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It’s been four decades since the go-go years of the late 1960s, when hot mutual funds captured the imagination of investors by reporting performance that was too good to be true. It’s been so long that Bank of America seems to have forgotten what happened.
The U.S. dollar rose against most major currencies on Friday, clawing off a one-year low against the euro as waning risk appetite cut demand for higher-yielding currencies. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, offered CNBC his market insights.
Citigroup raised its price target for Procter & Gamble Thursday to $66 per share and said the company will likely beat its conservative earnings expectations as it goes on the offensive against competitors.
Volume has been heavier in the last two days due to quadruple witching expiration. It's been an odd expiration: there's been volume, but not a lot of volatility from the indices. They have gone up, but not in any notable way.
Former Chicago Fed President Michael Moskow has given a thumbs up to the Fed's response to the financial crisis.
Eastman Kodak fell 11 percent yesterday on a plan to dilute its shares, but options action took a bullish turn for the second time this week.
Stock index futures pointed to a slightly higher open for Wall Street, with no significant economic news but quadruple-witching on the table.
The private equity industry has endured a tumultuous year since the collapse of Lehman Brothers and some underperforming funds could end up closing their books as a result. But many of the funds that have survived the crisis now find themselves in a strong position with a large amount of cash, looking for investment opportunities, one market expert told CNBC.
Credit Suisse updated its global equity strategy, downgrading credit compared to equities, Reuters reported Friday.
The stock market took a rest Thursday, signaling traders that it may be getting ready to shake off some recent gains.
The current weakness of the US dollar may make it look like a casualty of the crisis, but "this interpretation would be premature," Commerzbank foreign exchange strategist Lutz Karpowitz wrote in a research note.
The recent rally in the price of gold will continue and push on to new all-time highs around $1,200 per troy ounce, David Sneddon, technical analyst at Credit Suisse, told CNBC.
Technology has become the first of the 10 S&P 500 sectors to recover all its losses incurred after Lehman’s bankruptcy last year. Will the sector continue to see a rally? Scott Kessler, equity analyst at Standard & Poor’s, and Kevin Landis, portfolio manager at The Firsthand Funds, shared their outlooks.
Stocks snapped their winning streak Thursday after soaring this week to new highs for the year.
FedEx, a bellwether of our economy, delivered positive news to investors about the economy. In an exclusive interview with Maria Bartiromo on Closing Bell, CEO Fred Smith said he's seeing signs of improvement in the global economy as international shipments pick up.
Finally, some positive news from airlines, but what's next?
Actively managed ETFs: are they starting to make a difference? There have been very few actively managed ETFs that have come to market. This week, one interesting ETF in this group did make it to market: the Dent Tactical ETF (DENT), which began trading yesterday.
Stocks got a quick pop Thursday from the Philadelphia Federal Reserve report on regional manufacturing but turned negative as General Electric dragged on the Dow.
3M has soared almost 80 percent since the March market low, and recently hit its 52-week high. Where's the stock headed? Deane Dray, senior diversified industrials analyst at FBR Capital Markets, shared his views on the company.
Even as a vigorous debate rages over the stock market's direction, increasing numbers of investors are finding themselves in camp with neither the bears nor the bulls.