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We have not seen the complete fallout from the market crisis yet. There will, no doubt, be more bank failures, consolidations and layoffs. This is a time to reflect, take inventory and prepare for the unknown.
What's the best approach to investing in these volatile times? Top-down, or bottom-up? How about both? That's the approach taken by Highmark Capital's chief investment officer, David Goerz.
Stocks rallied at the close after the Federal Reserve held the line on interest rates and investors were encouraged that Lehman Brothers and American International Group might work out deals to improve their perilous financial situation.
The Dow and S&P 500 fell over 4.5% today, while the Nasdaq composite dropped 3.6%, as concerns over the health of the financial sector intensified following the decision of Lehman Brothers to file for Chapter 11.
Avoid Wall Street. It’s a mess. For an easier ride you might want to consider Main Street.
Despite all the trouble in financials right now, the sector as a whole has been outperforming since July.
Plus, Cramer opines on a retail resurgence and ConAgra.
Commodities continue to drop, as they have for 7 of the last 8 trading sessions. With futures weak again here, we are very close to breaking the recent closing low of July 15 of 1,214.
Whirlpool may look like a stock to avoid, but there's a reason the big money managers are buying it.
The Dow and S&P soared on Monday as investors bet Washington's Freddie and Fannie bailout will stabilize the housing market and ease the credit crisis.
Brian Nagel, retail analyst at UBS offered advice on different home improvement stocks that could help benefit investors.
Here's our Fast Money Final Trade. Our gang gives you Monday's best trades, right now!
Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Home Depot and Prudential popped while Google and Alcoa dropped.
You'd think the bad unemployment number would have kept us down. But here's why it didn't.
Disappointing stats on the job market added another layer of anxiety to a market already worried about a global slowdown, which sent stocks spiraling back into bear-market territory.
Stocks fell sharply Thursday as oil clawed back some gains and a report showed jobless claims unexpectedly rose last week.
Stephen A. Feinberg, one of the country’s most powerful — and secretive — financiers, hoped to make a fortune out of the detritus of the American auto industry. Instead, he seems to be losing one, reports the New York Times.
Rapid changes in the commodities market have left some investors badly bruised to say the least. However lower gas prices are good, right? Should you cheer or fear the drop in oil?
Stocks ended mixed Wednesday as economic worries continued to rain down on the market and dampen the post-Gustav rally. All three major indexes had been negative for most of the day, but the Dow tip-toed over the line at the last minute, helped by a 5% gain in GM.
Commodities were lower, but once again it was no help for stocks. Commodity stocks were again sold off.