As the Santa rally lifts stocks higher, Wall Street's expectations for 2015 gains have gotten slimmer.» Read More
One thing I've learned through the years is that there will always be growth opportunities and places to invest wisely for the long term. As the U.S. wrestles with the aftershocks of the financial crisis, many investors I talk to are scouring the earth for some of the best opportunities.
Stocks moved higher Monday, after a wobbly start, as techs dragged but investors were optimistic about the slew of earnings ahead.
The technology sector has soared since the March lows, so does it have more room to run? Jeff Donlon, senior analyst with the 5-star Manning & Napier Pro Blend Max Fund said there are some names that may be poised to continue rising despite the industry’s already impressive climb.
Tech giant and iPhone manufacturer Apple is due to report fiscal fourth quarter earnings results after the bell on Monday and applied technology senior analyst Yair Reiner at Oppenheimer & Co. expects the company to beat Wall Street expectations.
Carbon may be the next great investment opportunity but private capital is still trying to get its arms around around it. The ideal carbon investment structure may be a hybrid of private equity and hedge funds models.
The close on Friday, a big earnings day, was less than stellar. Volume was poor, and two stocks were down for every one that advanced.
One year ago, even though the financial world was "a mess" and would probably get messier, Warren Buffett wrote in the New York Times that he was buying U.S. stocks to lock in a "slice of America's future at a marked-down price." One year later, the benchmark S&P 500 is 14.9 percent higher than it was the night before Buffett's "Buy American" op-ed was published. But that's beside the point.
The Federal Reserve should raise interest rates now or the US economy will be faced with another bubble, Barron's warned in its cover story; but analysts say this will not happen.
Good news for a Monday morning: stock index futures are pointing to a modestly higher open this morning, rather than what happened exactly 22 years ago today - the infamous crash of 1987.
Global stocks began the week in positive territory Monday as the dollar dipped against major currencies and another wave of corporate results is due out this week.
The price of gold could rally higher and reach $1,350 per troy ounce within the next six months, but a dollar crisis could push it even higher, Robin Griffiths, technical strategist from Cazenove Capital, told CNBC.
Despite recent warnings that the rally may be over, stock markets face a "meltup" as institutional investors will now feel obliged to buy to deliver returns, Philippe Gijsels, senior equity strategist at Fortis, told CNBC Monday.
The decade that brought us the Enron scandal, the Madoff scandal, the subprime scandal, the Stanford scandal and the great bailout scandal has just two months to run and we have another scandal, the Rajaratnam scandal.
We are fast leaving behind the time that beating earnings because of cost efficiencies is sufficient to justify current multiples. Revenue growth must also return.
This is the right time to take profit on property investments, said Matt Nacard, head of property research, Asia at Macquarie Securities, especially across Asia where governments are looking to cool things down.
About half the Dow 30 and a quarter of the S&P 500 report next week, and analysts expect the majority of those companies—from a broad range of industries—to continue beating expectations.
Stocks pared some of their earlier losses but were still lower as disappointing results from Bank of America and General Electric eclipsed strong results from big techs.
Is a weak dollar necessarily negative for the economy? David Gilmore, partner at Foreign Exchange Analytics, shared his insights.
Stocks continued to slide on Friday on some weak earnings reports that eclipsed strong results from big techs. John Lekas, CEO and portfolio manager of Leader Capital and Scott Redler, chief strategic officer at T3live.com shared their market views.
Restoring trust in the financial system. It's a key topic at The Economist's Buttonwood Conference in New York. It's also a key issue facing ratings agencies as they look to improve performance and prevent another financial fallout.