*Saudi Arabia also boosted by lavish royal payout. DUBAI, Feb 1- Saudi Arabia's stock market rose sharply on Sunday after King Salman ordered a lavish payout to state employees and oil prices jumped on reports of declining U.S. drilling activity. Petrochemicals giant Saudi Basic Industries, up 7.8 percent, was the main support on Sunday.» Read More
The author says the next time you see a container ship or tanker, think of the growth stories its contents can tell you.
Monday's biggest options trades again involved the financial sector. There was also unusual options activity in the mining sector.
Here's your third Quarter QE3 play: Buy banks and emerging markets while selling small caps and US dollar.
State pension funds are paying record fees to Wall Street money managers, while getting less-than-impressive results in return, says a new study from two Maryland think tanks.
Shouldn’t the Treasury be taking advantage of the current rate environment by locking in low rates for as long as possible (just like we’ve all done with our mortgages) rather than committing to pay an unquantifiable amount of interest in the future?
Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains why investors could be a bit more bullish, so long as the S&P 500 can remain above 1250.
The "Mad Money" host decides to break down the two possible worst-case scenarios investors he thinks the U.S. could face in 2012.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche shares an update on the reported communication happening between the NYSE and Facebook.
Market correlations have once again been rising - with stocks, bonds and even gold dropping in recent weeks on worries about Greece. That's making it harder for investors to use traditional forms of portfolio diversification. Instead, according to one fund manager, investors should be looking at technical price patterns.
Mad Money's Jim Cramer explains why it's important investors pick stocks where the companies understand the value of customer service.
U.S. stocks are at the start of a more meaningful correction and possibly even a bear market, Marc Faber, the editor and publisher of the Gloom, Boom and Doom report told CNBC in Singapore on Saturday, though he cautioned that further money printing would likely limit the decline in the S&P 500.
Retailers are mostly reporting solid gains in March as warm weather prompted consumers to buy seasonal merchandise sooner than normal. Adrianne Shapira, Goldman Sachs broadlines retail analyst, weighs in.
Our overriding fear is that the Fed will find it very difficult to extricate itself from the situation of dependence it has created.
Historically low PE and price-to-book ratios could push the S&P up at least 11% this year, says Paul Hickey, Bespoke Investment Group.
Witching hour may sound like a bar promotion on Halloween night, but it's really three important time periods for investors and the markets. So what are they and how do they impact investors? CNBC explains.
Mad Money's Cramer takes a look at the charts, as interpreted by Bert Dohman, to see where the range-bound S&P 500 and Value Line Composite Index are likely headed, and says the message is clear: stay cautious.
Debating whether the index is headed higher or lower by the end of the year, with Douglas Cliggott, Credit Suisse, and David Sowerby, Loomis Sayles & Co.
The question facing every investor on the planet is simple enough: When will this sell-off come to an end? Because when it does, the risk-on trade will mean big returns.
A look at the top dividend stocks, with Paul Hickey, Bespoke Investment Group.
Stock exchanges may need to stop panic selling by taking certain steps to halt trading. These moves are called market circuit breakers—or collars. So how do they work? When are the used? CNBC explains.