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Maria Bartiromo discusses Wednesday's top business and financial stories, and looks ahead to tomorrow's events.
What's REX Capital Group's Jonathan Kleisner doing, with the markets in a spin? Two answers: options strategies and oil plays.
The NYSE has said they are expecting a broader solution to the short-selling ban, but they are expecting an extension of the current ban on short-selling in financials, which expires October 2nd.
Don't judge all financial stocks by the Lehman-AIG-Merrill meltdown. Commercial banks look strong and will get stronger, according to Richard Bove and Jack Bouroudjian. The expert strategists offered their recommendations to CNBC. (Part Two)
Don't judge all financial stocks by the Lehman-AIG-Merrill meltdown. Commercial banks look strong and will get stronger, according to Richard Bove and Jack Bouroudjian. The expert strategists offered their recommendations to CNBC. (Part One)
Have Chinese equities bottomed? Jerry Lou, China strategist at Morgan Stanley, offered CNBC his outlook for the Shanghai-Beijing stock market.
The Price is Right -- or is it? With untold billions about to be put to work to mop up this mortgage-related mess, the $700 billion question is price. How will "PBC Partners" (Paulson Bernanke Cox) figure out what to pay for all those ''priceless assets'' when for months, Wall Street's smartest were unable to get much further than "illiquid = worthless"?
Pharmas, energy, information technology and industrials are still good defensive plays, Grant Bowers, portfolio manager at Franklin Templeton Investments, told "Worldwide Exchange."
Maria Bartiromo discusses Monday's top business and financial stories, and looks ahead to tomorrow's events. Oil prices, Lennar earnings, Goldman and Morgan Stanley, tech stock buybacks, the dollar slide and more!
Robert Napoli, managing director at Piper Jaffray, has found a calm corner in the stormy financial sector. "We've been pointing clients away from the volatility of the credit risk and troubled assets to an area where we call 'financial technology,'" Napoli told CNBC.
In an environment where consumer discretionary businesses are getting squeezed, Mark Travis might seem to have come up with a counter-intuitive stock pick. But to the CEO of Intrepid Capital Funds, Starbucks makes perfect sense.
Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said he wants a stronger dollar. But his financial rescue will drag down the U.S. dollar, according to Sean Callow, senior currency strategist at Westpac Bank, and Bill Smith from SAM Advisors.
What's the best approach to investing in these volatile times? Top-down, or bottom-up? How about both? That's the approach taken by Highmark Capital's chief investment officer, David Goerz.
The Dow, Nasdaq and S&P are down (as of this writing); oil, gasoline and natural gas are up. The dollar is down against the euro and the British pound. So where is gold headed? Up, says BlackRock's Evy Hambro.
Some traders think this might be a good day to spend on the sidelines. Not Scott Black. He says investors should snap up value stocks -- right away.
There's never been a week like it, certainly not for stock-market investors. Through the worst of it, though, CNBC guests continued to pick stocks, with some experts saying it's finally time to buy financials, others taking more cautious and defensive stances.
This week's wild ride on Wall Street literally mimicked a rollercoaster ride: a couple of stomach-turning drops before coasting to the end and dropping you off exactly where you started. After being down by nearly 1000 points at Wednesday's close, the Dow clawed back those 1000 points in the following two days leaving the blue-chip index off just about 40 points from where it ended last Friday!
This week's wild ride on Wall Street is starting to look like just that — a ride — because the Dow is on track to end roughly where it was last Friday.
Stocks shot out of the gate like a rocket Friday after the Federal Reserve, Treasury and SEC jumped in to triage the meltdown in the banking system with measures including a ban on short selling in financials. The Dow jumped more than 300 points higher at the open. Brokerages and banks roared higher, with Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, Wachovia and Washington Mutual all up more than 30 percent.
FBR's David Ellison is putting money into financials -- solid, insured, American banks. "Those are going to be the big winners here."