Estee Lauder shares plunged after its forecast for the fiscal 2012 year fell way short of analysts' estimates. But given the language used by the make-up giant, investors shouldn't read too much into the guidance, or any such forecast given by any companies that count on the U.S. and Europe for the majority of their sales.
A "no" to euro bonds—but likely only for the moment. Ahead of the Sarkozy-Merkel meeting Tuesday, the Germans, predictably, are pushing back on the idea of issuing euro bonds (bonds guaranteed by all the euro zone countries)...but don't kid yourself: that's the direction the euro zone is moving.
Futures pared gains Monday after a gauge of manufacturing in New York State showed the sector contracted for the third consecutive month in August.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Monday's Squawk on the Street.
Of all the companies reporting earnings on Monday, Cramer will watch these two earnings reports.
Here's a day-by-day look at the earnings reports, economic data and political events Cramer plans to monitor.
S&P futures popped 13 points prior revisions also better than expected, but then fell back. Average hourly earnings up 0.4 percent much higher than expectations of 0.2 percent gain.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Google is investing $280 million to help private homeowners put solar panels on their rooftops in what is the company's largest investment in clean energy.
Stocks closed lower for the fourth-consecutive trading session Monday, led by weakness in banks and energy, as investors turned cautious over a slowdown in the recovery.
Stocks extended their losses in the final hour of trading Monday, led by banks and energy, as investors turned cautious amid signs of an economic slowdown.
Stocks turned mixed Monday after marking their fifth week of losses Friday on the heels of a disappointing jobs report.
And one stock he would avoid right now.
Low rates and strong demand are spurring a gusher of new corporate bond offerings this week, and the flood is likely to continue for at least another couple of weeks.
High gasoline prices have not derailed the economic recovery, but that’s small comfort to Loraine Greene. A customer relations manager in the Hudson Valley of New York, Ms. Greene spent the weekend packing up to move to a rental house much closer to work. The New York Times reports.
Reprofiling? Default for Greece is clearly on the agenda. Jean-Claude Juncker, the head of euro zone finance ministers, says they are considering "reprofiling" Greece's debt, which seems to mean extending the maturities. Call it what you want—reprofiling, or a "soft restructuring," but S&P has already noted that extending maturities is a form of default.
The “Mad Money” host digs deeper into the home improvement chain’s earnings report.
Stocks slumped on Monday as technology stocks unraveled, and investors worried that continuing woes over the euro zone debt crisis could put a damper on the economic recovery moved out of riskier assets.
Stocks slumped on Monday as technology stocks unraveled, and investors worried that continuing woes over the euro zone debt crisis could put a damper on the economic recovery.