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  • Beware Value Traps When ‘Everything’ is Cheap Tuesday, 27 Jul 2010 | 2:36 PM ET

    Every industry in the S&P 500 looks like a value relative to the historical average of its forward price-earnings ratio, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Either the profit and economic outlook for each and every sector is totally misunderstood or some of these stocks are value traps.

  • 'Tremendous' Distress in Commercial Real Estate: CEO Tuesday, 27 Jul 2010 | 2:19 PM ET

    When you look at the commercial real estate market right now, there is a tremendous amount of distress that is not really visible yet," according to Scott Rechler.

  • Stocks Struggle as Energy Slides, DuPont Gains Tuesday, 27 Jul 2010 | 1:58 PM ET

    Stocks struggled Tuesday as worries about a drop in consumer confidence offset better-than-expected result from DuPont. Energy and consumer discretionary were among the weakest sectors.

  • Another Recession Due Circa 2012: Jim Rogers Tuesday, 27 Jul 2010 | 1:14 PM ET
    British Pound

    A new recession would be due around 2012 but central banks will not be able to throw cash at it anymore, Jim Rogers, chairman of Rogers Holdings, told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Stocks were higher on Tuesday following better-than-expected quarterly results from DuPont—then gains were pared after glum consumer confidence data. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, shared his insights on what to watch for going forward.

  • Stocks Turn Lower as Confidence Sours Tuesday, 27 Jul 2010 | 11:33 AM ET

    Stocks turned lower Tuesday as worries about a drop in consumer confidence offset better-than-expected result from DuPont.

  • Six in 60 Seconds: Raytheon, Hormel and More... Tuesday, 27 Jul 2010 | 10:56 AM ET
    Six in 60

    Take a look at why these six stocks are worth watching.

  • Higher Profits on Lower Revenues Tuesday, 27 Jul 2010 | 10:40 AM ET

    With the U.S. economic recovery proceeding so slowly, the big stories once again this earnings reporting season are whether companies are growing revenue, as opposed to boosting profits through cost-cutting, and whether end-market demand is increasing.

  • Traders Position for Big Activision Rally Tuesday, 27 Jul 2010 | 10:04 AM ET

    Activision Blizzard released the potential blockbuster "Starcraft II" on Tuesday, and one large trader is playing for a rally.

  • Kaminsky's Call: How Can Real Estate Resurrect Itself? Tuesday, 27 Jul 2010 | 9:43 AM ET

    Can commercial real estate possibly resurrect itself without the mortgage-backed securitization market? It's a chicken and egg question, really. Does commercial real estate need securitization to come back to survive, or will the securitization market return if prices go up?

  • Should US Companies Cut Worker Hours to Save Jobs? Tuesday, 27 Jul 2010 | 7:43 AM ET

    It worked for Germany Should US try it? Share your opinion.

  • Here's what analysts and others say they're watching before the bell Tuesday.

  • Futures Higher; DuPont Beats Forecasts  Tuesday, 27 Jul 2010 | 6:31 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures pushed higher ahead of the open Tuesday in the wake of better-than-expected result from DuPont and ahead of more corporate earnings.

  • Wall Street

    Earnings news Tuesday may again be the catalyst for a stock market that's showing improving technical strength.

  • Encouraging Signs for Bulls—with One Bear Caveat Monday, 26 Jul 2010 | 4:34 PM ET

    Some encouraging signs for bulls this afternoon at the close as the markets ended the day at session highs:

  • 3 'Cheaply Priced' Tech Stocks Poised for Growth Monday, 26 Jul 2010 | 4:19 PM ET

    With markets higher for three straight trading sessions, is this a summer rally and should investors put their trust in it? Ned Riley, CEO of Riley Asset Management, and Jeffrey Saut, chief investment strategist at Raymond James, discussed their outlooks and best plays.

  • Stock Gains Top 1%; FedEx, Builders Lead Monday, 26 Jul 2010 | 4:07 PM ET

    U.S. stock index futures edged lower ahead of the open Monday in the wake of a strong close for Wall Street Friday and ahead of fresh data on the housing sector.

  • 3 Stocks to Ride Earnings 'Rocket' Monday, 26 Jul 2010 | 4:06 PM ET

    Another week of earnings season announcements is ahead of us, providing investors with another opportunity to take advantage of a brand new wave of bullish earnings sentiment. Here's TheStreet's weekly list of "Rocket Stocks": companies with short-term gain catalysts and longer-term growth potential.

  • Retail Demand is 'Pretty Good': Jarden CEO Monday, 26 Jul 2010 | 1:59 PM ET
    Jarden's Martin Franklin

    Jarden CEO Martin Franklin says the company is seeing a very tight supply chain, with costs going up. For that reason, more companies are shipping goods to retailers. If "retail demand wasn't pretty good, you wouldn't see that happening," Franklin says.

  • Buy These Firms Ahead of Earnings: Stock Pickers Monday, 26 Jul 2010 | 1:35 PM ET

    With earning season in full swing, where should investors look to put their money? Brent Wilsey, president of Wilsey Asset Management and David Katz, CIO of Matrix Asset Advisors shared their insights.