Nick Nelson, head of global equity strategy at UBS, says earnings is currently driving moves in share prices and expects the developed world, led by the US, to lead growth this year.» Read More
Stocks were mixed after opening higher Thursday, following a handful of positive economic reports. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, discussed his outlook.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
Despite all the worry about the sluggish US economy, businesses and investors are finding an even bigger reason to be cautious these days: the political mess in Washington.
Why is anyone surprised about anything nowadays? With the current uncertainty in the world, the last thing that is reasonable is being surprised about any outcome.
August same-store sales better than expected. Maybe those tax-free sales days made a difference: 17 states had at least one tax-free weekend in August, up from 13 last year, including big states like Florida, Illinois, and Massachusetts, and it looks like they made a difference.
Following big gains for stocks on the first day of the month some are already banking on a strong end to the year for the market. But one analyst expects that one-day gains will just lead to more of the same.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a marginally higher open Thursday, and showed little reaction to weekly jobless claims, which fell by 6,000 to 472,000, slightly less than expected.
It's a vicious cycle. Light volume equals more than apathy. It spells lack of trader confidence.
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Fears over a double-dip recession in the US and globally are dominating investor sentiment, but the strategy team at HSBC Global Asset Management said people could be missing an opportunity in emerging markets as a result.
Bonds aren't predicting deflation, instead the Fed acting as lender and buyer of last resort is forcing assets into bond funds, one portfolio manager argues.
Cramer explains how rallies will let you know.
One you might want to keep, the other you won’t. Either way, they both have to go.
Ignore this rule at your portfolio’s peril, Cramer says.
When most stocks are flying high, make yours prove their worth.
It isn’t all about up, up, up, Cramer says.
The Fed's efforts to stabilize credit markets during the financial crisis didn't create a "moral hazard" where Wall Street can count on being bailed out, retiring Fed Vice Chairman Donald Kohn told CNBC.
Stocks began September by soaring more than 2.5 percent after strong U.S. and Chinese manufacturing reports relieved some of the mounting worries over the global economy. Bank of America and Caterpillar rose.
We will be closing right near our highs for the day Wednesday...there are Market on Close Buy orders right across the board.