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In time, markets will go higher — but there’s going to be a "vicious correction" along the way, said Doug Kass of Seabreeze Partners. Read his "Miley Cyrus" recovery theory.
A bit toppy here. S&P futures are down again this morning and are now about 39 points (4.2 percent) off our recent high on May 7th.
With the new credit card bill of rights looming in the not-so-distant future, Cramer takes to task the effect this will have on the big players in the credit card industry.
Just two months ago, nearly half of America thought we were freefalling toward another Great Depression. But that was then!
For the last 18 months, the world has focused on fear. The economy, equity markets, and just about everything else has collapsed. It's been very difficult to think about investing with a growth mindset. Depending on who you listen to, recovery is just around the corner or perhaps a year away.
Stocks eked out a gain after a rocky session Friday as investors weighed some encouraging economic reports against gloomy earnings.
Both the Dow and S&P continued their march higher on Friday as surging oil prices drove up energy shares.
The S&P was trading sideways around lunchtime Friday with investors booking gains on this first day of May rather than betting the run in stocks will continue.
Stocks had a wobbly start to the morning Friday as investors weighed some encouraging economic reports against gloomy earnings.
Stocks pared their losses Friday after economic reports showed consumer confidence soared to its highest level since before the fall downturn began and that manufacturing is showing signs of improvement.
Stock futures are set to begin May just slightly higher this morning. This comes off the heels of one of the best months in several years for the S&P 500. Most European bourses are closed today due to the May Day holiday.
Futures indicated a slightly higher open for U.S. stocks Friday as investors shrugged off Chrysler's bankruptcy announcement and decided to go against the 'sell in May and go away' mantra after April's successful performance.
Will May trip up Wall Street's bull? Many traders think it might, at least temporarily. But then again, April defied all predictions that stocks would pull back, as investors continued to buy into every dip.
Following are the “Fast & Furious” trades - hot ways to play tomorrow's market moving events.
Concerns that the recent outbreak of swine flu could reach pandemic proportions dragged down the Dow and S&P Monday with investors hammering airlines, hotels and more.
Stocks ended higher Friday after better-than-expected results from Ford but ended lower for the week, snapping a six-week winning streak. recovered Friday after a drop triggered by the release of the bank stress-test results.
The S&P rose in volatile trade on Thursday as better-than-expected results from several regional banks lifted financial shares...
Credit card executives meeting with President Obama argued that rules proposed by the Federal Reserve are adequate to protect consumers, but Obama believes more should be done.
The lending practices of U.S. credit card companies will be under the microscope Thursday as President Barack Obama meets with executives from 13 leading credit card issuers. We wanted to know if you feel you've been unfairly treated by the credit card companies.