Growth appetite often shunts dividend payers aside, but sentiment is shifting. TheStreet.com reports.
Adam Parker, Morgan Stanley chief U.S. equity strategist, discusses the key themes he is focusing on this year, including China semiconductors, and health care.
After a week of historic decline, market volatility really has no place else to go but up.In the near-term that's probably bad news for stock prices,
Marc Faber told CNBC on Tuesday that he owns gold as an "insurance policy" despite a possible correction.
The buzz is modest at best for the fourth-quarter earnings season. Here's why you shouldn't be surprised to see your fair share of disappointments.
Asian shares fell on Tuesday as investors turned cautious after the new year's rallies, with corporate earnings season for the last quarter of 2012 looming and the European Central Bank's policy meeting due later in the week.
Markets look resilient despite setbacks over the last 6 months, so growth prospects for 2013 look good, Ric Deverell, Director & Head of Commodities Research, Credit Suisse told CNBC.
Earnings season unofficially kicks off Tuesday. From Sandy to the "fiscal cliff" get ready to here every excuse in the book for weak profits and revenue!
The euro gained for a second straight session against the dollar on Monday, benefiting from technical factors as well as expectations that the European Central Bank will refrain from cutting interest rates.
Stocks came off their lows but still finished in negative territory Monday, pulling back after last week's sharp rally and ahead of the fourth-quarter earnings season.
U.S. Treasury yields were steady on Monday as investors prepared for the first sale of new coupon-bearing debt this year.
Oil eased below $111 a barrel on Monday as investors looked toward the start up of a Midwest pipeline.
Gold dropped as uncertainty about the duration of the Federal Reserve's economic stimulus program decreased bullion's appeal as a hedge against inflation.
Disagreements over economic forecasts and the timing of improvement in the labor market are something the market can price in. But the investors are much more puzzled over how to deal with the split at the Fed over the balance sheet.
The U.S. stock market's rally to five year highs is not a "sugar-high" from the Fed but a result of a strengthening economy, market-watchers told CNBC.
Brian White,Topeka Capital Markets, provides his top tech stock picks for the year, including Corning and Apple.
CNBC's Rick Santelli and Steve Liesman provide a check on today's market activity. Also, Scott Nations, NationsShares president and CEO, takes a look at the dramatic drop in the VIX last week.
The price of gold may have come under increasing pressure in past weeks with concerns that the Federal Reserve's loose monetary policy may be coming to an end, but analysts have told CNBC that the precious metal can still break through the $2000 mark in the long term.
Asian stocks drifted on Monday as investors booked profits from a New Year rally that had pushed markets to multi-month highs, but financial stocks gained after global regulators decided to relax draft plans for tough new bank liquidity rules.
The negotiations over the U.S. debt ceiling will be painful for markets as hardline Republicans hunker down on debt limit, Richard Portes, President & Founder of the Centre for Economic Policy Research, told CNBC.
European shares were flat on Friday as talks over the "fiscal cliff" stalled.
European shares closed lower on Wednesday for a third consecutive session, with resurging worries about the global economic outlook undermining investor sentiment.
Standard & Poor's decision to cut Spain's credit rating to one notch above junk status is weighing on markets.
Asian shares dipped on Tuesday following losses on Wall Street after U.S. manufacturing activity hit a three-year low in November.
As the Chinese boom slows Hermes, Remy and other posh names are still going full throttle in Asia.
The worst US drought in over 50 years is pushing commodity prices to record highs.