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There's a lot of fear about Friday's jobs report. Bears are already saying this could be the report that finally forces the markets to take a breather.
Travelers posted a higher first-quarter profit, helped by a decline in natural disaster losses and rising insurance rates.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
The earnings train is about to leave the station, with reports due Tuesday from three Dow components, some transportation names and Apple.
It's make-or-break time for the first-quarter earnings season, and it comes just as the stock market is showing signs of strain.
The "Talking Squawk" blog is meant to be a funny, sarcastic look at business news through the unique "Squawk Box" lens. But it was difficult to think about anything from that viewpoint this week.
Apple is one of many names in the spotlight next week as earnings season heats up. Ten of the Dow firms and more than a third of the S&P 500 are also set to report.
It’s time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.
Charts show a few stocks due for declines, market technician Carter Worth says.
Insurers know that extreme weather has become the new normal but a new survey says that many firms are not prepared for future super storms.
The 10 blue chips that did the most to push the Dow close to record highs still look relatively inexpensive, according to one strategist.
Travelers has been raising insurance premiums for three years because of severe weather patterns, said Chairman and CEO Jay Fishman told CNBC.
As the Dow neared 14,000, Jim Cramer looked at whether the 30 individual components were getting pricey.
Overwhelmed by all the earnings reports on your desk? Cramer said think of yourself as a teacher and the companies as your pupils. Grade them!
Stocks closed higher for a third-straight session Tuesday, with the Dow and S&P 500 adding to their recent multi-year gains, ahead of a busy week of corporate earnings and amid hope for a deal on the debt ceiling.
Take a look at some of Tuesday's midday movers: