The bull market is seeing the equivalent of its first gray hairs and the proof is in Tuesday's blast of merger activity.» Read More
Savita Subramanian, BofA Merrill Lynch head of U.S. equity & quantitative strategy, explains why she has lowered earnings expectations on the S&P 500 and maintains a year-end target at 1,450.
"The quarter itself was better than many analyst who follow this company, anticipated," says CNBC's David Faber breaking down the second quarter numbers on the banking giant, despite its $4.4 billion dollar trading loss.
"This is a huge miss in terms of analyst expectations," says CNBC's Rick Santelli breaking down the latest data on the health of the U.S. economy, with Brian Levitt, OppenheimerFunds economist.
Prices of commodities from oil to copper have fallen sharply. Money is flowing out of the sector and some investors are questioning the so-called commodities ‘supercycle’ – the mantra that prices will rise and rise, underpinned by Chinese growth, the Financial Times reports.
In normal circumstances, the antics of America’s corporate treasurers should not worry Washington politicians. After all, corporate treasurers are like the supply chain managers of the financial world: decent, unassuming people, who prefer to stay out of the limelight, performing the crucial-but-dull role of handling company finances, the Financial Times reports.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares his final thoughts of the day.
American Capital Realty Trust chairman Nick Schorsch discusses his company's business model, latest purchases, and today's announcement that it plans to spend $64 million in acquisitions.
Mako Surgical cut its full-year guidance, and the next day, Intuitive Surgical's share price fell 20 points. Mad Money host Jim Cramer, explains why Mako is "damaged goods," and Intuitive is "in excellent shape."
Duke Energy and Progress Energy announced a $32 million merger, and after the CEO swap, how should you invest? Mad Money host Jim Cramer, offers insight.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer discusses how dynamic the stock market can be, and advises investors to learn how to be able to discern which stocks are the "usual bullish suspects."
The Fast Money traders explain why WellPoint makes today's "trade of the day."
Carl Icahn upped his stake in Navistar, with the Fast Money traders; and Barclays and Goldman Sachs are increasing their price forecast for grain futures as corn continues to rally, with Jim Bower, Bower Trading. "If this weather stays inflammatory, and we keep dropping this yield down on soybeans, we could be faced with a protein shortage worldwide in the months to come," says Bower.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports on how city bankruptcies are impacting the municipality market; and Alexandra Lebenthal, Lebenthal & Company, offers insight, and discusses the LIBOR scandal's effect on municipalities.
Shares of Caterpillar are down 11.8 percent YTD, and the Fast Money traders discuss whether the stock is falling apart; and weighing in on China's economy ahead of its GDP number, with Jing Ulrich, JPMorgan. "Inflation is down, which means, in the coming few months, we'll have monetary policy easing from the central government," says Ulrich
All eyes are on data out of China and bank earnings tomorrow, with Peter Boockvar, Miller Tabak; Robert Smalley, UBS; and Kevin Caron, Stifel Nicolaus.
New foreclosure filings are on the rise as banks are moving long-delinquent loans into the foreclosure process, reports CNBC's Diana Olick. Fred Glick, US Loans Mortgage, and Daniel Indiviglio, Reuters Breakingviews, weigh in.
Discussing Wall Street's losing streak, with Mark Freeman, Westwood Income Opportunity Fund; Ben Pace, Deutsche Bank Private Wealth Management; and CNBC's Jeff Cox.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.
The Dow and S&P are trying to end a losing streak, with Thomas Belesis, John Thomas Financial CEO; David Sowerby, Loomis Sayles; and CNBC's Rick Santelli & Bob Pisani.
John Silvia, Wells Fargo, and Doug Rowat, Raymond James, discuss whether Washington is to blame for the wishy-washy market.