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Earnings and commodities ruled the week. The NASDAQ led the major US indexes in gains up almost 1% for the week. The S&P 500 closed above 1,395 breaking through the February highs and a major resistance level.
Overseas opportunities and recession proof consumer stocks were big in the stock chatter on CNBC Friday.
Taking your portfolio global? David Riedel thinks Brazil should be your first stop.
How does an investor get on the fast track in a slowing economy? Eric Schoenstein of Jensen Investment Management has a couple of suggestions.
What's the best sector for improving your stock portfolio near-term? Jeff Krumpleman of Fifth Third Asset Management thinks it's health care, and he has some specific selections that back him up.
Redneck" and "Wall Street" are not often mentioned in the same sentence, but they're close companions where Mark Travis is concerned. The chief investment officer of Intrepid Capital Funds counts so-called "redneck" shares among his favorites.
Despite oil's gains, the Dow, Nasdaq and S&P continue to move to the upside. CNBC asked the experts where you should put your money now.
Higher stock prices. They won't last, but while they're climbing, they're tradable. That's the message for investors from Barry James.
About a month ago, I ran a Tech stock screen for a story Dennis Kneale was doing on air looking at companies that had been beaten up but had high earnings forecasts. Now with Apple and Amazon reporting today, I thought it would be interesting to see how these stock have performed.
Stocks slid Tuesday in response to disappointing earnings announcements, but that doesn’t mean investors portfolios have to take a hit. CNBC asked market experts how investors could protect their portfolios and their profits, and here are some of their suggestions.
Last month, he heard the bell ringing. Now, he sees a long road to recovery. BlackRock vice chairman and global CIO of equities Bob Doll believes there's a lot of ground to be regained.
Green Week technology: Mike Zafirovski, chief executive of Nortel Networks, says his firm is playing a key role in the search for cost-effective corporate environmentalism. In an interview with CNBC, Zafirovski described how Nortel is helping corporate customers save energy -- and increasing value for Nortel's own shareholders.
Now that the first week of the technology earnings is over, many investors are breathing a sigh of relief.
Merck's revenues were light, but market reaction was positive. Eli Lilly's earnings were up sharply, but still disappointed the Street. So how does an investor play the results?
Big banks topped this week's investing news as they continued to fight their way through the subprime mortgage mess. For some, like JPMorgan Chase and Citigroup, which both reported earnings this week, it meant continued writedowns.
For the week ending Friday, April 18, 2008 the US Markets ended the week rallying on earnings news. The Dow had its best week since Feb 1 and rallied 256.8 points on Wednesday and another 228.87 points on Friday, for its biggest point gains since April 1st.
The equity markets end a strong week fueled by earnings, commodities continue to climb, and the dollar strengthens.
U.S. stocks soared more than 200 points Friday, led by financials and tech. CNBC asked the market experts how investors can best ride this rally.
Inflation, recession or stagflation, one idea seems to work: consumers' lust for sin. Charles Norton, co-portfolio manager of The Vice Fund, and Dan Alpert, managing director at Capital Westwood, offered advice on how to invest in adult pleasures.
Dan Veru, co-chief investment officer of Palisade Capital Management, expects market volatility to continue, and he’s placing his bets on small caps.