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"It'll be positive in the short term but in the long term it could have a negative effect," one pro says. "The Republicans will do everything in their power to stop excessive spending...The market will have to take a different approach."
Internet stocks fared well in the third quarter, and the fourth-quarter is poised to be strong for the three major players.
Here's another bright sign for the stock markets: both the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 hit a golden cross this week for the first time in four years.
Wearing a neck brace as a result of the plane crash he survived in the Alaskan wilderness two months ago, Shaun O’Keefe, EADS North America CEO, told CNBC Friday that he continues to fly because it’s generally safe—safer than traveling in a car.
The Dow opened flat despite largely stronger earnings reports before the bell, and as investors turn their attention to how finance ministers from the Group of 20 major advanced and developing countries will address currency tensions as they meet in Korea. American Express fell, while BofA rose.
The falling dollar's strong grip on financial markets has inflated market expectations for the G20 meeting Friday and Saturday in South Korea, which is already showing signs of ending with little more than a few loose promises.
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Investing in health-care stocks that occupy a niche position in a growing market is a solid bet, Vadim Alexandre, health-care analyst at Daniel Stewart told CNBC on Friday.
When will the overall economy catch up with Wall Street? Squawk Box anchors Joe Kernen and Carl Quintanilla discuss the issue with Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn.
Even though earnings have been solid this week, stocks have failed to get a big boost, as they have remained strongly tied to the dollar’s movements.
Right now the US should export more and rely less on internal consumer spending. China should export less and encourage consumer spending.
The price of gold will continue its current rally and eventually hit $2,000 a troy once over the next six to nine months, Alpesh Patel, principal at Praefinium Partners, told CNBC Friday.
Stock index futures pointed to a slightly higher open for Wall Street as investors turn their attention to a two-day meeting of finance ministers from the Group of 20 major advanced and developing countries in South Korea which starts on Friday and will address rising tensions over currency depreciation.
Airlines have been flying high on strong earnings, but many option traders aren't on board. OptionMonster's tracking systems have been detecting heavy call selling and put buying in the sector, reflecting a generally skeptical attitude by traders.
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The government bond market rally is over and investors are switching their portfolios to the stock market, Royce Tostrams, technical analyst at Tostrams Groep, told CNBC Friday.
The falling dollar's strong grip on financial markets has inflated market expectations for the weekend G-20 finance ministers meeting in Korea, but the gathering is unlikely to end with little more than a few loose promises.
Stocks closed modestly higher after a see-saw session as the dollar rose, and investors absorbed the meaning of a large batch of earnings reports and economic news. Home Depot and United Technologies rose, while Bank of America and Alcoa fell.