Nicholas Davidson, senior portfolio manager of value equities at AllianceBernstein, discusses stock valuations and whether there are any cheap stocks left to buy.» Read More
Stocks see-sawed after economic readings on consumer sentiment and business activity offset disappointment with a lower-than-expected GDP report.
Charlie Munger has told the Wall Street Journal that "in my mind, it is a foregone conclusion" that Chinese investor Li Lu will become one of Berkshire Hathaway's top decision makers on investments. Based on hints in the article from Buffett himself, that could happen sooner rather than later.
Stocks pared their losses on Friday after a better-than-expected consumer sentiment reading. They initially opened lower after US government reports that showed economic growth slowed in the second quarter. What does this mean for the markets going forward?
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
The White House is pumping sunshine—the economy is in tough shape. Fourth quarter GDP numbers show the economy is not growing fast enough to create jobs and bring down unemployment.
Stocks opened lower Friday after the US government said the economy grew in the second quarter but at a slower pace than some had anticipated. Arthur "Art" Hogan, director of global equity product at Jefferies shared his market outlook.
Microsoft spacer hosted its annual analyst day in Redmond yesterday, laying out its plans to dominate the consumer electronics market as well as convince investors that the company is on track to re-energize growth. But many questions remain for this technology giant.
A large trader turned bullish on Ultra Petroleum late Thursday ahead of its earnings report Friday morning. OptionMonster's real-time systems detected a single print of 8,000 August 45 calls bought for $1.15. The unusual volume dwarfed the strike's daily average of 172 calls...
It sure was when it came to the integrated oil names. Exxon Mobil stock had become a whipping boy for "closet-indexing" money managers, who fretted about having exposure to the space, and risk arbitrageurs, who were selling (XOM) on fears it might buy BP.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Friday's Squawk on the Street.
Here's what analysts and others say they're watching before the bell Friday.
Put money to work in equities and pick companies with strong levels of cash flow, advised James Holt, vice president of Blackrock Investment Management.
"It is likely that if the Dow where to fall by more than 20 percent from the present level there would be further massive fiscal and monetary stimulus packages – not just in the US but worldwide," Faber said.
Stocks head into the final day of July with the best monthly gain in a year, yet July's hot performance has only sparked debate about what August will bring.
Most people consider Warren Buffett a value investor, but his methods aren't so simple. His style has evolved over the years and incorporated strategies of growth investing. To earn high returns as Buffett has, an investor needs to go beyond price-to-earnings ratios or other metrics commonly followed by value investors. A report from TheStreet.
Stocks ended lower for a second day Thursday, led by tech and consumer shares, after some disappointing outlooks. Financial and materials rose slightly.
Cisco the latest stock halted for tripping circuit breaker; another failure for our creaky trading system. Cisco has joined Citigroup, the Washington Post, Anadarko Petroleum, and Genzyme, all of which have been halted recently under new circuit breaker rules adopted by the SEC. Here's what happened...
Stocks shaved some of their earlier losses as financials gained. Sony and BP shares rose.
Stocks fell on Thursday, erasing their gains from a higher open, but Michael Cuggino, president and portfolio manager at Permanent Portfolio Funds, said he still see the markets as “glass half-full.”
As Bernanke & Company are keenly aware, companies are neither hiring new workers nor investing aggressively in new plants and equipment. Rather, most companies are content to sit on their fortunes while earning just a fraction of a percent on their money