Stocks mixed Monday as Wall Street continues to look to Washington and President Obama to revive the economy.
First up is
hitting its lowest level since1996, despite high ratings on NBC with the SuperBowl. Stephanie Link, Director of Research for Cramer's Action Alerts Plus Portfolio, has been a long time supporter of this stock despite the macro environment weighing on its capital finance arm and continues to believe in the long term solid growth story. You can always trade with Cramer,
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Rumors that President Obama's 'bad bank' plan could be sidelined keeps
Bank of America
high on the list. Also,
Bank of America
's shareholders are demanding that CEO Ken Lewis get pushed out and
will auction off Nikko Cordial.
is next after announcing it would pay a $371.5 million dividend to the government in exchange for its
Next up is
. The stock is seeing lots of options activity today. Stock buoyed a bit after
called its competitor
a "compelling buy."The company will report on Thursday.
, as always, makes the list. Appleinsider.com reports that the iMac will refresh in the March or June quarters. And
wants to get into the
, the latest tech company to challenge the iPhone.
is next. This home appliance retailer announced a $75 million cost reduction plan including 1,400 layoffs. Merrill analysts came out with a buy rating on this stock saying the cost and inventory reductions are working. Also, current bullish activity on
has investors looking at beaten up specialty retailers.
is up. The Senate passing another tax hike for cigarettes. Smokers will have to shell out an extra
61 cents per pack
. Altria also reported a
, but its adjusted profit matched Wall Street's consensus forecast.
, announcing mega job layoffs, over 20K, last week. With the Senate voting on Obama's infrastructure package this week, the question is: to buy or not to buy? RealMoney.com contributor, Dan Fitzpatrick, says wait for the bulls to come before getting into this stock. This is a crazy market time, so don't go it alone. Stick with our realmoney.com team, real answers, real people, real time. Email us at
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And last up is
. Cramer recommended this stock on
saying it's a buy below $50 a share.
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