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Tough end to the week. For the first time in months, the last two days has seen some notable call buying in the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) — in other words, traders are buying volatility. Also a notable uptick in the put/call ratio (the ratio of put buying to call option buying). Why?
It’s been a tough week for the bulls as the Dow has had its worst two-day drop since June, the S&P had its worst one-day drop since October of last year. Are the markets headed for a correction? Joe Battipaglia, private client market strategist at Stifel Nicolaus, shared his insights.
McDonald's posted higher quarterly profit Friday, helped by strength in Europe and a small rise in December sales in the United States, where high unemployment and rampant discounting are straining results. David Palmer, senior restaurant analyst at UBS, shared his analysis.
Stocks extended their losing streak for a third day Friday, dropping the Dow into negative territory for the year, as President Obama's proposed new restrictions on the financial industry continued to ripple through the market.
Earlier today, the folks at Deutsche Bank removed Apple from its short-term "buy" list, and coming just a day before the company reports its first fiscal quarter, you'd think the firm was making an earnings call, that somehow Apple might miss, or that its valuation might suggest a peak, that investors ought to get out because it's no longer worthy of the list. Not so.
The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) jumped on Friday. What does it mean for the markets going forward? Brent Wilsey, president of Wilsey Asset Management, and Alan Valdes, vice president of Kabrik Trading, shared their best investment ideas.
Earnings season not panning out like it was supposed to...so far. Traders were long going into earnings, under the theory that most would beat expectations handily. That happened, but stocks haven't gone up.
General Electric's quarterly earnings topped Wall Street expectations Friday, despite sluggish demand for heavy equipment. What's the take on the stock going forward? Dilip Sarangan, research analyst at Frost & Sullivan, shared his analysis. (GE is the parent of CNBC.)
Stocks continued to slide Friday, after logging their worst two-day decline since June, as President Obama's proposed new restrictions on the financial industry continued to ripple through the market.
Venture capitalists, whose money provides fuel to technology start-ups, last year invested the lowest amount in such companies since 1997, reports the New York Times.
Stocks continued to slide on Friday, after logging their worst 2-day decline since June. Where should investors be looking? Mario Gabelli, founder, chairman and CIO of Gamco Investors, shared his stock picks.
At a meeting of hedge fund traders last night, it was widely agreed that big banks will get much smaller in the next couple of years. All agreed that Paul Volcker was back in a big way. It was also agreed that Timothy Geithner was in deep trouble.
Stock futures indicated another rough day for Wall Street on Friday after the previous day's selloff on the back of President Obama's proposed new restrictions on the financial industry.
Global stocks dipped on Friday, with financials stocks getting hit after President Obama proposed sweeping restrictions on banks. Experts told CNBC how to invest while the global economy slowly recovers.
Stocks on Friday face an uphill battle after the Dow suffers its worst two-day sell-off in more than six months.
Transport stocks have been down in the last two days, but the Dow Jones Transport Index is up almost 19 percent over the last year. How much more room is there for these stocks to grow? Lee Klaskow, senior transportation and logistics analyst at Longbow Research, says it is time to start buying on the dips.
The Dow logged its biggest two-day drop since June on Thursday. Big financials led today's decline as President Obama rattled the market with plans to crack down on Wall Street risk taking. But regional banks continued to shine.
Stocks fell sharply, led by financials, as President Obama spoke about his planned crackdown on Wall Street's risk taking.
President Obama's crackdown on big banks could slow the economic recovery and spark a major selloff in stocks, some experts said.
Stocks continued to fall on Thursday as President Obama rattled the market with plans to crack down on Wall Street risk taking. How should investors be positioned and what should they watch for? David Kelly, chief market strategist at JPMorgan Funds, offered his analysis.