Michael Kurtz, Global Head of Equity Strategy at Nomura, says the real driver of Chinese equities is the direction of savings flows away from property and back into equities.» Read More
David Spika, WHG Funds, and Steve Massocca, Wedbush Securities, discuss whether now is the time to buy classic defensive plays like big pharma and utilities.
Stock futures added to losses after news of a 43,000 jump in jobless claims.
Oil prices are likely to continue rising because the world's oil reserves are dwindling, but silver is likely to come down as it rose too fast, famous investor and commodities bull Jim Rogers told CNBC Thursday.
The federal government will not run short of money to pay its bills on May 16, when the federal debt reaches the legal maximum of $14.3 trillion, the New York Times reports.
The price action in silver since late January has been dramatic to say the least. The derivatives marketplace CME Group raising margin requirements has been seen by many as the reason for the 20 percent correction in prices since the precious metal hit a record over $49 an ounce on April 28th.
Cash is seen by many in the asset management community as a cop-out, as those in search of return believe other assets will always outperform over time. But one strategist believes investors should think again.
April's chain stores sales should be a bright spot Thursday, against a backdrop of recent economic reports that show a weakening trend.
Stocks closed broadly lower Wednesday amid sliding prices for precious metals and oil, and news of weakness in the U.S. economy.
Stocks sank across-the-board Wednesday as investors took a breather following disappointing economic news and a selloff in commodities.
CNBC's Jim Cramer, with his take on the markets, and a look at stocks you may have missed.
I spoke this morning with Charles Biderman at TrimTabs about some of the strong volume we have been seeing in a number of ETFs in the past week.
The more than 14 percent slide in OpenTable’s stock today, down to where it was just two months ago, can be tied to at least three things. First, growth investors don’t like unexpected, negative surprises.
Applied Materials is paying $4.9 billion in cash to buy Varian because when it comes to making the equipment that makes the chips, Varian does something very technical for clients that Applied Materials no longer does.
The Fast Money traders weigh in on which trades you should put down today.
Weak U.S. data and the promise of higher European interest rates drove the dollar lower against the euro, which edges closer to the psychological 1.50 level.
Health maintenance organizations (HMOs) have further room to run, according to Charles Boorady, co-head of health care equity research at Credit Suisse.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche has new details on Conagra Foods raising its offer for Ralcorp Holdings by five percent.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
Renren shares rose in their market debut Wednesday after the company priced its initial public offering at the top of an expected range.
Rare earth prices are reaching rarefied heights. World prices have doubled in the last four months for rare earths — metallic elements needed for many of the most sophisticated civilian and military technologies, whether smartphones or smart bombs.