Chinese stocks rallied 4.5 percent overnight; other Asian markets also rebounded, but volume was seasonlly light.
Wall Street was posed for a higher open Thursday as global markets rallied and the bulls continue to stave off any appetite for a correction.
Sony, hoping to regain its momentum in the video game space, will lower the price of the PlayStation 3 video game console by $100 starting Wednesday.
The Lightning Round is extended in this CNBC.com exclusive feature.
Stocks could drift on low volume in the final weeks of summer, but traders increasingly believe a pull back is brewing in the not too distant future. Even short interest, a powerful market driver, is waning.
Also, Cramer reiterates why you should be a buyer of Citigroup before Sept 10th.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Canadian Solar and American Express popped while Sunoco and Alcoa dropped.
The new head of the Bureau of Consumer Protection at the Federal Trade Commission, David C. Vladeck, says it is time for that to change. In an interview, Mr. Vladeck outlined plans that could upset the online advertising ecosystem.
Plus, the Mad Money highlights his “gasoline rally” stock picks.
While some call it a bid to get shoppers in a buying mood, it may very well be a sign of the times. Retailers are already rolling out the Christmas shops. With consumers preparing to cut back on spending once again this holiday season, expect the retail competition to be fierce.
Sears said Tuesday that it plans to offer a buyer protection program for its home appliances to help consumers who lose their jobs during the recession.
If you’re already an ETF fan you’re probably wondering what’s next in this blossoming field?
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Sunday was the official start of summer as the summer solstice, the day when the Earth's axis is most inclined toward / away from the sun, occurred. Here are the historical averages for the markets and last year's biggest gainers between the summer solstice and the autumnal equinox:
This month's batch of retail sales reports showed signs of deterioration. Are consumers getting ready to shed their frugal ways?
Wal-Mart Stores, which accounts for some 15 percent of the retail industry sales, has stopped reporting its same-store sales on a monthly basis. The result is an empty feeling that we're somehow missing part of the retail picture.
Plus, Cramer makes the call on energy, autos, retail and more.
The Treasury market took the government's latest 7-year note auction in stride, compared to Wednesday's wild action.
Treasury bonds were firmer and trading quietly on Thursday compared with yesterday's wild action, though the market is awaiting the government's 7-year note auction this afternoon.
The stock market is watching the bond market, wary a spike in interest rates will derail a fragile economic recovery and snuff the market's rally.