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A number of takeover rumors have been making the rounds, an encouraging sign that capitalistic optimism is returning to the markets.
Plus, Cramer makes the call on a few other winners in the food business.
Plus, Whirlpool cycles up and suggested changes to the Dow Jones constituent list.
Investing is a Darwinian death match these days. Here’s how you live through it.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Apple and Whirlpool popped while NYSE Euronext and Rio Tinto dropped.
Stocks ended mixed Monday as the much-anticipated bank-rescue plan was delayed for another day. Banks jumped amid hopes the bailout will save the stocks.
US stocks opened lower Monday as the much-anticipated bank rescue plan was delayed for another day.
I said last week that a small but persistent group was starting to believe that the "stew" of TARP, TALF, stimulus and other Treasury action would help create a bottom in the economy, and that if that was the case shorting of banks and consumer discretionary would be riskier in the near future.
US stocks looked set to hand back some of last week’s gains at the open Monday as the much-anticipated bank rescue plan was delayed for another day.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
I spoke to one large mortgage broker in Philadelphia this afternoon, who said they were now quoting 30-year fixed rate mortgages at 5.5 percent, a drop of a half-point from yesterday's 6.0 percent. That is a big drop.
What happened to our rally? Stocks rallied going into the vote. The rescue bill passed a little after 1 pm ET, floor traders broke into applause and then spent the next half hour processing sell orders.
Plus, Cramer makes calls on Black & Decker, Schering-Plough and more.
Housing woes and high oil prices pushed one of Wall Street's tried and true trading strategies off schedule.
Q: On Fast Money’s trader radar we look at the stock that was lighting up screens across Wall Street. After acquiring Maytag a few years ago, this company became the largest home appliance maker in the world and was recently named one of the ‘best places to launch a career’ by BusinessWeek. But the stock was what launched today, as oil prices continued their drop. Who is it?
Whirlpool may look like a stock to avoid, but there's a reason the big money managers are buying it.
Jim Hardesty sees the glass more than half full. The strategist-economist of Hardesty Capital Management expects recovery -- and he has a few carefully-chosen stock picks.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Hershey and Pepsi popped while Boeing and Ryder dropped.
the Fed Beige Book describes the economy as having 'slowed." JD Power cut their outlook for auto sales, projecting a 12 percent dip in sales for 2008 compared to 2007 (to 14.2 million cars and trucks), which would be the lowest level since 1993
After the close, Washington Mutual reported earnings notably below expectations. The bad news is that there is more credit deterioration, which is creating more provisions for losses. The good news is the company felt they had "sufficient capital", with $40 b of available liquidity at the end of the quarter, and that 2008 would be the peak year of loss provisioning.