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Stocks opened higher Wednesday as the dollar fell to its lowest level in 15 months and economic data out of China was strong.
The price of oil looks set to rise further as political factors limiting investment will join rising demand and a weak dollar among factors pushing up prices, analysts told CNBC Wednesday.
Stock index futures pointed to another higher open on Wall Street Wednesday as the dollar hit a new 15-month low after Federal Reserve officials reinforced the view that rates will remain low for some time.
Global stocks rose on Wednesday, with sentiment lifted by upbeat economic data out of China. Experts told CNBC investors should forget about currencies and fixed income and rather focus on benefiting from asset-price inflation by getting into real assets.
The S&P 500 index must hit the October high to avoid a 10 percent correction, and if the market does correct, the VIX volatility index could fall below 20 percent, Chris Zwermann from Zwermann Financial told CNBC Wednesday.
Just one in twenty Americans say they plan to buy a home within the next year, and they're most likely to be 34 years old or younger and living in the South or West, according to a survey released Wednesday.
The Dow eked out a gain Tuesday in light, choppy trading following Monday's rally. Health-care, utilities and materials were the best-performing sectors.
Stocks opened slightly lower Tuesday as investors took a breather after Monday's rally — but it was a short-lived breather with stocks bouncing back within the first hour of trading.
The seeming disconnect between the value of the dollar and the value of stocks is, in fact, not much of a disconnect at all, the New York Times reports.
Futures indicated a slightly lower open for the U.S. stock market on Tuesday amongst mixed reports from corporates on earnings, outlook and employment and ahead of the Veterans Day.
The gem market, like most others, has taken strain since the economic downturn hit. But with the climate improving and with prices below their estimates, could now be the time to add sparkle to your portfolio?
When you have an initial bid rejected as derisory it is probably not a good idea to come back with a lower offer expecting a big change of heart from your prey.
Th e Dow rallied to a new high for 2009 after the Group of 20 pledged to keep stimulus in place until recovery was assured.
Stocks rallied Monday, coming off their best weekly performance in a month, after the Group of 20 pledged to keep stimulus in place until recovery was assured.
Smart investments lie in those companies that are boosting market share, creating healthy balance sheets, and taking advantage of price leadership, according to Javelin Wealth Management CEO Stephen Davies.
Wall Street opens the new trading week coming off its best weekly performance in a month, with U.S. stock index futures pointing to a modestly positive opening Monday.
The U.S. economy could face a double-dip recession next year, in the absence of stimulus measures and extended incentive programs, Kirby Daley, senior strategist at Newedge Group, said Monday.
Global stocks rose and the dollar fell on Monday after the Group of 20 pledged to keep stimulus in place until recovery was assured. But experts told CNBC gold is still king and the dollar will be on the defensive as more investors look towards currencies such as the Australian dollar.
Stocks bounced around Friday as investors juggled a disappointing jobs report and some analyst upgrades. Still, all three major indexes were on track to post gains for the week.
Stocks bounced around Friday as investors juggled a disappointing jobs report and some analyst upgrades.