"We all think we will be happy when we finally have some downtime – when we can get away, disconnect, shut down. You may even daydream about withdrawing from the rat race full-time. What you don’t know is that all that peace and quiet will ruin your state of mind," writes former White House Economic Adviser Todd Buchholz in this guest blog for his new book, "RUSH."
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
The Fast traders think a relief rally is the most likely market scenario for Friday, but around 1325 the gang says fade the S&P gains.
The technology may be just a marketing tool or a true innovation but whatever cloud computing is, many people don't understand the concept. So here's brief question and answer session to get you in the know.
Executives are buzzing about the potential appreciation of their cloud investments, as the technology takes off.
Dividend yields in the Dow index are relatively unchanged since the beginning of the year, as companies increase dividend payments, partially offseting gains in stock prices, which would push yields lower.
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Tech stole the spotlight Thursday with investors wondering just how rapidly new innovations, such as Google Wallet, would generate a sea change in the way people shop.
The Chinese government’s growth strategy has been to invest in highways, subways and bridges. Infrastructure spending, rising incomes, and a lack of leverage are contributing to stable future growth.
Stocks closed sharply lower, triggered by worries over euro zone debt troubles and signs of a slowing economy in Europe and Asia.
Stocks pared losses but remained significantly lower on worries over euro zone debt troubles, and signs of a slowing economy in Europe and Asia.
The "Mad Money" host reveals which stock goes on the "Sell Block" while the other remains a "buy, buy, buy."
The "Fast Money" traders forecast market direction with the put/call ratio.
Following Dell’s news on improving margins and the firm's "ability to weather a weakened consumer PC market," Tom Smith, computer hardware analyst at Standard & Poor's Equity Research, said he raised his rating on the stock to “buy” from “hold.”
Who benefits as companies move to make their servers more secure? It well may be IBM, but rather than buy stock Brian Stutland suggest an options trade.
Brian Stutland, Options Action trader, says IBM is in a position to help individual companies build there own more secure systems rather having to rely on the cloud.
When I first heard the news that Hewlett Packard was about to warn that coming quarters wouldn’t be what Wall Street expected, I thought: New CEO. Big Warning. Something smells. My interpretation of the stench: That in a backhanded way, CEO Leo Apotheker is saying that his predecessor Mark Hurd had run the company for the short-term to please Wall Street, not to create a business.
Dan Niles, Alpha One Capital Partners, says big tech companies will squeeze out smaller guys. "Cisco needs to get realistic about growth," he adds.
Largely the Fast Money traders aren't terribly concerned by Wednesday's sell-off. "On the dip you can buy," says Pete Najarian. But what?
It’s still a good time for investors to get into stocks, said Keith Wirtz, president and CIO of Fifth Third Asset Management, and Michael Yoshikami, founder and CEO of YCMNET Advisors.