Cramer’s week ahead; market needs obstacles resolved before a rally

CNBC’s Jim Cramer warned investors on Friday that a market rally has no chance of sustaining until the causes of the turmoil are resolved. “If we want the market to stage a meaningful comeback, we need China to reopen, Russia to withdraw from Ukraine, and the [Federal Reserve] to curb-stomp inflation with a 100-base point … Read more

Big Lots, Hibbett, Pinduoduo and others

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Big Lots (BIG) – The discount retailer’s shares tumbled 21.2% in the premarket after missing Wall Street forecasts for quarterly earnings and revenue. The company also reported a larger-than-expected slump in comparable-store sales and issued cautious full-year guidance, saying inflationary pressures reduce discretionary spending. Hibbett (HIBB) … Read more

Stocks head for another potentially treacherous week, after S&P 500 falls into bear market territory

Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in Manhattan, New York City, US, March 7, 2022. Andrew Kelly | Reuters If there’s more bad news from retailers in the coming week, that could be a negative catalyst for an already cranky stock market. Market pros are watching for more signs … Read more

Cannabis stocks are hot ahead of a House panel hearing on a federal legalization bill

Marijuana plants grow in the Mother Room at the Canopy Growth Corp. facility in Smith Falls, Ontario, Canada, on Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017. Chris Roussakis | Bloomberg | Getty Images Investor optimism over the possibility of federal cannabis legalization has contributed to a strong rally in beaten-down pot stocks. The Alternative Harvest ETF has gained … Read more

Bed, Bath & Beyond, Nio, Honest Company and others

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Cannabis stocks – Shares of marijuana producers are extending a Thursday rally in the premarket, following an industry publication’s report that the House will vote for a second time next week to legalize cannabis at the federal level. The House passed such a bill in 2020, … Read more

General Mills, Winnebago, GameStop and others

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: General Mills (GIS) – General Mills gained 1.6% in the premarket after reporting better-than-expected quarterly earnings and raising its full-year outlook. The food maker earned an adjusted 84 cents per share, 6 cents above estimates, with revenue essentially in line with analyst forecasts. General Mills said … Read more

Jones Soda unveils cannabis-infused sodas under new brand

Jones Soda’s cannabis offshoot, Mary Jones Source: Jones Soda Meet Mary Jones, the new brand from Jones Soda that will feature cannabis-infused sodas, gummies and syrups. It’s a bold step for the publicly traded company, which is best known for its craft soda, but its relatively small size means it may feel it can take … Read more

Peloton, Canopy Growth, Chipotle and others

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Peloton (PTON) – Peloton added 1% in premarket trading after surging more than 20% in each of the past two sessions. Yesterday’s gains came after the fitness equipment maker announced that CEO John Foley was stepping down in favor of former Spotify and Netflix CFO Barry … Read more