CNBC's Courtney Reagan rounds up all the excuses retailers are saying contributed to them cutting forecasts.» Read More
Art Cashin, UBS Financial Services director of floor operations, told CNBC what traders will be watching Monday — and through the week. Bank stress tests and a "saloonful" of Treasury auctions are giving stock-market players cause for concern, Cashin said.
Manny Pacquiao's left hook proved far too fast for Ricky Hatton Saturday night, but even the Pac-Man's fists would be no match for the speed of the institutional trader who snapped up calls in Sunoco on Friday afternoon.
Two experts, David Lutz of Stifel Nicolaus Capital Markets, and David Kotok of Cumberland Advisors, weighed in on the best places to invest.
The stock market got a boost from economic reports on Friday that showed an increase in consumer confidence and improvement in the manufacturing numbers. Analysts and investors await results of the "stress tests" conducted on the nation's 19 biggest financial institutions, which will be released late Thursday afternoon next week. Find out what the experts had to say...
Although there are some risk factors in the market, David Dietze, president and chief investment strategist at Point View Financial Services, said there are opportunities to “take some chips off the table.”
A "good GPS indicator" for investors might be looking at stocks that have raised their dividends, said Peter Andersen, portfolio manager at Congress Asset Management Company.
The Dow, Nasdaq and S&P 500 had their best April in years — and financial stocks were the best of the best. So what's next for banks? David Faber reports.
This is “certainly the time you want to start getting into the market,” said Arthur Hogan, managing director at Jefferies. He offered CNBC his current investment ideas.
It’s time to get into home builder stocks, said Jim Wilson, managing director at JMP Securities. Mike Crofton, CEO of Philadelphia Trust Company, disagreed — but had some housing-related picks of his own.
Analysts David Lutz of Stifel Nicolaus Capital Markets and Peter Kenny of Knight Equities shared their best recovery trade strategies.
Investors saw some glimmers of hope in the economy as various data and Wednesday's FOMC statement helped boost stocks on Thursday. Some bullish experts even said there may be more better days to come. Read and listen to what experts had to say... (Updated)
Analysts will have to "raise their numbers" for 2009, said Bob Doll, vice chairman of BlackRock. "I'm not going to pretend we're in a good economy; we're in a 'less bad' economy. But some [analysts] have gone too far to the negative side," he told CNBC.
Art Cashin, UBS Financial Services director of floor operations, offered CNBC his take on Wednesday's market.
Investors can benefit from certain health care companies that will be boosted by the stimulus package, said Les Funtleyder, health care strategist of Miller Tabak.
What does today's Fed decision mean? BlackRock's Bob Doll offered CNBC his insights.
Stocks opened higher Wednesday and continue to climb mid-morning — despite a glum GDP report — amid glimmers of health in financials. As everyone waits for the results of the banks' stress tests, analyst chatter is focusing on the regionals. David Faber has more.
The U.S. economy contracted at a surprisingly sharp 6.1 percent rate in the first quarter reflecting continuing economic woes. In the meantime, President Obama marks his 100th day in office while analysts anxiously await the latest from the FOMC's interest rate decision due this afternoon. (UPDATED with the Fed decision, below). Read and listen to what experts had to say...
There are some “mustard seeds” out there for investors, Tom Lydon of ETFTrends.com told CNBC.
Traders are bullish on the Shaw Group, buying both stock and options contracts after the engineering company announced a strategic deal to help build nuclear power plants in China.
Electronic Arts is seeing unusually heavy options activity ahead of its earnings report next week. The average options volume for the game software company is 9,370 for a full session, but more than 78,000 contracts have changed hands so far Tuesday.