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Stocks closed mixed Monday with tech stocks lower after the market traded within a narrow range during much of a quiet session with the market at or near highs for the year. Johnson & Johnson led the Dow higher, while HP fell.
Before we get to earnings season, we have to get retail same store sales for March, out on Thursday. Remember, Easter is 20 days later this year...so comps will be tougher, though everyone is looking to make it up in April.
Stocks gained moderate strength in the final hour of trading Monday, although largely remained within a narrow range, amid another quiet trading session with the market at or near highs for the year. Johnson & Johnson and Wal-Mart gained, while HP fell.
Weighing in on whether airlines should be run by the government, with David Callahan, Demos; Peter Schiff, Euro Pacific Capital and CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
Though the market is coming off its best quarter in 13 years, the rally has been accomplished with only sporadic help from the mom-and-pop investors counted on to power the US economy.
The fate of some of the biggest takeover deals in recent weeks will ultimately rest in the hands of antitrust regulators, an antitrust attorney told CNBC Monday.
Federal finances are in shambles, and Americans should be amused if not disgusted by the explanations and solutions both political parties offer.
A look at why some dysfunction in the market is offering investors an opportunity rather than something to avoid, with James Paulsen, Wells Capital Management chief investment strategist.
With one week to go to the start of earnings season, there's been little in the way of high-profile earnings guidance. What's up? It's pretty simple: either CEOs are happy with the guidance they have given — or we've got some surprises coming.
Shares of The Blackstone Group make a run for a three-year high, and a look at casual dining stocks set to take off, with Mark Kalinoswki, Janney Capital Markets.
Silver and the gold, and the commodities trade doesn't appear to coming to a close, with CNBC's Scott Wapner and the Fast Money Halftime Report traders. Also, a look at the microchip trade, and what it will take for stocks to break out now, with Carter Worth, Oppenheimer.
Joe Heider, principal of Rehmann Financial, points to "Near record corporate earnings, record cash on the cash balance of corporations, low-borrowing costs, favorable tax treatment"—among other factors.
Stocks traded slightly higher amid another day of quiet trading and after a week of strong gains.. GE and Wal-Mart rose, while Intel fell.
Sentiment is hard on Google stock right now, but with well-known companies, that’s typically when investors should buy, said Jason Helfstein, executive director and senior analyst at Oppenheimer & Co.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
There is one valuable card that the Government holds and is using as a gargantuan source of capital: it owns all the land in China. It has developed a sophisticated profit system as the national landlord, reaping cash flow from a long term asset while not relinquishing its ownership.
Quality, great visibility, good returns and phenomenal cash flow are things that investors look for when investing in large-cap consumer staples, said John Faucher, senior analyst at JPMorgan.
The market just posted the best results in more than a decade. Could the good times possibly continue? In a word, yes—say those who look at history as a guide.
Stock index futures rose slightly ahead of the open Monday as investors waited for direction from Federal Reserve speakers at the start of a week which will see central bank policy decisions take center stage.
precious and base metals, as well as energy commodities advance, bringing commodity stocks with them...most global bourses are higher. And they are still looking to hook up...