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As of about midday on Tuesday, the markets have swung between being positive, negative and flat for the day. Which companies are withstanding the volatility and sustaining their gains since Friday's close?
For many of the nation’s retailers, this is shaping up to be the most critical holiday season since the recession of the early 1980s. Chains that fare poorly could end up as ghosts of Christmases past, says the New York Times.
Plus, Cramer explains where the money goes after a sell-off and more.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Don't let volatility scare you out of this market. There are opportunities to be had.
Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Campbell‘s and Amgen popped while Buffalo Wild Wings and GameStop dropped.
Despite all the trouble in financials right now, the sector as a whole has been outperforming since July.
Plus, Cramer opines on a retail resurgence and ConAgra.
Whirlpool may look like a stock to avoid, but there's a reason the big money managers are buying it.
You'd think the bad unemployment number would have kept us down. But here's why it didn't.
Retail should be getting slammed by a weak back-to-school season. So, how come shares are up?
Wall Street will get back to business fast Tuesday as it assesses the aftermath of Hurricane Gustav and starts to consider the first of a number of important economic reports this week.
Ding, dong Dell. The computer marker's after hours earnings miss could put a dent in tech in Friday's quiet, pre-holiday session.
Stocks advanced Thursday after second-quarter GDP was revised to show growth was more robust than first thought and oil receded to around $116 a barrel after earlier topping $120.
Stocks advanced Thursday after second-quarter GDP was revised to show growth was more robust than first thought and oil receded to around $118 a barrel after earlier topping $120.
Stocks opened higher Thursday after the second reading on second-quarter GDP showed growth was more robust than first thought. Tropical Storm Gustav, which is readying to move back to hurricane status and heading toward the Gulf Coast, continued to hover over the market and bump up oil prices.
U.S. stock-index futures rebounded Thursday after the second reading on second-quarter GDP showed growth was more robust than first thought. Tropical Storm Gustav, which is readying to move back to hurricane status and heading toward the Gulf Coast, continued to hover over the market and bump up oil prices.
Futures popped about 6 points at 8:30am ET, as preliminary second quarter GDP of 3.3 percent seems to have ended talk of a "formal" recession. MBIA up 17 percent pre-open, as it agreed to reinsure $184 billion of municipal bond risk from FGIC (its competitor). MBIA gets $741 million in premiums. Ambak up 13 percent in sympathy. And retailers continue to report very mixed results.
Thursday's markets will be quiet, but there are a few important undercurrents investors are watching.
All major U.S. Indices ended the week in positive territory, led by a 4.46% gain in the NASDAQ Composite Index. Commodity prices continued to fall broadly across the board, with oil prices tumbling $9.90 this week.