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Stocks closed with a big rally, led by beaten-down financial shares, but still ended one of the worst Januarys in years.
Soybeans hit a record high on Wednesday--$13.07 a bushel for July contracts. Soy prices jumped 75 percent in 2007, that's more than corn, oil, gold. MORE THAN GOLD! Why? Because farmers decided to plant a bunch of corn to chase the ethanol dream...
Futures dropped at 8:30 ET because jobless claims numbers higher than expected have somewhat hopes that the nonfarm payrolls report tomorrow will be stronger than expected. There are two noteworthy trends from companies announcing earnings:
The Dow gives up a 200-point gain as traders second guess the Fed decision. Fast Money offers some clarity on the future - as well as a ton of after-hours action - in the Word on the Street.
Starbucks posted 2 percent higher profit, barely beating estimates, as the coffee seller scrambles to revivify its once-rapid growth and grapples with weaker U.S. consumer spending and rising food prices.
After more than a decade of sensational buzz, Starbucks is struggling nationwide as it faces slowing sales growth and increased competition. The man who built the chain, Howard D. Schultz, has retaken the reins in an effort to revive it. He is scheduled to roll out a plan on Wednesday that will almost certainly involve shutting down more stores in the United States while accelerating expansion overseas.
While there's lots of important economic and earnings news Wednesday, we all know what matters most to the markets. That is whether the Fed cuts a quarter point or a half point from its target Fed funds rate.
Never be afraid to admit that some plays are just to hard to predict. Forget pride – just look for easier picks.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.
Newsweek says we're on the “road to recession” but is the magazine reading this market correctly? Also how to trade McDonald's and Yahoo!
Starbucks Corp is testing $1 coffees and free refills, The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, as the global coffee chain faces increasing competition from fast-food rivals.
Is is time to stop betting against financials? Yes, according to Dennis Gartman, founder of The Gartman Letter and a well-known investment strategist.
Time to sort through the Fast Money in-box and answer more of your questions. Also the traders receive an impromptu visit from a TV titan. Find out who popped by!
I'm standing in line at the Starbucks at the Jackson-Evers International Airport in Jackson, Mississippi. I can see the newsstand from here, and sure enough there's a little blurb about Howard Schultz taking over the CEO spot at the 'Bucks.
New CEO Howard Schultz called Cramer to personally promise a turnaround. Cramer believes he can deliver.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.
U.S. stocks tumbled Tuesday after a warning from AT&T sparked new fears of an economic slowdown. What’s the word on the Street?
The yen retreated across the board Tuesday as investors waded back into risky carry trades, sparked by gains in global equities and a rise in commodity prices.
He's back 'for the long term.' The man who commercialized the gourmet cafe brand and convinced the world to pay $5+ for a cup of specialty coffee is returning to the CEO seat. Howard Schultz is once again the CEO at Starbucks and says that he plans to recaffeinate sales and perk up the coffee giants' sagging stock price.
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Health-care and consumer staples pushed the Dow and S&P 500 higher Monday and Howard Schultz will return to Starbucks as CEO. What’s the word on the Street?
Starbucks said founder and chairman Howard Schultz will immediately take back the chief executive post from Jim Donald, as the U.S. coffee shop chain battles weakening sales.