HSBC's chief economist gives his veiws on Paul the Octopus' acumen at predicting results of World Cup games.
While this company may traffic in sanitizers that use artificial ingredients, it has only just begun to tap its real organic growth potential in markets like China, India, and Africa. If it can catch on there, the stock should soar.
Here's what analysts and others say they're watching before the bell Wednesday.
U.S. stock index futures were lower ahead of the open Wednesday, after modest gains in the previous session, as investors waited for details on the methodology of the European Union bank stress tests.
HSBC’s closely-watched emerging market index indicates that manufacturing growth will slow sharply following a record first quarter.
Upcoming stress tests in Europe are just one more reason not to hold banking stocks at the moment, according to James Chappell, a financial sector strategist at Olivetree Securities.
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The rising demand for credit and payment services worldwide makes global financial heavyweight Citigroup a solid buy, Richard Bove, senior vice president of equity research at Rochdale Securities, told CNBC Tuesday.
This whole debate about government stimulus versus austerity, and the impact of these policies on economic growth, misses a key point: It is business, not government, that creates jobs.
Stocks pulled off a gain Tuesday after a late rally as investors scooped up some bargains. Energy, techs and financials gained, while retail stocks were one of the weakest links after a downgrade on the sector.
While everyone is watching the IPO of Agricultural Bank of China tonight, another fairly large IPO is set to price in the US this week...at the midpoint it'd bring in about $600 million. That would be the the biggest US IPO of the year.
Stocks pared their gains Tuesday as retail stocks weakened following a downgrade on the sector. Financials and techs advanced.
Stock Brawl is our Tuesday special for the next eight weeks on the Closing Bell. We will examine a widely held stock and examine whether the stock is a buy or a sell. Today’s big name: Citigroup.
"Tea parties" have played a role in knocking out some incumbents in primary elections around the country and if the current trend continues, they'll have an impact on policy in November. Investors should start to think of how this might affect their portfolio, especially with markets currently offering discounts on shares.
Here's something that the struggling hotel sector prefers not to spotlight: it is a favorite target of hackers. The NYT reports.
European stocks are no longer enjoying the Goldilocks scenario that sent them higher in the wake of the credit crisis, and the market now faces three bears, which are likely to drag it lower, Mark Holden, head of equity strategy at Vestra Wealth, told CNBC Tuesday.
Today's six stocks worth watching.