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Stocks pared their gains in the final hour of trading but still kicked off the first day of May on a positive note, with the Dow hitting its best closing high since December 2007, fueled by a better-than-expected manufacturing report.
A key trait successful investors share is a list of characteristics they want in a stock. The criteria will vary, depending on the style of investing, but there specific traits a stock must have to qualify as a potential investment.
As I returned from a London trip last week, I got lots of comments from traders about how the S&P is now trading at roughly 13 times 2011 consensus earnings estimates of $95. That certainly seems comparatively cheap. There are two problems.
Buoyed up by the popularity of barefoot running, running shoes that provide the foot with minimal support to allow for more "natural" running have gained a cult following. But now it appears that these shoes, which include brands such as Vibram's Five-Finger shoes, are being worn by consumers who aren't hardcore barefoot runners.
It appears boot sales aren't taking a hike anytime soon.
Several points stand out in Mr. Bernanke's press conference.
For the first time since April 2010, U.S. equity mutual funds had inflows, according to estimates by TrimTabs.com. "Official" numbers from the ICI will be out next week.
Inflation is here; who has pricing power is the question. In the past day, more than a half-dozen companies have commented on higher input costs in their industries.
Take a look at why these six stocks are worth watching.
Cramer thinks this company could be the next in its group to deliver an upside surprise, and he wants you in ahead of the quarter.
Looking to get your portfolio back on its feet? Susquehanna Financial Group's John Shanley says stocks of certain shoe companies are some of the best buys on the market today.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of QLogic and Schlumberger popped while Northwest Airlines and Tesoro dropped.
It's a booyah-free zone. There goes Swifty!Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.