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Stocks closed at a 14-month high Monday as news of an energy deal and a lifeline for Dubai helped buoy the market — and investors' appetite for risk.
President Obama told top U.S. bankers on Monday they owed the country their help in lifting the economy out of crisis. Is it time to invest in the financial sector? Chris Mutascio, managing director and bank analyst at Stifel Nicolaus, shared his insight
Stocks were higher in afternoon trading Monday as news of an energy deal and a lifeline for Dubai helped buoy the market.
Google announced that it will be selling its new smartphone, Nexus, directly to consumers without a wireless partner. Which company is a better buy for investors—Google or Apple? Gene Munster, senior research analyst at Piper Jaffray, and Brian Marshall, senior analyst at Broadpoint Am Tech, discussed their views.
One of the prominent themes among investors right now is the increasing belief that you need to look outside the U.S. for opportunities in faster-growing emerging markets.
Many investors have been piling their money into the emerging markets, but is this the right move? Brian Belski, chief investment strategist at Oppenheimer, and Ronald Weiner, president and CEO of RDM Financial Group, shared their market outlooks and investment strategies.
The Dow closed last week at its second highest level in 2009. What should investors expect from the markets going forward? Nick Calamos, head of investments and CIO of Calamos Investments, and Scott Black, president of Delphi Management, shared their insights.
Stocks are starting the week on a positive note, putting both the Dow and S&P at new 52-week highs. This comes despite dollar strength over the past week and a half (U.S. Dollar Index now up over 3 percent from recent low) and lower commodity prices.
Stocks opened slightly positive Monday as investors grew less jittery about the situation in Dubai and a big merger deal helped juice the energy sector.
Stock index futures pointed to a positive open for Wall Street on Monday as investors cheered news that Abu Dhabi would provide $10 billion of surprise aid to neighbor Dubai.
Global stocks were mostly higher on Monday as Abu Dhabi bailed out neighbor Dubai by giving it $10 billion in aid, and easing investors' fears. Experts told CNBC the dollar and stocks look set to gain in the run-up to Christmas.
The yield of 30-Year Treasurys could be about to reverse its 20-year decline if it goes through 5 percent, Robin Griffiths, technical strategist at Cazenove Capital, told CNBC.
The bond vigilantes are back. But this time they are roaming mostly through Europe rather than the United States — at least for now. Their mission: to force governments to cut budget deficits that have ballooned in the wake of the financial crisis, The New York Times reports.
Stocks should trend higher in the coming week and are in easy striking distance of a new high for the year.
Traders at banks and hedge funds get paid once a year, at the very end. Since most traders on Wall Street did not get paid much, if anything, last year, this years’ profits are even more near to their hearts.
The Dow ended higher Friday—even as the dollar gained strength. Consumer discretionary was a standout after reports showed retail sales rising and consumers' mood improving.
Making a New Year's resolution this year? If you are, there's a good chance that this year's pledge will be focused on improving your finances.
Surprise! NYSE Airline Index at 52-week high on strong commentary, crude poised to break below $70.
The big banks have rebounded very strongly since the early March lows and investors are trying to see if the trend will continue into 2010. Fred Cannon, co-director of research and chief equity strategist at KBW shared his outlook on the sector.
New data shows some consumers leaving fast food chains behind and turning to casual and upscale dining restaurants. Will this trend continue in the New Year and which stocks will benefit? Larry Miller, restaurant analyst at RBC Capital Management shared his insight.