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After a couple of great recent reports, Cramer thinks it might be.
Stocks closed near the highs of an upbeat session as investors gained confidence in the strengthening U.S. economy and the likelihood the Federal Reserve will resume quantitative easing. Boeing and Bank of America rose, while American Express fell.
Stocks advanced across-the-board Tuesday ahead of the closing bell as investors gained confidence in the strengthening U.S. economy and the likelihood the Federal Reserve will resume quantitative easing. Boeing and Bank of America rose, while American Express fell.
Stocks continued to add to gains after a report that the service sector grew more than expected, and that new orders and hiring in the sector are on the rise. Caterpillar and DuPont rose, while Amex fell.
The Bank of Japan cut interest rates ... to a range of zero to 0.1 percent, from 0.1 percent (seriously)...and pledged to keep rates at "virtually zero" until deflation has ended.
Stock index futures pointed to a higher open after the Bank of Japan cut interest rates and pledged to keep rates at zero until prices stabilize.
Well, at least one of them has had a tremendous amount of good fortune lately by playing long and short positions against each other on drug store chain Walgreen and pocketing nearly half a million dollars in profit.
Stocks ended near session highs on Tuesday as investors considered the impact of the Fed's next moves to bolster the economy as well as weak reports on the economy. Pfizer and Intel rose, Cisco and P&G fell.
Stocks continued to rebound ahead of the closing bell Tuesday as investors considered the impact of the Fed's next moves to bolster the economy as well as weak reports on the economy. Pfizer and Intel rose, Cisco and P&G fell.
Stocks climbed into positive territory Tuesday as investors expected the Federal Reserve to pump more money into the economy, supporting equities. Travelers and Intel rose, while Cisco and Alcoa fell.
U.S. stock futures and European stock markets were fairly flat Tuesday morning, despite a number of concerns across the Atlantic. One such concern: S&P warned that Ireland’s debt could be cut once again, citing rising costs of recapitalizing Anglo Irish Bank. Then there's Spain and Portugal.
Stock index futures added to gains Tuesday after a report that home prices stabilized in July, and despite the return of European debt concerns.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Tuesday's Squawk on the Street.
Reports on consumer confidence and home price data, and the Treasury's $35 billion auction of 5-year notes are events that will be watched by financial markets Tuesday.
"Ultimately, the big deal is going to be whether the economic growth rate is really accelerating in the fourth quarter or whether it doesn't," said James Paulsen, chief strategist at Wells Capital Management.
The motto for next week? Don't be greedy.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Sam writes, “Karen, CVS seemed to derail after the skirmish with Walgreens over pharmacy benefits. The chart looks broken. Is this a worthy investment anymore?”
S&P futures popped 10 points on nonfarm payrolls. August nonfarm payrolls, at minus 54,000, much better than expectations of a loss of 120,000, private payrolls up 67,000, also better than a gain of 44,000 expected. Also helping futures: a large revision to July, now a loss of 54,000 jobs, down from an earlier estimate of a loss of 131,000 jobs.
All three of the nation's largest drugstore chains—CVS Caremark, Walgreen and Rite Aid—as well as Target are making a big bets that they will be able to draw shoppers with their flu vaccination programs.