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Stocks kicked off September with a weak start, finishing near session lows in volatile trading, following a handful of mixed economic news and as investors waited for the government's monthly jobs report on Friday.
A hedge fund replication exchange-traded fund , designed to mimic the performance and exposure of the hedge fund industry, was one of the more resilient investments in August, outperforming broader markets—including hedge funds.
Now is the time to buy oil stocks before they change course and rise, two analysts told CNBC Thursday.
After a short rally on the good news of a stronger ISM, stocks have drifted lower all day — many citing the decreased odds of QE3 (quantitative easing). Again, this kind of speculation creates distortions in markets; that's one of the key problems with QE3.
Thanks to record gold prices, companies are reopening California's old mines, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
The mystery bidder that engaged in talks with the New York Mets during David Einhorn’s exclusivity period is former Glencore International trader Ray Bartoszek, according to a person familiar with the matter.
The outlook for the nonfarm payroll report due Friday isn't what it once was. Here's what it might mean for the Fed, and the dollar.
President Obama is expected to announce a jobs plan next week that is "all going to come to an unsustainable fiscal cost and we're not going to address the real issues," Mort Zuckerman, told CNBC Thursday, although he doesn't know the details of what will be purposed.
If you are searching for the pincer of the recent stock market correction, look no further than clothing retailers. A report from TheStreet lists five clothing retailers that are ripe for investors who want to buy quality at a low price.
Kevin Shacknofsky, Alpine Dynamic Dividend Fund, and Andre Julian, OpVest Wealth Mgmt, discuss whether September will signal a new trading pattern.
These five stocks are the best performers on the S&P 500 in September over the last 10 years.
The Fast Money traders weigh in on whether now is the time to cash in on financial stocks, and a play on the euro's plunge, with Andy Busch, BMO Capital.
During the last six decades, September has been the cruelest month of the year for the bulls. The Dow is down an average of 0.9 percent for the month since 1950.
When there is a disparity in interest rates between countries, investors have an opportunity to employ a currency trading strategy called the carry trade. By borrowing in one currency and buying bonds in another, based on certain economic assumptions, an investor can execute a carry trade. But how does this strategy work and what type of environment is required? Salman Khan of the Khan Academy explains in a simplified example.
How to profit on the market's volatility, with Kimberly Foss, Empyrion Wealth Management, and Keith Goddard, Capital Advisors.
The S&P rose 10 points as the August ISM showed surprising strength: 50.6, above consensus of about 48. A figure above 50 shows expansion, but the commmentary remains mixed.
The U.S. August ISM figure is out at 10 a.m. Consensus is about 48, anything below 50 indicates contraction. Watch what happens if the figure is weaker than consensus—say, 44 or below. If the market rises, that's a sign of gaming the Fed—traders expecting another round of quantitative easing.
Futures were near flat Thursday after news weekly jobless claims declined as expected and non-farm productivity was weaker than previously thought in the second quarter.
September's reputation as a weak month in the markets is adding to unnecessary bearishness, but there is still a strong wall of worry, says, Mark Hulbert, Hulbert Financial Digest editor, who tracks market sentiment.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains what to do when it's time to take some money off the table.