No matter how much it tries to avoid it, the Fed could get markets spinning on a fresh round of rate hike speculation Wednesday.» Read More
Starwood Hotels and Resorts is seeing some unusual options activity Tuesday, as the chain once again finds itself the subject of takeover rumors. Today's options action in HOT centers on the February 20 strike. ...The stock went as high as $16.75 as those rumors circulated this morning.
Followed by a year marked by the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, optimism for a modest recovery seems to have taken root among some investors. Here are some of the stocks winning since the beginning of the year.
Options trading is active in three major casino stocks that have all seen large double-digit gains in the last few days.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Palm and Nomura Holdings popped while Simon Property Group and Walgreens dropped.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Las Vegas Sands just announced new cutbacks and 11,000 layoffs, but the beaten-down casino operator may finally be ready for a bounce. We see more than 22,000 calls trading against 5,000 puts in LVS. The call activity already exceeds yesterday's action...
In this Web Extra the traders reveal how to trade GDP and a slew of earnings reports including Exxon, CBS, Electronic Arts and more!
Following are the day's biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of NVIDIA popped while Microsoft dropped.
As the storm called Gustav heads for America's Gulf Coast, Susquehanna Financial Group gaming, lodging, and leisure analyst Robert LaFleur says casinos in the region are better prepared to weather the storm than they were when Hurricane Katrina came ashore.
I'm reporting all day from the Las Vegas Strip, and we have extended coverage here on the Web. But I just spoke with Elvis and got the real scoop. This "Elvis" came to L.V. two years ago, and makes a living performing at private events, weddings, and occasionally getting a bit part in a production. From the street-view level where he works, there's a whole lot less "Viva" in "Las Vegas" these days.
The e-mails are coming in over my Las Vegas reports. The dollar vs. euro, Elvis, luxury retail and more. Plus: Adult stock tickers and better names for "cougars"!
Financials rebounded from Tuesday's sell-off but housing finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac plunged on growing concerns of a possible government bailout.
The market is turning -- and Andrew Peck is in stocks for the long haul. The portfolio manager for the Baron Asset Fund offers his philosophy, holdings and new buys.
Futures point towards a fairly flat open this morning, despite a much stronger durable goods number. After yesterday’s drop, the markets lost all of their gains for the week, as the Dow is now down 1.3% this week, heading into Friday’s trading. Continue to keep an eye on the financials today, as we wait to see more direction from them.
Stocks tumbled more than 2 percent on Thursday after a report showing yet another drop in U.S. home sales prompted investors to take profits. What's the "Word on the Street?"
Looking for the Fast Money Final Trade? We ran out of time on the broadcast so we made that your Wednesday Web Extra! What should be your first move on Thursday?
Should you roll the dice on casino stocks ahead of Wynn earnings on Thursday?
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of AIG and Biogen popped while Hasbro and CME Group dropped.
Macau tycoon Stanley Ho's gaming flagship finally made its stock market debut on Wednesday, hovering near its offering price in early Hong Kong trade after overcoming a last-minute legal challenge.
Despite good news from our parent General Electric we are again being pushed around by oil at a record price, and by Fannie and Freddie. Both are down big (about 50 percent) this morning, largely on a New York Times story that the federal government was considering placing one or both of them in a conservatorship.