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Stocks finished mixed Friday, as investors digested a handful of tepid earnings and economic reports in addition to ongoing jitters in the euro zone. The S&P and Nasdaq posted their fourth weekly gains, while the Dow finished in negative territory for the week.
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A breakdown of Starbucks Q4 results and why the company raised its guidance, with Jeffrey Bernstein, Barclays Capital senior restaurant analyst.
U.S. stock index futures retreated Friday, erasing their early gains, after the GDP report showed the economy grew less than expected in the fourth-quarter.
Take a look at some of Friday morning's early movers
Starbucks shares declined in after-hours trading on downgraded guidance, possibly making it a better stock for one kind of investor.
The Fast Money traders with the play on Starbucks, and Marc Riddick, Williams analyst, breaks down the coffee maker's Q1 numbers and discusses his "outperform" rating on the stock. Also, the Fast Money traders weigh in on the play on Riverbed Tech, and Juniper's earnings and guidance.
The coffeehouse chain reported quarterly earnings and revenue that beat Wall Street's forecasts and raised its full-year guidance although the outlook remains below analysts' expectations.
McDonald's recently posted stellar earnings but the analyst at Oppenheimer is having a change in appetite. He downgraded the fast food giant to "perform" and upgraded Starbucks to "outperform." The Fast Money traders discuss.
Take a look at some of Wednesday morning's early movers:
Stocks closed narrowly mixed in lackluster trading Tuesday, with the S&P breaking a 5-day winning streak, as Greece's failed debt restructuring negotiations and a handful of tepid earnings reports weighed on the market.
As shares of McDonald’s declined despite better-than-expected quarterly results, the “Fast Money” pros staked their positions.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open Tuesday as concerns about the European debt crisis continued to weigh and as investors digested a handful of mixed corporate earnings reports.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Gadgets and cars are two products that seem to be growing in every country of the world, making earnings reports from Apple and Ford Motor critical to watch in the coming week.
Two stocks hitting all-time highs heading into earning, and two semi-bearish trades. But that’s where the similarities end from last Friday’s Options Action.
The "Mad Money" host goes through what earnings reports he plans to monitor next week.
Although one restaurant analyst has a ‘buy’ rating on both McDonald’s and Starbucks, he thinks the coffee chain’s stock is the better buy, citing its potential for greater earnings growth.
Heavyweights Starbucks and McDonald's are both trading near all-time highs. So which is the better buy? Matt Disfrisco, analyst at Lazard Capital Markets, has a "buy" rating on both stocks.
Stock picking among the best of breed has been a profitable strategy, Cramer noted.