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Stocks declined Wednesday after a report showed a much sharper drop in durable-goods orders than expected. Plus, a sharp selloff in China dragged on oil prices, which also weighed on the market.
It's a kiss-your-sister kind of deal, and stock trading in both companies reflect it. It's been a long wait. And after all this time, shareholders will still be forced to wait -- a lot longer -- to see if the deal was worth waiting for.
What happened to China? The Shanghai Composite closed down 5 percent, it's biggest one day drop this year; at one point it was down 8 percent intraday.
Futures tumbled Wednesday after a report showed a much sharper drop in durable-goods orders than expected. Plus, a sharp selloff in China dragged on oil prices, which also weighed on the market.
This chipmaker is at the center of a trend on par with the PC’s mass adoption. Cramer interviewed the CEO to find out if the stock is worth buying.
If history is our guide, then yes, Cramer says. Find out how to play it.
These are the stocks that will work – and those that won’t – when the market pulls back.
With video game sales already 12 percent behind last year's pace, video game publishers and retailers have been counting heavily on a strong holiday season to help turn things around. More and more, though, that's looking unlikely.
This was a strange earnings season. But it has been a remarkably strange economy. But when you look at the big names in tech, including Intel, IBM, Apple, Google, Yahoo, eBay, Microsoft, and the big names on Wall Street, there was a bizarre disconnect over what was expected, and what was realized.
Not since Michael Phelps captured his record eighth Olympic gold medal has a nation been so captivated by a single broadcast event. What am I referring to? Friday's fine edition of "Options Action", of course.
Alan Blinder, former Fed governor and Princeton economist, wrote articles for both the Wall Street Journal on Friday and the New York Times on Sunday. (I wonder if he's campaigning for something.) The Journal article was especially interesting. He said,"The US economy appears to be hitting bottom," and the second-half GDP could well be a 3% annual rate of gain or more.
Plus, Cramer makes the call on green stocks, tech and more.
Don’t think stocks are resilient, the Mad Money host says. Another force is at work here.
Conflicting information about the outlook for technology has left many investors confused. The traders along with Juniper’s CEO sort it out!
The session ended Friday with mixed results. The Dow and the S&P 500 closed slightly higher however the Nasdaq could not continue its winning ways.
All the major US indexes were up 4% or greater for the week, after closing roughly flat for the day on Friday. The Dow crossed and remained above 9,000 on Friday, posting its best 2-week percent gain since late March 2000.
The latest batch of earnings took a toll on the market Friday but the Dow still pulled off a gain in the final half hour of trading, capping its best two-week performance since 2000. Microsoft shares fell more than 8%.
Stocks stay resilient...there is strong momentum behind all groups. All 10 S&P 500 sectors are above their 200-day moving averages; that rarely happens and is a sign of a broad market advance.
The Dow broke 9,000 yesterday — and has hovered at that level Friday. What's next for stock markets? Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, offered CNBC his insights.
Stocks' fluctuation shows that investors can't decide. But the Mad Money host said that he knows. Plus, get calls on tech, housing, advertising and more.