As the Santa rally lifts stocks higher, Wall Street's expectations for 2015 gains have gotten slimmer.» Read More
Shares of KKR, the parent of private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, are finally trading on the New York Stock Exchange, three years after it initially sought the US listing.
Stocks were lower on Thursday following signs that the recovery remains tepid, even as companies report strong earnings. So where should investors look to put their money amidst the uncertainty? Jay Leupp at Grubb & Ellis AGA and Harry Clark of Clark Capital Management Group discussed their views.
We believe the Fed has a much firmer appreciation of the risks than the Japanese ever did. We believe that the Federal Reserve is fully engaged and is more concerned about the threat of deflation than inflation.
Stocks fell on Thursday after disappointing manufacturing reports spread worries about the economic recovery. Barbara Marcin, portfolio manager at Gabelli Blue Chip Value Fund, shared her insights.
Stocks skidded Thursday after a pair of disappointing manufacturing reports fanned worry about the economic recovery.
Today's six stocks worth watching.
Carlyle approached NBTY with an offer in early May, according to people familiar with the deal. NBTY moved to a limited auction, quickly after Carlyle jumped the process with a $55 a share offer. NBTY accepted, and has a 35 day go-shop.
S&P 500 futures dropped about 5 points as the NY Fed Empire Manufacturing Index came in below expectations, PPI showed greater deflationary pressure than expected, and while initial jobless claims were lower than expectations, continuing claims were higher than expected. JPMorgan reported earnings of $1.09, solidly above consensus of $0.70.
Here's something you can bank on. If the financials don't trade higher, this market is going nowhere fast.
Financial regulation reforms, now in the last stages before becoming law, will mean that millions of people will lose access to banking services, Dick Bove, banking analyst at Rochdale Securities, told CNBC Thursday.
Here's what analysts are saying about the rest of 2010.
JPMorgan Chase's results do not reflect a rebound in the bank's fortunes as much as the fact that it took money out of reserves, Dick Bove, banking analyst at Rochdale Securities, told CNBC Thursday.
U.S. stock index futures turned positive ahead of the open after JPMorgan posted better-than-expected earnings for its second quarter, offsetting growth concerns caused by dovish Federal Reserve minutes and moderating gross domestic product growth in China.
This will still be a sunny summer for stocks, according to the chief investment officer of Swiss private bank Sarasin, Burkhard Varnholt.
The global economy is at risk of folding in on itself unless policy makers face up to the threat of inflation and exchange rate inflexibility, Arun Motianey, director of fixed income strategy at Roubini Global Economics, told CNBC.
Earnings releases from J.P. Morgan and Google book end the trading day Thursday and could provide some more juice to the market's earnings rally.
Stocks closed mostly flat Wednesday after an up-and-down day punctuated by negative economic news and a lowered growth forecast by the Federal Reserve.
Does the Federal Reserve mean it could take up to five to six years to get the economy performing to its potential? It does not mean we will be in recession that entire time. In fact, the Fed sees growth of 3 percent this year, accelerating to 4 percent in 2012.
Here's an interesting tidbit from the semiconductor world — and it has nothing to do with Intel, at least not yet.
Intel trading action today: how disappointing? Intel, which was trading up 7 percent pre-open, opened at $22.06 and moved in a slow, straight line downward to close at $21.36 (up 1.6 percent) on huge volume—nearly 200 million shares, almost three times normal volume.