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Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Domino’s and UPS popped while Vodaphone and SanDisk dropped.
Yahoo sought to rally shareholder support for its board of directors and management amid a proxy battle with billionaire Carl Icahn, saying the investor had outlined an "ill-defined plan" for the future of the Internet company.
On Wednesday a sharp gain in U.S. business investment offset renewed credit market jitters and oil rebounded to over $131 a barrel. What's the "Word on the Street?"
With its recent run-up, is it time to jump further into the financials sector? Here is a stock screen of some stocks you may want to look at.
The U.S. credit crisis is easing and the risk in housing is dramatically lower now, but economic growth will remain under pressure , the CEO of Merrill Lynch said.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of NYSE Euronext and AMD popped while Sara Lee and Qwest dropped.
Stocks closed higher as optimism prevailed, even in the face of $122-a-barrel oil. Techs got a boost from speculation that a deal between Microsoft and Yahoo is still possible.
The once-great stock picker is no Warren Buffett, Cramer says.
Stocks declined as oil surpassed $122 a barrel and Fannie Mae delivered disappointing results.
A major Yahoo shareholder, Legg Mason, is ready to back Yahoo's effort to stay independent if Microsoft lowers its buyout offer, the Wall Street Journal said, citing an interview with portfolio manager Bill Miller.
Stocks closed lower Friday after a profit warning from J.C. Penney, which renewed fears about slower consumer spending. Financials and techs caved in after earlier attempts to rally.
U.S. money manager Legg Mason said Friday it is exploring solutions to provide liquidity to holders of auction-rate preferred securities issued by seven closed-end funds of its affiliates.
A fresh wave of economic worry swept across Wall Street, aggravated by a spike in wholesale prices, dismaying corporate results, and oil trading above $100 a barrel.
Large-cap growth stocks, especially in the technology sector, are where investors ought to be putting their money right now, according to Jason Trennert. But the chief investment strategist and managing partner at Strategas Research Partners also holds financials -- very selectively.
Microsoft's hostile play for Yahoo certainly isn't lacking from strong opinions about the deal from experts on both sides of the argument. But the more interesting opinions are coming from the companies themselves.
While there's lots of important economic and earnings news Wednesday, we all know what matters most to the markets. That is whether the Fed cuts a quarter point or a half point from its target Fed funds rate.
Even in an uncertain market, there are always opportunities to make money.
The legendary investor just finished his second bad year in a row. So LM's a sell. But there's more to it than that, Cramer explains.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.
Investors in a $5 billion cash management fund run by General Electric have become the latest victims of the subprime mortgage meltdown. A short-term cash management fund, which attempts to keep the value of each share at one dollar, is instead offering investors just 96 cents on the dollar.