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With May coming to an end today, here is a look at the best and worst performing stocks within the major US averages, as of midday trading.
Stocks ended modestly higher, snapping a three-day losing streak thanks to news that gasoline demand was stabilizing, and as investors shrugged off weak economic news.
Stocks pared gains just before the close, but remained on track to snap a three-day losing streak thanks to news that gasoline demand was stabilizing.
The mundane business of managing health-care benefits and services may be a bore for those working in the industry, but shares in that sector have been a boon for investors. ...A report from TheStreet.
The "Mad Money" host compares the valuations in the tech sector.
Travelers will book one-third of their travel plans online by the end of next year. But online travel pioneer Orbitz expects to see competitors as some airlines try to cut out the online middleman.
So here's how Cramer's playing it.
The latest data on short interest reveals that consumer discretionary stocks have the highest average short interest standing at 5.6 percent.
When TiVo launched a dozen years ago, industry-watchers worried the DVR would be the death-knell of television. But here we are in the midst of yet another Upfront ad sales season, and DVR technology is actually playing a crucial role in keeping certain shows alive. Instead of killing the networks and their precious advertisers, in many cases, DVRs provide crucial technology to understand exactly who is watching what, and when.
By the end of trade on Monday, the Dow and S&P had closed lower but it was the action in the Nasdaq that the Fast Money traders were watching most closely.
Now is the time to snap up this deal, Cramer said.
Forget Skype. The "Mad Money" host thinks Microsoft should have bought this company.
Google's taking big steps to turn YouTube into a true entertainment destination, and to compete with Netflix, iTunes, Amazon and even Hulu. Along with the rest of those giants, Google wants to distribute content to consumers, so it can cash in on advertising and now rental revenue as well.
The definition needs to meet these parameters, Cramer said.
Google's YouTube has expanded its online movie rental service to include roughly 3,000 titles, according to blog post published Monday by a top executive at the company.
Google's YouTube is getting into the movie rental business. Should Netflix watch out? CNBC's Julia Boorstin has the details.
But the technology giant is also facing some troubles, too. The "Mad Money" host explains.
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Unlike many of the other media giants this quarter, News Corp did not surprise to the upside. Its earnings and revenue were lower than last year and fell short of Wall Street expectations.
This acquisition is significant for its home entertainment strategy, which is focused on driving more digital sales of movies, and speaks to the direction that all the studios will likely be moving.