Earnings from Exxon and Chevron, and September data on consumer spending, income and inflation are highlights ahead of Friday's opening bell.» Read More
The best quarter in 10 years is now history, as investors quickly shift their focus to the promise of a bumpy road for stocks in July.
Stock markets are set to log their best quarter in 10 years. Should investors pour their money into equities? David Tice, market strategist at Federated Investors, offered CNBC his investment advice.
With all the talk of green shoots and hopeful expectations, the reality is companies must begin to report better earnings if we expect equity rallies to continue forward. Hope and expectation are all good and fine, but reality must match real-world company performance. July earnings will offer up some clues on what the rest for the year will look like.
Options action turned bearish on Nokia Tuesday, as traders positioned for the cell phone maker to lose at least a quarter of its value.
The Dow Industrials broke a 3-month winning streak, with a monthly loss of 0.63% in June. The 3-month winning streak was the longest for the Dow since Aug.-Oct. 2007. However, the other indices continued on to a four-month rally.
Question: I’ve been thinking about retiring for a few years now but I’m really concerned about how expensive everything is. I’m still working and wondering if I’ll ever have enough to retire. How do you help people cope with high inflation? Phillip, CT
"People still need their coffee fix, despite the tough economy," said David Tarantino, analyst at Robert W. Baird & Co.
Insurance on $300 million worth of paintings by Mark Rothko and Alberto Giacometti can get pretty expensive. Just ask Ezra Merkin, the disgraced financier who is fighting civil charges from N.Y. Attorney General Andrew Cuomo.
As we face the second half of 2009, how should investors play financials? Dick Bove of Rochdale Securities offered CNBC his take on bank stocks.
People tend to see what they want to see, so it's not surprising Bernie Madoff was able to convince scores of investors his scam was legit. And while many still wonder how such a large-scale fraud could happen, there were a number of missed warning signs for investors.
The Dow keeps experiencing minor pullbacks. As the quarter ends, is the big correction finally coming? Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS, offered CNBC his stock-market outlook.
Markets are selling off in midmorning trading after being hit with disappointing economic data. The S&P/Case Shiller index indicated U.S. home prices continue to tumble in April....and retreating consumer confidence is also weighing on the markets.
The Aspen Institute is kicking off its week-long "Aspen Ideas Festival" The event - now in its fifth year - has become a place to explore ideas and come up solutions to fix the toughest challenges of the day. The economy will take center stage as Washingtonians are high in attendance this year.
As investors continually look for an edge, social media sites like Twitter have become a popular tool for raw information—and rumors.
Fears about inflation and hyperinflation could create another economic downturn, bigger than the one the world went through, Hugh Hendry, chief investment officer at hedge fund Eclectica, told CNBC Tuesday.
The MSCI world equity index looked set on Tuesday for its best quarterly gain since its 1988 launch and oil was on course for its strongest quarter since 1990. But with analysts predicting a correction, experts tell CNBC the dollar is still a safe haven, but that Chinese stocks are getting too pricey.
People who invested with Bernard Madoff were greedy and happy to accept high returns without probing too much in the way these were achieved, Hugh Hendry, chief investment officer at hedge fund Eclectica, told CNBC Tuesday.
The major indexes ended trading up Monday. How should you read it? Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, joined CNBC Monday afternoon to offer his stock-market outlook.
Stocks rallied Monday as convicted Ponzi swindler Bernie Madoff received the maximum sentence and oil topped $71 a barrel. Plus, there was some window dressing as Tuesday marks the end of the second quarter.
What will the second half bring? Neil Hennessy of the Hennessy Funds and Linda Duessel of Federated Investors offered their market outlook and investment advice.