CNBC Utilities Page What Investors Should Know


  • How to Pay No Federal Income Tax Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 5:24 AM ET

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  • Greece Reclassified as an 'Emerging Market' Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 2:08 AM ET
    A man eats food donated  by the Greek church in central Athens.

    Greece has been reclassified from a "developed" to an "emerging market" by a major U.S.-based fund manager.

  • New ‘Powerful Force’ to Underpin Stock Rally Sunday, 3 Mar 2013 | 11:59 PM ET

    A wave of new money coming into equity markets is a "powerful force" to reckon with and means that risks such as the U.S. budget cuts and uncertainty in Italy are unlikely to derail a stellar rally in the markets, one expert told CNBC.

  • Your Currency Trade on the Jobs Report Sunday, 3 Mar 2013 | 4:41 PM ET

    In case the turmoil in Italy isn't exciting enough, this week brings the post-sequestration jobs report, and this strategist has a currency trading playbook.

  • Forget Large-Caps, Why Small-Caps Are Better Sunday, 3 Mar 2013 | 3:17 PM ET

    While large-cap stocks continue to flirt with new all-time highs, small-caps stocks are already there — with potential for even more upside in 2013 as M&A heats up.

  • Evernote Wants to Give You An Extra Brain Sunday, 3 Mar 2013 | 11:38 AM ET

    Information overload is a fact of modern life, and you can curse technology — or you can see if there's an app for that.

  • Wall Street Still Shopping for Retail Stocks Sunday, 3 Mar 2013 | 6:30 AM ET

    Although consumers' paychecks got a bit lighter this year when the 2 percent payroll tax cut expired, Wall Street analysts see reason to remain bullish on defensive retailers.

  • Best Buy = Titantic? Analyst Says Yes Saturday, 2 Mar 2013 | 3:54 PM ET

    Despite Best Buy's better-than-expected earnings and revenue, one analyst likened it to the Titanic on an iceberg crash course.

  • Square to Push Beyond Payments: CEO Jack Dorsey Saturday, 2 Mar 2013 | 11:15 AM ET
    Initial Public Tweet: Twitter, Square Mull IPOs

    Payments were just the beginning for Square. The young company has big plans to cash in on the entire commerce experience.

  • Barclays Sees Opportunity in Africa: CEO Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 9:31 PM ET

    Barclays is committed to its investment-banking business and sees opportunity in Africa, CEO Antony Jenkins told CNBC's "Closing Bell" on Friday.

  • What Options Pros Are Watching This Week Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 5:00 PM ET
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    CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Options Action traders discuss what they'll be watching in the week ahead.

  • Pro: Too Many Headwinds Facing Crude Oil Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 3:04 PM ET

    As Brent crude slipped to $110 a barrel, professional traders turn bearish on oil.

  • Fix for JC Penney's Woes Could Take ‘Years’: Pro

    Not surprisingly, J.C. Penney's dismal earnings numbers spurred option traders to make some large bearish bets on the stock.

  • What Is Yahoo? New 10-K, New Twist Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 2:22 PM ET

    Yahoo has changed its description in its 10-K, and its is an interesting twist on the "What is Yahoo?" question that has tripped up many recent CEOs. Its also further evidence that current CEO Marissa Mayer is intent on remaking the company.

  • How to Trade the Euro Now Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 2:03 PM ET

    Apart from bouts of debt-crisis anxiety, the euro for some time has mainly been driven by risk appetite. This strategist says it's time to watch fundamentals.

  • Obama's 'Apocalyptic' Comment Is Key: Pete Najarian

    President Barack Obama's remarks eased market concerns, OptionMonster's Pete Najarian says.

  • 10 Ways to Turn Around Groupon Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 12:07 PM ET

    Groupon fired CEO Andrew Mason on Thursday afternoon. Mason said he's leaving because he's become a distraction for the company as it continues its turnaround. But how can it turn itself around? reports.

  • Are You Buying or Selling Crude Right Now? Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 11:36 AM ET

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  • Pro: Crude Could Fall Further Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 11:04 AM ET

    Rich Ilczyszyn, founder of iiTrader, looks at important technical levels that don't bode well for black gold.

  • Dow's Heavy Hitters Could Push Index to New Highs Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 10:45 AM ET

    The 10 blue chips that did the most to push the Dow close to record highs still look relatively inexpensive, according to one strategist.