A truckload of data will hit markets in the coming week, but it's the jobs report Friday when Wall Street is closed that will be the most important.» Read More
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Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Palm and Fortress popped while Home Depot and Moody's dropped.
Even though Warren Buffett always says he likes stocks more when they're cheaper, he didn't do a lot of buying as Wall Street's major indexes fell to their bear-market lows (so far) in early March. Berkshire Hathaway's first quarter stock portfolio snapshot shows no blockbuster buys. A few stakes did, however, get bigger during the first three months on the year.
The bad economy isn’t bad for everyone. In fact, Jeff Macke has spotted an area where fortunes are thriving because of the downturn.
Investors can capitalize on America's national demand for values and bargains with an ETF that holds the top discount stocks.
The Financial Accounting Standards Board has voted to relax the fair-value accounting rules - allowing banks to mark securities to a model rather than to market prices, according to reports.
The fate of an important accounting rule will have a big impact on markets Thursday and beyond. It's not just any accounting rule. It's the highly controversial mark-to-market rule, criticized for the massive write downs in the banking industry.
Shares of Ford were trading up on word that Ford planned to issue a $2.95 billion bond backed by auto receivables is an indication that the Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility (TALF) is finally becoming real.
Instead of asking what Warren Buffett has been buying, we should have been wondering what he's been selling. Berkshire Hathaway's stock portfolio snapshot for the end of the fourth quarter reveals its holdings in Johnson and Johnson have been slashed by more than half.
Q: On Fast Money’s trader radar we look at the stock that was lighting up screens across Wall Street. This publicly-traded used-car dealer was created by Circuit City executives in 1991. And while that electronics chain may have gone bankrupt this year, this company managed to remain profitable until the last quarter in the face crashing consumer credit. But today the dealer's stock got a jumpstart from President Bush, after the White House gave a lifeline to GM and Chrysler. Who is it?
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway sharply increased its stake in ConocoPhillips this spring and summer, accumulating a total of 84 million shares as of the end of the third quarter on September 30, according to Berkshire's just-released quarterly portfolio filing with the SEC.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of AIG and Petrobras popped while Kraft and General Motors dropped.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has added a new stake in NRG Energy, according to a just-released portfolio 'snapshot' of its holdings in U.S. publicly-traded stocks as of June 30. A sharply reduced stake in Anheuser-Busch may have been a bet that InBev's initially unsolicited offer for the U.S. brewer would prove to be unsuccessful. Conoco-Phillips data is kept "confidential."
Following are Wednesday's biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Consol Energy and Flowserve popped while News Corp and Sprint Nextel dropped.
Two companies today are illustrative of the Consumer Under Pressure: Whole Foods and CarMax.
If you're wondering why we have been getting these triple digit swings in the Dow every since we hit bottom about July 15th, the answer is evident today with Freddie Mac's earnings.
For eBay, quarterly results are normally all about "beat and raise." Beat the Street's estimates in the current quarter, and raise guidance for the upcoming quarter. This time around, batting .500 just isn't good enough for the online auction powerhouse, especially when so many on the Street expected them to beat anyway.
I noted yesterday the miserably bearish mood Wall Street has been in recently. The market has been having problems because the central assumption of bulls--that the second half of the year would see a rebound in earnings--is coming under attack. As a result, traders have been taking every opportunity to sell into rallies in June.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of General Mills and Panera Bread popped while Genreal Motors and Tyson dropped.