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U.S. stock index futures are pointing to a higher open Tuesday morning, a day after a last-hour selloff pushed the Dow to its first close below 10,000 since November, and the S&P 500 to a fresh three-month closing low as well.
Traders are making a long-term bullish bet on Crown Holdings after the packaging products company gapped higher on its earnings release last week.
Global stocks were mixed on Tuesday and investor sentiment remained weak on euro zone fiscal deficit concerns. But experts told CNBC the recent pullback is routine and investors should stay fully invested in stocks.
Stocks stumbled in Monday's final hour, signaling traders that the market's sell off could still have some ways to go.
The Dow dropped more than 100 points, or 1 percent, as financials and commodities sold off amid jitters about the global recovery. Home Depot and HP were the only Dow components that ended higher.
How much of a threat is the global fear factor and how can investors play it? Tobias Levkovich, chief U.S. equity strategist at Citigroup, shared his insights.
The US economy is still in a precarious state, said Peter Dixon, senior economist at Commerzbank Securities. However, he told investors that America is in no danger of losing its AAA debt rating.
The great unwind in financials continues. It's a strange day for traders in financials, but look beneath the surface and it definitely looks like traders are unwinding positions...both long and short positions.
The proposed new banking rules here in the U.S. caught many international bankers off guard and were one of the most prominent topics of discussion at the recent World Economic Forum in Davos.
The recent pullback has investors wondering if this is a buying opportunity or a sign of worse to come for the markets. James Shelton, CIO of Kanaly Trust, and David Katz, CIO of Matrix Asset Advisors, shared their views.
Markets barely edged upward on Monday as Europe debt worries continue. Where are the best places to put your money now? Greg Merlino, president and founder of Ameriway Financial Services, and Ethan Anderson, portfolio manager at Rehmann Financial, shared their market strategies.
Many analysts look at the decline in gold as a minor or temporary pullback. Tony and I do not entirely agree on this topic, so this makes for interesting discussion at the very least.
Stocks opened lower Monday as worries about Europe's debt woes overshadowed a couple of earnings beats. DuPont and Alcoa were the biggest Dow decliners at the open. CIT shares jumped as former Merrill chief John Thain took the helm.
So far this year, the performance of the biotechnology index has been strong. So is there room for more growth in the sector? Mark Schoenebaum, managing director and senior research analyst at Deutsche Bank Securities shared his stock picks.
Friday's late day reversal seems to have calmed overseas markets; European indices are plus or minus one percent for the most part, though Greek bonds are again weak. There are 3 percent to 4 percent declines in European banks. These banks have recently been dragged down by concerns of exposure to worrisome bonds issued by Greece, Spain, and Portugal.
Sure, the economy's not great, but that's no excuse not to get something nice. "Make it personal and show that you put some thought and effort into it," advises one expert
With financial struggle more the rule than the exception these day, many financially stable parents are looking for ways to help their newly married children alleviate some of the burden. Here's some tips.
Surviving on a single salary, after you’ve built a life on two, takes planning, discipline and above all else, a willingness to make tough choices.
If you’re looking to show your spouse how much you care this Valentine’s Day, bag the gift or night out and get your credit cards paid off instead. It may lose points for romance, but the gesture is guaranteed to yield dividends in the long-term stability of your relationship.
There are a host of financial and legal scenarios for which you need to be prepared--in some case simply by leaving your home state.