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In this Web Extra you'll find the week's biggest winners and losers. Find out why Caterpillar and Wal-Mart popped while McDonald's dropped.
While most investors were watching bank and auto stocks, and looking at recession plays like Wal-Mart and Kraft, an unsuspecting stock ran off with the recession ball: Buffalo Wild Wings. But how spicy is the stock now?
Green shoots aren't just popping up in the economy. In case you haven't noticed, we're in the midst of a gardening boom.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Stocks climbed on Wednesday pushing through key technical levels with investors shrugging off a bearish GDP number.
Stocks advanced but ended off their highs Wednesday after the Federal Reserve said the recession appears to be easing.
The FOMC statement was non-controversial. Two issues might have moved stocks forward: an increase in the amount of Treasuries being purchased, and a more optimistic tone on the economy.
Plus, Cramer talks up the importance of market indicators.
Stocks ended higher Friday after better-than-expected results from Ford but ended lower for the week, snapping a six-week winning streak. recovered Friday after a drop triggered by the release of the bank stress-test results.
On a peak earnings week that featured the stress test on the nation's biggest banks, credit cards, and news on the autos, the NASDAQ and technology stocks extend their rally to 7 weeks.
"Stocks are cheap," says one pro. "There's opportunities out there where you can make some big scores." Finding those opportunities, though, requires some deft strategy.
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Microsoft has a tough job ahead of it today as the company prepares to report its fiscal third quarter: On the one hand, the stodgy Titanic of American enterprise is sickeningly predictable, which is good in economic times like these; but it's also bad news for investors hoping for some kind of break-out nugget of news that actually ignites these shares again.
Investors are struggling to figure out what’s next for stocks. Oppenheimer’s Carter Worth reveals what his charts suggest.
As banks struggle through their worst crisis in a generation, a niche industry is taking on the most troubled assets - the ones others aren’t willing to touch - in exchange for potentially lucrative returns.
In the past month, both Amazon and Toys R Us have launched pilot programs, trading and selling used games.
While the video game industry has proved relatively resistant to the recession so far, the CEO of GameStop, the industry's largest specialty retailer, says lowering the price of the leading three consoles is necessary to keep momentum going.
Steve Forbes offered CNBC his insights into the markets, the economy — and what the government is doing wrong.
The Dow advanced Wednesday, boosted by an encouraging "beige-book" report from the Federal Reserve, a better-than-expected manufacturing report from the New York Fed and as Procter & Gamble raised its dividend. Techs remained underwater as Intel's lack of guidance rattled the sector.
In the final hour of trading Wednesday the DJIA wowed the bulls by jumping 100 points closing above the psychologically important 8000 level.