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All stocks benefit now that toxic assets no longer threaten the financial sector’s balance sheets. Here’s why.
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Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Biogen and Brinker International popped while Exxon Mobil and MGM Mirage dropped.
Earnings season begins today with Alcoa. The majority playbook, which we have telegraphed for a month, is to ride the wave off the March 6th lows going into earnings season, then lighten up as stocks move sideways to down on the back of VERY CONSERVATIVE guidance.
Unlike banks, restaurant companies can't run to Washington for help. So only the sector's strongest will survive this downturn. But then again, isn't that how capitalism is supposed to work?
Find out why this is Cramer's favorite restaurant stock.
Here are two Mad Money top picks and five reasons why now is the right time to buy.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Southwest Airlines and Potash popped while eBay and Sony dropped.
Traders are in agreement on two points: 1) We are not trading on fundamentals. Forced selling is causing many stocks to trade well below fundamental values; 2) traders do not have faith in 2009 earnings projections, which is making it difficult to value stocks.
Don Wordell, manager of the 5-star RidgeWorth Mid-Cap Value Equity fund, says the consumer is just fine -- and he has a stock pick to back that up.
Our traders are good - but you knew that! Check out their latest picks that paid.
Why are casual dining stocks rallying in the face of rising energy and food prices?
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Google and Wynn popped while BJ Services and Netflix dropped.
If you're looking for stocks that can weather the current market storm, a professor at the University of Virginia's Darden School of Business could have a screener worth your while.
Valentine's Day is traditionally the second most popular day of the year to dine out, and the industry can expect a healthy turnout— over $1.5 billion -- this year, even if other areas are seeing a pullback.
Investors are weighing a weak jobs report and the threat of bond-insurer downgrades with enthusiasm over Microsoft’s bid for Yahoo. CNBC asked the experts where investors should place their bets to make it through this volatility.
Super Bowl XLII: Beyond football, big-screen TVs, pizza, beer and gambling all come to mind. Are stocks in those areas good for your portfolio? Pick carefully, says Brent Wilsey. The president of Wilsey Asset Management named the stocks that'll be winners -- and that ones that will fumble.
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.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Circuit City (CC) and Websense (WBSN) popped while KB Homes (KBH) and Brinker International (EAT) dropped.
The pattern is now very clear: companies that have significant exposure to the U.S. consumer market are having problems. Whether it is Coach (lowered guidance), IHOP (drop in guest traffic), Brinker (ditto), or Whirlpool (lower overall sales). These companies are 1) seeing slower business in the U.S. market and 2) get a significant part of their sales in the U.S.