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Rising interest rates for now are generating views that the economic glass is half-full, even though the trend would seem to counteract aggressive monetary policy from the Federal Reserve.
On the day when shipping giant FedEx is expecting to handle a record number of packages—16 million—one analyst puts a buy on the stock, while another, likes both FedEx and its rival UPS equally.
Eight months after a Securities and Exchange Commission lawsuit raised tough questions about its business standards, Goldman Sachs is completing a report on its structure and practices intended to quell fears that its ethics have lapsed.
Stocks traded modestly higher as deal activity lifted investor sentiment, and as the market awaited the expected approval of Bush-era tax cuts. Caterpillar and Disney fell, while HP rose. hr<!-- -->
Stocks traded higher Monday ahead of the expected approval of Bush-era tax cuts. How should investors be positioned? Jamie Cox, managing partner at Harris Financial Group and Quincy Krosby, chief market strategist at Prudential Financial shared their insights.
President Obama is convening a summit of CEOs at the White House, revealing a reelection strategy similar to Latin American leaders in the 1970s and 80s, when fiscal irresponsibility ultimately resulted in sovereign debt failures.
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Stocks rose Monday amid expectations that the Senate will vote to extend tax cuts. Keith McCullough, CEO of Hedgeye Risk Management and CNBC contributor, shared his outlook.
Christmas 2010 could turn out to be the merriest since the recession began, with the exclusive CNBC All-America Economic Survey finding Americans somewhat more optimistic but real optimism remains elusive.
U.S. stock index futures made slight gains ahead of the open Monday as investors drove up the yield of 10-year Treasurys to a six-month peak ahead of the expected approval of Bush-era tax cuts.
Apple shares should jump by more than a third as the technology giant is posed to take advantage of the long-term changes in the industry such as the shift to tablet computers, Goldman Sachs said in a note Monday.
Credit card offers are surging again after a three-year slowdown, as banks seek to revive a business that brought them huge profits before the financial crisis wrecked the credit scores of so many Americans, the New York Times reports.
The bulls are expecting fireworks when Discover Financial reports earnings on Thursday morning.
The price of gold and Western stock markets are likely to see strong gains in the new year, but the recent selloff in long-dated government bonds could be stalled by the Federal Reserve, Robin Griffiths, technical strategist at Cazenove Capital, told CNBC Monday.
Retailers are adding features like aromas, photos and recorded messages to make gift cards more attractive.
Stocks head toward the year end on a tail wind, but traders are watching a number of cross currents that could hold back gains in the week ahead.
Stocks ended the week higher despite lack of progress on a tax bill as investors looked to positive economic and corporate news. GE and Pfizer rose, while Kraft and Boeing fell.
It appears open warfare is about to break out on the board of directors of Airgas, the company that has so far successfully fended off a year long effort from Air Products to acquire it.