Stocks surged on Thursday after the Fed said it would be patient in increasing rates and as oil rose.» Read More
Whether it was the result of bulls stampeding or bears running, Wednesday's 631-point pendulum swing in the Dow certainly lays the groundwork for more high velocity action Thursday when the markets have more earnings and economic news to consider.
After last quarter’s surprise blowout, all nervous eyes are on Thursday’s Microsoft earnings. Can the House That Gates Built do it again? And is this the perfect defensive play in a slowing economy?
Stocks snapped a five-day losing streak, with the Dow surging nearly 300 points on optimism that a government plan to rescue ailing bond insurers is taking shape and could prevent billions more in credit losses.
Technology stocks plunged Wednesday, as weak earnings forecasts from Apple and Motorola sparked fears that tech companies would be hurt by a slowing U.S. economy.
David Pogue picks some of the more interesting iPod accessories unveiled at this year's Macworld.
The Mad Money host takes questions from the live studio audience.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
As investors panic you might discover value. Find out were the Fast Money traders recommend building positions. Also learn where esteemed investor Dennis Gartman is putting his money and more.
A surprise Fed rate cut helped hold back a massive selloff in the stock market, although stocks closed lower on continued worries about the US economy.
Just some quick thoughts on what started out as a brutal morning, but is "coming back" a little thanks to the Fed's must-do move minutes ago: I heard from many of you over the weekend, and the tone was a little surprising.
Give the guys at the blue oval credit. Their new model and new technology push is getting the attention of younger buyers. I'm not ready to say Ford's line-up is packed with models the youngsters want, but there's definitely momentum building.
A heavy gloom hanging over Wall Street may deepen this week unless such bellwether companies as Apple and United Technologies provide investors with hope that the U.S. economy can avert recession.
While other companies struggle to survive, this tech giant might actually thrive.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
Will Apple's earnings Tuesday reveal that momentum for Apple is iOver?
At Intel and Advanced Micro Devices, which together own the market for computer microprocessors, their chief executives had one message for investors this week: "What, me worry?"
When you talk tech stocks with Scott Kessler, you've got to be more specific. The director of Standard and Poor's IT research group says investing in techs demands an examination of just where companies are positioned in the sector. He named stocks that fit his criteria.
They are easily the most anticipated numbers of the year by Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony: NPD's year-end sales figures for the video games industry. And what a story they tell. NPD reports tonight a record $17.94 billion was spent on non-PC game hardware, software and accessories; a staggering 43 percent better than 2006.
With the Dow down nearly 15% from its high and the S&P at a 15-month low, the seemingly inevitable bear market is creeping closer. The traders help navigate these choppy waters in the Word on the Street.
IBM on Thursday forecast 2008 earnings well ahead of Wall Street expectations after results showing a strong international performance, and its shares jumped 5 percent.
Logitech, the world's largest maker of computer mice, posted a more than 40 percent jump in third-quarter profit, boosted by strong demand for Harmony remote controls and keyboards.
Ouch. There's really no other way to summarize Intel's earnings, and there's little question that Intel's softness took Wall Street by surprise. Just look at the shellacking these shares are taking today. But is the selloff warranted, or -- like so many other moves to the downside in recent weeks among the top names in tech -- is the Intel drubbing overdone?