U.S. stocks pulled lower on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average extending losses into a third session.» Read More
Q: On Fast Money’s trader radar we look at the stock that was lighting up screens across Wall Street. The colors in this San Francisco based company's logo represent the blue sky and the California mountains. And just as life takes this company’s card, at the Olympic games it’s the only card accepted. Who is it?
For the week ending Friday, May 9, 2008, the U.S. Markets were negative for the week, with the Dow falling more than 200 points on Wednesday, making it the biggest point drop since 4/11/08.
The Federal Reserve on Friday joined other U.S. banking regulators in backing new limits on certain billing practices by credit card companies.
Material and energy stocks got back some of their lost mojo today, despite a dollar rally. The big debate is how much of the commodity run up is due to supply/demand issues, and how much is due to the weak dollar (which of course stimulated demand for commodities).
This week saw a Federal Reserve rate cut, better-than-expected consumer spending and jobs numbers, and the first climb of the Dow past 13,000 in nearly four months. So what stocks top the top traders' lists?
Zach writes, “What do you think has been priced into Microsoft in the past 2-3 months? Are they already pricing in them getting Yahoo! or not..."
Visa and some of the solar stocks are among the names most sought by short sellers this week, according to Locatestock.com.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Stocks closed mixed in thin trading Tuesday as the tide turned in technology's favor. Airline stocks rose as oil prices receded. Merck skidded after an FDA rejection.
Sure, consumer confidence is at a 5-year low. You wouldn't know it by looking at these credit-card stocks.
Stocks pushed higher Tuesday despite concerns about interest rates ahead of the Federal Reserve's decision. Merck skidded after an FDA rejection. Airline stocks rose as oil prices receded.
Stocks declined Tuesday amid concerns about interest rates and a slide in consumer confidence. Merck dragged on the Dow industrials after the FDA rejected a key cholesterol drug.
The recent success of two IPOs – Visa and Intrepid Potash – begs the question, is the IPO market heating up?
Stocks were indicated to open slightly lower Tuesday, but big moves are unlikely until the Federal Reserve announces its decision on interest rates on Wednesday.
European bourses are lower today as European banks are continuing to report poor earnings--this morning Deutsche Bank reported its first loss in five years, abandoned its 2008 profit targets and wrote down over $4 b in mortgage-related assets. Allianz also said that their profit targets would be harder to attain.
Visa reported earnings that easily outstripped expectations in its first ever results as a publicly traded company, but the company's shares declined in extended trading.
The Dow ended marginally lower ahead of a two-day Fed meeting. What's the "Word on the Street?"
Stocks finished flat Monday as concerns about the Federal Reserve's rate decision in a couple of days kept a lid on activity generated by merger buzz.
Stocks ticked higher Monday amid merger buzz but index gains were modest as the market awaits the Federal Reserve's rate decision later this week.
Options, food inflation and -- believe it or not -- travel and leisure plays figured big in Monday's stock chatter on CNBC.