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Cramer’s former punching bag seems to have made an inspired turnaround.
Among those young people coming of age today, we can see a shift in goals from just a few years ago. Gifting is creative: kids donating their big events for causes rather than spending on lavish parties. There’s less desire among graduates to plunge into big-money-making endeavors rather, there is genuine interest in giving back.
This was a very constructive week, the best weekly advance for the Dow and the S&P 500 since November.
The major indices have some distance to go today if they are going to break weekly records. However, there are 4 Dow components that are on track for their best week in at least 40 years...
Last night on Fast Money, Guy Adami mentioned that "the PE is very compelling" for Hewlett Packard. Many of the PE's for the Dow 30 are at historic lows. Here's a "By the Numbers" look at current PE's and implied valuation.
History is no guide for investors right now, Cramer says.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Geron and Wells Fargo popped while HSBC and Proctor & Gamble dropped.
Duke Energy is seeing extremely unusual call activity as its shares reach multi-year lows. More than 33,000 calls traded at the April 12.50 strike against open interest of just 784 contracts by mid-afternoon Thursday. Why?
Procter & Gamble options are among the most heavily traded Friday, with much of the activity in the April contract. The trading appears to signal a big bet that more volatile times are ahead for the consumer products giant.
As General Electric continues to fall, the company that once boasted a half trillion dollar market cap, is now at risk of falling out of the Top 20 biggest companies in the S&P 500.
Robert Lloyd of the AIM Summit Fund is not banking on a quick recovery in the economy. So what's his investment strategy?
Two months into the year, the average dividend yield of the Dow 30 has continued to rise since the start of 2009, despite some significant dividend cuts like those from CNBC parent, General Electric. See how the 30 companies in the Dow compare.
The Dow Industrials, Dow Transports, and Dow Utilities are all hitting multi-year lows now. While the Dow Industrials and Dow Transports have been closing at new lows for days, the Dow Utilities closed below its October low for the first time on Friday.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average opened at its lowest level in 12 years, slipping below 7,000 as investors grew increasingly skittish over the state of the stock market amid the wave of government bailouts.
In his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders, Warren Buffett says he did some "dumb things in investments" last year, while defending Berkshire's "equity put" derivatives contracts. Buffett also predicts the economy will "be in shambles throughout 2009 - and for that matter, probably well beyond - but that conclusion does not tell us whether the stock market will rise or fall." He's still optimistic for the long-term, however, again pointing out that "our country has faced far worse travails in the past" but always "we've overcome them." He says confidently, "America's best days lie ahead."
Investors should hang in and make money where they can, Cramer says. Here are the few places he thinks that is possible.
In today's initial sell off, the Dow was down over 50% since its Oct 2007 peak. Here are more key dates for the Dow & S&P, both on a closing and intraday basis:
Plus, Cramer explains Enterprise Products Partners' latest dividend dispersement.
Is there such a thing as a safe dividend yield? RNC Genter Capital Management's Dan Genter says an investor should look not to the size of the dividend, not even in relation to the stock price, but to consistency.
CNBC's Jim Cramer has been critical of Warren Buffett's decision to sell some stocks in the Berkshire Hathaway portfolio, in part because it appears to contradict Buffett's public call to buy U.S. stocks last fall. But there is another way of looking at it.