Walgreen Co


  • Pisani: Social Security as Deficit Target Tuesday, 23 Mar 2010 | 10:46 AM ET

    How do you shrink the deficit now that Medicare and Medicaid are "off the table for deficit reduction?" By taking on benefits in the second biggest entitlement: Social Security. Or at least that's what the New York Times is suggesting in a front page story which is being widely passed around on trading desks.

  • Futures Flat; Focus on Housing Trends Tuesday, 23 Mar 2010 | 8:15 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures pushed higher Tuesday following a positive close on Wall Street Monday as investors looked toward key housing data to gauge the strength of the sector. 

  • The Democrats' health care reform package could bring a dose of bad medicine for stocks if it passes this weekend, at least in the immediate term.

  • Stocks Rise for 2nd Day, Buoyed by Earnings Wednesday, 17 Feb 2010 | 5:29 PM ET

    Stocks rose for second day Wednesday as a Deere earnings beat and a rebound in housing starts helped renew investor optimism about the recovery. Consumer stocks were among the best performers; energy, the weakest.

  • Walgreen's Billion-Dollar Buy Wednesday, 17 Feb 2010 | 1:29 PM ET

    Cramer invited back the CEO of the company to talk about today's big transaction.

  • Stocks edged higher on Wednesday despite a stronger dollar dragging down natural resource names. Will commodities ever break free and rally on demand?

  • Stocks Advance After Deere Earnings Beat Wednesday, 17 Feb 2010 | 10:58 AM ET

    Stocks opened higher Wednesday after Deere blew past earnings expectations and a report showed a rebound in housing starts.

  • Pisani: BofA Starts 7 Home Builders as 'Buys' Wednesday, 17 Feb 2010 | 10:12 AM ET

    January housing starts, at 591,000, was above expectations of 580,000, and the highest since July 2009. The prior month was revised upward as well. Bullish on housing: BofA/Merrill Lynch initiating seven home builders with a "Buy" rating. Analyst Jonathan Ellis says, "we think a sustained recovery is now within a reasonable discounting period for the stocks." What about a bottom in home prices? And what happened to the correction?

  • Stocks Poised to Gain Again; Deere Jumps Wednesday, 17 Feb 2010 | 7:30 AM ET

    Wall Street looks set to extend the previous session's gains Wednesday, with stock index futures pointing to a modest rise.

  • What Health-Care Reform Means to Walgreen Tuesday, 16 Feb 2010 | 3:22 PM ET

    The company’s restructuring could run into trouble thanks to Washington's meddling. Cramer interviews the CEO for the full story.

  • Burned By Walgreen, Tenet Health & More Friday, 12 Feb 2010 | 5:54 PM ET

    They looked like hot stocks. So how are the traders playing Walgreen, Tenet Health and more now that they’ve been burned?

  • Drugstore Trade: Sickly Or On The Mend? Monday, 8 Feb 2010 | 5:43 PM ET

    Over the past 6 months shares of CVS are down about 5%, while rival Rite Aid is down 22%. Should you swallow hard and buy?

  • Big Chains Discover Small Is Really Big Monday, 8 Feb 2010 | 4:41 PM ET

    Small is beautiful. At least, many large retailers think it could be. For years, Trader Joe's has reaped in big profits from small, 10,000 square foot stores selling branded products at good prices.

  • Your First Move For Thursday February 4th Wednesday, 3 Feb 2010 | 6:03 PM ET

    Here's our Fast Money Final Trade. Our gang gives you tomorrow's best trades, right now!

  • Weight-Loss Firms Put on New Customers After Thin 2009 Wednesday, 3 Feb 2010 | 1:18 PM ET

    As the bottom line of Americans begins to improves, weight-loss companies are hoping more of them will spend money doing the same for their waist lines.

  • Pisani: Did Correction Already Happen in January? Wednesday, 3 Feb 2010 | 10:00 AM ET

    The ADP report for January, at a loss of 22,000 jobs (consensus was for a loss of 30,000), was the smallest decline since January 2008, which was the last time there was jobs growth. Then there's dividends — lots of dividends.

  • Your First Move For Monday February 1st Friday, 29 Jan 2010 | 6:23 PM ET

    Here's our Fast Money Final Trade. Our gang gives you tomorrow's best trades, right now!

  • Smokers Say Glaxo Ads Don't Suck Monday, 25 Jan 2010 | 2:23 PM ET

    In a new survey 72 percent of smokers said they thought the use of the word "sucks" was appropriate or extremely appropriate in Glaxo's Nicorette ad campaign that I've been blogging about over the past several weeks.

  • Your First Move For Thursday January 21st Wednesday, 20 Jan 2010 | 6:10 PM ET

    Here's our Fast Money Final Trade. Our gang gives you tomorrow's best trades, right now!

  • Dow Gains 2 Points Amid Jobs Jitters Wednesday, 6 Jan 2010 | 4:17 PM ET

    Stocks struggled Wednesday as investors digested a solid report on the services sector and a few soft readings on jobs. After getting the year off to a strong start, stocks have languished somewhat as investors await insight on interest  rates — and jobs.