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Apple is kicking off a big week: It reports first quarter earnings after the bell Monday, and is expected to unveil a touch-screen tablet device on Wednesday that will rival Amazon.com’s Kindle. Mike Abramsky, managing director at RBC Capital Markets, discussed his outlook for the company.
Stocks advanced Monday, rebounding off of their worst week since last March, as worries about Bernanke's confirmation subsided and investors scooped up bargains. Techs advanced ahead of earnings from Apple and Texas Instruments after the bell.
Markets trading up as concerns over Bernanke's reconfirmation have eased — and also because of good news out of Greece. Greece did get the 5-year note auction off this morning. Demand was strong...
The bubble in China's real estate is unprecedented and companies exporting for the country's construction sector should be watched carefully, James Chanos, president and founder of Kynikos Associates, told CNBC Monday.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a strong rebound Monday after Wall Street recorded its biggest losses since the end of October on Friday.
Global stocks were mostly lower on Monday as investors continued to digest President Obama's bank restriction plans. Experts told CNBC they foresee risk aversion coming back into play this year and that the dollar is likely to gain this week against the euro.
So far, nearly 20% of the S&P 500 has reported and 78% of those companies have beaten estimates—but stocks ignored the positives this week.
Stocks logged their worst week since March, when the rally began, as worries about earnings, China and a tightening grip from Washington rattled Wall Street.
Tough end to the week. For the first time in months, the last two days has seen some notable call buying in the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) — in other words, traders are buying volatility. Also a notable uptick in the put/call ratio (the ratio of put buying to call option buying). Why?
It’s been a tough week for the bulls as the Dow has had its worst two-day drop since June, the S&P had its worst one-day drop since October of last year. Are the markets headed for a correction? Joe Battipaglia, private client market strategist at Stifel Nicolaus, shared his insights.
McDonald's posted higher quarterly profit Friday, helped by strength in Europe and a small rise in December sales in the United States, where high unemployment and rampant discounting are straining results. David Palmer, senior restaurant analyst at UBS, shared his analysis.
Stocks extended their losing streak for a third day Friday, dropping the Dow into negative territory for the year, as President Obama's proposed new restrictions on the financial industry continued to ripple through the market.
Earlier today, the folks at Deutsche Bank removed Apple from its short-term "buy" list, and coming just a day before the company reports its first fiscal quarter, you'd think the firm was making an earnings call, that somehow Apple might miss, or that its valuation might suggest a peak, that investors ought to get out because it's no longer worthy of the list. Not so.
The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) jumped on Friday. What does it mean for the markets going forward? Brent Wilsey, president of Wilsey Asset Management, and Alan Valdes, vice president of Kabrik Trading, shared their best investment ideas.
Earnings season not panning out like it was supposed to...so far. Traders were long going into earnings, under the theory that most would beat expectations handily. That happened, but stocks haven't gone up.
General Electric's quarterly earnings topped Wall Street expectations Friday, despite sluggish demand for heavy equipment. What's the take on the stock going forward? Dilip Sarangan, research analyst at Frost & Sullivan, shared his analysis. (GE is the parent of CNBC.)
Stocks continued to slide Friday, after logging their worst two-day decline since June, as President Obama's proposed new restrictions on the financial industry continued to ripple through the market.
Venture capitalists, whose money provides fuel to technology start-ups, last year invested the lowest amount in such companies since 1997, reports the New York Times.
Stocks continued to slide on Friday, after logging their worst 2-day decline since June. Where should investors be looking? Mario Gabelli, founder, chairman and CIO of Gamco Investors, shared his stock picks.
At a meeting of hedge fund traders last night, it was widely agreed that big banks will get much smaller in the next couple of years. All agreed that Paul Volcker was back in a big way. It was also agreed that Timothy Geithner was in deep trouble.