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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.
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 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.
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 turned lower Tuesday as worries about a drop in consumer confidence offset better-than-expected result from DuPont.
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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.
Activision Blizzard released the potential blockbuster "Starcraft II" on Tuesday, and one large trader is playing for a rally.
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?
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Here's what analysts and others say they're watching before the bell Tuesday.
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.
Earnings news Tuesday may again be the catalyst for a stock market that's showing improving technical strength.
Some encouraging signs for bulls this afternoon at the close as the markets ended the day at session highs:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.