Stocks eked out modest gains Friday, buoyed by a better-than-expected government jobs report, but still ended off their best levels following news of a "credit event" in Greece. Still, the S&P 500 and Nasdaq logged gains for a fourth consecutive week.
Starbucks said Thursday it will soon sell a single-cup coffee machine that lets people brew lattes and other coffee drinks at home. Shares of Green Mountain, make of K-Cup individual coffee packets, tumbled.
On Friday, the Fast Money pros were taking a long hard look at Starbucks after a new catalyst emerged, one which we're hearing could drive shares sharply higher.
Starbucks will undoubtedly steal market share from Green Mountain coffee with the launch of its own single-cup coffee machine, the “Verismo,” says analyst Jeff Bernstein of Barclays Capital.
Insight on what Starbucks' new coffee system means for Green Mountain, with CNBC's Herb Greenberg.
Starbucks announces its plans to roll out its very own single-serving coffee machines. Insight on how this will impact Green Mountain's business, with Jeffrey Bernstein, Barclays Capital analyst.
U.S. stock index futures turned higher Friday following a better-than-expected non-farm payrolls report and amid relief that Greece secured enough debt swap commitments to avoid an immediate default.
Take a look at some of Friday morning's early movers:
With Starbucks announcement late Thursday of a new “premium” single-serve coffee machine, the Green Mountain partner on K-cups will now become a Green Mountain competitor on machines.
Starbucks shares hit a new high Thursday after it announced expansion into the single-cup arena, but what’s next for the stock?
Starbucks announces a new premium single cup machine, and how to trade the coffee stocks, with the Fast Money traders. Also, the trade on Texas Instruments' lower Q1 guidance.
Technology stocks have been gaining momentum in 2012, up eight of the last nine weeks. However, over the last 12 months, consumer discretionary and health care companies have really powered the rally.
A number of hedge funds reported their holdings as of the end of the fourth quarter in 13F filings last week. Some stocks became battlefields as management judgment and oversight of accounting requirements came into question. TheStreet.com details some of these battleground stocks.
Whitney Tilson, who shorted housing before the subprime crisis, reveals which companies he thinks are overvalued and ripe for a pullback.
Hedge funds, coming off their second-worst year in two decades, are on the rebound this year, but they’re still trailing the broader market. Here are some of their top stock picks.
A price war is inevitable — not because of the ridiculously high price of convenience, but because that's what happens when a product comes off patent, which Green Mountain's K-Cups do later this year.
The "Mad Money" host gives investors the lowdown.
Shares of the following companies are showing unusual moves in Thursday's trading session.
Take a look at some of Thursday morning's early movers:
Two momentum names. Two key earnings events. But that’s where the similarities end from last Friday’s Options Action.