Stocks advanced Friday, boosted by benign inflation data and an upgrade on Lehman Brothers.
Stocks rose at the opening bell as the market weighed benign inflation data with a weak outlook from J.C. Penney.
With stocks sharply lower today, shareholders need to protect their portfolios. So what are some of the best defensive stock picks? CNBC asked the experts.
Five-star fund managers are looking past this week's market gyrations and offering investors some promising stock opportunities.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Reynolds and Nationwide Financial Services popped while Citigroup and Rio Tinto dropped.
Blue chips finished higher for a third straight session after an unexpected increase in January retail sales. Technology stocks rallied after chip-equipment maker Applied Materials beat earnings forecasts.
U.S. stocks advanced Wednesday after an unexpected rise in January retail sales.
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Time to sort though the Fast Money in-box and answer more of your questions. Don writes, “Is Office Depot (ODP) a good hedge in a down economy?
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.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.
Retailers are hoping last week's strong start to the holiday shopping season at malls and stores translates into a busy buying season online, which officially begins Monday. A number of retailers are hosting one-day sales or special offers for the occasion. Internet research firm comScore estimated online sales may exceed $700 million.
For those who opted to stay at home on Black Friday, rather than brave the crowds, there’s good news: there will be plenty of bargains online this year.
Online diamond retailer Blue Nile reported higher third-quarter net profit on Tuesday, above Wall Street estimates, and the company raised its 2007 earnings and sales outlook, sending shares up 11 percent after hours.
The mouse is gaining on the mall, and that could be good news for your investment portfolio. Online shopping used to be viewed as a secondary option used by the tech savvy and those too busy to head to the mall. That perception is changing.
“Power Lunch” is in Seattle to focus on the things that put the Pacific Northwest on the map, including the Internet and socially-conscious energy. Here's what some of the guests on the program are saying.
Brent Wilsey, president of Wilsey Asset Management, offered CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” his view of five stocks to avoid.
On Thursday Tiffany (TIF) said earnings jumped 15% - the same day Costco (COST) said profits fell 5%. This is the great consumer divide in action, folks. Higher gas prices heading into this summer are dividing the “haves” from the “have nots”. How do you trade this phenomenon?
There’s a rally underway in online retail stocks that rivals the 1990’s. For example, Amazon.com surged 60% this year. Meanwhile brick and mortar stores are hurting. Wal-Mart (WMT) just posted its smallest sales increase in a decade. So, what gives?
Here's our daily contest "stock report." Earnings again helped and hurt performance. The most active and widely held pretty much the same--except for ENTG and BQI which both fell out of the most active. And gas and oil company BQI also fell from the most widely held. Here you go. Best performing trades by % gain from Monday's close to Tuesday's close:
Hey folks. Jeff Mishlove is here with his picks today. Let's get right to his post: This has been a very busy time for me, so I am submitting this blog a bit later than usual. However, the lateness allows me to see that the picks I recommended for yesterday are doing quite well. Two of the five are among the top two eligible stocks for the contest on Tuesday. Those are aQuantive and Blue Nile – up, as I am writing, 11.98% and 17.21% respectively.