The markets are higher today, with the Dow reaching within 68 points of 10,000 in this morning's trading. The Dow, which closed on Friday at a new high for 2009 at 9864.94 is currently trading near October 2008 levels, as it also managed to reach a new intraday peak for 2009 today at 9931.82.
Two and a half months away from the end of the year and the average dividend yield of the Dow 30 has continued to fall since the market lows. See how the 30 companies in the Dow compare.
A “ton of upside” is in store for this stock, Cramer says. Find out why.
Concerns persist over the potential for a market pullback. Thomas McManus, CIO of Wells Fargo Advisors, shared his investing insights.
Find out why fund managers are pouring into this asset class.
The Mad Money host breaks down the market cycle, recommends the four best stocks, highlights the trends to watch and more.
Investors who capitalized on the market's amazing six-month run are now going to want to find a way to protect their profits.
The third quarter has past and for investors seeking dividends, they can be glad. Standard & Poor's said yesterday that third-quarter dividend increases this year were the worst on record. Dividend payments during the third quarter fell 44.8% from a year ago, with only 191 of about 7,000 public companies -tracked by S&P- increasing their payouts.
The People’s Republic, that is. Funny, a bunch of Marxists are doing Adam Smith better than we can.
Today marks the final day of the third quarter and stocks retreated after weak reports on manufacturing and jobs. John Merrill, founder and CIO of Tanglewood Wealth Management and Bill Spiropoulos, CEO at CoreStates Capital Advisors told investors how to best prepare for the upcoming fourth quarter.
Major US companies are bracing for a potentially stronger strain of swine flu this year that could threaten the nation's already fragile economic recovery.
Everything depends on the Oct. 2 number, Cramer says. But there are a few other reports worth watching, too.
James Hardesty at Hardesty Capital Management and Wayne Kaufman at John Thomas Financial weighed in on where to invest in a low-volume environment and what to watch next week.
Cramer highlights the stocks that work during this market decline.
In this era of Facebook ads and company-customer interaction through Twitter, direct marketing that shows up in your mail box seems incredibly outdated. I mean, junk mail? Really?
The early read on Serena Williams' marketability following her outburst in the U.S. Open final was that she wouldn't be hurt in the endorsement world. None of her sponsors - Nike, Gatorade and Kraft - dropped her and one endorsement, signed before the Open, was even announced in the days after she was criticized for her behavior.
With General Mills and tobacco companies performing well in a tough tape, the Fast Money traders game cereal and cigarettes?
Stocks hit new highs for 2009 after the weak dollar sent oil, gold and other commodities sharply higher.
The most popular social network-Facebook- is teaming up with the most powerful media measurement giant-Nielsen-to prove that social media ads work. At Advertising Week in New York I sat down with Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's Chief Operating Officer in her first live TV interview since taking the post last year.
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