As the Santa rally lifts stocks higher, Wall Street's expectations for 2015 gains have gotten slimmer.» Read More
A source close to Nasdaq tells CNBC that discussions with the ICE about a competitive bid for the NYSE ongoing, and that the U.S. exchange operator sees a potential deal as an "opportunity" rather than a necessity.
Analysts have been calling for a bottom in the housing market for 18 months...they still are! Despite historic lows in new home sales for February, terrible existing home sales as well, traders and analysts keep looking for the sunny side.
The bulls are set to stampede down Wall Street, according to Bill Miller, chairman, chief investment officer & portfolio manager, Legg Mason Capital Management.
Most oil companies are trading higher, helped by a surge in crude prices, according to Michael Kay, equity analyst at S&P.
The stock is up 39% so far this year and a whopping 94% over the past three years. Is the stock price justified?
The events in Europe are finally coming to a head, David Albrycht, executive managing director and portfolio manager of Virtus Investment Partners, told CNBC on Wednesday.
A look at markets overseas and the impact it has on U.S. stocks, with Brian Pitz, UBS.
US Treasurys should “definitely” be shorted, as rising rates are going to be a concern once the fears over Japan and Middle East settle, according to James Shelton, CIO of Kanaly Trust.
It's a pretty simple story: existing home sales are continuing to sell at a much bigger discount to new home sales than has historically been the case.
Stocks extended losses Wednesday amid a plunge in new home sales, news of a bus explosion in Jerusalem, and as the crisis at the tsunami-hit nuclear power plant north of Tokyo continued. BofA skidded, while Alcoa gained.
Even as food prices continue to climb, the following consumer staple companies should still have pricing power, said Jonathan Feeney, senior analyst at Janney Capital Markets.
As the Fed rejects Bank of America's dividend plan, is now the time for investors to reject the stock? Insight with Daniel Alpert, Westwood Capital, and CNBC's Mary Thompson.
The was weaker Wednesday morning on a trifecta of concerns. First, the expectation that Portugal's government will crumble after its parliament rejects an austerity budget raises the prospect the country will become the third in the euro zone to need a bailout.
Traders are expecting the Portugese parliament to reject a government austerity measure, which means the minority Socialist government is likely to collapse and that Portugal will follow Greece and Ireland in seeking an EU bailout.
CNBC's Mary Thompson has the story on advisors raising questions about Steve Jobs' attendance at Disney board meetings.
The stock market is only about halfway through a bull run that will catapult the Standard & Poor's 500 another 60 percent over the next two to three years, well-known analyst Laszlo Birinyi told CNBC.
Stock index futures slumped ahead of the open Wednesday after Tokyo stocks once again tumbled and the crisis at the tsunami-hit nuclear power plant north of Tokyo appeared far from over.
An outlook on the markets, with Peter Beutel, Cameron Hanover president/author and Matt Zeman Kingsview.
Lawmakers must abandon the habits of 'Lindsay Lohan Congresses' of spending addiction, Richard Fisher, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, told CNBC.
The German public opinion is increasingly against the idea of paying to save the weaker euro zone periphery member countries, Erik Nielsen, chief European economist at Goldman Sachs, told CNBC.