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.
Here's our Fast Money Final Trade. Our gang gives you Tuesday's best trades, right now! And check back on Monday for a special live Fast Money.
As we move into the thick of earnings season, which stocks do the Fast Money traders think should be on your radar, next week?
You can make money regardless of the economy if you follow this investing strategy.
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.
There's a method behind his Mad Money picks. Here's how you put that strategy to work yourself.
This stock can't be owned right now for a few key reasons, Cramer says.
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That this stock does well during recessions is just one of many reasons it's a Mad Money favorite.
We all make mistakes. Gosh knows I've made more than a few. And a part of me hesitates to call attention to this one. I mean, you know what they say about paybacks and karma. But this one is too good a doozy to let pass.
Everyone loves a winner. Following are the best performing stocks for 2008 for the Dow, Nasdaq and the S&P. But will they perform as well this year?
Will Santa squeak in a rally before the ball drops? Early moves suggest it could happen: Stocks continued to rise Tuesday, adding to the more than 2-percent gain logged on Wednesday.
Now that 2008 is just about over, here's a look at the top yielding stocks in the Dow that would make up your portfolio if you followed the popular Dogs of the Dow investment strategy.
Another light volume, low volatility day, closing near the highs. Good news, considering that the consumer confidence and home price news was dismal. Goldman Sachs had a particularly good day, up almost 6 percent, though on light volume. But GMAC was the big story of the day...
Stocks rallied to the finish line as investors shrugged off a drop in consumer confidence and cheered the bailout of General Motors' finance arm.
Bill Spiropoulos of CoreStates Capital Advisors thinks investors should be buying stocks right now. Actually, he doesn't just think. He insists.
With some markets already closed for the year and others just about wrapped up, here is a summary of how the major global indices fared in 2008.
The New York Times recapps some of the high and low points in advertising in 2009.