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The No. 1 stock in the S&P 500 Index right now is Snap-On Tools, but why?
Earlier today, the National Association of Home Builders reported a 2 point decline in their Housing Market Index, back to its level from May of last year. Details revealed that traffic fell to its lowest levels in a year. Tomorrow, we get another read on the real estate market with Housing Starts scheduled to come out at 8:30 am and consensus numbers are expecting a drop there as well. Despite these numbers, housing stocks have been gaining.
Stocks struggled Friday as investors digested mixed readings on the consumer: Retail sales rose unexpectedly last month, while consumer sentiment softened.
Markets mostly fell on Friday after a report showed consumer sentiment softened in March. Boris Schlossberg, director of research at GFT Forex, Ben Lichtenstein, president of TradersAudio and Peter Beutel, president of Cameron Hanover shared their outlooks on equities, currencies and commodities.
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Here are the reports to watch this week.
Another strong round of retail sales came in this morning, with broad gains across the board in February despite wintry weather throughout much of the Midwest and East Coast.
In today's trading session, a total of 47 stocks in the S&P 500 reached new 52-week highs. Here is a look at those companies.
The country's on track for the snowiest February in 115 years, which means business, is anything but usual.
Many investors may regret being scared out of this sector.
Plus, get calls on drugs stocks, ethanol, oil and gas and more.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
The discount retailer’s quarterly numbers are screaming for investors to buy a certain kind of stock, Cramer says.
Stocks closed higher on Wednesday after Ben Bernanke reassured lawmakers interest rates will remain low. How should you be positioned now?
Stocks rallied Wednesday as the dollar pulled back and Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke pledged to keep rates low for a long time. Financials were among the top gainers.
Following are the big catalysts that the Fast Money traders expect will move the market or sectors of the market on Wednesday February 24th.
Stocks suffered their biggest decline in three weeks Tuesday as a sharp drop in consumer confidence rattled the market.
Stocks opened lower Tuesday after an unexpected drop in German business confidence but the Dow soon rebounded, led by Home Depot after the company's earnings beat.
A very disappointing consumer confidence report weighed on stocks this morning. The Conference Board revealed its consumer confidence index hit a 10-month low, falling to 46 in February — much lower than the 55 level economists had been expecting. Additionally, consumers’ 6-month outlook on business and employment conditions worsened.
Want to know the real reason that the Dow is down on Tuesday? Cramer thinks he has an answer.