Stock splits are back in fashion. Here’s why, and which companies could be next

Stock splits, long out of favor, are making a comeback. It started with Walmart, which announced a 3-for-1 stock split on Jan. 30, with the additional shares being distributed on Feb. 23. And from there, it picked up steam. On Thursday, Williams-Sonoma announced a 2-for-1 split, and on Wednesday, Broadcom announced a 10-for-1 split. Notable … Read more

Activist willingness to buy an Abbott rival, look past baby formula suits

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.) No big swings : The market … Read more

Earnings from Nvidia, Target, Macy’s

CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Friday guided investors through next week’s earnings-filled schedule on Wall Street, saying to pay special attention to the report from Nvidia, one of the biggest players in the artificial intelligence space. “Lots to love next week, but, look, for many it’s really just going to be about Nvidia,” he said. “I … Read more

The best and the worst sectors in the stock market during this recording-setting week

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.) Market wrap: It’s day two of … 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

Fed-induced rally is unsustainable, especially for 5 sectors

It’s not being talked about enough. This market move off the November lows and the Fed pivot — signaling an end to the central bank’s rate-hiking cycle — is one of the most astonishing and satisfying I have seen in 43 years of investing. In nine weeks, we blew through price targets on so many … Read more