U.S. stocks closed narrowly mixed, with stocks near recent highs, as lackluster economic data and oil concerns weighed on investor sentiment.» Read More
One of the most important economic indicators for the stock market, comes out Friday before the bell. And traders are taking their position now!
Futures weakened a bit as initial jobless claims came in slightly higher than consensus.
Stocks start Wednesday in what could be a low volume walk up to the three-day Memorial Day weekend. With the absence of much other news, traders this week have been looking over their shoulders at the credit markets, where a rush of new debt issuance is flashing positive signs for the economy.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of American Express and Dendreon popped while Boeing and Exxon Mobil dropped.
Q: On Fast Money’s trader radar we look at the stock that was lighting up screens across Wall Street. This retailer has made a name for building up different clothing brands such as Lane Bryant and Structure. It has also mastered the art of lingerie, with its popular Victoria’s Secret intimate apparel. But even owners of the ‘angels’ don’t always give investors heavenly returns, as the stock plunged on a downgrade at Citi. Who is it?
Wal-Mart stores says U.S. same-store sales rose 1.4 percent in March as consumers continued to hunt for bargains and bought necessities, such as groceries. But the results are below Wall Street expectations.
The NCAA doesn't have a monopoly on the Final Four. Lazard Capital Markets has issued its list of the four top "buy-rated" stocks at the start of the second quarter. Lazard's director of research, Paul Noglows, revealed each of the four to CNBC and explained how they made the cut.
Between stocks rallying and recent dividend cuts by companies like GE and Alcoa, average dividend yields in the S&P 500 have fallen. Here are some of the details.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Yahoo and IBM popped while General Motors and Merck dropped.
Bernanke bounce or an Obama tumble? That was the question on the minds of traders about markets Wednesday, another day in which Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke testifies before a Congressional committee and after President Obama's Tuesday night speech on the state of the nation.
So, you forgot to buy flowers for Valentine’s Day. Nice going, slick. Well, lucky for you there’s a recession going on, which is offering a convenient excuse for getting out of just about anything from marriage proposals to being cheap on Valentine’s Day.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
The Discover Card’s Fourth Annual Valentine’s Day Shopping Survey reveals the way to someone’s heart is through their stomach. Here are some companies that you may love this Valentine's Day...
Paul Noglows, director of research at Lazard Capital Markets, suggested four stock picks in four different sectors that will see growth over the year.
Futures dropped 5 points on disappointing guidance from Wal-Mart. We were expecting a poor December retail sales report, and for the most part it did not disappoint.
Call this one Reality Check Part Two: a weaker than expected ADP report, along with disappointing earnings guidance from Time Warner and Intel, a big restructuring from Alcoa, and an 11 percent pullback in oil which pulled commodities and commodity stocks down all weighed on the markets today.
With volatility this high, it's little wonder that last week's 20 percent rally in the S&P 500 is being met with aggressive selling today.
Not surprisingly, retail stocks are selling off along with the rest of the market--in fact retail stocks have given up about one-third of the gains made in the past week and a half.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Deere and Lennar popped while J. Crew and Borders Group dropped.
Q: On Fast Money’s trader radar we look at the stock that was lighting up screens across Wall Street. This retailer has made a name for itself buying and then building up different clothing brands such as Lane Bryant and Structure. It has also mastered the art of lingerie, with its popular Victoria’s Secret intimate apparel. But in this consumer spending slowdown, even owners of the Angels don’t always have heavenly results. Who is it?