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Art Cashin, UBS Financial Services director of floor operations, offered CNBC his take on Tuesday's market: The stress tests of the financials; the economic impact of Swine Flu; and yesterday's frightening public-relations error by the Air Force over the skies of NYC.
Citigroup is discussing its capital levels with the Obama administration — but the financial giant doesn't expect to need more government assistance, reports said Tuesday. But speculation continues to swirl around Citi and Bank of America. See David Faber's report here.
Rambus spiked nearly 19 percent along with bullish options activity after the company won a tentative court victory over its antitrust claims.
Investors have got to "look beyond the biggest names in the markets," said Jordan Kimmel at the Magnet Investment Group.
ETFs are a good way to rebuild your portfolio, said Mark Luschini, chief investment strategist at Janney Montgomery Scott.
Small and value companies typically lead the way out of every recession according to Tim Courtney, CIO of Burns Advisory Group, and this time is no exception.
Despite recent gains in the stock markets, many experts remained grim and skeptical about an economic recovery.
Swine Flu: global pandemic or paranoia? President Obama said the health emergency declaration was merely a prudent measure. But many pharmaceutical stocks were sharply higher Monday in reaction to flu outbreaks — and the gains seemed to ripple through the sector.
Hugh Johnson of Johnson Illington Advisors told CNBC that it's time to start buying stocks again. "Financial markets are sending a very clear signal: 'We've seen the worst, we're starting a bull market and all the right sectors are performing well.'"
The banking industry has learned preliminary results of the so-called stress tests Friday — but plenty of questions will remain. (Updated)
As stocks capped a seventh consecutive week of gains, traders Marty Cunningham of Solazzo Trading Company and Michael Gurka of First Street Capital Partners considered how much room remains for the rally.
“If you think the market is going to go up, then chances are tech is going to go up quite nicely as well,” Richard Windsor, global technology specialist at Nomura, told CNBC.
The banking industry will learn preliminary results of the so-called stress tests today (Friday) — but plenty of questions will remain.
Synovus Financial is plunging along with heavy options volume, a day after the regional bank holding company reported dismal quarterly earnings.
CNBC's David Faber dissected SunTrust Banks and Fifth Third Bancorp earnings — and said the regionals may take a "bigger hit" from the stress tests than the big financials will.
At Pfizer's annual shareholder meeting in Atlanta this morning, investors approved a version of "Say on Pay."
Microsoft has a tough job ahead of it today as the company prepares to report its fiscal third quarter: On the one hand, the stodgy Titanic of American enterprise is sickeningly predictable, which is good in economic times like these; but it's also bad news for investors hoping for some kind of break-out nugget of news that actually ignites these shares again.
Alan Gayle plans to ride the technology bandwagon back to prosperity. "I know tech has a reputation for being a highly volatile sector, and very speculative, but they have the strong balance sheets, they have the good cash flow, they have a very resilient business model," RidgeWorth Capital Management's senior investment strategist told CNBC.
Art Cashin, UBS Financial Services director of floor operations, offered CNBC his take on what traders are watching Thursday — and his predictions for the stock market in coming days.
Alpha Natural Resources is scorching with options action while its stock pops Wednesday, on the latest bump in a roller-coaster ride that began several months ago.