Liam Dalton, Axiom Capital CIO & Chairman, discuses growth stocks, stock splits, and his expectations for Priceline.com and PepsiCo. "The effects in stock splits are not what they once were," he says.» Read More
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Priceline.com was up 14% yesterday after beating Q2 earnings estimates on strong sales and bookings and guiding above expectations for its current third quarter. The company noted that its results have been and continue to be helped by strong demand for leisure travel this summer, which has been spurred by lower prices via heavy discounting.
Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Priceline.com and Hormel popped while Best Buy and VMWare dropped.
Does today's pullback mean the end for the summer rally or will it be a small dip as the market moves upward?
Whither stocks? We are overbought, but that doesn't mean the markets will drop. Traders have been worried that the market rally is showing signs of aging; for example, the percentage of stocks below their 10-day moving average is faltering.
Freddie Mac up nearly 100 percent after reporting its first quarterly profit in nearly two years (excluding the dividend payment to the government). A change in accounting rules, lower funding costs, lower provisions for credit losses, and gains on the company's derivative portfolio were all factors.
Wall Street's bull could take a breather in the week ahead, but the trend for stocks remains higher, for now.
Yesterday's close marked one-week since AIG's 1:20 reverse stock split. With a one-week decline of over 40% versus an S&P decline of only 4.2% over the one-week period, will AIG's stock price rebound from this sharp decline, or will its shares continue to plummet?
The recovery in general is spotty. I believe it is underway, but "less-bad" news is losing its ability to inspire stock-buyers. The recession is over, in my mind, but the nature of the recovery is still to be determined.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Paul Hickey, co-founder at Bespoke Investment Group, and Rick Bensignor, head of research at Execution LLC, offered CNBC their investment advice.
If the latest jobs data signals the recession has come to and end, how should you position yourself?
After the stronger than expected jobs number, investors are starting to bet earnings could show some upside growth by July. How do you play it, now?
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Priceline.com and AstraZeneca popped while Barclays and Smithfield Foods dropped.
Stocks rose on Friday, capping the S&P 500's longest weekly winning streak since 2007, helped by better than expected results from GE and Citigroup.
Expedia is attracting heavy call activity Tuesday, as the online travel agency continues to rebound from levels last week that neared its 52-week lows. The 20-day average options volume for EXPE is 600 contracts per day, but the first hour of today's session alone saw 7,600 calls trade against 1,000 puts
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Q: On Fast Money’s trader radar we look at the stock that was lighting up screens across Wall Street. Founded in 1997, this Internet company patented the demand collection pricing system. It now uses Captain Kirk to tell customers to name their own price; investors got out of this world returns today, after strong earnings sent shares to a whole new frontier. Who is it?
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Priceline.com and Sprint popped while Wells Fargo and gold dropped.
Priceline is trading at a five-month high Thursday and drawing bullish options activity, after reporting quarterly earnings that exceeded Wall Street estimates.