"These guys are all competing for this very broad mass market, which is essentially very much focused on price and speed," said Ron Shaich, Panera's CEO.» Read More
Fast foods' oldest and most famous names are facing off against more upscale chains that are slashing prices to hold onto the tight-fisted consumers. So which stocks are the better buy? Jeffrey Bernstein, senior restaurant analyst at Barclays Capital, shared his insights.
The Mad Money host warns investors about the dangers of buying stocks after the closing bell.
Stocks rallied off a lower open Thursday as news of a Greek bailout and a sharp drop in jobless claims helped calm jittery investors — and put them in the mood to take some risks. Energy and industrials were the day's best performers; Financials were the worst.
Though a bailout for Greece triggered a relief rally Thursday, details were few and far between. How should you trade as the market waits and worries.
Stocks opened lower Thursday as investors shrugged off an encouraging jobless report and news of a bailout for Greece. Financials took a hit, with JPMorgan leading the Dow's decline, as investors worry that debt problems in Europe could spread
Stock futures, already in positive territory on an apparent deal to rescue Greece, added to gains on good news from the labor market.
Plus, find out why the Dow managed to close in positive territory after a near two-day sell-off.
Cramer checks in with Panera CEO Ron Shaich.
The economic downturn has dealt a pretty harsh blow to the restaurant industry, with both the total number of diners and the amount each customer spends declining. Panera Bread has bucked the trend, showing gains in both customer traffic and transactions throughout the economic downturn.
Bet you wish you bought stock in Panera Bread ten years ago. It’s up nearly 1500%. So, how about the next 10 years?
When consumers shut their wallets tight last year, caught in the vice grip of the financial crisis, many analysts expected that the downturn was so severe that it would make permanent changes in how consumers behaved.
Take profits, folks. Lock in those gains while you have them.
After the bell, Chipotle Mexican Grill annihilated street expectations with third quarter earnings of $1.08 a share, up 83 percent from a year ago, compared to the expected $.88 from analysts.
Stocks skidded Tuesday after a report showed consumer confidence is waning amid worries about the job market. It was a struggle all morning as investors juggled another batch of disappointing earnings results against an encouraging report on the housing market.
Stock futures drifted slightly lower ahead of the open Tuesday as investors waited for the next batch of earnings and key economic data.
Plus, get calls on aerospace, retail, restaurants, technology and more.
Plus, Cramer makes the call on restaurant stocks, the banks and more.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Here’s a green play for you: Speculate on Americans’ growing love for gardening.
The company’s CEO explains why a great quarter isn’t always enough to satisfy investors.