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Although quantitative easing by the Fed would boost stock prices, investors fear that the economy needs government intervention. To play it safe, here are 10 large-cap stocks that rank as analysts' favorite picks within their sectors—and 30 more top-ranked names in those sectors. ...A report from TheStreet.
The economy had a modest recovery and Wal-Mart made some missteps. Now, the message from its investor meeting on Wednesday was clear: things are changing and things are getting better.
Stocks pared gains but remained significantly higher Wednesday as the dollar slumped, commodities soared, and a series of better-than-expected earnings reports gave investors confidence in the economy's health. Cisco and American Express rose, while Intel and JPMorgan fell.
Plus, the “problem” of too much good news in this market.
Downloading a few apps to your iPhone can go a long way toward making you more efficient — whether you're in the office or out in the field. What do you need to step up your game? Here are 10 of the best iPhone apps for business.
It’s a tough question – not as simple as tearing open some Apple products and seeing whose parts are inside. Some companies in Apple’s ecosystem, like Intel, don’t see an outsized impact from Apple’s business. Others, like ARM, have already had nice runs lately.
Signals from Apple and Intel appear bullish for tech. But Joe Terranova has spotted something else and it caught him off-guard.
The stock is up 43 percent year to date, but it has a 20 percent weighting in the Nasdaq 100...far and away the largest weighting of any stock. More importantly, it accounts for two-thirds of the gains in the Nasdaq 100 this year.
Apple's stock could close above $300 today, just a mere 8 months after its last close below $200 (February 23).
When a stock like this hits a historic high, the responsible investor has got to look at what could go wrong—so let’s do that. Here are the top five danger spots for Apple over the next year or so.
As usual, Apple's press invitation is cryptic—it says only to "Come see what's new for the Mac on October 20, including a sneak peek of the next major version of Mac OS X."
I admit it: I’m jealous of Nouriel Roubini aka Dr. Doom. He’s been dead bearish this rally (see our joint CNBC appearance on July 5) and I vaguely recall him being bearish at the market lows in March, 2009. But, to be fair, in August 2006 he was calling for a housing crash as well. So I give him some credit.
Stocks rose at the open after a series of strong earnings reports and expectations that the Federal Reserve will act to stimulate the economy. Apple rose above $300 a share. Chevron and JPMorgan fell.
Apple plans to hold a 'Mac Event' next Wednesday that will include a preview of the next version of the Mac operating system, CNBC has learned.
Stocks looked set to jump higher at the open Wednesday after better-than-expected profit from JPMorgan Chase added to the positive market sentiment.
Over the years, Intel has used aggressive and catchy marketing programs to help elevate its position in the computing marketplace. This cachet has served Intel well, allowing it to command top dollar for its products, which power the vast majority of PCs. The Intel juggernaut was apparent on Tuesday as the company reported earnings better than expected on a sharp revenue increase.
Stocks closed higher after losing ground in the last few minutes of the session following the release of the Federal Reserve's minutes indicating the central bank would step in to stimulate the economy "before long." Bank of America and Alcoa rose, while Verizon fell.
Stocks lost ground in the last few minutes of the session, although remained higher, following the release of the Federal Reserve's minutes indicating the central bank would step in to stimulate the economy "before long."
They survived the financial Armageddon of 2008 with their careers, finances, and houses intact. So the question is: are the good times rolling again?
Goldman Sachs thinks the precious metal could soon climb to $1,650 an ounce, but the traders discuss whether gold will really continue its run.