Even as the US market continues to rally, many institutional investors are trimming their US holdings and putting more money in foreign stocks—especially those in emerging markets.
Stocks clawed higher Friday as solid earnings from Disney and JCPenney helped offset worries about a drop in consumer sentiment. It was a wobbly morning but by midday, the Dow was up more than 100 points, or 1 percent.
Joe Torre is still well loved in New York. Torre is in the big apple this week, holding the seventh annual Joe Torre Safe At Home Foundation Gala.
Peter Costa, president of Empire Executions and CNBC market analyst and Kim Caughey, VP and senior equity analyst at Fort Pitt Capital Group told how investors can prepare their portfolios for the week ahead.
Retail and tech spending appear to be showing modest boosts, and that has been a major driver of stocks.
The U.S. dollar rose on Thursday as policymakers around the world warned the economic recovery was fragile. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, shared his insights on the greenback and the stock markets.
Stocks wobbled Friday as investors juggled a drop in consumer confidence against solid earnings from Disney and JCPenney. They started the day higher, then retreated, then made another push higher.
When both India’s Bombay Sensex and China’s Shanghai composite indices have soared about 70 percent year to date, many investors have added both markets to their A-list. But which country is a better place to invest? David Riedel, founder of Riedel Research Group and Paul Goodwin, analyst and editor for Cabot China & Emerging Markets Newsletter, shared their opinions.
Germany and France both saw their second straight quarter of growth in their GDP (0.7 and 0.3 percent, respectively) as it looks like the recession is over in Europe. Heck, even Italy posted a positive GDP!
PrivateBancorp is trying to rebound from a gut-wrenching selloff, but traders have other ideas.
Thursday's losses notwithstanding, Wall Street's major averages enter the Friday session with a chance to finish off their second consecutive week of gains.
Global stocks were mixed Friday as the dollar eased from gains made the previous day. Experts told CNBC investors with a longer-term time horizon should stay fully invested.
The so-called 'risk trade', where the dollar moves lower while risk assets like stocks and commodities move higher, may be unwinding. Retail earnings season continues with JC Penny reporting.
Stocks struggled Thursday as investors juggled a weak holiday outlook from Wal-Mart and a drop in jobless claims. Techs clawed higher, with huge gains in JDS Uniphase and AMD.
Gold prices hit its record high early Thursday at above $1,120, but in today’s dollars and on an inflation-adjusted basis, the precious metal is still 50 percent off its record high. So should investors still be piling into the commodity? Brent Wilsey, president at Wilsey Asset Management shared his insights.
Just when you thought you've seen every ETF you could think of...we get this: a Genocide-Free ETF.
The U.S. dollar rallied broadly on Thursday after a weekly jobless report triggered strength in the currency. Overall, the greenback has been very weak, sliding over 4 percent in the last three month. Axel Merk, manager at Merk Hard Currency Fund, shared his insights on the dollar.
Michael Cuggino, president and portfolio manager at Permanent Portfolio Funds, said he is "cautiously" bullish on the markets. He offered investors advice — and stock picks — to protect themselves in different economic environments.
Cubist Pharmaceuticals is rebounding from a three-month low, and some bulls are looking for a sharp surge higher amid buyout rumors.
To much of the public, AIG is a dead company on the government dole. But to investors, it's been something completely different: a cash cow.