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The markets look choppy in the short-term but "there’s a feeling that we are forming a bottom" and there will be opportunities on the upside longer-term, said Richard Del Bello, senior partner at Conifer Securities. So where should investors put their money?
Stocks bounced back Wednesday, led by energy and financials. A report showing pending-home sales hit a six-month high gave the market an extra boost.
The Baltic Dry Shipping Index, a leading economic indicator used by market insiders to gauge global demand for dry commodities, surged over 20 percent to trade at the highest level in six months. Is it still an accurate measure? Doug Mavrinac, maritime group research head at Jefferies and Natasha Boyden, managing director of Cantor Fitzgerald shared their insights.
On Wednesday, Gary Kaminsky told investors to adhere to a simple game plan when it comes to today's market.
When buffeted by noise, stick to your knitting. As the noise increases, increase your determination to adhere to your investment discipline and philosophy.
Unemployment is expected to only fall to 9.8 percent from 9.9 in April, because many sidelined adults, sensing improved conditions, started looking for work. The big challenge is to keep GDP growing at least 3 percent to pull down unemployment.
Stocks opened higher on Wednesday after seeing a selloff in the prior session. Alec Young, equity strategist at Standard & Poor’s and David Kelly, chief market strategist at JPMorgan Funds discussed their market outlooks.
After losing steam late in the session yesterday (Tuesday), stocks had pointed to a higher open this morning. (Note: US markets did open higher, led by energy and financials.) But in a fairly rare sight, stock futures are advancing as the U.S. Dollar Index rises and commodities fall.
Investors are playing the markets carefully during these volatile conditions but stocks will resume their way up once the wave of international bad news subsides, Robert Doll, BlackRock vice chairman, told CNBC Wednesday.
The euro is set to plummet toward its lowest level since the single currency appeared on traders' screens back in 1999, Mark Sturdy, director at Seven Days Ahead, told CNBC Wednesday.
US stock index futures edged higher Wednesday after losses on Tuesday, though European stocks were down in early trade as risk-averse investors avoid equities on fears about the strength of the world economic recovery.
As the rest of the world speculates which bank/country/continent will require another bailout, Canada serves as a “shining” example on how to escape the debt spiral, Jim O’Neill, chief economist at Goldman Sachs, told CNBC on Tuesday.
Wednesday's markets are already getting primed for Friday's May jobs report, even as Wall Street starts June on a rocky footing.
As experts debate the sustainability of the economy's recent upswing, Mike Shinnick, portfolio manager at the four-star rated Wasatch-1st Source Long/Short Fund, said his firm is employing a value-investing strategy that combines both short- and long-term positions.
The Dow shed over 100 points, or 1 percent, after a late selloff Tuesday. It was a see-saw session as investors cheered a pair of encouraging U.S. manufacturing reports but many worries still nagged at the market.
Just how much the US economy will expand this year and next remains a question among economists—with the wild card being the impact of European turmoil on US growth.
An encouraging sign Tuesday for the markets: for the first time in a while, stocks shrugged off concerns overseas and have responded well to encouraging economic news here in the U.S.
A pair of homes, and their troubled mortages, are a window into the mysterious and risky world of mortgage backed securities. These loans provide insight into the underlying collateral of a 'toxic asset' recently purchased by CNBC.
The dollar’s strength – or better said, the Euro’s weakness – has been so precipitous that it could jeopardize the ability of the U.S. to improve its own trade deficit.
Stocks struggled to hold onto gains in a see-saw session Tuesday as investors cheered a pair of encouraging U.S. manufacturing reports but many worries still nagged at the market.