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With gas prices through the roof and for sale signs popping up all over the neighborhood, Americans are desperate for a summer escape. Here's how to trade the trend!
The week began with a flashback to the credit crisis. It ended with figures showing the fastest inflation in six months and the lowest consumer-sentiment reading in 28 years. Along the way, as the stock market ebbed and flowed, CNBC guests assembled a collective portfolio that was heavy on technology, energy, and global exposure.
Friday was the first day in what should be a good run in the market.
Barry James has a checklist for worthy investments. To be attractive, a stock must have good relative value, good historical corporate earnings, and good relative price strength.
The $48 billion in tax rebates sent out to American consumers this spring has helped keep the US economy out of a recession, but analysts believe the impact may only be temporary. .
The Consumer Price Report to be released on Friday may rattle an already volatile market.
Stocks pulled back following news that the Microsoft-Yahoo deal is off. Earlier, the market had rallied as oil prices receded, retail sales came in better than expected and merger in the beverage industry got investors jazzed up.
Stocks were well off their highs but still posting solid gains after unexpected strength in retail sales and a multibillion-dollar takeover bid in the brewing sector.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
As consumers struggle with salmonella contaminated tomatoes will organic food sellers such as Whole Foods lose their appeal?
Lou from New Jersey writes, "Do you guys have any investment ideas that won’t make me worry myself sick on a daily basis?"
Stocks struggled to hold gains Tuesday as bank stocks rallied but comments from Bernanke hung over the market like a cloud. Oil dropped more than $3 to settle at $131.31 a barrel.
So many entertainment and toy giants are looking to lend their names to manufacturers who want to sell their name overseas. According to Disney their licensing business will grow to $30 billion dollars in 2008.
Goldman Sachs recommended buying multinationals instead of domestic firms recently. Would our traders follow their advice?
I asked CEO Lee Scott where the tipping point in terms of changing consumer behavior. His answer was an interesting one. Scott said it was undeniable that Wal-Mart's core customers were the first ones impacted by the spike in gasoline prices and they bought less.
Wal-Mart - already the biggest music retailer in the US - is now bypassing record labels and striking distribution deals directly with musicians.
For the first time in a long time, it looked as if oil was going to stay out of the market headlines. No such luck.
Here's a time-tested strategy that Cramer has used before.
Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Wal-Mart and National Semiconductor popped while Wachovia and AT&T dropped.
The Dow tumbled badly Friday after oil shot up more than $11 to a new record. What's the "Word on the Street?"