Stock buybacks can be seen as a sign of confidence or the need to juice the stock. Either way, do they work? Here's a look at recent buybacks — by the numbers.
Find out what earnings reports and other events are in the “Mad Money” host’s “Game Plan.”
After years of taking that back seat regarding business strategy, it is time for a more enlightened and evolved professional state.
Can the U.S. trade independently of Europe? Can Europe trade independently of Greece? Can U.S. stocks trade independently of each other?
Stocks rallied in the final hour of trading to close at their highest levels Friday, with all three major indexes logging a 10-week high, amid optimism the euro zone would find a solution to its debt crisis.
The "Mad Money" host and his researcher, Nicole Urken, discuss how investing is not a science, it's an art.
Even professional stock pickers are miserable. At an informal gathering of about a dozen hedge fund traders and analysts last night, trader after trader expressed frustration with the fact that the correlation between stocks has been near all-time highs—for months. This means that stock picking has been useless.
Get ready for a bunch of demand-side economists to tell you that the post-Hurricane Irene rebuilding phase is actually a good thing for future economic growth. But don’t believe it. Who has it right?
The eye of Irene made its way over the New York City Sunday, rolling directly over the borough of Queens, and though the storm unleashed intense rains and heavy winds on the city, it was downgraded to a tropical storm from a hurricane.
The "Fast Money" traders discuss possible ways to trade this massive storm.
While some New Yorkers tell me they are heading to the cheese and wine shop to prepare rather than to Home Depot, most consumers are taking Irene seriously.
Lowe's closed higher on Monday after announcing plans to buy $5 billion of its own stock over the next few years. But will the move buoy the stock over the long-term?
Stocks squeezed out a small gain in thin, choppy trading Monday, erasing most of the session's earlier rally as traders were hesitant to fully jump in without any proper market conviction.
With the markets in turmoil, the Fast traders had a handful of stocks on their radar Monday. Find out how they are trading H-P, Lowe's and FedEx.
Futures rose on Monday, helped by a gains in the European markets and after all three major averages logged their biggest four-week decline since Mar. 2009 in the previous week.
The "Mad Money" host looks at which home improvement retailer's stock is the best buy.
Stocks staged a late-day comeback from session lows Tuesday after traders were disappointed by comments from Sarkozy and Merkel, but the gains were not enough for the market to finish in positive territory.
In spite of Home Depot's increased earnings-per-share forecast in their quarterly earnings report this morning, depressed consumer spending could stifle the stock, one analyst said.
Europe is weak this morning, and U.S. S&P futures began dropping shortly after Germany's Q2 GDP came out — a gain of only 0.1 percent sequentially was a disappointment.
Futures tumbled Tuesday following a handful of economic reports in addition to news that German GDP growth slowed more than expected.