With excess cash on hand from years of cautious spending and slower store growth, retailers in 2012 will focus on returning capital to investors via share buybacks and dividends, according to a Credit Suisse report out today.
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 1,500 displaying unusual volume in Tuesday's trading session.
Blowout Spanish auction, is the European Central Bank program working? You have to think it's having an effect.
The "Mad Money" host reveals what earnings and other event he plans to monitor.
The “Mad Money” host breaks down what earnings reports and economic data he’s looking for in the days to come.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports on lifted holiday retail sales at drug stores.
As Walgreen and Express Scripts squabble over a contract, Cramer thinks CVS Caremark could come out on top.
We already knew, thanks to this morning's CNBC interview, that Warren Buffett has been busy buying IBM shares this year. Now that Berkshire's 13-F third quarter filing is public, we know that new portfolio manager Todd Combs has also been doing some buying, although not at the same scale.
While U.S. stocks finished near session highs Thursday, the "Fast Money" traders watched these names in particular.
Ryder System's earnings were driven by "positive momentum" in commercial freight shipments and an increasing need for the company's rental trucks, CEO Gregory Swienton told CNBC Tuesday.
It's become fashionable to say that longer life spans mean average Americans work well into into their 60s and possibly their 70s—a time once considered the early retirement years. The problem is, few prospects await most people who need or want to stay in the workforce.
What if doctor's offices were like gym memberships? Pay a monthly fee and come as often as you like: no insurance, no deductible, no paperwork, no bill. It's called direct primary health care and may be available in your state.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Thursday's Squawk on the Street.
Also, find out why trader Stephen Weiss says the massive merger of Express Scripts-Medco could help the bottom line at CVS.
Discussing what Washington needs to do to improve the tax code, with Larry Merlo, CVS CEO.
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The stock market continues to be very sensitive to headlines on EU and U.S. debt talks this week. The Dow is up over 140 points as of this writing and is just shy of this month’s highs. The blue chip index is now just less than 100 points below its 3-year high set back at the end of April.
Express Script’s deal to acquire Medco Health Solutions for roughly $29 billion in cash and stock is being applauded by ESRX shareholders, but the key constituency on whether this deal will happen is likely to be the Federal Trade Commission.
Perhaps no group was as relieved this afternoon by President Barack Obama’s announcement of a new plan to resolve the debt fight in Washington as corporate treasurers.
After appearing on "The Strategy Session" on Thursday, Leon Cooperman, billionaire chairman and CEO of Omega Advisors, continued the discussion off-air with David Faber about the stocks he's bullish on even in the shaky economy.