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As General Electric continues to fall, the company that once boasted a half trillion dollar market cap, is now at risk of falling out of the Top 20 biggest companies in the S&P 500.
Two months into the year, the average dividend yield of the Dow 30 has continued to rise since the start of 2009, despite some significant dividend cuts like those from CNBC parent, General Electric. See how the 30 companies in the Dow compare.
Despite a rash of recent cuts, playing dividends continues to be an important tool for investors, financial advisers say.
The Dow Industrials, Dow Transports, and Dow Utilities are all hitting multi-year lows now. While the Dow Industrials and Dow Transports have been closing at new lows for days, the Dow Utilities closed below its October low for the first time on Friday.
While January was a poor month for the markets overall, February turned out to be worse. Both the Dow Industrials & S&P 500 once again had their worst month since last October – a feat which they both achieved in January as well. Will March be any better?
Is there such a thing as a safe dividend yield? RNC Genter Capital Management's Dan Genter says an investor should look not to the size of the dividend, not even in relation to the stock price, but to consistency.
Beating the market is great, but for the moment your goal should be withstanding the market. Here's how you do it.
Plus, Cramer extends an invitation to Pepsi’s Indra Nooyi, talks technicals and makes a call on Dow Chemical.
Want to make it through this recession with as much net worth as possible? Then buy these stocks.
Investing is a Darwinian death match these days. Here’s how you live through it.
Looking for a formula for successful stock investing? RBC Bank's Joseph Keating sums it up in three words: exceptionally high quality. Companies in that category, he says, are likeliest to hold onto their dividends. (Part One)
Looking for a formula for successful stock investing? RBC Bank's Joseph Keating sums it up in three words: exceptionally high quality. Companies in that category, he says, are likeliest to hold onto their dividends. (Part Two)
We pull apart Barron's attempt to measure Cramer's stock-picking performance.
It used to be a common sight from Sparks to Spago — the boisterous scrum as diners wielding corporate cards dove for the lunch bill, crying “I’ll get it!” But since the economic downturn, the delicate social rituals of the bull market era, when executives tried to outdo one another in expense-account one-upmanship, have been upended.
McDonald’s is trading up after reporting another month of strong same-store sales, a trend that continues despite the current recession and economic turmoil. Its low-priced menu items have evidently remained attractive to consumers. . .
Cramer gives his take on why this often-successful stock has stumbled recently.
The list of companies no longer offering guidance is growing by leaps and bounds! Who's on it now and what’s a trader to do?
U.S. Internet search company Google Inc released software on Wednesday that allows users of mobile phones and other wireless devices to automatically share their whereabouts with family and friends.
These days the most cash-rich companies often sell mobile phones rather than mortgages. Cramer tells you who's who in the changing market landscape.
With fewer and fewer companies willing to offer revenue guidance, how can an analyst provide investors with insights that are smart and well informed?