Investors are contemplating an end of the Fed's easy monetary policy after an article in the WSJ on Monday, but one analyst has detailed how the Fed may actually increase it.
Applied Materials, Brocade and Cisco report in the week ahead. All three stocks pay dividends but not all three are buys. Here's why.
Some of the world's leading hedge funds are pouring money into the Greek banking sector in expectation of huge potential returns, even as the country struggles to right its economy. The Financial Times reports.
Stocks have been posting gains like it was 1994, Mike Santoli of Yahoo! Finance says.
Sam Zell looks at the stock market and doesn't like what he sees: Surging equity prices that have come without corresponding economic growth.
Steve Eisman, the hedge fund manager who famously bet against mortgages in the United States, has recommended investors now bet against Canada's mortgage lenders and banks.
Nearly a third of the companies in the S&P 500 Index earn revenues exclusively in the U.S. and their shares are beating the index overall. Housing shares are contributing big time.
Pimco Total Return Fund increased its U.S. Treasurys holdings to the highest in over a year in April, data from the firm's website showed on Thursday.
The dollar crossed the key 100-yen mark for the first time in four years Thursday and is expected to keep rising, with a year-end target of 105.
Hans Redeker, global head of foreign exchange strategy at Morgan Stanley, said the U.K. economic environment points to a weaker British pound, despite stronger-than-expected economic data.
Now that the Dow has cracked 15,000, the argument for "sell in May" may be getting weaker. "It's not based on anything but seasonality and phrases," says one trader.
Japan will be consumed by a debt crisis surpassing the U.S. subprime crash, telling investors that "the beginning of the end has begun" for Japan's finances. The Financial Times reports.
Massive liquidity, an ongoing search for yield, modestly higher corporate earnings, heavy stock buybacks, and the Fed's bond-buying program is fueling stocks to new highs. This is constricting supply.
With the Dow and S&P 500 on record runs, money managers tell CNBC where they think stocks will go from here.
Sell in May and go away? Not according to one portfolio manager who says the Dow Jones Industrial Average closing above 15,000 for the first time ever on Tuesday is just the start.
The stock market could experience a crash within two years, bearish economist Nouriel Roubini says.
The bond markets will crash once global central banks stop buying debt, in a financial crisis much worse than the one seen in 2008, strategist David Roche told CNBC.
Three stocks still have strong upside, hedge fund manager Brian Shapiro says.
More than 86 percent of the S&P 500 stocks are trading above their 50-day moving average. Some of those companies, however, have significantly broken out from their trading range.
Stronger-than-expected U.S. jobs data, an unexpected rise in German industrial orders and now better-than-forecast China trade numbers. The outlook for the world economy is brighter than it was a month ago, analysts say.