European equities closed lower on Tuesday as investors remained cautious over the timing of the Fed's reduction of its stimulus program.» Read More
Stocks declined Tuesday as investors digested a slew of Fed statements. Disappointing comments from Home Depot and a rebound in the dollar weighed on the market.
U.S. stock index futures headed for a lower open Tuesday, after ending sharply higher in the previous season, as European stocks led the declines and added to the negative sentiment.
On Monday the nation’s largest investors released information about their top holdings. And as the traders sifted through all the data, they found some surprises!
In what appears to be a bet consumers will stick with discount retailers even after the economy rebounds, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway increased its Wal-Mart holdings by almost 90 percent during the summer. It added almost 18 million shares, currently worth almost $1 billion, in the third quarter.
Plus, Cramer gives some of his favorites in the mobile tech sector and a possible deal between Nestle and Hershey.
So tell me, who doesn't like to eat the chocolate chip cookie batter before it's baked? But some folks are learning the hard way that it's not a great idea. And Nestle is paying the price.
While the overall market is unlikely to stage a major turnaround any time soon, experts agree there are a handful of investments that are heating up and could help you recoup some gains.
Ladenburg Thalmann's Nancy Hull has found a business that hasn't been badly bitten by the recession. It's the business of pet medications.
UBS senior restaurant analyst David Palmer says it's time to buy one particular food company, whose third-quarter profit more than doubled. Which one?
Headline themes ran through Wednesday's stock chatter on CNBC: Food inflation, oil and defense against economic turmoil. Click for analyst insights and recommendations.
Recent economic data have been encouraging, but Alpine Woods Capital Investors portfolio manager Kevin Shacknofsky thinks investors should wait for the housing market to stabilize before moving away from defensive stocks.
All the excitement in the United States this week may have distracted investors from the global investment scene. Five-star fund co-manager Wendy Trevisani suggests that would be a mistake, and she has some prominent international names to prove it.
U.S. stocks are heading lower this morning as oil prices climb on OPEC developments. Today's headlines from OPEC, brokerage profits, and takeover activity will all get attention but stocks are looking for direction as a year of strong gains begins to wind down. Asian stocks closed higher, with Japan at a seven month high on the weakening yen. European stocks are higher.
Swiss food group Nestlé could be set to take-over Gerber Products, the baby food maker owned by Novartis, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.