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Stocks gained some strength in the final hour of trading, but remained mixed after news the Federal Reserve didn't believe the economy had improved enough by December to alter its economic stimulus program. Alcoa and Walt Disney rose, while McDonald's fell.
Stocks declined Tuesday, despite a handful of positive retail earnings reports, as European debt troubles continue to worry investors. Mark Arbeter, chief technical strategist at S&P, and James Dailey, CIO and senior portfolio manager at Team Asset Strategy Fund, shared their insights.
With health care stocks higher on Monday and reform solidly through Congress, is everything all priced in?
We’re almost there, Cramer says. Here’s your game plan for our all but inevitable rebound.
The back-end loaded stimulus plan passed earlier this year is causing many companies to re-evaluate the impact on their earnings.
As we end a rather nasty 2008 and head into a new year that doesn't hold much optimism, Jared Levy, senior market specialist at Financial Markets Education sees investment potential in education, infrastructure and energy.
The president-elect's spending strategy wasn't as big as we'd hoped. So what should investors do now?
Traders who waited missed last week's gains. But is that a bad thing?
Not quite, Cramer says. Here's your guide to trading this market.
Cramer tells you which infrastructure stocks are worth owning.
One of the first orders of business for the new president will be a long, hard look at the budget. The budget deficit will be about $500 billion when Obama is sworn into office, but with the $700 billion TARP plan it should go to $1 trillion quickly.
With the race for the White House over and done, what are the best long-term moves going forward?
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Want to see how important global growth has become? YUM Brands beat, but look at the growth: mainland China same store sales up 17 percent, 5 percent growth worldwide, 1 percent in the U.S. YUM now gets nearly 45 percent of its sales outside the U.S.
Here are my morning thoughts: Markets: The entire Street is expecting a 25 basis point cut in the Fed funds rate, and at least that much in the discount rate. A small but vocal minority believe that a 50 basis point cut is more appropriate, given the evidence of a slower economy and the recent return of a choppier credit market.