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Dollar rallies for fifth day, stocks drop for fourth day. Economic data and earnings guidance disappoint. October is turning out to be a challenging month for economic stats. Yesterday it was weaker than expected Consumer Confidence.
Visa reported strong earnings that topped last year's and outstripped Wall Street forecasts. Craig Maurer, equity analyst at Calyon Securities, discussed his outlook on the firm and other credit card companies going forward.
Stocks struggled Tuesday as energy stocks rose along with oil prices. But consumer-discretionary stocks dragged on the market after a disappointing consumer-confidence report.
Of the major indexes, the Nasdaq fared the worst on Tuesday. Is the tech trade over?
Markets zigzagged on Tuesday as investors juggled a fall in consumer confidence against some positive earnings and housing reports. Erik Ristuben, CIO of Russell Investments, and Joe Ransom, lead portfolio manager at RidgeWorth Select Large Cap Growth Fund, shared their market outlooks.
For some things there are no words. Wait until you see what happens when Mad Money’s Jim Cramer joins the Fast traders to talk about recovery power plays.
With BofA and Wells citing consumer credit issues, what should you expect from American Express earnings, Thursday?
Cramer pulled together a dozen names that he thinks will most benefit from an economic rebound.
Stocks shot out of the gate Monday, fueled by earnings optimism, but then pulled back near the final hour of trading as investors took some profits.
Stocks opened higher Monday as better-than-expected third-quarter results began trickling in, boosting investors' optimism about the overall earnings season.
Plus, get calls on the wireless Internet, Latin America and more.
Investors are eager for signs that the economic recovery is underway - and after hours it seems Alcoa delivered.
This stock’s a great play on the move from paper money to plastic cards.
For many people who do not have bank accounts, or cannot get a credit card, the pre-paid debit cards are irresistible. But their convenience comes with a catch. The New York Times reports.
On Wednesday, the convenience store chain delivered a petition to Capitol Hill Wednesday with nearly 1.7 million signatures on it, urging Congress to pass legislation from stopping credit cards in charging 'excessive transaction fees.'
We thought you’d appreciate it if we slowed things down a bit. Here you’ll find Fast Money’s Slow Money trades – stocks the traders would buy and hold for the next five years!
Plus, a call on Friday's jobs number.
After hours the traders poured over Nike earnings, looking for insights into Wednesday’s market action as well as trading opportunities.
With new data showing that consumers are unlikely to help spark growth anytime soon, can the market sustain its recent gains?
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.