The S&P 500 is closing out April in positive territory, which would make it the sixth consecutive month of gains.» Read More
The cruel earnings season for the American worker intensified Wednesday as more companies announced layoffs.
In the Fast Money Web Extra, the traders reveal how to play the start of earnings season during the week ahead. Find out what they say about Alcoa, Rockwell Collins and more.
Oshkosh, which makes heavy-duty vehicles for many commercial industries, talked about weak business here and overseas, with specific reference to softer conditions in western Europe, so companies that make any kind of heavy equipment are weak today,
AmEx just out with comments, saying "We have seen credit indicators deteriorate beyond our expectations" and it was "too early to assess the impact of deteriorating credit indicators." Down about 1 percent.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Coach and Broadcom popped while Gannett and XTO Energy dropped.
Standard and Poor's has just released the results of its twice-a-year stock screen, designed to find Warren Buffett-style stocks. The new list features several tech stocks, including Apple, as well as a number of names from Europe and Asia. But some key Buffett criteria aren't taken into account by the screen.
It may be a merry Christmas for this company - but not a happy new year.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.
Stocks ended a short trading week higher, closing up for the sixth straight session as the major market indexes reflected a bullish bias ahead of Friday's jobs data and next week's start of quarterly earnings season."The market drifted higher all week long. I'll give you a dozen different reasons why it shouldn't but the markets just keep going up," Mike Driscoll, head of listed trading at Bear Stearns, told CNBC.com.