Ford's second quarter profit up 6 percent to $1.3 billion as Europe makes money again Applications for US jobless aid likely rose last week; layoffs still at pre-recession levels World shares subdued despite China manufacturing as reports say EU mulls new Russia sanctions New home sales expected to slow in June Dunkin' 2 Q profit increases 13 percent Breitburn Energy Partners buying QR Energy in a deal worth about $1.46 billion Nokia says Q2 profit up 20 percent, gives upbeat outlook after sale of troubled handset unit European carriers suspend more Tel Aviv flights amid ongoing safety concerns Chairman of US meat supplier apologizes for China subsidiary at center of food scandal Obama calls anew for limits on US company mergers overseas, says it's question of patriotism» Read More
Oil prices keep slipping -- but Stifel Nicolaus' Michael Hall explains why natural gas stocks are oversold.
Christian Andreach, managing director at Manning and Napier Equity Fund, told CNBC it's a good time to take advantage of what big-cap stocks offer.
Don't get used to the dollar rally: Sharada Selvanathan, currency strategist at BNP Paribas, says the euro/dollar might edge higher in the very near term.
While the financial sector looks gloomy as Lehman Brothers continues its search to find a suitor, there are still attractive companies in the sector, Wouter Weijand, chief investment officer for high income equity of Fortis Investments, told CNBC Friday.
CNBC’s Matt Nesto said investors might want to look into placing their money in the railroad sector.
Dazzle your friends and perplex your neighbors: 'Cuz for the next two days... the S&P 500 index will only have 498 members in it. And the numbers get crazier and crazier...
As Apple courts business customers for its iPhone, what's the best smartphone play now? Tavis McCourt of Morgan Keegan and Jim Suva of Citigroup weighed in with their top handset stocks.
Jim Huguet, president and co-CEO of Huguet Associates, said diversifying is the way to go. He sees growth opportunities in a variety of sectors despite the economic slowdown.
The developments at Lehman Brothers are making the options market swirl in general, according to Rebecca Darst of Interactive Brokers.
Of all the places to put money to work in Europe, the pharmaceutical sector is the most promising, a technical analyst told CNBC Thursday.
If history is any guide, the FTSE may be in for a bull run as the index seems to have largely ignored the bad news over the past two months, market historian David Schwartz told "Squawk Box Europe."
Investors should start positioning their portfolios ahead of the expected rebound in economic activity, Michael Yoshikami, founder, president and chief investment strategist at YCMNET Advisors said Wednesday.
Paul Hickey is founder of Bespoke Investment Group, and the strong dollar has him looking for a powerful market rally. He's come up with a list of stocks he thinks will be riding that rally.
The next president will likely make changes that could dramatically affect your portfolio. Tax changes are especially likely. Two financial professionals offer tips on how to create an election-proof portfolio.
Four-star fund manager Peter Klein says it's time for stock market investors to put some money into aerospace and defense.
Jan Lambregts, Asia head of research at Rabobank International, sees further dollar gains over the next 6- to 12-month horizon. He told CNBC exactly where he believes the euro/dollar and dollar/yen combinations will be.
"I very rarely like to make stock recommendations," hedge fund manager William Ackman of Pershing Square Capital Management told CNBC. "I'll point out an 'interesting opportunity.'"
Stocks skidded Tuesday as worries about the housing and financial sectors came back with a vengeance. Lehman plunged 45 percent, dragging the S&P to its worst percentage decline since early 2007.
The Dow got a little bump at the opening bell but fell off the cliff into a triple-digit decline after pending-home sales dropped more than expected. Adding to the uncertainty in the market, Lehman Brothers fell to its lowest level in a decade amid market buzz that the brokerage is going to be unable to raise the capital it needs.
Oil at $300?! Charles Maxwell, Weeden & Co. senior energy analyst, told CNBC about the market forces that could push oil prices way, way above recent highs.