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China's Shanghai Index rose 4.8 percent, as Chinese officials now routinely verbally manipulate the markets, this time after a securities regulator said the markets were healthy and pledged to keep it stable.
Stocks were poised for a positive open amid a rough week, though futures sold off just a bit after the weekly jobless claims report showed that employment remains a sticking point for the economic recovery.
Luxury retail companies have been beaten down heavily due to the financial crisis, but they’re slowly starting to make a comeback as consumers start to open their wallets again, said David Schick, luxury retail analyst at Stifel Nicolaus, and Scott Krugman, vice president at National Retail Federation.
I am grateful to AIG because on an otherwise excruciatingly slow day, it is the subject of much speculation.
Cramer is finding many reasons to celebrate Tuesday, with good news coming from many places inside and outside the market.
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No matter when it happens, traders remain convinced the stock market is set up for a pullback that could take it another 10 percent or so lower before it can start to really move higher.
The market bounced back on Tuesday against all odds, just like the Mad Money host said it would.
Stocks finished near their highs for the day Tuesday, snapping a two-day losing streak. American Express led the Dow after an analyst upgrade.
Both the Dow and S&P made modest gains on Tuesday after better-than-expected results from Home Depot and Target encouraged investors to step back into the market.
Stocks bounced back Tuesday after a sharp selloff Monday. Financials were among the day's biggest gainers and AmEx led the Dow after an analyst upgrade.
With bank and tech shares climbing, how should you position to profit from this tape?
A day late, and perhaps a dollar shy (after all, options do decay with time), but I do want to update the faithful with a recap of last Friday's show.
Stocks bounced back Tuesday after a sharp selloff Monday but gains were modest after a disappointing housing report.
The retail news is better today than yesterday; Home Depot, Saks and Target all reported earnings and commentary better than Lowe's did yesterday.
No Monday would be complete without a thorough recap of our traders' picks. Our time slot has changed, but our ability to make smart trades and employ the right options strategies has not, and Friday's show offered several prime examples of that.
The "correction" many on Wall Street had been waiting for finally happened on Monday - now, the question is how long it will continue. Based on activity in overseas markets and U.S. stock index futures, Monday's drop may be a one-day wonder, with all signs pointing to a rebound at the open.
Traders said the selling was orderly—there was no sign of panic—and they expect to see more pressure on stocks this week.
Will earnings from Target, Hewlett- Packard and other big names help to stem or fuel the decline?
Are the dog days of August ahead? Stocks pulled back from their highs of the week, with the S&P 500 off 0.85%, the Dow sliding 0.82% and the Nasdaq down 1.19%.