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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.
The credit crunch and housing crisis led to some high-profile firings, most notably Merrill Lynch's Stan O'Neal and Citigroup's Chuck Prince. Still, while they lost their jobs, these executives didn't lose their shirts.
A contrarian investment strategy known as "Dogs of the Dow" has been a laggard this year, pulled down by Citigroup, one of the biggest casualties of the subprime credit meltdown.
Time to sort through the Fast Money in-box and answer more of your questions. Bill writes, “With housing crunch bottoming soon, is Home Depot (HD) at bottom?”
Home Depot is cutting 950 jobs and closing three call centers that handle orders for home installation, a spokesman said.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
It's been eight months since MSNBC and CBS Radio fired Don Imus, soon after he made an offensive comment and his advertisers went running. Monday morning at 6 am EST, he'll be back on the air now on WABC radio, which is owned by Citadel Broadcasting. You can bet that everyone and their grandmother will tune in Monday morning, even people who hate Imus, just because they're curious about what he'll say.
Sears Holdings reported sharply lower quarterly earnings Thursday, sending its shares down more than 13 percent, as sales fell at its U.S. Kmart and Sears stores and it cut prices to rid itself of excess inventory.
Lowe's, the No. 2 U.S. home improvement chain, said Monday that its third-quarter profit fell 10.2 percent, citing a weak sales environment amid a continuing slump in the housing sector.
Wall Street whale watchers are reporting an important sighting. The '13-F' filings, which disclose stock holdings of investors such as Eddie Lampert and Warren Buffet, came into full view. How should you trade it?
Stocks rebounded from four days of losses, buoyed by a recovery in technology shares, optimism over Wal-Mart Stores' solid profit and an easing of concerns about credit losses atmajor banks.
Gift cards are still at the top of everyone's wish list this holiday season, but growth is expected to slow dramatically from last year.
Top home improvement retailer Home Depot posted a 27 percent drop in third-quarter profit and forecast a steeper fall in full-year earnings as the slumping U.S. housing market cut into sales and it lost market share.
What's up with these last hour sell-offs three of the last four days? Many traders believe there is another major round of quant fund de-risking which is forcing many other large, plain vanilla hedge funds to de-risk.
Guarded optimism poured into the stocks of two major retailers Monday, lifting them ahead of earnings reports that could impact Tuesday's trading day. Other stories to watch Tuesday include the big Merrill Lynch financial services conference, energy options expirations, pending home sales data and the NFIB small business survey. Currency and commodities are markets to watch.