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U.S. stocks wavered Thursday as reports on January retail sales and jobless claims stirred recessionary fears. Tech stocks were under pressure after Cisco said consumers have become increasingly cautious. Retailers jumped.
U.S. stocks wavered Thursday as reports on January retail sales and jobless claims stirred recessionary fears. Tech stocks were under pressure after Cisco said consumers have become increasingly cautious both in the U.S. and Europe.
Stocks closed lower, led by financials, after brokers downgraded several big names in the sector, including American Express.
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For the first time in 4 decades median home prices fell for the entire year. Can you trade the trouble?
As the markets continue to swing up and down, some of the biggest names in the Dow Industrials can be snapped up with fairly sizable yields.
There's lots of talk out there about whether the stock market hit bottom yesterday. You could turn to any number of market gurus, but a theory we've heard from a few is that yesterday's lows may be the bottom for now, and what happens next will be decided in part by the strength of the economy and of course, the Fed.
An unprecedented late-day rally reversed morning losses and sent the Dow higher by 300 points - all thanks to the banks and brokers. Could this move mean a bottom or is it nothing more an oversold rally?
Stocks snapped a five-day losing streak, with the Dow surging nearly 300 points on optimism that a government plan to rescue ailing bond insurers is taking shape and could prevent billions more in credit losses.
A surprise Fed rate cut helped hold back a massive selloff in the stock market, although stocks closed lower on continued worries about the US economy.
Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Home Depot (HD) and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) popped while Google (GOOG) and Schlumberger (SLB) dropped.
You can always count on Fast Money for smart plays on the top stories of the day. We try hard to bring you winners but nobody can be right all the time. Following are the traders' best and worst calls.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Boeing (BA) and Home Depot (HD) popped while Schering Plough (SGP) and Washington Mutual (WM) dropped.
When I heard the news this morning, I thought it was a breakthrough: the first piece of news signaling that bottom to this housing market. An analyst at Credit Suisse upgraded the home-improvement sector. Fantastic.
Several interesting strategist/analyst calls this morning, all trying to pick a bottom: 1) Credit Suisse recommending an overweight in U.S. stocks because the Fed is likely to cut rates to respond to the slowing economy quicker than their European counterparts.
Is the U.S. market getting beaten-up enough to get interesting? Strategists at Credit Suisse seems to think so. They are recommending a 5 percent overweight in U.S. stocks because the Fed is likely to cut rates to respond to the slowing economy quicker than their European counterparts.
Earlier Tuesday, Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson told CNBC he’s worried that the housing crisis is still far from over. Find out why you can trade that by shorting agriculture stocks.
Understanding the performance of the stock market in 2007 comes down to one word: subprime.