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The options market is signaling that there may be trouble ahead for regional banks, according to one expert.
It will be tough for Wall Street to shake off the bear market blues next week if the price of oil keeps rising and the earnings season kick-off from Alcoa and General Electric disappoints investors.
The week was a mixed bag of economic and market news, most of it on the negative side. Oil prices continued to hit record highs, the market officially entered bear territory and the European Central Bank socked it to the U.S. by raising rates a quarter-point. Despite all of this, CNBC guests found bright spots in steel, financials, tech and international stocks.
Shares of leading mobile handset maker Nokia have fallen nearly 40 percent so far this year, producing a great buying opportunity for a still-growing tech company.
For the short Independence week ending Friday, July 3, 2008, the U.S. Markets ended the week in bear market territory with the Dow and the NASDAQ off more than 20% from their market peak set in October, 2007.
During the short holiday week, volatility ruled the markets, impacted by record oil prices, economic data, the auto industry and financials. How did the markets stack up?
Warren Myers at Walter J. Dowd is hopeful about the tech sector -- and shares his stock picks with CNBC.
Five-star portfolio manager William Fries says you can make money in this global slowdown -- with these "consistent earners."
Bill Schultz at McQueen, Ball & Associates recommended large-cap multinational corporations; but Douglas Roberts, founder and chief investment strategist for Channel Capital Research, argued that small caps are the better investment.
Kevin Divney at Putnam Vista Fund shared his top oil-equipment stocks.
To give investors an edge in a holiday-shortened week of trading, CNBC asked the experts for their best trades now.
Yahoo shares rose more than 6 percent Wednesday as The Wall Street Journal reported Microsoft has talked to other media companies about teaming up to buy Yahoo’s search business.
Jim Steel, chief commodities analyst for HSBC, said rising precious metals prices are making them a safe investment.
Paul Noglows, director of research from Lazard Capital Markets, shared his four stock picks with CNBC.
Brent Wilsey, president of Wilsey Asset Management, offered CNBC his top five stock picks: companies that focus on beauty and health products.
Yes, global real estate is slowing down. But 5-star manager Joe Rodriguez says that you can still profit -- if you "focus" on quality.
With soft commodity prices at record highs, is it time to invest in the sector?
Neel Tiku from Peak Financial Management says be careful about financials and other credit skewed investments.
Federated Investors' Dean Kartsonas said his third-quarter investment strategy will focus on companies that offer value in a tough economy.
U.S. tobacco market is the way to go for investors who want to keep their money safe, says Nik Modi, a tobacco analyst at UBS.