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With the summer ending this weekend and the outlook for a warmer-than-normal winter, prices might be expected to stay below $4.00 for the foreseeable future. Not so fast.
The economy almost certainly will not re-enter recession but will grow only slowly in the years ahead, keeping interest rates low and markets subject to rapid change, Goldman Sachs analyst Abby Joseph Cohen told CNBC.
Suncor Energy's merger with Petro-Canada will soon begin reaping results for the company and shareholders, the firm's chief executive told CNBC's "The Strategy Session" on Thursday.
Out of the Dow 30 stocks, just 10 names really matter, said Nicholas Colas, chief market strategist at ConvergEx. He shared his insights.
Technology has not solved many of the long-time challenges that markets pose for institutional investors like funds, including the ability to trade large blocks of stock in the most efficient manner possible .
“The assumptions that people have about retirement are generally insane,” one financial adviser said. So are you doing it right? Here are six big mistakes to avoid.
Stocks are poised to rise, said Ted Parrish, co-portfolio manager at Henssler Equity Fund. He shared his market outlook and best plays with investors.
Stocks clung to modest losses Thursday after a mixed batch of economic data failed to convince investors to move prices higher. Alcoa and Bank of America fell, HP and Cisco rose.
Reinstating federal estate taxes at the 65 percent rate will result in some 1.6 million jobs lost, Douglas Holtz-Eakin, president of the think tank the American Action Forum, told CNBC Thursday.
Tech giants Research In Motion and Oracle are expected to report earnings after the bell Thursday. Matthew Thornton, telecom equipment analyst at Avian Securities and Brian Marshall, senior analyst at Gleacher & Company discussed their insights.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
Shaken by what seemed to be an earthquake in the world’s financial markets two years ago, millions of retirees fled to safety, shifting their holdings into safer investments. What should they do now? The NYT reports.
You think you're clueless? Are stocks undervalued? Overbought? Who knows? The S&P 500 is up 7.2 percent this month, a great start, but volume is positively horrible. No one is quite sure what to make of this.
These August numbers cannot be explained by the normal summer-related excuse. The same month generated such a substantial amount more in 2009. I fear what the comparison numbers might be for September, October, and November. It could make for a not-so-jolly holiday season.
An article published in the Financial Times Wednesday discusses a forecast by GFMS, a consultancy, which believes that the world’s central banks will purchase 15 tonnes of gold on a net basis this year, the first net purchase since 1988, according to GFMS. Central banks for a number of years have been liquidating their gold stockpiles in favor of holding paper currencies such as the U.S. dollar.
U.S. stock index futures remained lower after a positive report on jobless claims and a 0.4 rise in the Producer Price Index.
Tom Nides, Morgan Stanley’s chief operating officer and a long-time aide to the bank’s chairman, John Mack, is in discussions to take a senior post in Hillary Clinton’s state department, reports the Financial Times.
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