Visa stock charged ahead, gaining more than 37 percent year to date, making it the No. 19 top-performing S&P stock of 2011.
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Of the two credit card companies, Cramer decides which is the better buy.
Mad Money's Jim Cramer answers the best posed viewer "tweets" on stock and investment questions. On Monday, it was which is the better stock to buy: MasterCard or Visa.
Despite the miserable headlines trader Joe Terranova says now's the time to increase positions in the stock market. How come?
We already knew, thanks to this morning's CNBC interview, that Warren Buffett has been busy buying IBM shares this year. Now that Berkshire's 13-F third quarter filing is public, we know that new portfolio manager Todd Combs has also been doing some buying, although not at the same scale.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Stocks slipped from their best levels Thursday, but still closed sharply higher, boosted by an agreement reached by EU leaders on a plan to resolve the region's sovereign debt crisis and after a handful of encouraging economic and earnings reports.
Futures jumped sharply Thursday after euro zone leaders agreed on an outline of a plan to solve the euro zone debt crisis and a handful of encouraging economic and earnings reports.
Visa's earnings beat analysts' expectations but revenue fell short. Shares fell slightly in after-hours trading.
Stocks rebounded in volatile trading Wednesday to close near session highs as investors were encouraged over several reports that pointed to a progress in the European debt talks.
Futures added to their gains Wednesday after demand for durable goods rose and following a handful of better-than-expected earnings. Investors also grew hopeful that EU leaders could strike an agreement on a lasting plan to tackle the euro zone debt crisis.
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Visa said Wednesday is increasing its quarterly dividend by 47 percent.
Apple's new CEO Tim Cook has an unenviable job stepping into the shoes of tech icon Steve Jobs, but he has plenty of scope to make his mark on the company built by his mentor.
When it comes to combating financial markets that all seem to move in unison, the options are getting so limited that some are questioning whether stock picking is a dying art.
With shares of Visa marching about 6% higher over the past few days, how should you game the stock?
An options play, to the upside, on the credit card company, with Brian Stutland, Stutland Equities.
One bright spot: credit cards. JPMorgan Chase is the largest issuer of Visa cards, with 24 percent of Visa's market. In fact, they are the largest credit card issuer in the U.S., period.