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The bond market tomorrow will be the one to watch, after interest rates spiked Tuesday following a sloppy Treasury auction.
Stocks closed mixed amid thin holiday trading after a couple lackluster economic reports on housing and consumer confidence. Chevron and HP rose, while American Express fell.
It will be interesting to see whether the mega-cap rally can be sustained or whether this newfound respect for cheap large cap stocks will prove the disappointment of 2011.
Despite the shabby state of government finances in the US, Pimco's Bill Gross says now is the time to be buying municipal bonds.
Technology is the third worst performing sector in the S&P this year, only beating out healthcare and utilities. This may surprise most investors since a handful of tech stocks had a good 2010.
People do a lot of top-down analysis at this time of the year, trying to figure out how much the Dow and the S&P could go up — or down — in the coming year. That's not my style. As someone who is a stock picker, I like a bottom's-up approach, analyzing each Dow component to come up with what I think the most visible index will deliver in 2011. ...A report from TheStreet.
China's central bank raised interest rates over the weekend for the second time in just over two months, making investors nervous over the country’s economic future. But Jim Oberweis of Oberweis Asset Management said to continue investing in the country, as longer-term returns will be worth the bumpy ride.
While stocks may see a pullback in the next few weeks, investors should use the opportunity to buy because markets are ultimately positioned to rally next year, according to two strategists.
Plus, Cramer emphasizes the importance of execution when to comes to choosing stocks.
They’re not the same thing, you know.
As much as you want to know how much a particular equity will go up, you also need to know how far it will fall. Here’s how you figure it out.
It’s one of the best ways to compare stocks. Plus, a look at the top line, the bottom line and gross margins.
If money managers live and die by rotating between the two, you probably want to know what they mean.
Stocks declined modestly amid thin holiday trading and after a couple lackluster economic reports as the Northeast recovered from a huge snowstorm. Caterpillar and Disney fell, while Bank of America rose.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
The stock market is likely to see "another double-digit return next year," said James Paulsen, chief investment strategist at Wells Capital Management.
The quiet period following GM's Nov. 17 IPO ended Monday night, so there are lots of analyst recommendations out — and they are bullish, most with price targets 20 to 40 percent above the closing price yesterday.
U.S. stock index futures were higher and largely unchanged after a report showing housing prices remain lower over the past year.
The Bank of Nova Scotia is sometimes praised for having a nearly perfect record with its investments in the United States. But it is the only one of Canada’s five large banks that has largely avoided the American market, the New York Times reports.