Tomorrow (Friday), the S&P 500 will be conducting its quarterly rebalancing. The S&P is weighted by market capitalization, so changes in the share count of companies trigger changes in the relative weightings of the individual stocks in the S&P. Here's a breakdown...
Oil rose above $82 a barrel on Wednesday on a recovery in demand in the U.S. before dipping slightly on Thursday. Meanwhile, the S&P reached its highest since October 2008 this week. Can the positive relationship between oil prices and the stock market continue? Rick Szpila of JPMorgan Futures and J.J. Burns of J.J. Burns & Company discussed their outlooks.
The markets have created their own gold standard because of uncertainties regarding other asset classes, Marc Faber, author of "The Gloom, Boom and Doom Report," told CNBC Thursday.
Here's our Fast Money Final Trade. Our gang gives you tomorrow's best trades, right now!
The Fed came out Tuesday, and in five short paragraphs suggested that the easy money trades are still on. What’s your next move?
It’s no secret that companies are putting cash to work. But we're hearing 4 companies could put that money to work in a very shareholder friendly way!
After being down all day, the Dow and S&P eked out gains Monday, led by Walmart after an analyst upgrade on the stock. Plus financials pulled off a gain amid relief after Sen. Chris Dodd unveiled his financial-reform bill.
The S&P 500 has barely budged since hitting a 17-month high last week as volume continues to be light. Where is everybody?
Stocks declined Monday as the dollar gained after a warning from Moody's on the U.S. and other nations with AAA debt ratings and amid worries about China tightening. Financials took a hit amid jitters over financial reform.
Yet another technical indicator has surfaced suggesting stocks are over bought. What must you know before you make your next trade?
Wal-Mart is lacing up the gloves in the fight to win the modern day price war in food retail in 2010, according to one industry analyst.
US Stocks rose for the second consecutive week, with the S&P 500 Index and NASDAQ Composite reaching a new high for the year on Thursday, March 11.
As seasonal demand shifts with the warming weather in the Northern Hemisphere, energy traders have been playing the spread between gasoline and heating oil, known as the “widowmaker.” Should you get in? Addison Armstrong, director of market research at Tradition Energy, and John Kilduff, co-CIO of Round Earth Capital, discussed their insights.
It's been a year since the market bottomed. The Dow is up 61% since then. A newspaper stock outperformed discount giant Wal-Mart. What has it all taught us? Take a good look in the mirror, buddy.
Following you'll find several catalysts that could move the market - or sectors of the market - on Thursday March 11th.
One stock is dominating our traders’ radar on Wednesday as it dances around a key level with very heavy volume in the name. What must you know?
Cramer singles out the companies that are weighing down the market.
Is now the time to buy the world's biggest stock and market laggard Exxon Mobil?
A bearish pattern may be forming in the S&P! What critical level should you be watching?
Sunoco surged last week and saw upside option activity Friday in the April contracts.