Stocks Darden Restaurants Inc

  • Jim Cramer’s researcher, Nicole Urken, discusses why the ability for McDonald’s and Yum Brands to thrive in this environment speaks to their long-term growth.

  • Stocks closed mixed but finished off their worst levels Tuesday after a report that EU officials may be creating two separate rescue funds to help contain the region's ongoing sovereign debt crisis.

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    It’s been a rough year all around for restaurant operators, with consumers eating out less often. Market researcher NPD Group said Tuesday it doesn’t expects 2012 will be much better.

  • Darden CEO on Earnings, Outlook

    Shares of Darden Restaurants are trading lower this morning after the company forecast Q2 earnings below analyst expectations. Clarence Otis, Darden Restaurants CEO, weighs in. "Olive Garden needs to make some bolder changes," he says.

  • The Fast Money traders were closely watching the decline in Darden as investors hit the sell button after a Morgan Stanley downgrade.

  • A trader is taking a downside option position in Darden Restaurants as its shares sit at some key technical levels.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Stocks accelerated their losses in the final hour trading to finish near session lows Wednesday amid ongoing concerns over the global economy and as investors cautiously waited for further developments in the euro zone.

  • We get it, we get it! The euro is again higher this morning as more officials indicate they will speed up efforts to resolve the debt crisis. This time European Commission President Jose Manuel Borroso implied euro bonds were coming—but down the road.

  • Futures came off their highs Wednesday following a report that showed durable goods orders slipped slightly last month, but still held their gains as investors continued to stay encouraged over the euro zone's progress to ease the region's debt fears.

  • Broker works the trading floor at the New York Stock Exchange.

    The stock market's three-day rally is at risk of tripping up on new hurdles from Europe.

  • The “Mad Money” host lays out his “Game Plan.”

  • Futures extended their rally Wednesday, attempting to rebound from a three-day decline, following a German court ruling in favor of the country's participation in Greece bailout.

  • Company insiders are buying up these stocks en masse. Should you?

  • These stocks could be bought now at discount, the "Mad Money" host said.

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    The euro rallied and S&P futures moved almost 18 points — solely on vague rumors that the ECB may be buying Italian debt. I very much doubt that.

  • Stocks closed sharply higher Friday to finish their best week almost two years following a stronger-than-expected manufacturing report that helped calm some doubts over the slowing recovery.

  • Stocks gained for a fifth straight session on Friday and were on track to finish their best week in nearly a year following a stronger-than-expected manufacturing reading, helping to dispel some doubts about the recovery.

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    It's the first big read on June, and a reading under 50 (which would indicate contraction) would likely cause a negative reaction in the markets. ISM hasn't been below 50 since July 2009.

  • Futures gained Friday, following the stock market's strongest rally since September in the previous session on the heels of stronger-than-expected economic news and over optimism that Greece's debt crisis would see a resolution.