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There is enough support at the moment to prevent a large correction taking the S&P 500 index down to 840, Bob Doll, chief investment officer of global equities at BlackRock, said Monday.
Shares of Frontier Oil have been range-bound for months, but options are looking for the stock to break higher by this fall.
Investors were in a reflective mood Monday as the anniversary of the collapse of Wall Street titan Lehman Brothers brought back memories of the financial crisis and raised fresh doubts over the recovery.
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"Individual clients are anxious," says one market pro. "We see signs of speculation from some of our clients that are not connected to reality."
For those of you who received my Investor Brief e-letter on Tuesday (since Monday was Labor Day), I want to follow up on the key items we were keeping an eye on this week and also mention a couple of other important developments.
Stocks struggled Friday as a sharp drop in oil prices offset an improvement in consumer confidence and FedEx's raised outlook. Plus, there was some profit taking after a five-day rally, the market's longest run since November. Meanwhile, gold hit a seven-month high above $1,011 an ounce as investors were looking for a hedge against the dollar's slide. Read and listen to what the experts had to say...
Look to investing in high quality stocks in this type of market environment, said Donald Yacktman, president and co-CIO of Yacktman Asset Management. He shared his market strategy and stock picks with investors.
It’s time for our weekly chart analysis with Jordan Kotick, Global Head of Technical Analysis of Barclays Capital.
Alan Valdes, vice president of Hillard Lyons and Peter Andersen, portfolio manager at Congress Asset Management Company shared their insights on where to invest in a low volume environment and what investors should be watching for next week.
OptionMonster's tracking systems detected significant purchases of the September 4 puts, which traded more than 25,000 times against open interest of 5,907 contracts. Premiums climbed from $0.10 to $0.20 as the stock price remained little changed, which indicates a strong buying pattern.
Two bullish experts Rob Lutts, founder and CIO of Cabot Money Management and Jeffrey Kleintop, chief market strategist at LPL Financial said they see opportunities for investors to get into the market. They shared their outlooks and insights.
First Solar is one of the most actively viewed stocks on CNBC.com and has gained 30 percent since its March lows. But is the solar panel maker still a good investment? Theodore O'Neill, of Kaufman Brothers Equity Research gave his take to CNBC.
Some of the money that fled stocks for safe harbors like money-market funds and government bonds is beginning to return. Even with trillions still sheltered on the sidelines, some $56 billion has poured into equity funds since April.
Uncertainty in the markets has led to confusion for some as to whether to buy in or get out. So what do investors do? Gordon Charlop, of Rosenblatt Securities, shared his outlook.
The markets have been on an upward trend for the last 5 consecutive trading sessions, but will the rally continue? Should investors start worrying about declines? Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, offered CNBC his stock market insights.
Stocks are poised for a slightly higher open, and are seeking to rise for the 6th straight day. The S&P is up nearly 5 percent over the past 5 days, and if it closes up today, it will have its best 6-day winning streak in about 6.5 years.
China could record steady 10 percent growth starting in 2010, following the positive economic data out from the country, said Tim Condon, head of research Asia at ING Financial Markets, Friday.
In the extreme short term, the S&P 500 index could reach 1,068, while the Nasdaq could "top" at 2,160 to 2,260 before year end, independent trader Bill McLaren told CNBC on Friday.
Global stocks reached new 11-month highs on Friday, boosted by positive Chinese economic data. The Shanghai Composite closed 2.2 percent higher after robust retail, production and investment data for August indicated China's economy is accelerating. But experts tell CNBC Chinese stocks will see another correction before year end.