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In the midst of the dollar-dominated hot streak for the markets, what are the plays to make now? The Fast Money traders break it down for you.
Stocks opened higher Wednesday as the dollar fell to its lowest level in 15 months and economic data out of China was strong.
Two bulls, Michael Yoshikami, president and chief investment strategist at YCMNET Advisors and Ryan Detrick, chief technical strategist at Schaeffer’s Investment Research, said the markets are headed higher. They told investors where to be putting their money.
S&P futures up pre-open on two drivers: 1) new lows for the dollar and 2) strong Chinese economic numbers.
Stock index futures pointed to another higher open on Wall Street Wednesday as the dollar hit a new 15-month low after Federal Reserve officials reinforced the view that rates will remain low for some time.
Stocks advanced Thursday as investors seemed to focus more on some big-name earnings beats and a rise in leading indicators instead of a disappointing jobless report. Travelers and MMM led the Dow.
Stocks advanced Thursday as investors seemed to focus more on some big-name earnings beats and a rise in leading indicators instead of a disappointing jobless report.
Bond investors need to think like lenders, because their money needs to be productive, said Bill Larkin, portfolio manager at Cabot Money Management.
Profits and sales were down for another quarter at UPS, but investors will be looking ahead to the upcoming holiday season to see if the world's largest shipping carrier—and the U.S. economy—are on the road to recovery. Arthur Hatfield, transportation analyst at Morgan Keegan, shared his analysis of UPS.
Stocks slipped Thursday as investors weighed a disappointing jobless-claims report and some encouraging earnings reports.
China's GDP rose 8.9 percent in the third quarter from a year ago, about in line with expectations, but still the biggest gain in a year. Stocks in China dropped on concerns the government may end the stimulus program there, but the government reiterated it would keep its loose monetary policy.
Earnings continue to come in largely above expectations, but other factors are waylaying the stock market's recent advances - ranging from Walmart's price cuts to analyst Richard Bove's downgrade of Wells Fargo to rising oil prices.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Everything depends on the Oct. 2 number, Cramer says. But there are a few other reports worth watching, too.
In this era of Facebook ads and company-customer interaction through Twitter, direct marketing that shows up in your mail box seems incredibly outdated. I mean, junk mail? Really?
After spending much of the year as a market laggard, industrial stocks have rebounded over the past three months and are considered a good bet to keep moving higher.
Cramer can’t understand why the president sounded so downbeat on Monday, especially when there were plenty of reasons to feel positive.
Stocks snapped a five-day winning streak Friday as a sharp drop in oil prices and profit-taking offset an improvement in consumer confidence and a rosier outlook from economic bellwether FedEx. Still, for the week, stocks gained 1.7 percent.
Alan Valdes, vice president of Hillard Lyons and Peter Andersen, portfolio manager at Congress Asset Management Company shared their insights on where to invest in a low volume environment and what investors should be watching for next week.
Stocks struggled to push higher Friday as consumer confidence improved and economic bellwether FedEx raised its earnings forecast. But profit-taking after a five-day rally clipped gains.