The fact that companies are issuing more positive guidance is a sign that companies are increasingly confident about the economy, Paul Hickey, co-founder of Bespoke Investment Group, told CNBC Monday.
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.
Pfizer, the world's largest drugmaker, is scheduled to report fourth-quarter results before the opening bell on Wednesday, February 3. Here is a look at how Pfizer shares traded during the most recent earnings reports.
It has been over a month and a half since the US House of Representatives passed its version of health care reform and today, the Senate passed its bill. Now the two bills must be reconciled and the debate will continue to heat up. Here are the biggest S&P Health Care gainers and losers over the past 6 months.
This weekend, the US House of Representatives passed its version of health care reform and now awaits a version from the Senate. The debate has been heating up since earlier this summer when President Obama was pushing for legislation before the summer recess. Here are the biggest S&P Health Care gainers and losers over while the debate has waged on.
Cash flow is a great valuation metric to look at when calculating how solid a company may be, said Lee Eugene Munson, CIO of Portfolio Asset Management, and Michael Farr, president of Farr, Miller & Washington. They shared their best 5 stock picks with investors.
One large options trader is buying calls in Waters Corporation, which manufactures and sells lab equipment for chemical analysis. WAT's options volume for the last month averages 552 contracts a day, but yesterday (Tuesday) more than 4,000 of the March 40 calls alone were bought by mid-afternoon...
As Dolly intensifies and moves into the Gulf of Mexico, here is Weather Insight's latest forecast for possible oil and gas disruptions...
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of C.V.R.D. and CONSOL Energy popped while Capital One and P.F. Chang's dropped.
Kinetic Concepts, Chicago Merc and Waters...Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.