Even if it isn't a bubble, the tech sector has had a pretty big run, and it might be time to look at some cautious ways to target tech-stock returns.» Read More
Futures indicated a very slight negative open for Wall Street on Tuesday as trade remained subdued after Monday's M&A-inspired rally.
The Dow and S&P rallied on Monday, snapping a three-day losing streak, as a string of corporate takeovers fueled optimism that value remained in the market.
How should you put money to work in the wake of this uptick in M&A?
The markets continued to inch up yesterday, posting gains for the seventh time in 8 days and are looking up again this morning on the open. While the Dow and S&P have mostly been up fractionally on those days over the past couple of weeks – string together those smaller gains, and notice they have rallied a notable 4% and 6%, respectively, since September 2.
Since Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy one year ago, a screen of the S&P 500 reveals that 82% of its components remain in the red to date.
Cramer is back and he hit on several key topics on Tuesday's Stop Trading! segment.
Tech companies in the S&P 500 have been a major force in the recent rally, up 15.9% on average since their July 10th lows. Here is a look at which tech stocks are leading and which are lagging in the recent rally.
Shortly after the March lows, we wrote a story about the tech led rally. In the article, we pointed out which tech stocks were leading and which were lagging. Now, as one of our readers wrote in, the story has changed and he has profited from it.
As of today, over 80% of the S&P 500 companies have reported earnings. Here's a look at which companies have had the biggest surprises so far...
As of yesterday afternoon, ~50% of the S&P 500 companies had reported earnings. Here's a look at which companies have had the biggest surprises so far...
The bears were caught by surprise on Friday with the S&P 500 turning positive, despite rather disappointing earnings from Microsoft and weakness from Schlumberger.
As of yesterday afternoon, just over 30% of the S&P 500 companies had reported earnings. Here's a look at which companies have had the biggest surprises so far...
As of this past Friday, just over 10% of the S&P 500 companies had reported earnings. This week we will see roughly 30% more of the S&P report. Here's a look at which companies have had the biggest surprises so far...
The Dow capped another down week with a loss Friday as investors shrugged off a surge in consumer sentiment and instead focused on the fact that consumers are squirreling away their money at a feverish pace. But techs gained after encouraging earnings from Palm.
Stocks declined Friday as investors shrugged off a surge in consumer sentiment, instead focusing on the fact that consumers are squirrel away their money at a feverish pace. But techs gained after encouraging earnings from Palm.
Futures pointed to a lower open for Wall Street Friday, despite the fact that stocks in Asia and Europe rallied on the back of higher commodities and metals prices.
Stocks had their best day in weeks Thursday after solid demand for another Treasury auction and encouraging earnings reports from retailer Bed, Bath & Beyond and homebuilder Lennar.
Stocks rebounded Thursday as an unexpected profit from Bed, Bath & Beyond buoyed consumer stocks — and hopes for an economic recovery.
Stocks rebounded Thursday after a lower open as weekly jobless claims came in higher than expected.
Futures indicated a slightly negative open for Wall Street Thursday after the Federal Reserve cautioned that the U.S. economy would remain weak for a time, adding concerns about the sustainability of a recent recovery.