From software companies to drugmakers to fast food chains, economic weakness in China is denting multinationals' financials this earnings season.» Read More
Stocks continued to gain into the final hour of trading Thursday after a pair of encouraging employment reports and stronger-than-expected monthly chain-store sales lifted investor optimism ahead of Friday's key employment data.
Stocks climbed Thursday, led by banks, after investors cheered a pair of employment reports that showed better-than-expected results and as retailers posted monthly chain-store sales that largely outpaced estimates.
In order to stave off potentially destabilizing inflation and a housing bubble, the government should leave tightening measures in place in the short-term.
The "Mad Money" host explains the best way he believes you can make money on these risky stocks.
Shaquille O'Neal was larger than life not only on the court, but in the marketing world. After he announced his retirement, I called up Leonard Armato, who represented Shaq from his rookie year in 1993 through 2000 and Perry Rogers, who has represented him since then, to talk about some of his greatest marketing moments.
The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, owned by Singapore's Sassoon brothers, is ready to take a big leap in China. The global gourmet coffee chain, run by brother-in-law and CEO Mel Elias, tells CNBC's Christine Tan on Managing Asia that it wants to brew up a storm in other Tier 1 & 2 cities.
The "Mad Money" host gives his calls on Yum! Brands, McDonald's, Starbucks and Domino's Pizza.
In a lackluster environment, the Fast Money traders always recommend looking at what’s working – and on Thursday that was boring stocks.
Why McDonald's and Yum Brands have room to expand overseas. Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains why he prefers Yum Brands.
On Thursday pro traders were talking about whether the S&P could make further gains if the technology sector was about to stall out.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
China’s high-speed railway system, the largest-ever transportation infrastructure project in history, is presenting opportunities for global investors, says Jerry Lou, China Strategist at Morgan Stanley.
I made note this morning of Dean Foods' ability to pass on notable price increases, partly to offset rising dairy costs. Dean Curnutt of Macro Risk Advisors compiled an interesting list of commentary on food inflation from recent food company conference calls.
Find out why Dennis Gartman tells us, "Where it was easy to own crude oil or be bullish of the grains, it’s much less easy now.”
Cramer said this restaurant stock is displaying a "tried-and-true formula" for making money.
Yum Brands, parent of the KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut fast-food chains, said it made a preliminary offer to buy most of the shares of China's Little Sheep restaurants that it does not already own.
Though the economy may be experiencing a modest expansion, there's growing signs that food prices will outplace GDP growth this year.
California is bankrupt. The Dodgers may be going under. Gas has topped $5 in some places. The President's visit is going to screw up the 405 today. But none of these get Angelenos as worked up as this question: what's better, Five Guys or In-N-Out?
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, April 20.
Despite strong results from China, Karen Finerman is cautious of Yum! at current levels, “I own Yum! And I love Yum! But I would not jump in here,” she says.