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Energy stocks are not only the worst performing sector today, but they also hold the 1st or 2nd spot on the loser list for the week, the month and since September 1st.
Attention bottom fishers. Pay attention today because the market will finally hit bottom. That's the bold prediction of Jefferies managing director Art Hogan, who told CNBC, "Enough is going to be enough. If you look at all the carnage we've done to major market indices the bottom gets put in today."
Peter Eliades, analyst at Stockmarket Cycles, told CNBC that although we have not yet hit market bottom, there are still a few stocks that look "interesting."
Sri Raman, senior analyst at StarMine, pinpointed companies that are expected to announce both positive and negative earnings surprises in the coming weeks.
"Don't expect huge economic growth post recession ... as such I think you need higher-quality names in your portfolio," Bob Doll, Vice Chariman & Global Chief Investment Officer of Equities BlackRock told CNBC.
This market is now a bear-within-a-bear: The S&P 500 have given up 20 percent since Sept. 1, 2008. About 30 S&P stocks are down by 50 percent or more. See the stats — and the biggest losers.
A global round of rate cuts was coordinated by the U.S. Federal Reserve, European Union, Switzerland, Canada, Sweden and the Bank of England. But the stock markets' response was tepid at best. Steve Forbes told CNBC that solving the global economic crisis will require a more than the rate cuts.
After the global rate cut, why was the market rally so weak? Art Hogan, chief market strategist at Jefferies & Company, offered his insights to CNBC. He also gave sector picks and portfolio allocation advice.
"The worst period of the U.S. dollar is behind us," said Royce Tostrams of Tostrams Groep. He told CNBC that the greenback is now a "safe haven" for investors.
Technical analysis expert Richard Suttmeier of ValuEngine.com believes a multi-year bear market lies ahead, unless the Dow can get back above 10,640 this month.
Inflation backlash?! That's what Rob Lutts predicts. So the founder and CIO of Cabot Money Management suggests preparing an anti-inflation strategy: gold ETFs and stocks.
Plus, Cramer offers his thoughts on NYSE, Bank of America and the Federal Reserve's attempts to save this market.
Financial stocks continue to take a beating, but Anton Schutz, portfolio manager of Mendon Capital, sees opportunities in financials with “too much capital.”
S&P's Sam Stovall says history points to an 18 percent market bounce in six months. The chief investment strategist told CNBC of his "Moses movement" scenario — and the sectors that will lead the recovery.
It may not be the bottom -- but it's *enough* of a bottom to get back into the market, says Scott Redler, chief strategic officer at T3live.com.
Michael Yoshikami, president and chief investment strategist at YCMNET Advisors, says if we haven’t hit the market bottom already, we’re at least two-thirds of the way there.
Wachovia shares are down Monday on "crisis psychology" -- but hedge fund master Bill Ackman of Pershing Square is optimistic. He scooped up a 7 percent stake in Wachovia on the news that Citigroup would buy the troubled financial's banking business. And Wells Fargo's counterbid makes it all even better.
Maria Bartiromo discusses Monday's top business and financial stories, and looks ahead to tomorrow.
The Dow pared its massive loss in the final hour of trading Monday after fear that the credit crisis is spreading rippled through world markets. The blue-chip index ended down about 370 points, after being down as much as 800 at one point.
China opened the door to short selling and margin trading. Morgan Stanley's Jerry Lou told CNBC what the new trade means for Chinese financial health -- and the fear of a global meltdown.