From executive gaffes to failed devices, there was plenty to talk about in tech in 2014.» Read More
Still feeling shocked by how much your portfolio has fallen in value in the past couple of months? With the holidays upon us, here is a look at the purchasing power those shares still have. After all, a share of Berkshire Hathaway can still buy you a Porsche 911.
With 105 out of the S&P 500 stocks trading under $10 per share, compared to only 59 out of 500 back in October 1987, is this a clear sign of a value trading opportunity of a lifetime or a value trap?
As the news came in that Timothy Geithner would be Obama's pick for Treasury Secretary the market made a sharp move upward fueled in part by short covering.
Discount and dollar stores are back in fashion and back in the black. Just about everyone else has his back to the wall.
In the midst of the financial crisis Netflix is busy transforming itself from a DVD-by-mail company to a true online content distribution service.
The Dow tumbled on Wednesday closing below the psychologically important 8,000 level for the first time since March 2003.
The rules for investing in technology have changed as much as the markets themselves. Weiss Capital's Mike Burnick and Fort Pitt Capital's Kim Caughey offered CNBC their tech stock picks — and pans. (Part Two)
The fortunes of the semiconductor industry might not be terribly promising. But should you get out of tech all together?
It's a big day for Netflix with the service going live on Microsoft's Xbox 360 platform. But there's one big thing lacking and you can thank the heated rivalry between Sony and Microsoft for it and I'm getting an earful from some of you.
Microsoft is no longer interested in buying all of Yahoo, CEO Steve Ballmer said Wednesday, though he told shareholders that the company would still be "very open" to a collaboration on Internet search. His comments sent Yahoo shares diving by 12 percent.
Here we go again -- another market day that feels more like the latest heart-stopping roller coaster, starting off with a big rally at the opening following Cramer fave Hewlett-Packard's great quarterly numbers. But mid-day, the market drops like a rock, down 372. Finally, in the last hour of trading, we get another "jacked-up happy ending." How are you supposed to be a calm and cool investor in times like these? Well, last night, Cramer talked about how good things can still happen in tough circumstances: namely, his number one Wall-of-Shamer, Jerry Yang, announced he was stepping down as Yahoo CEO, where "he's been like a value wrecking ball."
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As investors search for "recession-proof" investments, they may find buying opportunities in video games, once a realm dominated almost exclusively by teenage boys.
Today was a triumph of the technicals over the technological. Today was a day we touched the Dow 8,000 level -- down 20% from where Cramer last said to sell. When you hit that level, you catch buys. If you're using Cramer's strategy of buying stocks with bountiful dividends like CAT at 4.5% or Nucor at 4%, you caught a great price earlier in the day. Now you should be done buying and, as the high-yielders rally, it's time to start the selling. You can't buy again until the stock takes out your last low price and the yield's even bigger. That's the only strategy that's worked consistently in this crazy market -- stocks that bounce most have the biggest yields.
As the market turmoil continues, companies that once sat at the top of the S&P 500 find themselves falling further and further down the list.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Hulu is the seventh largest site when it comes to total video streams, but unlike YouTube, Hulu is focused exclusively on professionally created TV shows and movies and distributing them to consumers with the ease and accessibility of channel surfing on your TV.
In this bear market, it's the question on every investor's mind! And, perhaps, the hardest one to answer.
Stocks closed lower as investors worried about the global economic downturn and enthusiasm for China's deep-pocketed stimulus plan faded.
Stocks shot out of the gate Monday, boosted by China's massive stimulus plan. Techs sat out the rally, dragged down by Dish Networks after the satellite TV provider's dismal results and Google after Microsoft announced a deal with Sun.