An employee unwraps turbine components inside the General Electric power plant in Veresegyhaz, Hungary.

GE CEO admits regular investors have fled the stock since he cut the dividend

General Electric CEO Larry Culp acknowledged Monday that his decision to slash the quarterly dividend to a penny sent regular investors scrambling. “When we announced on our earnings conference call that we were taking our dividend down to 4 cents a year, we didn’t do anything positive for our retail shareholder base and they have […]

Why ETFs can be dangerous for stocks and investors

Why ETFs can be dangerous for stocks and investors

The rise of exchange-traded funds has made entire groups of stocks “nothing but chits in a bizarre game of stock market roulette,” CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Thursday. “The FANG stocks — Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google, now Alphabet — are in 10 different ETFs, so on any given day, their movements tend to be driven […]

Here's how investors will know the market has bottomed

Here’s how investors will know the market has bottomed

A number of technical and anecdotal signs will tell investors that the stock market has seen its true bottom after its brutal October swings, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Thursday as stocks seemed to recover. Some of the technical signs already seem to indicate a bottom already, the “Mad Money” host said. The Cboe Volatility Index, […]

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016.

Investors dumping tech stocks pushes Nasdaq into correction territory

Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016. Investors are dumping their favorite tech stocks and pushing the Nasdaq into correction territory Tuesday. The Nasdaq Composite tanked as much as 2.8 percent in morning trading […]

Ford Motor Company president and CEO James Hackett

Ford CEO Jim Hackett faces impatient investors ahead of 3Q earnings

These are challenging times for Ford, and all eyes are trained on CEO Jim Hackett as the company reports its third-quarter earnings Wednesday. Hackett faces impatient investors and industry analysts who have grown frustrated in recent months by the company’s weak performance and his lack of details on the automaker’s $11 billion restructuring plans. The […]