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Stocks are losing steam this afternoon, with the Dow posting a triple-digit decline for its worst showing so far in the New Year. Dragging down the markets today are the financials, which is the lagging sector on the S&P 500. Weighing on that sector today: still little evidence of improvement in bank credit losses following JPMorgan’s report this morning.
JPMorgan beat consensus profit estimates in the fourth quarter, but revenue just missed analysts' forecasts. Al Villalon, senior financials analyst at First American Funds, and Anthony Polini, bank analyst at Raymond James, shared their insights on financials.
Last Friday, Dan Nathan did something that would make even the best alchemist green with envy: he turned time into money, and he did so using the calendar spread on Intel.
Financial markets have failed to price in the remaining problems that bedevil an economic recovery, Pimco's Mohamed El-Erian told CNBC.
Stocks edged lower at the open Friday, with investors unimpressed over earnings beats from Intel and JPMorgan Chase as well as economic readings in line with expectations.
Stocks edged lower Friday morning, but Bob Auer, portfolio manager at Auer Growth Fund, said investors should still be bullish on the markets. He shared his outlook, sector recommendation and favorite stock pick.
Markets opened lower on Friday and Marc Pado, U.S. market strategist at Cantor Fitzgerald, speculated investors will be taking in profits ahead of the three-day weekend. What should we expect going forward? He shared his market insight.
There was news enough recently for the bulls and/or the bears and you can take your pick.
Stock futures indicated a slightly lower open this morning after the S&P and Dow closed at new 52-week highs yesterday. Futures dipped a little following JPMorgan’s earnings report, and remained lower as the dollar rises to the highs of the week in early trading. On the dollar strength, trading lower this morning are commodity stocks.
Shares of Vale are coming off of 18 month highs, but at least one trader sees more upside ahead for the Brazilian metals and mining company.
A blockbuster earnings report from Intel was not enough to boost the Dow and S&P stock index futures on Friday, but there are a number of key events ahead this morning to influence investors before the opening bell rings.
Whereas the global regulatory and political powers-that-be made a good job of feigning coordination in their collective panic-button-pushing stimulus at the height of the financial crisis, it seems that it’s everyone for themselves in the scramble to punish the perceived perpetrators.
The financial crisis is likely to lead to food shortages in a few years because the agriculture sector is in dire need of funds, legendary investor Jim Rogers told CNBC Friday.
With Intel delivering a home run with its after-the-bell earnings, the pressure now shifts to JPMorgan, which is on deck to report its fourth-quarter earnings Friday.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average is currently trading near 10,700, but Jeff Hirsch, editor at Stock Traders Almanac told investors that the index could reach 15,000 by 2011. He shared his insights.
Wall Street staged another late-day rally as investors were undeterred by a weak picture in the jobs market and retail, as well as a government move to punish bailed-out bankers.
S&P 500 is sitting near 15 month highs, but why doesn't it feel that way? We have continued the slow drift higher that began (again) in November, but outside of that little has changed: still no pickup in volume or volatility. Here's what active traders said about it...
Markets are digesting mixed economic data over weakness in the jobs market, retail and government efforts to punish bailed-out bankers. Will stocks prove to be resilient and go higher? Paul Schatz, president of Heritage Capital and Andrew Kanaly, chairman of Kanaly Trust Company weighed in.
The Dow has rallied more than 60 percent since the March lows, but about half of the stocks in the blue chip index have lagged. Should you buy the laggards now? David Katz, chief investment officer of Matrix Asset Advisors, shared his view.
Markets rose slightly on Thursday despite disappointments in jobs and retail sales. How should investors be positioned in this type of environment? Keith Goddard, president of Capital Advisors, shared his insights.