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With six trading days left in a volatile – and historic – quarter, one question looms: can the current rally continue or are we headed back to square one?
A 200+ point decline turns into a net gain on the Big Board as Standard & Poor's gives the market some confidence that the end is near. Also, oil and gold hit records and more in the Word on the Street.
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.
Sears Holdings reported a 47.5 percent decline in quarterly profit on Thursday on increased markdowns and lower sales at its Kmart and Sears stores.
The largest increase in wholesale inflation in 26 years has left many investors wondering how to protect their portfolios. CNBC asked the market pros what they would do.
Which major home improvement retailer is going to improve your portfolio the best? UBS hardlines retail analyst Brian Nagel says the environment puts pressure on everyone -- but thinks one company will come out on top.
Home Depot Tuesday said earnings per share could fall as much as 24 percent this year and plans to open fewer stores due to the slumping U.S. housing market.
Stocks advanced late in the session after S&P affirmed its rating of bond insurers MBIA and Ambac Financial Group. What's the word on the Street?
Stocks closed sharply higher after Standard & Poor's reaffirmed the triple A ratings on two big bond insurers, sparking an explosive rally.
More trouble from the financial sector threatened yet again to thwart a mild rally on Wall Street.
Stocks moved into positive territory despite more signs of weakness in the housing market, as Genentech led pharmaceuticals higher.
Retailer Lowe's reported lower quarterly profit Monday and forecast full-year earnings below Wall Street estimates, citing "challenging" days to come as the slumping U.S. housing market hurts sales.
With a slew of housing data due next week, have the homebuilders hit rock bottom?
Housing numbers, inflation data and lots of Fed speak loom large for markets but it may be the fate of bond insurers that really drive the direction of trading in the week ahead.
Stocks advanced Monday amid bargain hunting, with tech and energy shares posting some of the biggest gains. In the Dow, it was the battle of the blue chips as a strong gain in General Motors helped buoy the index and offset the drag of AIG.
Stocks rebounded Monday, led by General Motors, amid bargain hunting and strength in the tech sector. Dow component AIG tumbled after the insurer revealed that the impact of the credit crisis was more than three times greater than the firm had previously disclosed.
Stocks opened mixed Monday as tech-deal news put the sector front and center.
Viewers call in and give Cramer their top five holdings. Are they diversified enough? 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.
There seems to be a “coalescence” of good news for the market, Cramer says.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.
There's lots of talk out there about whether the stock market hit bottom yesterday. You could turn to any number of market gurus, but a theory we've heard from a few is that yesterday's lows may be the bottom for now, and what happens next will be decided in part by the strength of the economy and of course, the Fed.