Don't get so swept up in trying to predict where specific stocks are going that you ignore what they're saying about the market as a whole.
Forget politics. Cramer has a better way to judge the president's performance: stocks.
"Wall Street continues to be in a position where they're feeling out this administration and don't quite trust him yet," one investor says.
As stocks capped a seventh consecutive week of gains, traders Marty Cunningham of Solazzo Trading Company and Michael Gurka of First Street Capital Partners considered how much room remains for the rally.
"Stocks are cheap," says one pro. "There's opportunities out there where you can make some big scores." Finding those opportunities, though, requires some deft strategy.
Renewed interest in one of these stocks is a big sign that Wall Street sentiment is changing.
The market, it seems, has turned its back on certain companies now that the economy is showing signs of a turn. Plus, Cramer makes the call on miners and banks.
Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Regions Financial and US Steel popped while Microsoft and Burger King dropped.
Stocks closed higher despite some selling in the final half hour of trading, giving the market its sixth straight weekly gain and its longest weekly winning streak since 2007.
With consumers watching every penny, they are asking tougher questions and wanting more results from the products they do buy. In this environment, it’s not enough for products to wrap themselves in the “green” banner, and tout fuzzy claims about making the world a better place.
20 years ago today – on April 17, 1989 – the Consumer News and Business Channel launched. And how the network has evolved – from showing how to cook chicken in a microwave on the first day of broadcasting to covering the current global economic crisis over the past year.
There are two kinds of companies in the market – cyclical and secular. One of the most important moves in the game is to know when to shift money from one to the other.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.
We just got word that Gillette is unveiling a new spot at the opening of Yankee Stadium today. It features Derek Jeter, Tiger Woods, Roger Federer, some crazy 70s outfits and the Bee Gees.
Dan writes, “Freeport-McMoRan has had quite a run up lately. Is the trade over or does it have more legs?"
The Dow advanced Wednesday, boosted by an encouraging "beige-book" report from the Federal Reserve, a better-than-expected manufacturing report from the New York Fed and as Procter & Gamble raised its dividend. Techs remained underwater as Intel's lack of guidance rattled the sector.
Stocks opened lower Wednesday as Intel's after-hours earnings report the day before dragged down tech stocks and a warning from Wal-Mart hit the broader indexes.
The Consumer Price Index fell -0.1% last month. The core rate, excluding energy and food, rose 0.2%. Here is a breakdown of the inflation benchmark to show you where costs are rising most.
With stocks rallying for 5 weeks in a row now, dividend yields are falling back to Earth. The average dividend yield of the Dow 30 has fallen over 25% since the rally began in early March. See how the 30 companies in the Dow compare.
The big banks made a lot of bad trades that cost them billions of dollars. Now they may lose money on the good trades they made.
Yesterday, two Dow components crossed over their 200-day moving averages. There are now 3 Dow stocks trading at these levels. Here is a break down of the 30 Dow stocks with respect to their 50 and 200-day averages.