Markets will likely end the year higher, driven by decent earnings growth and some multiple expansion, said Richard England, portfolio manager of Calvert Equity Portfolio.
Call us cynical, but we are of the mindset that 1 temporarily displaced worker at a Toyota factory is worth more than 2 gainfully employed hamburger flippers.
It's official. We've finished the last round of play in our annual tournament and have a winner. What's your Fast Money favorite stock of 2011?
Tech investors scrambled to place their next bets after Texas Instruments surprised the Street with its acquisition of rival National Semiconductor for $6.5 billion or $25/share.
Stocks closed mixed Monday with tech stocks lower after the market traded within a narrow range during much of a quiet session with the market at or near highs for the year. Johnson & Johnson led the Dow higher, while HP fell.
Stocks gained moderate strength in the final hour of trading Monday, although largely remained within a narrow range, amid another quiet trading session with the market at or near highs for the year. Johnson & Johnson and Wal-Mart gained, while HP fell.
A group of conservative and libertarian groups have sent Congress a letter urging lawmakers to delay the implementation of the Durbin Amendment, a provision which would cap so-called "interchange" fees financial companies can charge on debit card transactions.
Stocks traded slightly higher amid another day of quiet trading and after a week of strong gains.. GE and Wal-Mart rose, while Intel fell.
Quality, great visibility, good returns and phenomenal cash flow are things that investors look for when investing in large-cap consumer staples, said John Faucher, senior analyst at JPMorgan.
Stock index futures rose slightly ahead of the open Monday as investors waited for direction from Federal Reserve speakers at the start of a week which will see central bank policy decisions take center stage.
Looks like Jamie Dimon won't be the Fast Money Madness MVP after all. The super star CEO just stumbled in our tournament.
China has something going for it that is sometimes overlooked; internal consumption is surging faster than most experts expected. Chinese consumption is growing by leaps and bounds and this will help fill the gap left by lower Chinese export levels.
Jamie Dimon just might be named this year's Fast Money Madness MVP. On Wednesday he took down the Oracle of Omaha!
Stocks got closer to their highs of the year as the broad market turned positive for the month and was on track to post the best quarter of the year, although volumes remained thin amid geopolitical uncertainty. AT&T and Merck led Dow components higher, while Cisco slipped.
Stocks put in another strong showing on Wednesday as investors seemed to put aside concerns over geopolitical fears to send stocks higher, although volumes remain thin. AT&T and Exxon led the Dow higher.
The "Mad Money" host explains why the averages push higher in spite of bad economic news.
Looks like Dr Copper is in it to win it. Freeport McMoRan, the world's largest copper miner, took down Boeing in the quarter finals of Fast Money Madness!
It appears Jamie Dimon's got game and Lloyd Blankfein doesn't. Goldman Sachs is out of the Fast Money Madness tournament.
Unilever is set to become the first European multinational to launch an offshore renminbi-denominated “dim sum” bond when it raises Rmb300 million ($46 million) from institutional investors in Hong Kong on Monday, bankers say, reports the Financial Times.
Ronald McDonald looked like a contender but after this round of Fast Money Madness, the only place he's going is back to clown college!