Higher commodity prices have put a crimp in Conagra and Kellogg margins, but Scott Nations of NationShares think they will be a boon to another name.
Stocks rallied to new highs as the S&P 500 Index reached its highest close since Lehman Brothers went bankrupt in September 2008 amid light trading and several strong earnings reports. Bank of America and JPMorgan rose, while 3M fell.
Stocks reached new highs on modest gains Tuesday amid light trading and a series of good earnings reports and in the absence of key economic data. JPMorgan and Bank of America rose, while 3M fell.
Stocks rose as a series of strong earnings reports, coupled with M&A activity, gave a lift to market sentiment. JPMorgan and AmEx rose.
Trading volumes may be light, but there have been very little blocks of stock for sale in the past two weeks. Some say it is due to tax purposes, others just note that large vanilla funds need to hold on.
U.S. stock index futures gained ahead of the open Tuesday, following a mixed close in the previous session, as a clutch of strong earnings after the bell helped to boost investor sentiment.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Tuesday's Squawk on the Street.
Stocks trimmed losses to end narrowly mixed Thursday as Treasury prices firmed and the dollar stabilized. McDonald's and DuPont fell, while BofA rose.
Stocks eased losses ahead of the close Thursday as Treasury prices firmed, but gains were limited by a stronger U.S. dollar. DuPont and McDonald's fell, while BofA rose.
Stocks declined Thursday as Treasurys erased most of their gains ahead of a 30-year bond auction and despite evidence the U.S. economy continues to improve. DuPont and Travelers fell, while BofA rose.
The "Fast Money" traders discuss how to trade Japanese bond yields and food Prices, as well.
U.S. stock index futures added slightly to gains Thursday after weekly jobless claims fell more othan expected.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Rising commodity prices and lingering consumer uncertainties have been eating away at food companies' margins. Until consumers bounce back, food makers will continue to feel the drag on retail pricing, ConAgra Foods Chief Executive Gary Rodkin tells CNBC on Thursday.
Following are moves you might have missed. Find out why shares of Carnival and Vulcan popped while Conagra and SanDisk dropped.
Stocks gave back most of its afternoon gains Tuesday as investors digested news that the Federal Reserve would be willing to provide "additional accommodation" to the U.S. economy. Caterpillar rose, while Alcoa fell.
Stocks were mixed Tuesday as investors digested news that the Federal Reserve would be willing to provide "additional accommodation" to the U.S. economy. Caterpillar rose, while Alcoa fell.
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.
With the price of both corn and cotton higher, the traders game its effect on the food industry and retail space. So what's their trade?
Stocks fell modestly Tuesday after reaching four-month highs on Monday as investors await a Federal Reserve policy meeting where future quantitative easing strategies may be discussed. Caterpillar rose, while Alcoa fell.