• Recovery Worries Hurt Stocks; Techs Skid Wednesday, 28 Oct 2009 | 3:47 PM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks were lower at the halfway point Wednesday as investors shrugged off some good news and worries about the recovery gripped the market.

  • Stocks Slip After Surprise Drop in Home Sales Wednesday, 28 Oct 2009 | 11:43 AM ET

    Stocksskidded Wednesday, despite a rise in durable-goods orders and some earnings beats, as worries about the recovery dragged on the market.

  • Futures Move Lower as Recovery Fears Prevail Wednesday, 28 Oct 2009 | 8:50 AM ET

    The weak consumer confidence report that hit U.S. stocks on Tuesday is having a lingering effect this Wednesday, with global stock markets falling and stock index futures pointing to another lower open on Wall Street.

  • Roubini Not Alone in Fearing Dollar Carry Trade Tuesday, 27 Oct 2009 | 4:57 AM ET

    When Dr Doom says the dollar carry trade is about to come to an end and the greenback will soar as equities crash you have to, at the very least, take his predictions seriously. His view is based on the assumption that there is a so-called ‘Wall of Money’ driving recent equity gains and other assets like gold and oil.

  • Blog: Here's a Good Reason to Hang on to Stocks Tuesday, 27 Oct 2009 | 3:45 AM ET

    Simply beating the street with profits appears to no longer be enough to boost stocks.  Investors want sales to beat if they are going to buy.

  • Stocks Run Out Of Steam Monday, 26 Oct 2009 | 5:33 PM ET

    Both the Dow and S&P closed lower on Monday as investors ditched natural resource names after commodity shares succumbed to pressure from the higher U.S. dollar.

  • Markets Are Getting Harder to Please: Strategists Wednesday, 21 Oct 2009 | 10:02 AM ET
    NYSE Clerks in the 1990's

    The stock market is getting harder and harder to please, strategists told CNBC on Wednesday as global stocks fell on profit taking and failed to lift after more better-than-expected corporate earnings results.

  • While the stock market rally could falter at any time, a weak dollar and strong global demand could mean no end in sight for the run-up in commodities prices.

  • The Dow is up by 52 percent since the March low, the DAX in Germany is up 59 percent. Whilst there may be some different factors driving those gains in America and Germany the trend is that investors are taking on more risk as bond yields continue to offer very little return.

  • Blog: Moore Trouble for Wall Street Monday, 19 Oct 2009 | 3:36 AM ET

    The decade that brought us the Enron scandal, the Madoff scandal, the subprime scandal, the Stanford scandal and the great bailout scandal has just two months to run and we have another scandal, the Rajaratnam scandal.

  • Weak Dollar? Not So Much in China Friday, 16 Oct 2009 | 10:57 AM ET

    There is renewed talk about the weak dollar. But don’t believe it.

  • Stocks, Gold Are Crowded Trades: Hugh Hendry Friday, 16 Oct 2009 | 9:10 AM ET

    Stocks and gold are crowded markets and there is a risk that everybody will want to exit at the same time, Hugh Hendry, chief investment officer at Eclectica, told CNBC Friday.

  • Blog: Here's When Money Will Pour out of Stocks Thursday, 15 Oct 2009 | 9:41 AM ET

    When bond yields begin to return to their long term average expect money to pour out of equities. Until that moment factors such as profits, revenues and growth may have less of an impact on the equity market than you might think.

  • Byron Wien's 2009 Market Predictions: Was He Right? Wednesday, 14 Oct 2009 | 3:55 PM ET

    Legendary Wall Street investor Byron Wien, senior managing director at Blackstone Group, issued his predictions of top surprises for 2009 at the beginning of the year. Ten months later, he discussed those predictions with CNBC.

  • You Need to Own Risk Assets: Doll Tuesday, 13 Oct 2009 | 7:57 AM ET

    Risky assets will continue to outperform safer assets and investors should stick to bonds and quality stocks such as Johnson & Johnson, Intel and CSX, instead of Treasurys and cash, Bob Doll, vice chairman and global CIO of equities at BlackRock, told CNBC.

  • Getting You Back to Even Monday, 12 Oct 2009 | 8:27 PM ET

    That is Cramer’s mission after the depression and recession we suffered over the past year.

  • Blog: The Dollar Meeting No One Talks About Monday, 12 Oct 2009 | 8:37 AM ET

    America and China have a problem. A very big multi-trillion dollar problem that shows no sign of going away whatever the financial crisis throws at it.

  • Investors Are Showing They're Not Afraid of the Fed Friday, 9 Oct 2009 | 3:04 PM ET
    The Federal Reserve headquarters in Washington, DC.

    Despite a fairly aggressive round of Fedspeak, investors are paying only moderate heed to the notion that a change in policy is likely any time soon.

  • uP CHART

    Normally, stocks and bonds don't go up at the same time. But these days, nothing in the markets seems normal.

  • Start To Earnings Season Lifts Stocks Thursday, 8 Oct 2009 | 5:23 PM ET

    Stocks rose on Thursday after a surprise profit from Alcoa sent materials names higher and generated an overall feeling that earnings season had gotten off to a strong start.