Stacey Widlitz, S.W. Retail Advisors, predicts which retailers will have a lucky year in 2013.
Tracking crude's next move as oil touches a two-month high, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Legendary technical analyst Ralph Acampora of Altaira Wealth Management explains how to trade the market if the U.S. economy goes over the "fiscal cliff."
OptionMonster's Jon Najarian says he has exited all his positions ahead of the "fiscal cliff."
European stocks squeezed out small gains Thursday as hopes for stimulus in Japan spurred optimism, but gains were limited as President Obama and Congress returned to Washington to deal with the "fiscal cliff."
"I would not be surprised at all if the VIX got above twenty," said Scott Nations, NationsShares president, sharing his outlook on where the markets are headed, amid "fiscal cliff" uncertainty.
Asian shares closed marginally higher on Thursday amid caution about the chances of the U.S. going over the "fiscal cliff" but Japan managed to hit a 21-month high as a strong currency buoyed investor risk appetite.
Tai Hui, Chief Market Strategist Asia, J.P. Morgan Funds highlights key investment themes and recommendations for 2013.
The Japanese government has given a "sell" signal for the yen, Dennis Gartman says.
The yen fell to a two-year low on Thursday, continuing its rapid downtrend that started in the middle of last month. But analysts warn that the yen could end up firmer by the end of 2013 as the Federal Reserve will stay ahead of the Bank of Japan (BOJ) in monetary easing, which means the dollar will fall at a more rapid pace.
The yen dropped to a more than two-year low against the dollar Wednesday, after Shinzo Abe assumed Japan's helm as new prime minister and repeated his pledge to push for more drastic monetary measures.
Stocks eased off their lows but still finished in the red Wednesday, as weakness in the retail sector and ongoing worries over the looming "fiscal cliff" kept a damper on gains.
U.S. oil futures rose to the highest in more than nine weeks on Wednesday on hopes that renewed talks will prevent a U.S. fiscal crisis, and as cold weather and technical buying added to the upward momentum.
U.S. 10-year Treasurys held steady on Wednesday, with investors waiting to see whether U.S. lawmakers will reach a last-minute deal to avoid a looming fiscal crunch.
Gold edged higher on Wednesday as thin post-Christmas trading and anticipation that a U.S. budget deal might be done before the end of the year supported bullion prices.
Investors are showing enthusiasm levels near the highs for the year.
The Japanese currency's recent slide is just the beginning of a larger move, this pro says.
The S&P 500 appears on track for a 12 percent gain in 2013, Oppenheimer Chief Investment Strategist John Stoltzfus said Wednesday on CNBC.
Market guru Gary Shilling says an impending recession requires investors to be cautious about equities.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports low interest rates and regulations are putting pressure on bank stocks. Also, Brennan Hawken, UBS director of equity research, provides an outlook on the financial sector in 2013.