Costco will report earnings data on Wednesday. FMHR trader Simon Baker sees strong growth at the company, while Mike Murphy says the stock is too richly valued.» Read More
St. Jude Medical lit up our screens with upside option activity yesterday even though it acknowledged a day earlier that the weak economy is threatening its goals.
The bulls' time has run out as investors start to realize the global economy has a structural problem after bad news such as Societe Generale's profit warning and Friday's US jobs data, David Bloom, head of foreign exchange strategy at HSBC, told CNBC Wednesday.
Who are the people we love to hate? Yes, of course real estate agents, parking wardens, any Government of the day and journalists all get repeat votes in the professional ugly contest. These days, though, it’s a no-brainer who tops the list: Dastardly Bankers!
Stock index futures are currently pointing to a modestly higher open for Wall Street on Wednesday, following Tuesday's mild selloff that saw the S&P 500 post its first losing session of 2010.
Investing in Turkish stocks could bring strong gains over the next year and a rally in the country's currency could give those gains an extra boost, Chris Zwermann, global strategist at Zwermann Financial, told CNBC Wednesday.
Global stocks were mixed on Wednesday as investors fretted over China's monetary tightening and disappointing corporate earnings results. Experts told CNBC that agricultural commodities look attractive, while airline stocks should be avoided.
Financial stocks could feel the heat when several major bank CEOs testify before a government commission investigating the financial crisis. Google will also be in focus after it said that it may exit China.
Markets closed lower on Tuesday as Wall Street fretted over a weak start to earnings season. Sam Stovall, chief investment strategist at Standard & Poor’s, shared his market outlook.
Corporate spending has so far been absent in the recovery. While that has taken a toll on the travel and leisure business, it hasn't stopped Hyatt Hotels from expanding its presence. This week, it added to its portfolio of more than 415 Hyatt branded properties worldwide, by introducing the Andaz Wall Street.
There’s a lot of value in the overall markets right now, said Bill Miller, chairman, CIO and portfolio manager at Legg Mason Capital Management. He shared his market strategy and stock picks with investors.
Investors should focus on the smaller-cap companies, said Chris Retzler, fund manager of Needham Small Cap Growth Fund. He shared his best plays.
Stocks closed broadly lower as investors pummeled financials on concerns about a potential government levy on banks, while Alcoa's disappointing results stoked unease about the economic recovery.
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Alcoa kicked off the earnings season on a sour note and the company's shares weighed on the Dow, as did a warning from Chevron. David Dietze, president and chief investment strategist at Point View Financial Services and Mark Eibel, director of client investment strategies at Russell Investments shared their earnings outlooks.
Markets opened lower on Tuesday, pressured by a weak start to earnings. How should investors be positioned? Patrick Cunningham, managing director at Manning & Napier — which beat the S&P for 11 years — shared his investment outlook.
The U.S. and global technology market will continue to grow in 2010, said Andrew Bartels, vice president and principal analyst at Forrester Research. He shared his sector outlook.
President Obama plans to impose a fee on banks, reportedly expected to raise about $120 billion in order to recoup the cost of the TARP. But how do you invest in financials when the rules of the game keep changing? Anton Schutz, president of Mendon Capital and Chris Mutascio, managing director and bank analyst at Stifel Nicolaus shared their insights.
The S&P 500 has started 2010 with a 5-day winning streak; historically, there is correlation between the first five days of trading and the rest of January. What does this really mean for investors? Tobias Levkovich, chief U.S. equity strategist at Citigroup, shared his insights.
Investors should continue to invest in defensive stocks in strong dividend sectors like telecommunications, technology and pharmaceuticals, said Willem Nabarro, head of European equities for Asia at Exane-BNP Paribas on Tuesday.