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The Dow fell at the open amid poor earnings outlooks delivered by retailers and in the absence of major economic news.
These are some stocks that investors should consider owning ahead of next week, according to Zahid Siddique, associate portfolio manager at Gabelli Equity Trust, and Frederic Dickson, senior vice president and chief investment strategist at D.A. Davidson & Co.
With new subpoenas expected for top executives at Goldman Sachs, legal troubles on Wall Street keep mounting—that’s sad but not bad. More than a decade ago, sharp practices starting making financiers multi-millionaires and the stock market a sucker’s bet for the average guy. For the good of the country, that simply has to change.
The $17 a share bid from Liberty Media for Barnes and Noble may not be enough for a market that has sent shares of the bookseller well above it, but it is the only bid that’s emerged for the company since it put itself up for sale nine months ago and perhaps most importantly it includes the participation of Barnes and Noble’s founder and chairman Len Riggio.
A look at the laggards in the markets and where the opportunities lie, with Zahid Siddique, Gabelli Equity Trust and Frederic Dickson, D.A. Davidson & Co.
Simply put: the lower end retailers are getting hit because many lowered prices to drive sales. But sales have not increased much, and costs have gone up due to inflation. Boom, a triple whammy.
Stock futures fell ahead of the open Friday after Thursday's LinkedIn-fueled rise, with no major earnings or data releases on the horizon.
Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal called on US lawmakers to raise the debt ceiling, while also warning that steps must be taken to control government spending.
The budget deficit and debt ceiling are weighing more on the global economy, not QE2, says Saudi Arabia Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal al Saud, Kingdom Holding Company chairman.
With LinkedIn’s IPO feeling every bit like a bubble (and, for the stock, it was!) the obvious question for those of us who were around in 1999 and 2000: How do you avoid this becoming a broader market bubble?
If the monetary policy committee of the Bank of England were paid a performance bonus, its members would deserve nothing. The UK’s inflation outcome has been far from target over a long period. So should the MPC raise rates now to make up for its past failures? No. But its position is becoming very uncomfortable, according to the FT.
The World Gold Council’s first quarter report shows demand from China for gold jewelry jumped 21 percent year on year to 142.9 tons, but some fund managers are betting on diamond and gem set jewelry to give higher returns.
Gap down big, LinkedIn up bigger. The Prince in our house and Strauss-Kahn out of the big house. Here's what we're watching…
The love-in over the social networking site has charged up expectations for more hot IPOs but didn't manage to shake the broader market out of its doldrums.
You say the name of a stock, and Mad Money's Jim Cramer tells you whether to buy or sell.
Gap, Aeroposatle lowers guidance ... the retail market is splitting into high end and lower end. The bifurcation of the retail market continues. I have noted that high end department stores have been doing fine... big gains in comparable store sales.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Friday's Squawk on the Street.
Stocks ended higher despite mostly weak economic news and falling oil prices as LinkedIn became the first major U.S. social networking company to go public in a soaring debut.
Wall Street hasn't seen an IPO like LinkedIn's in years. Huge demand for social media — and the kind of growth LinkedIn has reported — it more than doubled after its open at $45, soaring as high as nearly $123.
CNBC's Herb Greenberg weighs in on whether LinkedIn's meteoric rise makes sense.