Stocks have rallied 177%, and while calling a top is the easiest thing to do, it might not be the most accurate, Cramer says.
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Since Sirius XM is able to convert roughly 45% of new vehicle owners, Pandora has an opportunity to tap the remaining market.
The automotive brands include big names such as General Motors (GM) and Ford (F). This can be a key channel for Pandora to expand mainly because about half of radio consumption happens in vehicles; however, it's not going to be an easy road.
The plastic containers are still there, but the company has found success with perfumes and creams in some parts of the world.
Tupperware is moving into beauty. Yep, the same Tupperware whose plastic products have been featured in home parties for decades. Women who buy Tupperware also buy skin cream -- and Tupperware decided there were new opportunities for beauty sales as well.
Beauty products now make up a whopping 26% of Tupperware's total revenue, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Fast growers are starting to outperform value stocks more sensitive to the economic climate.
By Igor Greenwald
What does a wary market do when it learns the Federal Reserve won't be topping up the punch bowl any time soon? How does it cope with fears that austerity will tip over the tottering Spanish real-estate market, burying Europe under the rubble?
It looks like we'll have another chance to find out. But the abandon-ship drill following the release of the Federal Open Market Committee minutes on Tuesday already illuminated the most popular lifeboats.
Clothing makers are showing signs of strength, but fresh uptrends could depend on action in the major indexes in the coming weeks.
By Kate Stalter
I've written several times about one of the leading stocks that I track, Michael Kors (KORS), which has been consolidating price gains below its March 9 high of $50.69.
However, Kors is not the only high-end clothing maker showing bullish chart action. Another company named after its designer founder, Ralph Lauren (RL), has been trading in a sideways pattern and could be setting up for further gains.
This company pays out more -- over $10 billion a year -- than any other in the US.
AT&T (T) pays more dividends than any other company in America. In total, it distributes over $2.5 billion every quarter, or about $10.2 billion each year.
And this isn't some special one-time dividend. This company has paid a dividend for decades... and raised payments for 28 consecutive years, even through the 2008-2009 downturn. Right now the stock pays a 5.6% yield. But dividends are growing quickly. In the past decade, the dividend payment is up 72%.
Maybe not, but commodities could ruin the tempo.
By Charles Sizemore
This is part of a four-article InvestorPlace series discussing the outlook for and ways to invest in the BRICs countries.
Brazil is world renowned for its beaches, its potent caipirinhas and, of course, the Rio de Janeiro Carnival. Onto more serious topics, it also is a world leader in alternative energy production and happens to be sitting on one of the world's largest supplies of traditional energy. Brazil's deep-water Atlantic fields will make the country a force to be reckoned with in the oil market for the foreseeable future.
Wall Street analysts are increasingly bullish on the cellular infrastructure industry. It's not too late for investors to dial in.
By Suzanne McGee
As long ago as the California Gold Rush, it became clear to some individuals looking to make money that providing the necessary tools and infrastructure was a safer bet than hunting for the nuggets of gold themselves.
That approach remains valid today when it comes to the growing North American addiction to mobile computing, from ubiquitous smartphones to soon-to-be-ubiquitous tablets like the iPad. Whether consumers choose to buy a phone from Apple (AAPL) or Samsung, and regardless of whether they sign up for a plan with AT&T (T), Verizon (VZ) or T-Mobile, part of Deutsche Telekom, the one element that none of them can do without is the infrastructure that connects their devices to that carrier.
The company has overcome rising materials costs and a competitive discounting environment over the holidays.
Home decor stores are flourishing across the country as the recession fades into distant memory. And analysts are taking notice, upping price targets for Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) nearly across the board following the chain's promising Wednesday conference call.
The stock rose 8.5% Thursday to close at $71.85.
The struggling search giant announces the deepest round of layoffs in its history. Here, 5 reasons why things could get even uglier.
And this housecleaning "is just the tip of the proverbial iceberg" for Yahoo, says Kara Swisher at All Things D.
Here, five challenges Yahoo faces in its messy turnaround attempt:
The coffee chain has been making one announcement after another in the last month.
Coffee distributors far and wide are praying for Starbucks (SBUX) to hit some type of snafu. The coffee giant has steamrolled the competition in recent weeks, and analysts have scrambled to raise their ratings on the stock while lowering others.
The downward stumble could continue until news triggers a reversal.
The company flunked out of a recent consumer popularity contest -- and that's a good thing.
By Rick Aristotle Munarriz
After a year of embarrassing flops, Netflix (NFLX) was going to have to take its lumps.
CEO Reed Hastings bubbled up near the top of many "Worst CEO of 2011" lists, and given the beating that the stock took from its all-time peak in July to its bottoming out a couple months later, some of the knocks were earned.
The federal government remains a loyal customer for Research In Motion even as everyone else jumps ship.
The company's BlackBerry devices get bashed daily. People are leaving in droves for phones running on systems from Apple (AAPL) and Google (GOOG).
But not the feds. At the center of our government, where "time stands still," half a million federal employees still use the BlackBerry, The Washington Post reports. That number has stayed stable over the years despite all the problems with BlackBerry maker Research In Motion.
The eurozone debt crisis has infected Spain -- which, unlike Greece, is too big to fail and too large to save.
It's worth remembering the genesis of the recent uptrend. Back in October, initial gains were fueled by the formation of the Bailout 2.0 plan for Greece and an exhaustion of the selling pressure seen in September. Then, in November and December, some very tradable pullbacks were reversed, thanks to central bank intervention -- namely, the pumping of cheap cash into eurozone banks.
The Federal Reserve pumped cheap dollars into eurozone banks, while the European Central Bank pumped cheap euros in. The result was a calming of the European debt crisis that threatened to take down Italy and Spain as borrowing costs spiked. Italian 10-year bond yields dropped from more than 7% to a low of 4.8% in early March, while Spanish yields fell from 6.7% to 4.9%. Lower borrowing costs eased the pressure, freeing policymakers to focus on dealing with Greece's new bailout.
Intel and Qualcomm agree to provide source code that could help Apple in its lawsuit against Samsung.
Apple has announced that it has secured source code from both Intel (INTC) and Qualcomm (QCOM), who provide chips used in the iPhone and the iPad, which could prove that it has not infringed on Samsung's patents.
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