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Merchants across the nation have spent years unsuccessfully fighting interchange fees, which generates an estimated $40 billion to $50 billion in income annually for banks that issue credit cards. But after Congress passed a law last month to protect consumers from excessive fees and interest on credit cards, merchants are mounting a fresh offensive.
Stocks closed slightly higher as a mostly positive start to earnings season was offset by the air quickly coming out of a rally in bank stocks.
Plus, the Mad Money highlights his “gasoline rally” stock picks.
Earnings season may have "officially" gotten underway with last week's release by Dow component Alcoa, but it kicks into full gear Tuesday with two very significant pre-market releases: quarterly numbers from Goldman Sachs and Dow stock Johnson & Johnson.
When everyone else is selling, you should be buying. Here are the Mad Money host’s top picks.
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.