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With unemployment surging and President Obama's poll ratings sinking, there’s growing debate about what—if anything—he can do about the situation.
The traders are watching a key level in the S&P. Find out where the market needs to close for a short squeeze to take us sharply higher!
In today's trading session, a total of 31 stocks in the S&P 500 reached new 52-week highs. Here is a look at those companies.
Shortly before the end of trade, the bulls took control of the market on a growing belief that the fall out from Dubai’s debt woes will be contained.
If the worst of the recession is indeed behind us, trends from previous economic pitfalls may provide investors guidance to where some of the capital inflows may go next. Here is a look at the top stocks coming out of a recession.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Dell and FedEx popped while MBIA and Harman International dropped.
In today's trading session, a total of 94 stocks in the S&P 500 reached new 52-week highs. Here is a look at those companies.
Iraq’s Baghdad Trade Fair ended Tuesday, six years and a trillion dollars after the American invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein, and one country was conspicuously absent -- the U.S. The New York Times reports.
Michael Cuggino, president and portfolio manager at Permanent Portfolio Funds, said he is "cautiously" bullish on the markets. He offered investors advice — and stock picks — to protect themselves in different economic environments.
After a surprising deal from HP, the markets reacted after hours to the acquisition of the week. The Fast Money traders give you the outlook and analysis you need to trade on the news.
The Dow rose for a sixth straight session Wednesday as the dollar hit a new 15-month low after Fed comments and strong Chinese economic data. Financial, material and IT stocks were the biggest gainers.
In the midst of the dollar-dominated hot streak for the markets, what are the plays to make now? The Fast Money traders break it down for you.
Stocks opened higher Wednesday as the dollar fell to its lowest level in 15 months and economic data out of China was strong.
Stock index futures pointed to another higher open on Wall Street Wednesday as the dollar hit a new 15-month low after Federal Reserve officials reinforced the view that rates will remain low for some time.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Barrick Gold and Research In Motion popped while Mastercard and Teva Pharma dropped.
The S&P closed higher on Tuesday after Warren Buffett stunned the Street and purchased Burlington Northern in what the billionaire investor called a bet on the U.S. economy.
The Dow rose Monday after positive economic reports including manufacturing, construction and pending home sales. So what do these numbers mean for investors? Michael Cuggino, president and portfolio manager of Permanent Portfolio Funds, and Dan Fitzpatrick, president at Stockmarket Mentor, weighed in.
Stocks have given up all of yesterday’s strong gains now. The markets drifted lower into the early afternoon as the dollar flirted with its own session highs. Then, as the S&P 500 fell below its Wednesday close of 1,042 (which was a 3-week low), the markets took another move lower. A notable increase in volume of the S&P 500 SPDRs was also seen by traders as the S&P fell below this support level.
Yes, you should be scared, sorta.
Nearly 80 percent of S&P companies have beat earnings expectations—is this due to low earnings estimates or is it a sign that the recovery is real? Michael Cuggino, president and portfolio manager at Permanent Portfolio Funds, and Tyler Dann, senior research analyst at Invesco Aim, shared their ideas.