Investors will face a blitz of economic data in the holiday-shortened week, with the marquee number coming in Thursday's payrolls report for June.
Wall Street's bears have a serious grip on the stock market, a hold that can only add to volatility in the week ahead.
The Dow closed sharply lower Friday, registering its third triple-digit loss in four sessions. What's the "Word on the Street?"
Private equity firms Apollo Management and Blackstone Group are weighing the purchase of chemicals company Chemtura, but discussions are at an early stage, a source familiar with the situation said Tuesday.
With Sallie Mae and other student lenders struggling to find financing amid the credit squeeze, what’s the trade as fewer students can find access to affordable loans?
With the ISM Numbers coming out today, this will be the first major economic indicator of the second quarter. The previous reading came in at 48.3 and consensus is for further contraction. Today's reading, just in, came in at 48.6 and is better than expected. Here are some stocks that moved after the last ISM reading.
Oracle's disappointing earnings report could hang over the tech sector Thursday morning. Traders will also be watching the fourth quarter final GDP number, reported at 8:30 a.m. and weekly jobless claims, also at 8:30.
Beware the Ides of March? Not if the Markets say so. With the markets soaring today, I looked up some of the biggest gains of all time. Interestingly, the Dow and S&P have had their best days in points and percentage in mid-March. Here are some stats on the biggest gains...
Sometimes a stock is hot and sometimes it just burns. Following are the Fast Money misfires.
Following are the day's biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Louisiana Pacific and Copa Holdings popped while Safeway and Lehman dropped.
Stocks closed lower as a pullback from $100-a-barrel oil clipped energy stocks and weak economic reports added to investor fears that a recession is looming.
Stocks added to losses as a fall from $100-a-barrel oil clipped energy stocks and weak economic reports added to investor fuels that a recession is looming.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.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.
Standard and Poor's has just released the results of its twice-a-year stock screen, designed to find Warren Buffett-style stocks. The new list features several tech stocks, including Apple, as well as a number of names from Europe and Asia. But some key Buffett criteria aren't taken into account by the screen.
Our traders are good - but you knew that! Check out their latest picks that paid.
Keith Wirtz thinks a smart investor ought to be learning about education stocks. He should know: The president and chief investment officer of Fifth Third Asset Management runs the firm's four-star Lifemodel Fund, which gained 9.6 percent during 2007.
Last week the Secretary of the Treasury, Hank Paulson, was asked if the residential real estate market had bottomed. He refused to answer the question. But as we approach the New Year, that is arguably the biggest question in real estate. The spring season is right around the corner, traditionally the busiest for buying and selling, and many believe it will tell the true story of the state of the market.