The weekend was apparently not the pause that refreshes for Wall Street: Following a mild selloff on Friday, futures pointed to a sharply lower open for stocks Monday.
Stocks could drift on low volume in the final weeks of summer, but traders increasingly believe a pull back is brewing in the not too distant future. Even short interest, a powerful market driver, is waning.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway was doing more selling than buying of stocks during the second quarter, but there is one new holding: New Jersey-based medical technology company Becton Dickinson. Berkshire also added to its stake in Johnson & Johnson, although the holdings are still well below where they were before Buffett sold over 33 million shares last fall.
The sentiment is that the markets are due for a pullback, but is this your next buying opportunity?
Stocks eked out a gain after a late rally Thursday as investors cheered an encouraging business-inventories report, the latest sign that the recession is winding down.
Plenty more retail earnings and commentary ahead. Just don't expect a lot of gushy, positive comments--there's little incentive to do so.
Stocks rebounded from a midmorning slide Thursday after a report showed business inventories continued to shrink as sales jumped, offering the latest indication that the recession is winding down.
With market-moving news happening late in the trading day, has the opportunity passed to make profitable plays on Fed announcements and treasury auctions?
Find out how the Street’s inside baseball can cost you money.
After a huge two week really, is Tuesday's market weakness an early sign of a sharp pull back or nothing more than expected profit taking?
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Hovnanian and Varian popped while Lowe’s and SunPower dropped.
June new home sales were a pleasant surprise--and traders sold right into it. This is the first time in a while we have seen selling in the face of good news; no one is quite sure if this is an aberration or the start of a trend.
Plus, the Mad Money highlights his “gasoline rally” stock picks.
The Dow closed down by triple digits on Thursday with the widespread selling extended for an extra 15 minutes on the NYSE...
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Stocks declined, but ended well off their intraday lows, Wednesday after the 10-year Treasury auction, which had a much higher yield than expected.
Stocks skidded Wednesday as techs dragged and the jump in oil prices spurred worries about the recovery in consumer spending. Stocks had opened higher, buoyed by Home Depot's raised outlook, but those gains quickly faded.
Stocks opened higher Wednesday as oil prices jumped above $71 and Home Depot raised its outlook.
China stimulus trumps U.S. stimulus. Although the dollar is comparatively flat, we continue to have a global commodity rally--oil, copper, aluminum and other commodities are at or near their highs for the year.
Plus, get calls on President Obama's stimulus spending, fast food, the Paris Air Show and more.