The 4 things we’re most focused on in the stock market this week

The Nasdaq Composite inched higher Friday to claim its fifth straight record close, as new data this past week showed a continued cooling of inflation and Treasury yields retreated. For the week: The tech-heavy Nasdaq gained 3.2%, while the S & P 500 rose 1.6% and the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.5%. Economic updates … Read more

Earnings from Lennar and KB Home

CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Friday guided investors through next week’s most important happenings on Wall Street, including earnings reports from homebuilders Lennar and KB Home, adding that the housing sector can be the “linchpin” of the economy. “Last night, I bemoaned that there aren’t enough stocks that are compelling away from tech,” Cramer said. “Let’s … Read more

Why you should check the share count before buying a stock

More than half of the stocks in the S & P 500 hit new 52-week highs in the first quarter, leaving us to puzzle over how this all happened. We act as if it’s all about the earnings or the actions of the Federal Reserve. But maybe it is something else. Maybe it’s the share … Read more

Earnings from Adobe and dollar stores

CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Friday guided investors through next week’s most important happenings on Wall Street, highlighting Adobe‘s earnings report, as well as ones from Dollar General and Dollar Tree. He also said it’s important to keep an eye on new data scheduled to be released next week that helps measure inflation. “You need to … Read more

Cramer says to watch for market anomalies and take advantage of them

CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Wednesday said the market hasn’t been playing by usual Wall Street rules over the past few years, telling investors to find anomalies and use them to their advantage. “Nothing we’ve ever learned about the market has played out like it was supposed to for the last two years,” he said. “If … Read more