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In today's trading session, a total of 103 stocks in the S&P 500 reached new 52-week highs. Here is a look at those companies.
Following a brief pullback in the markets, the S&P 500 index crossed back above its 50-day moving average in today's trading session. As upward momentum builds on the markets, could some of the laggards be poised for a rebound?
Even if this administration wanted to be serious about fiscal austerity, we would have a massive deficit. As it is, it looks like fiscal 2010's red ink will total over $1.5 trillion. I remember the late Senator from Illinois (of all places), Everett Dirksen, who once said "A billion here, a billion there, pretty soon you're talking about real money." He would freak at the thought of a trillion here or there.
It looks like Ben will get the votes necessary for another four year term, but at what cost? Harry Reid, he of the Senator Ben Nelson of Nebraska deal to sell 49 states down the Medicaid road to get one Senator's vote, alleged to have extracted a promise from Bernanke that Ben take additional steps to increase the flow of credit to the middle class.
How generous can you get, beyond offering up two utility stock ideas as Holiday presents?
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.
The S&P 500 is now up over 11% year-to-date and up over 50% since the March lows. By comparison, the utility sector is down over 1% YTD and up ~30% since its March low and has been the second worst performing sector of this rally (only telecom is worse).
I still have a cautious view of the stock market, but we could well be in for some "window dressing" as the quarter comes to an end and portfolio managers aim to add to winners to look good for client meetings in what has been a tough time.
President Obama is standing behind the clean energy bill that makes its way to the house at the end of the week. So how can you make money on clean energy stocks? Vince Farrell, CIO of Soleil Securities and Kevin Landis, CIO and portfolio manager of Firsthand Capital Management recommended the following stocks:
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
At least for now it is. Wisconsin Energy’s CEO tells Mad Money when – and if – we should expect it.
How can a company raise its dividend and at the same lower guidance? That's what Cramer wanted to know.
Greg Gordon of Citigroup says these utility stocks are good bets, thanks to their buildouts, expansions and investments in alternative energy.
Coal’s future role as a key source of US electricity depends on dramatically reducing its carbon emissions. So-called clean coal is an expensive and technologically challenging endeavor, but given America's vast reserves it may very well be worth it.
They haven't always been known as the sexiest stocks out there but their returns lately are very alluring. The Dow Jones Utility Average is now trading around record highs--but how much juice is left? On CNBC’s “Morning Call” Liz Claman talked with Greg Gordon--a utilities analyst with Citigroup.