Water restrictions due to the drought are hurting the once booming sod business in California.» Read More
The Wall Street vet has high hopes for housing, but Cramer isn’t so sure about the call.
When Congress passed a new energy law two years ago, obituaries were written for the incandescent light bulb. The law set tough efficiency standards, due to take effect in 2012, that no traditional incandescent bulb on the market could meet, and a century-old technology that helped create the modern world seemed to be doomed. But as it turns out, the obituaries were premature.
With one day left in the quarter, the Dow and S&P ended in positive territory as fund managers snapped up winners in an attempt to embellish their portfolios.
The Dow and S&P 500 rallied Thursday after Ben Bernanke withstood congressional questioning without problems.
On a week where the US markets continued to stall with all major indexes negative for the week with quadruple witching, bank regulation, a sell off in energy, the markets await the Fed meeting next week closing mixed for the day on Friday.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Financials weighed down the Dow and S&P on Wednesday as investors sifted through sweeping new regulations designed to eliminate excessive risk-taking on Wall Street.
Stocks ended lower for a second straight session in light volume as the glow from housing starts faded and banks skidded.
Both the Dow and S&P 500 tumbled Monday, marking their worst slide in a month, after manufacturing data and a commodities sell-off dragged down investor sentiment.
The Mad Money explains Friday’s move and tells us what to expect for the coming week.
Which of these companies’ CEOs made the cut? Read on to find out.
Stocks declined, but ended well off their intraday lows on Wednesday after the 10-year Treasury auction, which had a much higher yield than expected. Stocks had opened higher after Home Depot raised its outlook, but those gains quickly faded as the jump in oil prices and sharp rise of lending rates spurred worries about key components of the economic recovery. Read and listen to what experts had to say…
Worries that rising interest rates could put a damper on consumer and business spending dragged down both the Dow and S&P on Wednesday.
Stocks declined, but ended well off their intraday lows, Wednesday after the 10-year Treasury auction, which had a much higher yield than expected.
Stocks skidded Wednesday as techs dragged and the jump in oil prices spurred worries about the recovery in consumer spending. Stocks had opened higher, buoyed by Home Depot's raised outlook, but those gains quickly faded.
Stocks opened higher on Wednesday as oil prices jumped above $71 and Home Depot raised its outlook. Banks opened mixed as the market digested news that some of the largest institutions would be repaying government bailout money. Some investors worried that the 10 banks returning TARP money could be doing so too soon and might need further injections later. Read and listen to what experts had to say…
Stocks opened higher Wednesday as oil prices jumped above $71 and Home Depot raised its outlook.
China stimulus trumps U.S. stimulus. Although the dollar is comparatively flat, we continue to have a global commodity rally--oil, copper, aluminum and other commodities are at or near their highs for the year.
This morning's Wall Street theme might be "running in place". But Tuesday could see more action, with plenty of potential market moving events on the docket. Right now, U.S. stock index futures are pointing to a higher opening, and overseas markets have generally been higher as well.
Home Depot raised its 2009 profit forecast and stood by its sales expectations Wednesday ahead of a meeting with analysts and investors, sending its shares up nearly 4 percent.