Earnings news will take center stage Wednesday after another day of strong stock market gains cemented the view that the worst is over.» Read More
Voters in the US are likely to shift to the right because politicians like Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher are needed to fix the world economic mess, Bob Janjuah, the chief markets strategist at RBS, told CNBC Friday.
As the extreme market volatility in May has started to creep into the early days of June, investors should protect their wealth by parking their money in high-yield Asian stocks and bonds, suggested Kelvin Tay, chief investment strategist, Singapore at UBS.
Even if there is a blow away jobs number Friday, many economists expect the report will show fewer private sector jobs were created in May than in April.
Sources tell CNBC that the SEC’s new single stock circuit breaker rules will likely go into effect next week. The proposed rules, created in response to the May 6 market plunge, would halt trading in a stock for five minutes “in the event that..."
Stocks eked out a gain after some late-session turbulence, led by techs. Energy stocks rebounded from the bottom of the pack to the No. 2 behind tech. Financials ended lower.
Gold remains a primary safe haven, said Jerry Castellini, president of CastleArk Management, and Ethan Anderson, portfolio manager for Rehmann Financial. The two offered CNBC their investment outlooks on the precious metal.
Once again the markets are struggling to string two days of gains together (tired of hearing that yet?). Following yesterday’s strong close and the modestly higher open this (Thursday) morning, stocks are losing steam.
Many mid-cap stocks are well-positioned to take advantage of a resurgent consumer and have limited exposure to Europe, said Pat Dunkerley, fund manager at Scout Mid Cap. He shared his top plays.
Stocks turned lower on Thursday, led by energy and financials, amid the strengthening dollar and a pair of credit downgrades on BP. Techs were among the best performers.
While Europe's debt crisis is likely to play out for months if not years ahead, US investors seem to be over it—at least for the time being.
The market has taken the volley and rallied it right back into the ECBs court. What stands out to us is the form of the spread widening that led to the contagion being recently recognized and acted upon.
The latest plan to stop the oil flowing from a BP site in the Gulf of Mexico may not work as well as originally hoped, the U.S. Coast Guard said Thursday. Many experts are now planning for the worst. What is the long-term impact of the spill on the economy? Steve Blitz, senior economist at Majestic Research discussed his insights.
Global debt issues and investor fear have the US mired in a "meat grinder" stock market that likely will last another six to eight years, economist David Rosenberg said Thursday.
Markets climbed modestly on Thursday, after reports showed a drop in jobless claims and a rise in hiring. How should investors be positioned in this environment? Robert Weissenstein, CIO for private banking-Americas at Credit Suisse, and Alison Deans, former chief investment officer at Neuberger Berman and current CNBC contributor, shared their insights.
Stock futures were slightly higher early Thursday, as European and Asian markets have rebounded strongly following yesterday’s rally in the U.S. Futures have held steady throughout the morning with their gains intact even after the flurry of economic data and retail sales reports this morning.
Stocks pared their gains Thursday after a report showed the services sector grew for a fifth straight month but wasn't a blowout number. Stocks had opened higher after a pair of encouraging employment reports.
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U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open Thursday as investors waited for the next batch of key economic data in the hope that the economic recovery was gaining momentum.
The Shanghai Composite, often a leading indicator in global markets' direction, is due for a consolidation, followed by a rebound, Daryl Guppy, CEO of Guppytraders.com, told CNBC on Thursday.
Coordinated liquidity measures and quantitative easing may have to return and banks could take another hit to their balance sheet because of the sovereign debt problems in the euro zone, according to Ashok Shah, the CIO at London & Capital.