As the Fed meets and earnings news rains down, the big question in the week ahead is whether the S&P 500 can manage a break out.» Read More
The Greek stock market down 1.8 percent as the sale of the 7 year bond did not go as well as initially thought. Yields are higher, to 6.24 percent. And: We are waiting to see if the spate of strong IPOs will continue. Expecting Primerica to price 18 million shares between $12-$14, likely tonight, possibly tomorrow. This is the largest financial services marketing organization in North America.
Traders are snapping up calls in MEMC Electronic Materials.
U.S. stock index futures poionted to a modest gain at the open on big news in the smartphone industry and ahead of reports on housing and consumer confidence.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average could rally to close to 11,800 points and investors should buy each dip until it reaches 10,730, Roelof van den Akker, senior technical analyst from ING Wholesale Banking, told CNBC Tuesday.
There is no great upside for U.S. markets, said Uwe Parpart, Asia chief economist and strategist at Cantor Fitzgerald.
Global stocks were mostly higher on Tuesday, edging closer to a 17-1/2 month peak. But experts are wary of the sustainability of this rally and see stocks flatlining. They also expect BRIC markets to underperform developed markets this year.
Home price data and consumer confidence are two pieces of the economic puzzle expected Tuesday morning, as investors keep a wary eye on rising rates.
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The stocks that make this list are there for good reason – and it’s not uncommon for them to keep going higher.
The financial sector is up over 20 percent so far this year, so can investors still get in? Matt McCormick, banking analyst and portfolio manager at Bahl & Gaynor Investment Counsel and Doug Rainwater, managing director and senior bank analyst at Rodman & Renshaw discussed their sector outlooks.
With the Dow inching closer to 11,000, lots of stocks hitting 52-week highs and more M&A activities on the rise, is the individual investor gaining confidence in this market? Art Nunes, portfolio manager at IMS Capital Management, and Charles Biderman, president and CEO of TrimTabs Investment Research, discussed their insights.
Markets advanced Monday after a reported showed consumer spending ticked higher last month. Boris Schlossberg, director of currency research at GFT Forex, Peter Beutel, president of Cameron Hanover, and Todd Colvin, vice president of MF Global, shared their outlooks on equities, currencies and commodities.
Stocks rose Monday, led by energy stocks as oil topped $82 a barrel. Boeing was the biggest gainer on the Dow. Financials were weak.
Companies are increasingly sharing their record cash hoard with investors, and that trend should accelerate with a new wave of increased dividends and buybacks this quarter, according to a report from an investment bank.
The US' Citigroup common share sale news is no surprise, but hopefully it will sun a light on the potential windfall for taxpayers. The government owns 7.7 billion shares at $3.25. Right now, at roughly $4.25, it is sitting on a $7.7 billion profit. Whether they can get that price over the next several months depends on a number of factors. Let’s look at two broad issues.
A very special edition of "Closing Bell" coming your way today, where Maria Bartiromo will be live from the U.S. Treasury Department in Washington DC
We’ve talked quite a bit in Investor Brief about investors trying to identify where the growth is and how, in many cases, the most explosive growth is outside the United States.