Hedge funds buy more consumer stocks, including Bath & Body Works, Expedia

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) at the start of trading Monday after Friday’s sharp decline in global stocks due to fears of a new omicron variant Covid that was discovered in South Africa on November 29, 2021 in New York City. Spencer Platt | Getty Images Hedge … Read more

American Airlines, Gap, Moderna and more

An American Airlines plane lands at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport on November 23, 2021 in Arlington, Virginia. Drew Angerer | Getty Images Check out which companies are making the headlines at midday Tuesday. American Airlines, Norwegian Cruise Line — Travel stocks fell, as investors continued to assess risks from the Covid-Omicron variant. American Airlines … Read more

New top job at McDonald’s that’s all about understanding the customer 

A customer receives an order from the car window at a McDonald’s Corp. In London, Ontario, Canada, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020 while testing a “PLT”-vegetable, lettuce and tomato sandwich featuring Beyond Pea Patties. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images Combined with supply chain issues, the increasing cost of raw materials and other lingering business challenges … Read more

Best trades on CNBC Monday: Cramer's big tech plays, reopening winners, and retailer picks

A summary of CNBC’s top stock picks on Monday.

Retailers look to staff up ahead of holiday rush with workers in short supply

My Secret Stash in Traverse City, Michigan, staffed quite a bit before the holiday climax. Owner Karen Helt is preparing for a strong shopping season. Courtesy: My Secret Stach Karen Hilt owns My Secret Stash in Traverse City, Michigan, and sells local artists and retailers products—and business was thriving. Hilt is so optimistic about the … Read more

Pfizer, Under Armour, Generac and more

Take a look at some of the biggest drivers of Primarkt: Pfizer (PFE) — Pfizer jumped 4% in the primary market after the drugmaker reported better-than-expected earnings and revenue for the third quarter. Pfizer earned $1.34 per share, 25 cents per share above estimates. The company also released an improved full-year forecast for strong demand … Read more

Under Armour (UAA) reports Q3 2021 earnings

Under Armor clothing on display at the sporting goods store. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Under Armor shares rose in premarket trading Tuesday after the retailer reported fiscal third-quarter earnings and sales that beat analyst estimates. That prompted Under Armor to raise its full-year forecast. The company’s stock recently rose more than 11%. Here’s how … Read more

Stock futures are flat after S&P 500 ekes out record close

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on October 25, 2021 in New York City. Spencer Platt | Getty Images Stock futures were flat in overnight trading after the S&P 500 hit a new record close on Monday to begin in November. Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained … Read more

Earnings playbook: An investor's roadmap to the major reports ahead this week

This week, several Covid-related names are due to report quarterly results. .