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The credit freeze, which is shifting into overdrive heading into the holiday season, is expected to hit consumers harder than corporate America.
After a retail group says to expect the worst Christmas in years, what will Nike earnings on Wednesday reveal about the outlook for holiday spending?
This sector is "very vulnerable," Cramer says, and needs Congress to act quickly.
In this Web Extra the traders reveal their favorite plays for the week ahead.
If you are one of the many investors having trouble stomaching the big and wild swings, now may be a good time to scale back on your level of risk.
If you’re looking to trade during this mess you'll want to get far away from Wall Street. But how far?
Each trader reveals a stock (away from all the crisis talk) that could make you money on Wednesday.
Morgan Stanley announced quarterly results earlier than expected, and Sandisk rejected a buyout offer from Samsung. Here's how to trade the news.
Avoid Wall Street. It’s a mess. For an easier ride you might want to consider Main Street.
Value investor Whitney Tilson, in a video interview by TheStreet.com, rejects the suggestion that Warren Buffett is "losing his touch" as Berkshire's stock continues to underperform the market so far this year.
The Dow rose on Thursday after a late day report suggested that Bank of America is in talks to buy embattled investment bank Lehman Brothers.
Investors should start positioning their portfolios ahead of the expected rebound in economic activity, Michael Yoshikami, founder, president and chief investment strategist at YCMNET Advisors said Wednesday.
"I very rarely like to make stock recommendations," hedge fund manager William Ackman of Pershing Square Capital Management told CNBC. "I'll point out an 'interesting opportunity.'"
Yahoo and Google's advertising partnership announced in June is a big deal, in fact the promise that it would increase Yahoo revenues was one reason used in defending against Microsoft's proposed takeover.
The Dow and S&P soared on Monday as investors bet Washington's Freddie and Fannie bailout will stabilize the housing market and ease the credit crisis.
For the week ending Friday, September 5, 2008, the U.S. markets ended in negative territory for the week after weak employment data and declines in auto and retail sales pointed to weaker consumer spending and a greater economic slowdown. The unemployment rate jumped to a 5-year high, soaring to 6.1%. On Thursday, the three major Indices fell back into bear market territory by dropping 20% from their market peaks set last fall. Both the Dow & Nasdaq Composite had their worst daily closes since July 26, with drops of more than 340 points for the Dow and 75 points for the Nasdaq.
On a wild week in the markets which saw Friday close off its lows as the Dow swung within an almost 200 point range, the markets all close in negative territory for the week by about 3% or more.
Even with Friday's rebound, the market is down for the month and still well into bear territory. The reason: Investors don't see much reason to own stocks.
There’s always a bull market somewhere, Cramer says. Don’t give up on that.
Investors sent The Dow and the overall stock market sharply lower on Thursday amid signs that the economic slowdown is showing no sign of improvement.