Apparently, the markets think so, too.
If these companies react well to what the president says during his CNBC town hall appearance on Monday, then it could be clear skies ahead. If not…
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
With August coming to an end today, here is a look at the best and worst performing stocks within the major US averages, as of yesterday's close.
Expect markets to rally in the fourth quarter, said Uri Landesman, president of Platinum Partners, and Bob Phillips, senior partner at Spectrum Management Group. They discussed their insights and shared their best plays.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Thursday's Squawk on the Street.
The Lightning Round is extended in this CNBC.com exclusive feature.
In today's trading session, 41 stocks in the S&P 500 reached a new 52-week low. Here is a look at those companies.
Stocks tumbled Thursday after a series of disappointing economic reports and despite an uptick in mergers and acquisitions activity. The day's downdraft wiped out the weeks gains for the Dow and the S&P 500. Intel and GE fell.
Stocks declined Thursday after a series of disappointing economic reports and despite an uptick in mergers and acquisitions activity. The day's downdraft puts the market on pace to wipe out the week's gains. Intel and GE fell.
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.
Stocks extended their losses Thursday after a weak report on manufacturing out of the Philadelphia Federal Reserve and a disappointing report on jobless claims. Intel and GE fell.
Schools across the US are beginning the new school year with shrinking budgets and outsize demands for basic supplies. The New York Times reports.
The VIX spiked 15 percent on Wednesday, closing above 25. Is volatility back in the stock market? Jim Lacamp, portfolio manager and advisor at Macroportfolio Advisors, and David Katz, chief investment officer at Matrix Asset Advisors, shared their insights.
Companies hoarding cash since the start of the recession are beginning to pass on some of it to shareholders , but it's unlikely to match the boom of a decade ago.
With new data showing China's manufacturing is shrinking, the Fast Money desk discusses the best plays in the People's Republic.
Tired of waiting for spending to rebound on its own, retailers are taking matters into their own hands. From loans to shoppers or discounts for credit card holders, shops entice wary consumers to spend, the New York Times reports.
Worse than expected data out of China led to speculation that the recovery may be at risk. Are investors being proactive or just plain overreacting?
If your portfolio contains any of these companies, Cramer says, it might be time to take profits.
Stocks tumbled Thursday and selling accelerated in the final minutes of trading as investors worried about two events coming Friday — a German vote on the EU bailout and options expiration. The Dow and S&P both lost 3.6%, while the Nasdaq fell over 4%. A key gauge of volatility spiked more than 25%.