As the wider economy begins to strengthen, and Americans start to feel better about their current and future finances, they are dipping their toes back into the housing waters, in the form of remodeling.
Here is what "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer is watching next week.
It's the basic question when investing in a stock: is it on the way up or will it go down? Wall Street has developed numerous ways of attempting to predict what will happen.
The much-anticipated rebound in the new-home market may be here with this spring’s selling season. And that has investors diving into these highly cyclical stocks after years of decline.
Home building: An awful lot of optimism built into the spring home buying season!
Another day, another Greek deadline: Today, the Greeks have to: 1) Produce written commitments from the two main party leaders that they plan to stick to the austerity program after Greek elections in April; and 2) detail how it will cut an extra 325 million euros ($428 million) euro zone finance ministers insist be cut before the second bailout money — 130 billion euros, or $171 billion — is released.
Take a look at some of Tuesday morning's early movers:
The "Mad Money" host outlines which earnings reports he plans to monitor.
The U.S. housing market has bottomed and could soon turn around, Cramer said. So here's how he's trading it.
“Find out which customers are spending and you’ve got stock winners,” Cramer said.
And here’s how to play it.
Housing stocks are stronger Thursday as Pending Home Sales were much better than expected, but let's get real: there's been a housing stock rally going on all quarter.
After weeks of turmoil, markets seem to have calmed down, and we are trading at the high end of our recent ranges. Value investors are starting to come in.
And one stock he would avoid right now.
Investors expecting a market pullback after a six-month rally may be having a hard time identifying which stocks to dump. Analysts at Credit Suisse have come up with a list of ten vulnerable stocks.
The company saw bullish option positioning early last month, but then fell after a bad earnings report on Feb. 15. The shares traded down to their 100-day moving average around $12.50 later in the month but have been working higher since and are now back above their 50-day moving average.
With the markets on a decline, investors need to put money into value plays, said Rob Hoxton, president and CEO of Hoxton Financial, and Robert Auer, portfolio manager at Auer Growth Fund.
This is a day-by-day look into which earnings reports the "Mad Money" host is monitoring in the week ahead.
Manufacturing improving—January ISM at 60.8 was well above consensus of 58.0, and the best since May 2004. But we are seeing inflation—Prices Paid rises to highest level since July 2008.
You should follow these reports instead if you want the real story on this sector.