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Stocks rose for a third straight day, fueled by news that the Federal Reserve will create a facility to support consumer lending.
Stocks battle a rough batch of economic news Tuesday. Home prices, another look at third quarter GDP and consumer confidence data are posted in the morning.
Discount and dollar stores are back in fashion and back in the black. Just about everyone else has his back to the wall.
Richard Sparks of Schaeffer's Investment Research admits the current market environment is a tough one, but he still has some suggestions about where a stock investor's money should go.
If you follow technicals then you know Thursday was a critical day in the stock market.
Violent moves in the market signal a process of stabilizing and healing, says Oppenheimer's Worth.
Even in a down market, there are stocks that buck the trend.
The troubled economy is steering shoppers from high-end retailers toward discount stores. And Patrick McKeever of MKM Partners thinks those stores' stocks have room to grow another 10 to 20 percent.
In an economy as tough as this, 99-cent stores offer just the right price. Cramer compares the two top companies in the business.
Plus, Cramer makes calls on utilities and discount retailers.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Nucor and Borders popped while Mattel and Amylin dropped.
Stocks finished higher in feather-light trading Wednesday, boosted by a rise in financials and energy stocks, as well as a better-than-expected durable-goods report.
Stocks closed at their highs for the day after bouncing up and down throughout the session.
Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Valero and Lehman popped while State Street and Wynn dropped.
Q: On Fast Money's Trader Radar we look at the stock that was lighting up screens across Wall Street today. This Virginia-based company was founded as the Ben Franklin Variety Store in 1953. The old name was dropped but a dollar still goes a long way at its stores where everything from shampoo to wind chimes are priced exactly the same. Today, the company made a ton of dollars for its investors after saying an early Easter should put a spring in the step of shoppers. Who is it?
Blue chips finished higher for a third straight session after an unexpected increase in January retail sales. Technology stocks rallied after chip-equipment maker Applied Materials beat earnings forecasts.
Retail sales were stronger than expected last month, with an unexpected gain in car sales helping to push them up 0.3 percent. Charles Grom of JPMorgan and David Turner of BB&T Capital Markets gave CNBC some suggestions about retail plays for investors.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.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.
Dollar Tree Stores Wednesday reported a better-than-expected 10.5 percent rise in quarterly profit as more customers came to its discount stores to load up on Halloween and back-to-school items.
Electronics are in, women's clothes are out -- and leather handbags and jewelry are on the fence heading into next week's unofficial start to the 2007 holiday season. U.S. consumers are struggling with soaring fuel and food costs and the falling housing sector.