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Next week is conference week and that means companies should have big news for investors. Here’s how to play it.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.
Stocks ended the week mostly higher as strong economic data, soothing comments from Federal Reserve Chief Ben Bernanke and continued M&A action kept buyers in the market. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed the week with gains of 1.7% while the S&P 500 traded up 1.1%. Both indexes closed higher for the seventh straight week. Not so for the Nasdaq, however, which fell 0.2%.
Amid the roaring bull market, three big investors disclose details of some big trades within their huge portfolios.
Two funds are leading a charge to overturn the rules that require them to file quarterly holdings information, maintaining that such disclosures are trade secrets.
Over the last 2 days The Street’s most admired investors all revealed they were purchasing more stocks. Warren Buffett, George Soros, Carl Icahn and Eddie Lampert disclosed holdings that ranged from drugs to railroads. Click here to find out exactly what they’re buying and why.
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett revealed the names of two railroad stocks recently purchased by his holding company Berkshire Hathaway, according to documents filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Warren Buffett, known for buying undervalued stocks, is boosting his bet on health care, a sector known more for growth than value.
Stocks moved broadly higher and the Dow logged triple-digit gains as investors were encouraged by large investments revealed by several billionaire investors. "We're in a bull market without any question," said Ned Riley, CEO of Riley Asset Management. "You can't deny this market because there is so much money being invested."
Railroad company Norfolk Southern reported a lower quarterly profit citing softness in the U.S. economy, in particular the housing and automotive sectors, but beat analysts' forecasts.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has bought large stakes in two other North American railroad companies besides Burlington Northern Santa Fe, CNBC's Liz Claman has learned. Berkshire recently acquired a 10.9% stake in Burlington Northern Santa Fe , becoming the railroad company's largest shareholder.
Thomas Wadewitz, transportation analyst at JP Morgan Chase, told CNBC’s “Morning Call” that railroads should be able to increase rates, making the sector attractive to investors.
Homebuilders, semiconductors, biotech, railroads - Cramer leaves few sectors untouched in this trading session. Here's what he wants you to get rid of right now.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.
Cramer continues his list of the top 10 potential anti-competitive deals coming before 2008.
Norfolk Southern reported weaker-than-expected results, blaming lower freight volumes in some segments on a "softer economy." The company's stock fell as much as 6%.
State Farm, the largest U.S. home insurer, said it is close to settling hundreds of lawsuits over its payments for homes wrecked by Hurricane Katrina along the Mississippi Gulf Coast.