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Investors bid the Dow higher as the price of oil and other commodities declined. The rally caps a negative quarter for all the major averages. What's the "Word on the Street?"
Natexis Bleichroder's John Roque says tomorrow's market action will tell the tale of Tuesday's big run up. Is the market bottoming, as many traders were quick to say as the Dow and financial stocks rocketed?
Salt power is a tantalizing, if still distant, alternative energy prospect as high oil prices make more exotic alternatives look more economical.
This could be the sector to own by next fall's presidential election.
Bear Stearns needs to get bought right now, Cramer says. Also, his silver lining stocks.
With interest rates on the decline, banks don't pay out like they once did. So for steady income, buy dividend-paying stocks. Like this one.
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?
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Yahoo Inc (YHOO) reported a drop in quarterly profit on Tuesday and investors bid the Dow higher again. What's the word on the Street.
The Street wants a 50 bp cut from the Fed on Wednesday; it's widely believed that a 25 bp cut would be a real disappointment. The other hope for bulls is that nonfarm payrolls surprises on the upside this Friday.
Dow Chemical said that fourth-quarter earnings fell 52 percent, hurt by weak U.S. housing and auto markets, spiraling energy and raw material costs, and one-time restructuring charges.
Tuesday is shaping up to be one of the busiest earnings days of the quarter so far, but it's likely the markets will continue to focus instead on the Fed.
Investors experienced gut-churning volatility through the very end of a tough week. What's the word on the Street?
Did you know historically the S&P has made slight gains during a recession and then jumped big time in the 6 months following. So, will history repeat itself?
What is driving all the fearful recession chatter? Andrew Liveris, presidnt, chairman and chief executive at Dow Chemical, sums it up in one word: "Overreaction." At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, he offered CNBC his thoughts on issues ranging from the U.S. economy and consumers to China and oil prices.
Four stocks with Fed-proof dividends at bargain basement prices.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.
LIBOR rates are down today, admittedly only slightly; but it's a start. Asian markets closed down about 2 percent; Europe also down about 2 percent. Retail sales and jobless claims good, but Producer Price Index indicates wholesale inflation stronger than expected.
Stocks closed lower as investors worried about the impact of the credit crisis on the financial sector and on the wider economy.