Kenny Polcari, O'Neil Securities, and Warren Meyers, Illustro Trading, discuss market growth going into 2014.» Read More
Will encouraging economic data in the U.S. get retail investors off the sidelines and back into the market? Fredric Tomczyk, TD Ameritrade CEO, weighs in.
The S&P 500 Financial Index has significantly outperformed the broader market, but can it continue? Vadim Zlotnikov, AllianceBerstein chief market strategist, discusses the reason he continues to underweight the sector.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche, Bertha Coombs and Simon Hobbs have the rundown on Tuesday's market activity.
Peter Boockvar, Miller Tabak, and CNBC's Mary Thompson drill down on Tuesday's market rally and a look ahead to bank earnings.
Despite the downgrade of nine European nations on Friday, stocks continue to rally. CNBC's Brian Sullivan points to four reasons for the bull run, with CNBC's Bob Pisani.
Abigail Doolittle, analyst at Peak Theories Research, discusses whether positive momentum for the markets can continue.
U.S. markets are up on better than expected economic data from the U.S. and China. Bank stocks are mixed, as Wells Fargo is up, which Citi and Morgan Stanley are down at mid-day.
Markets in Europe close on the upside today, after good news on China GDP and a solid bond auction in Spain. The euro is up against the dollar. In the U.S., the Citi conference call indicated significantly weaker investor activity in December, mostly due to fears about Europe. And natural gas is hit again -- too much of it and not enough demand. With Joe Terranova and Jon Najarian, Fast Money traders.
Cramer provides traders advice going into the trading day. Today he highlights the oil and gas group, which he says is heating up mostly because of takeover talk.
Markets shrug off an ugly quarter from Citigroup; Shanghai Index rose 4% overnight; and Carnival is down sharply on the Italian ship disaster, with CNBC's Carl Quintanilla & Melissa Lee.
Steve Crawford, Centerview Partners co-founder & partner, discusses the role of private equity in the U.S. economy, and also what the latest developments in Europe mean for U.S. markets and deal-making.
European shares advanced further after an auction of Spanish short-term debt showed strong demand and falling yields. Earlier today higher than expected growth in China pushed stocks in Europe and Asia up. US stock index futures also pointed to Wall Street opening sharply higher after the long weekend.
U.S. markets will continue to react to S&P's downgrade of some Euro Zone countries and the Euro Zone bailout fund; bank earnings will also be in focus this morning, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.
US equity futures suggest Wall Street will open sharply higher with the Dow up by 140 points. European shares are also up, hitting a five-month high, with miners gaining from slightly better-than-expected Chinese GDP data. China's GDP data and government efforts to bolster the stock market have triggered a 4.2 per cent surge in Shanghai and a broad rally across Asia.
European stocks were called to open higher on Tuesday following a downgrade of the euro bailout fund - the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF) - by credit rating agency Standard & Poor's late on Monday.
Stephen Green, Senior Economist at Standard Chartered Bank talks about China's GDP data and discusses why he thinks thinks that everyone will stay focused on the first quarter, as the economy continues to slow down, and why he expects a soft landing.
U.S. markets closed for the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. Greek default seems more likely after talks break down. The European markets are mostly up, even after last week's S&P downgrades. Autos, technology and basic resources among the market leaders. Reuters reports the ECB will step up its bond buying program.
Piers Curran, head of trading at Amplify Trading, told CNBC, "this divergence between these two geographical areas is going to get wider and the earnings this week from the US will prove that further."
European stocks were down this morning showing a muted reaction to the mass credit downgrade by S&P of nine euro zone countries. Asian shares fell on fears that the rating cuts would further aggravate the euro zone funding difficulties and threaten to derail progress in resolving the debt crisis. Main U.S. markets are closed for the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.