Prospective bank buyers are outweighing sellers, signaling that after a big lull in U.S. bank M&A last year, the market may revive in 2012.» Read More
The market for U.S. student loan asset-backed securities -- rattled already by the troubled mortgage-backed securities market -- expects another hit soon from legislation being finalized in Congress.
Hey everyone. Here's guest blogger Jeff Mishlove's contest picks for today: Now that Wednesday’s very exciting market has closed, I see that – once again – my recommendations for Tuesday purchases turned out to be quite volatile. Life Cell Corporation was up 4.99%. Anadigics was down 10.72%. American Commercial Lines was down 5.32%. Overseas Shipholding Group was up by 8.55%.
Cramer's got the call on Bank of America, Jones Soda, AIG and more.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.
Here's our look at the stocks making our best and most active lists. Small caps seem to be the main focus among contest traders. And Freemont General is back strong--not only as a most active but as a best performer. It hasn't played itself out yet as news about selling some of the company's subprime loans had an affect. Also--news on Sallie Mae had an impact on more than just iteself. Take a look...
Actor Stephen Collins may have to have a trading floor of his own pretty soon. Just get a look below at the buys and sells he made Thursday for "Trading With The Stars." He sure likes to diversify and expand his portfolio. Jonathan Tucker and Chris Moneymaker keep their spots at 2 and 3. There was some movement in the standings as Judy Gold moved up to 4th from 5th--while Ernie Hudson fell from the 4th spot all the way down to 8th.