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As US stocks continue to push higher, some investors are increasingly concerned that the market is becoming over-extended. But one analyst told CNBC that he expects the S&P 500 to tack on nearly 200 points by March.
Rising stock prices are acting as a powerful magnet, prying loose fresh cash and drawing it into a market that's 58 percent above its March lows.
Wall Street's bulls are convinced there is enough good news to graze on for a while longer.
The action in these stocks shows that nary a shot’s been fired.
Sometimes it's the forward looking announcements that accompany earnings reports that are the more important item.
Stock and options trading turned bullish on Focus Media yesterday as investors bet that the Chinese company will rally by this fall.
Oversight of the financial system is going to be much more rigorous and will include steps such as higher capital requirements for large institutions, which are so deeply interconnected that the failure of one could bring about a failure of the entire financial system, President Barack Obama told CNBC Monday.
The Street is awash with chatter about a potential trade war following a White House tariff on tires imported from China.
Shares of menswear manufacturer Dayang Trands soar in Shanghai after a state-run Chinese newspaper relays Warren Buffett's enthusiastic praise of the company and its business suits.
The growing US trade dispute with China could pose a significant threat both to US markets and the economic recovery, analysts say.
Economists, recognizing that bubbles tend to come in bunches, are on the lookout for the next market to fizzle. They say that governments, central banks and international bodies should scrutinize a few markets that look likely to froth over in the next few years.
Markets opened lower on Monday as investors worried about the U.S.-China trade dispute and reflected on the one-year anniversary of the Lehman Brothers collapse. The tariffs came on the heels of a union complaint that a surge of imports of the Chinese tires were taking away American jobs.
An acrimonious trade dispute between China and the US is officially about tires, chickens and cars but is really much broader, the New York Times reports.
Anyone know why futures are weaker...anyone? Futures are weaker as President Obama's imposition of a 35 percent tariff on auto and light truck tires from China has traders worried about a potential trade war. China has responded by probing the alleged dumping of American auto and chicken products.
Nine months into his presidency, Obama is demonstrating neglect - if not outright hostility - to trade expansion.
The bulging US government debt can turn into an investment opportunity, legendary investor Jim Rogers, chairman of Rogers Holdings, told CNBC Monday.
The worst of the economic crisis is not over and a currency crisis can happen this year or the next year, because the problem of too much debt in the system has not been solved, legendary investor Jim Rogers told CNBC Monday.
China could record steady 10 percent growth starting in 2010, following the positive economic data out from the country, said Tim Condon, head of research Asia at ING Financial Markets, Friday.
Global stocks reached new 11-month highs on Friday, boosted by positive Chinese economic data. The Shanghai Composite closed 2.2 percent higher after robust retail, production and investment data for August indicated China's economy is accelerating. But experts tell CNBC Chinese stocks will see another correction before year end.
With the latest economic data from China due on Friday, major investors are starting to question whether Beijing is telling the truth.