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The equity markets end the week sustaining their gains from the April Fool's rally with the NASDAQ once again in the lead, in the positive for the last three weeks.
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 today's hearings in Washington on the JP Morgan Chase buyout of Bear Stearns, here is a look at how the Financials and Home Builders have faired since their close the Friday before the deal was announced.
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.
Couple or de-couple? To what extent are Asian economies linked to the U.S.? This question has been raised more frequently of late. While the jury's still out on that, it's clear that U.S. markets have an impact on Asia. So this week, we take a look at the Nasdaq.
Thank goodness Q1 is over! Here's a summary of month-end and Q1 stats for stocks, commodities and currencies...
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 Dow, S&P and Nasdaq are just points away from breaking their monthly losing streaks at 4 straight months of losses. Here's what they would need to rally today to have their first positive month since October:
The bottom: If not now, when? It's the question that traders, fund managers, analysts and investors were all asking, all week.
For the week ending Friday, March 28, 2008 the US Markets ended mixed after starting on a high note Monday extending last week's market rally. The winning streak came to an end on Tuesday when the Dow closing down for the first time in three sessions. The NASDAQ had the strongest performance of the week managing a positive gain despite weak earnings from Oracle and poor performance from Google . Economic data dragged on the markets with consumer sentiment and confidence at low levels and negative housing data.-Next week the markets will watch Friday's jobs report for evidence of recession, and any revisions on guidance as we move into earnings season. Alcoa kicks off "official" earnings season on Monday, April 7th after the bell. The big companies for next week all hit on Wednesday with RIM , Monsanto and Best Buy all reporting earnings.
The major U.S. indexes were a mixed bag this week, all close to flat, commodities halt their record setting pace, and the US dollar manages to hold its ground against most major currencies.