Mad Money host Jim Cramer says despite the insanity of this market investors need to look at what individual companies have to say, and when it comes to the truck business, don't take your cues from a loser like Navistar, especially when Cummins offers a best of breed.
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Stocks ended off the highs of the day as technology slumped, but a surprisingly strong jobs report gave a lift to the market as it ended higher for a second straight week. Caterpillar and GE rose, while Intel fell.
Stocks recovered some ground in the final minutes of trading on the strength of industrials and financials after what had largely been an upbeat session following a surprisingly strong March jobs report. Caterpillar and GE rose, while Intel fell.
Use the pullback opportunity to sell weaker holdings and wait for the correction to run its full course, said Art Nunes, CIO of Northwest Asset Management.
The "Mad Money" host details talks to the CEO of a trucking company looking to increase production by 40%.
Stocks trimmed losses in the final hour of trading to end flat amid mixed earnings and economic news, and ahead of the President's State of the Union speech tonight. AmEx and Bank of America fell, while Wal-Mart rose.
Stocks trimmed losses but remained down as technology stocks turned around following a handful of weak earnings reports from major Dow components and on the heels of mixed economic news, and ahead of the President's State of the Union speech tonight.
Despite the public relations reality of the China-US trade deals, the $45 billion is real money, and some high-profile companies are now a lot better positioned in China than they were a week ago.
Cramer said this stock is out of bankruptcy and ready to roll.
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Herein are Wednesday's biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Comtech popped while Navistar dropped.
Stocks closed modestly higher Wednesday but off the session's highs as investors continued to show wariness about the health of the U.S. economy. JP Morgan and AIG rose, HP and Intel fell.
Stocks trimmed gains but remained higher Wednesday after the government released data on consumer credit and investors learned the economy is growing but at a slower rate nationwide. Alcoa and AIG rose, HP fell.
Stocks rose Wednesday ahead of news on the U.S. economy to be released Wednesday from the Federal Reserve. Alcoa rose, HP and Intel fell.