"At this point, you're sort of in a no man's land waiting for Friday's number," said Daniel Greenhaus, chief global strategist at BTIG.» Read More
Robust earnings reports and new money from fund managers may put a bounce into stocks at the start of the week, but the focus will quickly turn to economic news, especially Friday's April jobs report.
Could the gold rush be showing signs of age? If options activity is any indication, the answer is yes.
Stocks closed at fresh multi-year highs on Friday shrugging off lukewarm economic news to focus on broadly strong earnings, as the Dow & the S&P 500 marked six consecutive gains for the month of April.
With earnings season more than half over, what's the pace of earnings revisions? Are analysts increasing or decreasing earnings estimates? This is an issue, because many strategists have been revising downward growth expectations for the U.S. economy.
Unless you live in a cave, you should know by now that Microsoft is one of the richest of all companies, with $50 billion in cash. A good deal of it has been spent on stock buybacks, which leads to an even bigger question: Whether it’s being squandered on those buybacks?
Stocks gained modestly on Friday, remaining on pace to end the week with the best results in five weeks even amid lukewarm economic news.
A dividend play on Microsoft stock, with Brian Stutland, Stutland Equities.
The economy is starting to improve but the housing market has yet to show any significant signs of recovery, which has homeowners nervous. How do you tough it out until the housing market recovers? Here are 10 tips from real-estate moguls.
Once again, IPO mavens swoon over the magic words: Chinese. Internet. Social networking. Once again, a deal gets upsized.
Discussing whether insurance/financial giant AIG is a good play for your portfolio, with Paul Newsome, Sandler O'Neill & Partners, and Harry Rady, Rady Asset Management.
CNBC's Jim Cramer offers his market insight as well as stocks he's watching today.
A look at the construction equipment manufacturer's blowout earnings and future growth plans, with Doug Oberhelman, Caterpillar chairman & CEO.
Investment disconnect: all this talk about higher commodity prices, higher precious metals prices translating into higher prices for materials, precious metals stocks, and energy stocks isn't happening any more...
Discussing whether selling stocks now makes sense, and a look ahead at the market, with Michael Farr, Farr, Miller & Washington president
Discussing the weakening dollar, with Rebecca Patterson, JP Morgan chief market strategist. Also, looking at stocks that pop today.
Stock market investors are getting another buy signal from a vibrant mergers-and-acquisitions climate, particularly from the smaller companies that make up the backbone of the US economy.
The Fast Money traders weigh in on which trades you should put down today.
Looking to increase yield in your portfolio with MLP's? Seth Radow, UBS senior vice president has a strategy.
Stocks traded mixed after slightly disappointing economic data, but all the major indexes hit multi-years on Thursday after gaining steadily throughout the week.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.