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Stocks pushed higher as oil plunged for the second day in a row and financials staged an across-the-board rally that stemmed investor pessimism about the effects of inflation on the economy.
Procter & Gamble affirmed its earnings and sales outlook for its fiscal fourth quarter, after warnings from other consumer products companies.
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With our economy struggling under the weight of multiple potential large bank failures, with high oil prices, high food prices—you name it—financially strangling indiviuals and companies alike, you need the Cramerican Marine Field Guide to recessions if you want to try and make money in this market.
Normally consumer product makers are the Alaskan Huskies of the market, able to weather even the worst economic climate. But not this year...
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
During the short holiday week, volatility ruled the markets, impacted by record oil prices, economic data, the auto industry and financials. How did the markets stack up?
Cramer explains a few moral imperatives every potential investor needs to know.
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Winning sectors like coal have taken a hit. Who's on top now?
By anyone's reckoning, it was a rough week. Crude oil continued its relentless climb; banks and brokerages gave hints of more discouraging news; government data pointed to a weak economy; even strong companies like Nike, Oracle, and Research In Motion issued cautious guidance; and Federal Reserve policymakers, widely perceived as powerless to help, left interest rates unchanged. But all week, even through the worst of the market's sell-offs, CNBC guests offered
One sector in particular is up despite a previous beat-down. Is this a sign?
Where some stock-market investors see losses, Eric Schoenstein sees discounts. His four-star Jensen Portfolio is up an average of 4.7 percent per year over the last three years, and he's singled out some stocks he finds exceptionally promising and very reasonably priced.
Almost everywhere they looked during the week, investors saw red ink flowing. But CNBC guests worked hard to find bright spots in the murk.
To help investors prepare their portfolios for next week, CNBC asked the market experts for their best stock picks now.
"Stay with the big-cap names that do a lot of business overseas, and wait for capitulation," says Church Capital Management founder and chief investment officer Gregory Church.
The markets will be facing volatility for the rest of year, so it's time for investors to stack their portfolios with defensive plays, money manger James Bevan told CNBC Friday.
With the credit crunch weighing on consumers' wallets, tap water is making a comeback.
When the News Corporation added MySpace to its portfolio nearly three years ago, it expected that if its base of 16 million users kept growing — and each user kept adding friends, sharing photos and swapping flirty messages — the advertising dollars would roll in, the New York Times reported.
To help investors get their portfolios ready for next week, CNBC asked the market pros for their best stock picks now.