Many investors may regret being scared out of this sector.
Stocks suffered their biggest decline in three weeks Tuesday as a sharp drop in consumer confidence rattled the market.
Stocks opened lower Tuesday after an unexpected drop in German business confidence but the Dow soon rebounded, led by Home Depot after the company's earnings beat.
US stock index futures pointed to a slightly lower open for Wall Street Tuesday, as minimal losses ended four-day advances for the Dow and the S&P 500 and a six-day streak for the Nasdaq Monday.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, Feb. 23.
Earnings strength and an improving economy could propel stocks 10 to 15 percent in another burst higher, yet that gain is unlikely to be sustained through the balance of the year, according to Citigroup chief equities strategist Tobias Levkovich.
Confused about Thursday's action? You're not alone. The Mad Money host tries to put it in perspective.
Stocks opened lower on Thursday as investors shrugged off an encouraging jobless report and news of a bailout for Greece. How should investors be positioned? Maury Fertig, chief investment officer at Relative Value Partners and Ryan Detrick, chief technical strategist at Schaeffer’s Investment Research discussed their market outlooks.
Imagine you're the nation's largest seller of appliances and the government rolls out a multi-million dollar rebate program to encourage consumers to trade in their energy-guzzling appliances for more energy efficient ones. Good news, right? Not so fast.
Attention Super Bowl Advertisers: Are you mobile Web-enabled? Consumers are surfing the Web from their phones more often. If you are spending the money on advertising during the Big Game, it's worth considering whether your site is optimized for smartphones.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Motorola and Wyndham popped while the China ETF and Goodyear Tire dropped.
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.
Following six days of consecutive gains since the start of 2010, stocks in the S&P 500 have posted an average gain of 3.6%. Here is a look at the best and worst performing stocks so far this year.
Consumer products maker Jarden raised its quarterly revenue forecast on Monday and said it expects to return to organic revenue growth in 2010. Doug Lane, consumer products analyst at Jefferies shared his investment plays on the company.
Plus, get calls on retail, steels, autos and more.
There's a case to be made that consumers will defy the 10 percent unemployment rate and stoke a recovery in the retail sector.
Shares of Sears surged 11% on Thursday. But if you think the gains are a sign of investor confidence, think again.
Stocks struggled Thursday as the dollar rose and investors remained skittish ahead of Friday's jobs report. GE, Bank of America and Ford were among the day's gainers. Alcoa skidded.
In Thursday's Stop Trading!, Cramer said he's been waiting for the small bank rally currently taking place for a long time and likes one stock in particular.
The Fairholme Fund is up more than 35 percent over the past year. Bruce Berkowitz, president of Fairholme Capital Management, and Morningstar’s fund manager of the year, shared his best investment ideas for the year.