Friday may not see another monster stock market rally, but stocks are tilting positive as markets face the quarterly expiration of futures and options.» Read More
Sales of a vaccine for late-stage prostate cancer, Dendreon’s Provenge, are expected to reach $1 billion in the first two years, analysts have predicted. This drug, one of several being showcased at the American Society of Clinical Oncologists meeting, represent a trend in which drugs treat a subgroup of cancer sufferers within the larger disease.
If you think the jobs situation has become pretty hopeless, you're not alone. Roughly 1.1 million workers have given up hope of finding employment.
Some good news from Fitch this morning on mortgage delinquencies: May Residential Mortgage Backed Securities delinquencies declined for the second straight month, following a steady four year increase.
There are ten key factors facing the economic recovery which investors need to be cautious of, Jim O'Neill, head of global economic research at Goldman Sach, wrote in a research note Sunday.
The euro fell below $1.19 for the first time in more than four years on Monday but recovered most of its losses as U.S. stocks rose slightly and strong German manufacturing data pushed investors to buy back the currency. Ashraf Laidi, chief market strategist at CMC Markets discussed his insights.
Stocks wavered on Monday as investors were encouraged by strong German factory data but the market still remained jittery. Phil Orlando, chief equity market strategist at Federated Investors, shared his outlook with CNBC.
Stocks see-sawed Monday as investors were encouraged by strong German factory data but the market remained jittery.
Wall Street officials, who have invested heavily in lobbying against the Lincoln amendment, are hoping Tuesday's Arkansas run-off race will be its death sentence.
The health of the syndicate calendar is often a great indication of where the broader markets will go.
I've just returned from a week in Charleston, South Carolina, where the shrimp fisherman are starting to see higher prices for their shrimp due to limitations on fishing in the Gulf. Also: Hedge funds are in trouble. And the first evidence of earnings impact from the 6-month oil drilling moratorium is being seen today.
Either Barak Obama fixes what’s broken in the economy, or he will be remembered for spending his entire first term blaming George Bush.
“The current problems will be with us for 5 years or more and uncertainty is very high," Anthony Fry, senior managing director at Evercore Partners, told CNBC Monday.
There's oil in the Gulf. Markets are tanking. Unemployment remains high. The US is engaged in two wars and there are other trouble spotsw intensifying. Today, we want to know if you think the United States is in a rut. Share your opinion in our poll.
US stock index futures pointed to a slightly higher open for Wall Street Monday, reversing earlier negative tendencies, as the euro stabilized and European stocks pared some of their losses.
Highly-correlated global markets will likely continue to correct until October, Robin Griffiths, technical strategist at Cazenove Capital, told CNBC on Monday. But there is a very good chance of a mid-summer rally within the correction, he added.
The weakening euro could continue to strong-arm markets in the week ahead, as investors worry about contagion from Europe's sovereign debt crisis and the potential for a bigger setback in the U.S. economic recovery.
Stocks ended the week in correction territory after a sharp selloff Friday as a disappointing jobs report and another possible debt crisis in Hungary intensified fears about the stability of the recovery.
Trading has been bullish in WellPoint Health Networks and Health Net since early Friday morning, as the rumor mill goes into overdrive. Both health insurers are up in an ugly tape, though the option activity is much greater in WellPoint.
Financial strategist Dick Bove at Rochdale Securities cut both Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley price targets and earnings estimates. What does this mean for the firm and how does it impact the banking sector?
Stocks tumbled Friday, with the Dow falling more than 2 percent. Which stocks should you be buying and selling into next week? Danielle Hughes, founder and CEO of Divine Capital, and Charlie Smith, CIO of Fort Pitt Capital Group, discussed their best plays.