percent in the U.K.) and vague concerns that the U.S. slowdown may be spreading to Europe. Yesterday a confluence of events, including comments from AT&T about slowing consumer business, and poor commentary from Circuit City and Brinker, added to the poor sentiment.