CNBC's Mary Thompson and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss how the markets "dodged a bullet" Monday morning when the U.S. placed sanctions on Russian officials.» Read More
Where's an investor to turn, surrounded by the uncertainty of dismal economic numbers and weak corporate earnings and projections?
After a rough start, top investment officers are looking for gradual improvement as 2008 goes on. Harbor Advisory's Jack DeGan is among them, and he won't sugar-coat the current situation.
The first quarter stumbled to a close, the second quarter began with the eighth-biggest daily point gain ever for the Dow Jones Industrials -- and that was just part of a busy week for stocks, traders, analysts and investors.
Today’s weaker-than-expected jobs report is putting pressure on stocks and has some investors uttering the “R word.” To help investors protect their portfolios in this uncertain market environment, CNBC asked the experts for advice.
Bad economic numbers have jarred the market -- but not nearly as badly as many had feared. Marty Cunningham of Hudson Securities finds that reassuring...and says it's time to get busy buying hard-hit stocks like financials and technology.
With oil, gold and grains testing dizzying highs, are commodities about to melt down? No, says John Roque, senior vice president and technical analyst at Natixis Bleichroeder. He explained his confidence in commodity markets -- and picked a stock to play them.
The Shanghai Composite index is down 46 percent from its October highs, its worst showing ever. Is it time to get out of China investments? Peter Navarro, UC Irvine business professor and Jack Perkowski, author of "Managing the Dragon," offered their insights to CNBC.
Despite recent signs of strength in stocks, the markets are still in the red for the year. To help protect your portfolio, CNBC's "Closing Bell" got advice from two 5-star fund managers, who offered their strategies -- and stock picks.
At the CTIA Wireless Show in Las Vegas, telecom, cable and Web media companies are hyping their plans to master 3G info technology like WiMax -- and some are already jumping ahead to 4G. Todd Rosenbluth, Standard & Poor's telecom analyst, told investors who he believes will win the wireless wars.
As fuel prices soar and the government debates Big Oil taxation, what's an investor to do? Turn to alternative ways to play energy, according to Kevin Landis, chief investment officer at Firsthand Capital Management.
Will Starbucks return to profitability under CEO Howard Schultz -- and should you buy the stock? Brent Wilsey, president of Wilsey Asset Management, takes on the coffee chain -- and names two tech-oriented stocks he says are bargain buys.
The market soared more than 250 points Monday morning, and CNBC asked the experts how investors can best ride this rally.
Ann Gilpin, beverage analyst at Morningstar, isn't afraid of soaring commodity prices or tepid consumer spending. "As we go into any kind of consumer slowdown, [alcohol] stocks should hold up relatively well," she maintains. Gilpin explained her confidence to CNBC -- and offered her top stock picks.
Homebuilder DR Horton tried to kill two birds with one stone this past weekend: unloading inventory and cleaning up the image of the housing market -- at least in a few towns in Southern California. The company held a first-come, first-served “Un-Auction."
The bottom: If not now, when? It's the question that traders, fund managers, analysts and investors were all asking, all week.
Ahead of the weekend, CNBC asks the experts where investors should place their bets.
The pharmaceutical sector faces the looming "patent cliff" -- but Credit Suisse's Catherine Arnold finds lots of opportunities in the sector for the careful investor.
Peter Klein of Fifth Third Asset Management sees investors running away from a lot of stocks, when they should be running toward them. Click to see his picks.
The U.S. economy is in a recession, says David Khani, FBR Capital Markets director of research, but the market has pretty much played out its worry about it.
Commodity prices are soaring and biofuel use is putting even more pressure on grains in particular. Can Big Food firms continue to thrive? Yes, says Alexia Howard, senior research analyst at Sanford Bernstein. She told CNBC why she remains “bullish on the food group" -- and what stocks to buy.