About 150 S&P 500 companies are scheduled to release results this week, in an earnings season that has been mediocre» Read More
The US-UK spat over BP is a serious topic of discussion among traders. They are worried that this could get out of hand. They are worried that the meeting between the president and BP officials scheduled for next week will turn into another public humiliation of BP.
"The recent market collapse has once again rewarded the short sellers," says the head of a website that tracks daily short movements. "Short selling is back."
Which stocks should investors be buying into next week? Robert Pavlik, chief market strategist at Banyan Partners, and Marty Cunningham, executive vice president at Esposito Securities, shared their best plays.
Art Cashin explains why the last hour of trading has seen a pullback—even if stocks were higher throughout the day.
Retail sales disappoint, but some bright spots. May retail sales reports, down 1.2 percent versus consensus of 0.2 percent, were clearly a disappointment. Here's the breakdown.
An ad placed in Japanese magazines by the Ministry of Finance shows that sometimes truth is stranger than fiction.
Stocks pared their losses Friday after a report that showed consumer sentiment came in better than expected. Art Hogan, director of global equity products at Jefferies, shared his market outlook.
S&P futures dropped 6 points on the disappointing U.S. May retail sales. But it was noted that building material sales were notably weak, down 9.3 percent, which may be due to the expiration of the homebuyer tax credit. Still, motor vehicle parts were down 1.7 percent, clothing sales were also down 1.3 percent. Sales up at restaurants, sporting goods, furniture. Elsewhere this week the news has been more positive...
Stocks struggled to hold onto gains Friday after getting a boost from a better-than-expected reading on consumer sentiment.
We’re seeing the financial industry slowly recover, said James Rohr, chairman and CEO of PNC Financial Services Group, and Jimmy Dunne, senior managing principal at Sandler O’Neill. They shared their sector outlooks.
Gold closed below $1,225 an ounce on Thursday as stocks rose and the euro climbed against the dollar. How should investors be trading the precious metal? Rich Ilczyszyn, senior market strategist at Lind-Waldock, and Torsten Slok, senior economist at Deutsche Bank, offered their insights.
It is impossible today for small- and medium-sized technology companies to go public through IPOs with the big investment banks.
US stock index futures searched for direction Friday, as Chinese inflation quickened to a 19-month high in May and Spain denied reports that it had made a request of aid from the European Union.
Greece will eventually default on its debt because the country is highly indebted and the euro zone's approach towards saving it is the wrong one, Carl Weinberg, chief economist at High Frequency Economics, told CNBC Friday.
After Thursday's big rally on Wall Street, markets on Friday will turn their focus to retail sales and consumer sentiment data.
According to the NYSE, the single-stock circuit breaker rollout will be completed by Wednesday. At that time, the new circuit breaker rules will have been applied to each of the 404 NYSE-listed S&P 500 stocks.
Stocks rose on Thursday after a drop in jobless claims and confirmation of strong Chinese exports. Are we seeing a bounceback—and how should investors approach the markets? Mark Travis, CEO of Intrepid Capital Funds, discussed his best plays.
Stocks were higher in afternoon trading Thursday, led by energy and industrials, as encouraging economic news out of the U.S. and China fueled recovery hopes.
What's up with Goldman Sachs? Just another indication of headline risk. Why was GS the ONLY major financial stock down today, down 3 percent to a 52-week low?
Portugal raised about 1.5 billion euros yesterday and Spain 3.9 billion euros today in auctions that were surprisingly oversubscribed.