U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street on Thursday, as investors built on the week’s rally, ahead of unemployment data from the Labor Department, and manufacturing data.
Like shifting sands, financial markets are rapidly realigning, and that trend will be the thing to watch Thursday, when inflation data and the latest jobless claims are released.
See “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer’s “Game Plan” for the week of Monday, March 12.
A lot of retailers are going to profit as J.C. Penney continues its turnaround, Morgan Stanley analyst Michelle Clark told CNBC Thursday.
Technology stocks have been gaining momentum in 2012, up eight of the last nine weeks. However, over the last 12 months, consumer discretionary and health care companies have really powered the rally.
The Thomson Reuters Same Store Sales Index, which tracks the companies that will report monthly sales late Wednesday and early Thursday, is expected to rise 4.8 percent in February. That's on top of last February's 4.0 percent gain.
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Good results or bad — It won’t be long before retailers have to rip off the monthly same-store sales Band-Aid when the report comes out Thursday.
Although selecting the best of breed in the dog show may be a mysterious science to some, picking outliers in the stock market is vastly more straightforward.
Over dinner last night with several managing directors for a large equity desk, the first topic of conversation was not, “What's going to happen after the NYSE-Deutsche Boerse merger gets turned down?” It was, “What the hell is going on with this lousy volume? My desk is dead.”
No matter who wins the Republican presidential nomination, one fact remains: President Obama will be in office at least for the next year. Read on for Cramer’s “Obama-resistant” investment strategies.
The stock market is on edge ahead of the first debt sales of 2012, as Spanish and Italian bonds auctions are scheduled to take place on Thursday and Friday.
Jim Cramer’s researcher, Nicole Urken, takes a look at why it is just too tough to come into JC Penney right here.
The “Mad Money” host outlines what he plans to watch in the days to come.
Citi estimates same store sales should be up a strong 5 percent, largely due to the fact that the weather has turned colder.
Cramer reveals which he prefers going forward.
Following the Iowa caucus, Cramer contemplates which presidential candidate could be best for the stock market.
Despite a flat year for the S&P 500, nearly 84 percent of the index components reached a new 52-week high at one point in 2011. Here's a list of the ones with the most days traded at yearly highs.
Ross Stores rang up more than a 15 percent boost in its share price year to date, landing it at No. 11 in the top S&P stocks of 2011.
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