Bill Maldonado, APAC CIO of HSBC Global Asset Management, says the plunge in oil prices is positive for economies, but markets have been reluctant to absorb that as good news.» Read More
JC Penny's shares surged on reports it hired Apple's Ron Johnson. A look at what it means for the retailer and shareholders, with Gene Munster & Jeff Klinefelter, Piper Jaffray, and the Fast Money traders weigh in on trades to place today.
With few earnings and economics reports lately, the markets have been missing any catalysts to spark a move to the upside over the past 1.5 weeks. They are finally getting one today, and that’s leading to a broad-based rally with 8 stocks rising for every 1 that’s down.
Euro zone finance ministers are meeting on the debt crisis - again. But this strategist isn't expecting much.
JDS Uniphase may have found support at its 200-day moving average, and yesterday (Monday) the options action turned bullish.
Target-date and age-based funds, or TDFs, have become very popular over the last several years, especially in 401(k) and college 529 plans. Although a TDF might be a good choice for some investors, in many cases, the “one size fits all approach” might not be appropriate.
Stocks rallied over 1 percent Tuesday following a handful of economic data that helped boost investor confidence and after China's robust industrial production report.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
Ed Ponsi of Barchetta Capital Management answers stock-related questions tweeted by CNBC viewers in our "Trading on Twitter" segment. Here are his comments.
CNBC's Kate Kelly has the story on what the LinkedIn effect could mean for next generation IPOs.
A look at what the charts are saying about the markets, with David Nicoski, Vermilion Capital Management, and David Loesser, The Estate Planners Group.
It’s over. The on-again, off-again battle between Hertz and Avis to buy Dollar Thrifty has effectively ended, given Avis' decision to spend a billion dollars in cash to buy Avis Europe.
More volatility is on the way, says Russ Koesterich, iShares global chief investment strategist.
Futures added to previous gains Tuesday after retail sales fell less than expected in May and producer price index climbed.
The “shadow” banking system in China is the biggest matter for concern for those thinking about investing in the country, Bhanu Baweja, head of research and emerging markets strategy at UBS, told CNBC Tuesday.
With the Swiss Franc sitting at a record high against the euro one analyst told CNBC.com that it could be time to bet against the safe haven currency.
Private equity firm Helios Investment Partners closed its second Africa-focused fund at $900 million on Monday, as fundraising for the world's most under-invested continent rebounds after the financial crisis.
The end of Europe's love affair with nuclear energy provides fertile ground for the development of other renewable sources of power, according to the head of European infrastructure at private equity house Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR), which has just completed a major deal in the sector.
The level of suspicious trading ahead of UK mergers and acquisitions fell sharply last year to 21 percent, the lowest level since 2003, as regulators around the world intensified efforts to combat insider trading, the FT reported.
Goldman Sachs gave a paid internship to a top Libyan official’s relative while the bank was carrying out lossmaking trades on behalf of the country’s sovereign wealth fund, the Financial Times has learnt.
According to Steve Grasso, director of institutional sales at Stuart Frankel, and Peter Yastrow, strategist and principal of Yastrow & Origer, now is not the time to take risks with investing.