Stephen Macklow-Smith, European equities portfolio manager at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, discusses European stocks after the market's worst week this year.» Read More
Happy Friday! Take a look at some of this morning's early movers:
The markets are focused on next week's FOMC meeting, says Todd Colvin, RJ O'Brien; CNBC's Rick Santelli & Steve Liesman discuss what the Fed's next moves should be, with John Taylor, former Undersecretary for International Affairs/Stanford University economics professor.
Insight on why he sees no slowdown in volatility, with Cliff Corso, Cutwater Asset Management CEO/CIO.
We really are in a new economy, says Mark Stahlman, TMT Strategies, who says Microsoft, IBM and Intel earnings beating the Street displays leadership in a digital age.
Intel has guided revenues to grow in the high single digits, says Craig Berger, FBR Capital Markets semiconductor analyst/managing director, who adds the PC maker is planning to improve affordability and improve PC use in China and India.
Option traders are betting that IMAX is ready to stage a comeback.
Although one restaurant analyst has a ‘buy’ rating on both McDonald’s and Starbucks, he thinks the coffee chain’s stock is the better buy, citing its potential for greater earnings growth.
Google’s big earnings miss could hang over the market Friday, even as investors turn their attention to multinational General Electric and focus on some of the brighter spots in tech.
The Fast Money traders share their final trades of the day.
Jason Helfstein, Oppenheimer & Co. analyst, discusses Google's earnings miss and the outlook for the tech giant. Also, the Fast Money traders weigh in on whether to buy Google on the dip.
The trade on IBM's earnings and the best tech plays to make, with Brian Marshall, ISI Group analyst, and the Fast Money traders.
The Fast Money traders weigh in on Google's huge earnings miss and how to play it, and CNBC's Jon Fortt has the latest details from Google's conference call, saying the company's "clicks" are up but still revenue & EPS dropped. Also, Fast Money's Jon Najarian weighs in on the best tech trades to make, and the after hours action on Microsoft, with the Fast Money crew.
Stocks finished modestly higher Thursday, posting a three-day rally, thanks to a better-than-expected jobless claims report and as financials rallied following BofA's earnings report. Still, gains were largely muted throughout the session as investors hesitated to jump in following the recent run-up in stocks.
"The environment is better than it was a year ago, but it is still challenged," says Kelly King, BB&T Corporation chairman/CEO, who discusses the bank's Q4 earnings, the lending environment, and housing.
A breakdown of the tech company's Q4 results and how Intel is managing recent challenges, with Stacy Smith, Intel CFO.
Alpha and beta are important tools for many investors when it comes to figuring out investment returns. So what are they exactly and how do they work? CNBC explains.
Economic indicators may be starting to turn up, but this strategist has a trade to also protect on the downside.
Strategies for investing in fixed income instruments, with Christian Mundigo and Kip Testwuide, BNP Paribas co-heads of sales for fixed income.
Natural-gas futures hit a fresh 10-year low Thursday and will likely decline further as the latest supply data confirms an abundance of U.S. gas supplies amid new predictions for a warm winter.
Natural gas futures slumped to a 10-year low, as warm winter weather dampens demand and pressures prices that are already falling on record supplies.