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Stocks rose for second day Wednesday as a Deere earnings beat and a rebound in housing starts helped renew investor optimism about the recovery. Consumer stocks were among the best performers; energy, the weakest.
Stocks opened higher Wednesday after Deere blew past earnings expectations and a report showed a rebound in housing starts.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, Dec. 2.
Bernie Madoff in a prison brawl=AWESOME. With all these white-collar prison brawls, it makes you wonder: Who would win a match of Madoff vs. Allen Stanford? Madoff vs. Enron's Jeff Skilling? Welcome to the Prison Fantasy League. Click here to cast your vote for the winners of five white-collar prison smackdowns.
Microsoft, in its latest attempt at a campy viral marketing campaign, is trying to get everyday users to throw a "House Party" (think Tupperware party) to spread the word to their friends about the upcoming Windows 7. Yeah, never put the geeks in charge of the party.
Plus, get calls on smartphone plays, machinery stocks, retail and more.
The company recently showed its sweet tooth, but Cramer recommended a healthier diet.
An upbeat retail sales report for August may have buoyed up some hopes for renewed consumer spending, but those on the frontlines — consumer products and retail executives — interviewed by CNBC on Wednesday weren't quite as upbeat.
Charles Koppelman has made a big impact at the domestic diva’s company. Cramer invited him onto Mad Money to find out what we should expect next.
Stocks declined Wednesday as weak demand for today's Treasury auction and a sharp drop in oil prices dragged on the market. A disappointing durable-goods report didn't help either.
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.
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.
With consumers feeling the recession pinch, the necessity for designer brands to unload excess inventories has given rise to a new breed of Internet retailers.
Anthony Viceroy, President of Global Operations, Porter Novelli writes, "Recently the fear of losing a job has led people to set aside their natural inclination to take chances. Even those with great track records are looking over their shoulders nervously. So should they believe a boss who tells them to be bold and dare to fail—who says “the only failure is not daring to try?"
As consumers have become more cautious with their spending, domestic diva Martha Stewart notes that they are buying less extravagant items and instead focusing on their homes, food, children and pets.
Despite my repeated invitations for his first post-jailhouse interview on this blog and through one of his contacts, Sam Waksal didn't respond. Given his Manhattan social scene background it should not, perhaps, come as a surprise that the founder of ImClone Systems decided to have his coming-out party in "New York" magazine.
Bernanke bounce or an Obama tumble? That was the question on the minds of traders about markets Wednesday, another day in which Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke testifies before a Congressional committee and after President Obama's Tuesday night speech on the state of the nation.
No one knows more about a company. So when they talk, listen up.
The homemaker diva was on the Mad Money set talking about new products, business overseas and life after "Yale."