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This quarter's theme: Cutting jobs is an easy way to make earnings look better, Cramer says.
After failing to buy Norfolk Southern, the railroad company hiked its capital distribution plan as it reported higher net income and lower revenue for the first quarter.
U.S. stock futures are pointing slightly lower on Wednesday as oil prices decline.
Jim Cramer feels more positive about the rail industry after reading Warren Buffett's annual letter. But the industry needs to be more efficient before it's time to buy.
Cramer says the railroads are cheap enough to buy, Caterpillar should be avoided and Smith & Wesson sales are cooling.
But current market gains could be undone if the Fed raises interest rates again, Cramer says.
Jim Cramer also says the U.S. has too many retailers, but he does like Macy's at $35.
Norfolk Southern doesn't think the proposed merger will survive regulatory scrutiny and wants Canadian Pacific to prove otherwise.
Canadian Pacific's bid, which was fraught with regulatory risk, could be permanently derailed with Norfolk Southern showing little interest in opening negotiations.
A proposal by Canadian Pacific management to put Norfolk Southern in a trust and assume full regulatory risk underscores the uphill battle it faces trying to consolidate the rails.
These stocks have either taken off or crashed and burned since Monday morning. Here’s what’s behind their dramatic moves—and how to respond.
It took the weekend to sink in--the Federal Reserve will probably make its first interest rate increase in December.
Stocks bottom out at session lows by mid-afternoon Monday as expectations over when the Federal Reserve might hike rates shift.
Here are Monday's top research calls, including ratings changes at Twitter, AutoZone, Tyco and Viacom.