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Stocks logged a solid 3-percent gain for February but the momentum faded in the past week as confidence in the recovery began to falter. Financials and health-care stocks were among the best performers; consumer-focused stocks fell out of favor.
After two weeks of market gains, investors pulled the reins this week as confidence in the recovery began to falter. What should investors expect from stocks and bonds next week? Todd Colvin, VP at MF Global, and Robert Heller, managing director at Chapdelaine Brokerage, shared their insights.
It's no surprise that volume on the NYSE is light today, given the massive amounts of snow outside.
The correction that investors thought had finally arrived is beginning to fade as the stock market settles into a pattern likely to continue for months.
Terence Dolan, CEO of Benjamin & Jerold Brokerage, and Joe Gordon, founder and managing partner at Gordon Asset Management, told CNBC how investors can prepare their portfolios for the week ahead.
The S&P is fairly valued and it is becoming increasingly difficult to find cheap names, but here are a few stocks that still have room for growth, said Scott Black, president of Delphi Management.
Great brands not only make great investments, but eventually will outperform the market in 3 to 5 years, said Omar Saad, retail analyst at Credit Suisse. He shared his market strategies and brand plays.
We have been talking about inventories forever and in the fourth quarter the rate of inventory destocking slowed enough that 3.9% of the 5.9% gain was from that slowdown.
Sentence/ParagraphRenewed concerns over Greece's budget situation dampening the mood on Wall Street today, but the Dow did manage to erase most of the losses in the final hour of trading. One of Wall Street's most respected minds, Larry Fink, Chairman & CEO of BlackRock joined Maria Bartiromo on Closing Bell after the market's close to share his thoughts on the economic environment.
Following its late-day recovery yesterday, stocks will attempt to keep the momentum going today. The Dow (up 2.5 percent) and S&P (up 2.7 percent) seek to hang on to their best monthly gains since November, with the Dow now rising in 7 of the past 8 months.
US stock index futures signaled a slightly higher open for Wall Street Friday, but getting to work may be a big challenge for traders as a new snowstorm blankets the Northeast.
Call volume surged in HSN for the second time this month as the bulls continue seeing upside in the parent of Home Shopping Network.
If you are worried about weaker looking economic data lately, blame the snow, not a double dip recession.
The Dow ended down just 50 points as investors found some buying opportunities after an earlier selloff that sent the Dow down as much as 180 points.
A miserable week of economic news has rekindled a big question in the market: Is the economy headed for a double-dip recession?
President Obama talked through the issues of health care reform on Thursday in a bipartisan summit. The unprecedented event comes as the president tries to get his reform plans back on track. Charles Boorady, health care providers analyst at Citigroup, discussed the summit and shared his investment strategies.
Helix Energy is trading lower since its earnings announcement yesterday, but option activity is bullish in the name.
The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), widely considered the measure for fear in the market, rose over 8 percent to near 22 on Thursday. Should investors be paying closer attention to the figures? Gordon Charlop, managing director of Rosenblatt Securities, and Alan Valdes, vice president of Kabrik Trading, shared their insights.
Markets opened lower on Thursday after the government said weekly jobless claims rose more than expected last week. What should investors expect for stocks going forward? Robert Heller, former Federal Reserve Governor, and Kathleen Stephansen, chief economist at Aladdin Capital Holdings, discussed their market outlooks.
Even though investors get another dose of Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke in Washington, D.C., the problems in Greece have crept back to the forefront of investor concerns. The issue today is whether the country can cut the budget enough to help the situation. And the big deal on Wall Street involves Coca-Cola and Coca-Cola Enterprises.