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At the end of a short but turbulent week that included the official start of the Barack Obama administration, Alan Valdes of Hilliard Lyons offered some stock suggestions inspired by the new president and his policies. "We like his health care plan," Valdes told CNBC.
It's all about capital preservation right now, Cramer says.
The pressure's on Obama to save the economy. His presidency will succeed, or fail, with the markets.
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The Dow ended below 8,000 for the first time in two months as bank stocks took a beating over profit worries.
Stocks paused briefly as Barack Obama was sworn in as the 44th president but resumed their slide as banks took a beating over profit worries.
Dow component and giant healthcare company--you really can't lump it in with big pharma because it sells drugs, medical devices and consumer products--Johnson & Johnson reported earnings this morning.
The British pound fell to its lowest level against the dollar since 2001 on continuing fears that UK banks would need to raise more capital and are facing massive dilution from investments by the UK government.
U.S. stock index futures failed to match the buoyant mood across the country Tuesday as concerns over the weakening economy remained despite the inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama.
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Investors are holding out hope for an Obama rally though any stock market bounce is unlikely to linger because of the weak economy.
Considering the Dow and S&P are down in 2009, will the market bounce after the inauguration?
Stocks will struggle with a heavy dose of bad earnings news that could dash investor hopes for an Obama rally in the week ahead.
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As we move into the thick of earnings season, which stocks do the Fast Money traders think should be on your radar, next week?
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Options traders are bidding up calls in Kimberly-Clark after Merrill Lynch upgraded the consumer product company Friday morning. The average daily turnover of calls in KMB is 1,200 contracts, but some 4,000 changed hands in the first 90 minutes of today's session alone.
Boston Scientific is fighting to break out of its recent trading range as a large block of puts changes hands. BSX opened today by more than 2 percent from its close of $7.60 yesterday... The put activity coincides with a company setback in its protracted court battle with Johnson & Johnson.
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