Stephen Macklow-Smith, European equities portfolio manager at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, discusses European stocks after the market's worst week this year.» Read More
Facebook is “probably not worth $60 billion today,” but it could be “at some point,” Michael J. Price, senior managing director of Evercore Partners, told CNBC Wednesday.
Despite the health effects and new regulations, many stocks in the tobacco sector are hitting new highs Wednesday. Philip Gorham, analyst at Morningstar, said the sector could continue rallying.
If a billion dollars is what’s cool, then some 225 hedge funds deserve the accolade this year.
Yahoo is in talks with Softbank to engineer a deal for Yahoo's 35 percent ownership stake in Yahoo Japan.
How much stock damage from $100 oil? Pretty modest, so far. Very encouraging action this morning as $100 oil is not preventing a modest move up in stocks; all the major indices are up, advancing stocks outnumber declining stocks by better than two to one.
Stocks turned negative as oil prices climbed back above $100 a barrel on news of Libyan air strikes, and as Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke spoke before Congress for a second day. Boeing and McDonald's fell, while 3M rose.
There's no argument about the company's performance and execution, but Brad Safalow of PAA Research believes it’s time for investors to distinguish between the stock and the company’s true potential as a business.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
Investors should be looking into high-quality, large-cap companies that can fare well in this type of volatile environment. That's according to David Spika, VP and investment strategist at WHG Funds, and Ethan Anderson, portfolio manager at Rehmann Financial.
Investors can benefit from playing these contrarian plays, also known as "out on a limb" stocks, said Jeff Utz, managing director and U.S. equity products manager at Credit Suisse.
ADP report stronger than expected. There is some debate this morning about the implications of the February ADP Employment Change, which came in at 217,000 jobs created, far higher than the 165,000 gains expected. This is a positive implication for Fridays nonfarm payroll jobs report.
U.S. stock index futures slipped slightly lower despite a stronger-than-expected report on private sector jobs as tensions in the Middle East and rising oil prices continued to weigh on stocks ahead of more Congressional testimony from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke.
Is Saudi Arabia in play or not? That's the main issue on the minds of two hedge fund traders I met with last night. They were referring to the political system. The Saudi stock market was down another 3.9 percent overninght and has dropped more than 15 percent in the past five or six trading sessions.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Wednesday's Squawk on the Street.
The next big risk to the markets: sellers and buyers of securities not honoring their end of the deal on mortgage-backed securities and ETFs.
The Oracle speaks, sky-rocketing oil prices, a new toy from Apple and more testimony from Helicopter Ben. Here's some of what we’re watching – and therefore you should as well.
The oil markets seem to be calling the shots now, after investors on Tuesday shrugged off Bernanke's comments and a blow-out ISM manufacturing report.
Stocks tumbled more than 1 percent in the first trading day of March as investors fretted that surging oil prices would stifle the recovery. Alcoa and GE fell, while Coca Cola rose.
What happened? Fundamentals happened. $100 oil has become a serious psychological barrier for stocks. Oil closed just shy of $100 today, the highest close since September 2008.
The drama playing out in Wisconsin and public reaction illustrates why unions have America’s governors and legislatures hog tied and states teetering on insolvency.