An earnings deluge will hit the stock market Thursday, and analysts say that mostly good reports could continue to drive new highs.» Read More
S&P downgrades the credit rating of our parent, General Electric—why is it trading up? Part of this is simply "sell the rumor, buy the news," but it's a little more complicated than that.
Futures popped about 4 points as February retail sales showed only a modest decline. More importantly, January was revised UPWARD.
Economic gloom returned to the markets Thursday with warnings about further declines in demand and production hitting stocks and boosting bonds. Experts tell CNBC that the US economy will remain weak while China, despite grim data, is also showing some signs of stabilization.
Global stocks were back in the red Thursday after enjoying a two-day rally. As market volatility looks unlikely to ease, experts tell CNBC where the best places are to invest.
The Dow had its first two-day winning streak since early February, and traders are debating whether the stock market's move is constructive or the set up for a bear market fall.
One of the principles of technical analysis is that consolidation (read: sideways) after a strong up or down move is supportive of the trend.
They mostly center on CNBC's coverage amid the ongoing financial crisis (exacerbated byJon Stewart's snarky comments ... some of which were pretty dang funny, I admit).
Jamie Dimon's excellent speech helped move indices into positive territory, but it's been a disappointing day.
Bill Losey explains the advantages of class 'C' shares.
The stock market is still an unsafe place for investors as quantitative easing, by which central banks boost the supply of money attempting to kick-start economies, is unlikely to work, Hugh Hendry, Chief Investment Officer at Eclectica, told CNBC.
Could we actually rally two days in a row? That hasn't happened in almost a month, believe it or not.
Global stocks were mixed Wednesday after the previous day's big Citigroup-led rally, but worries over the banking sector reared their head when UBS said its loss for 2008 would be bigger than initially expected and warned that its earnings would be at risk for some time.
Tuesday's frothy rally could quickly fizzle, but traders are holding out hope that it won't. Some traders say the rally looks better than the most recent rallies, but they are wary that it will be short lived, taking the S&P at most another 10% or so higher.
Take drastically oversold conditions, throw in a few bullish headlines, and you have a broad market rally.
Class 'B' shares are not your best option, Bill Losey says. Here's why.
Why would anyone want to get back into the markets now? Market coach Doug Hirschhorn says one reason is that no one else wants to do it.
It's a broad rally today—many sub-sectors are up in the high single digits: banks, materials, energy, retailers. semis.
Warren Buffett's three-hour appearance on CNBC's Squawk Box Monday morning generated headlines, moved bank stocks, and even caught the attention of the White House. Now you can download a PDF of the complete transcript.
Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke, in a morning speech to the Council on Foreign Relations, made it clear he does not support suspending mark-to-market accounting.
Futures are stronger as bank stocks are trading up for a second day. Vikram Pandit, Tim Geithner and Sheila Bair are all out talking about the banking crisis.