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

Next drivers of Costco growth after a great quarter and a stock near records

Costco has multiple levers of growth at its disposal, which should lead to a further boost in the stock even after its already impressive year-to-date gains. Shares dropped more than 2% on Friday despite the warehouse retailer’s after-the-bell quarterly beats on earnings and revenue. The stock closed Thursday’s regular session at a record high of … Read more

Salesforce, Palo Alto and Apple, Wynn

Every weekday, the CNBC Investing Club with Jim Cramer releases the Homestretch — an actionable afternoon update, just in time for the last hour of trading on Wall Street. (We’re no longer recording the audio, so we can get this new written feature to members as quickly as possible.) AI trade: Market gains accelerated since … Read more

Inventory problems at Children’s Place chain could benefit TJX Companies

Every weekday, the CNBC Investing Club with Jim Cramer releases the Homestretch — an actionable afternoon update, just in time for the last hour of trading on Wall Street. We’re no longer recording the audio, so we can get this new written feature to members as quickly as possible. Here is Friday’s edition. We came … Read more