The pressure is on for those earnings to support the market's current valuations, after weeks of choppy trading.» Read More
What’s ahead? Traders expecting choppier markets for the rest of the year. Remember what happened: going into May, traders were not only long the market, they were short volatility... Now the volatility bets are off. They were forced to buy volatility for the past couple weeks, culminating in a buying frenzy this week.
Stocks erased early losses on Friday, defying market expectations for another big selloff, but struggled to hold gains. What should investors expect from the markets going forward? Paul Schatz, president at Heritage Capital, and Dirk Van Dijk, director of research at Zacks Investment Research, discussed their opposing views.
"Outlawing short-selling is a mistake," said Barry Ritholz, CEO and director of equity research at Fusion IQ and author of "Bailout Nation: How Greed and Easy Money Corrupted Wall Street and Shook the World Economy." He offered his insights to CNBC Thursday.
The German government announced plans to ban naked short-selling at the country's 10 most important financial institutions on Tuesday. Bill Spiropoulos, CEO of CoreStates Capital Advisors, shared his insights on the new proposal.
Stocks fell Wednesday as Germany's move to ban some naked short-selling fueled a fresh wave of worry about financial regulation. The CBOE volatility index, spiked above 35.
Stocks fell Wednesday as Germany's move to ban some naked short-selling fueled a wave of fears about exposure to riskier assets. The CBOE volatility index, spiked above 35.
Stocks slid Wednesday amid worries about increased market regulation—but a tame inflation report helped curb losses. James Shelton, CIO of Kanaly Trust, and Kim Caughey, VP and senior equity analyst at Fort Pitt Capital Group, discussed their market outlooks.
Stocks declined Wednesday as the euro got a boost from news that Greece was considering leaving the European Union.
Europe can survive the current economic crisis if its leaders make good on commitments to turn their economies around, Treasury Secretary Geithner told CNBC Wednesday.
The Dow tumbled over 100 points, or 1.1 percent, led by financials, as the dollar gained against the euro. Walmart was the lone gainer on the Dow. Oil ended below $70 for the first time this year.
Stocks continued to slide in choppy trading Tuesday as the dollar gained against the euro. Financials were the biggest drag after Germany issued a proposal to ban naked short-selling.
Stocks opened higher Tuesday after some encouraging earnings reports. How should investors be positioned going forward? Ted Parrish, co-portfolio manager at Henssler Equity Fund, and Patrick Becker, principal of Becker Capital Management, discussed their insights.
Stocks were mixed Tuesday as Walmart buoyed the Dow but most other retailers and tech stocks were weak.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slight rise at the start of trading Tuesday, but investors remained wary of the fiscal problems in Europe.
Watchdog group Corporate Accountability International says Ronald McDonald is partly to blame for childhood obesity. They compare the red-headed clown to ad icons like Joe Camel, Spuds McKenzie and the Marlboro Man. But, there's also a lot of good associated with Ronald like the Ronald McDonald House, which helps families with sick children.Should the Ronald McDonald character be retired?Share your opinion in our poll.
While Boeing and its competitor, Airbus, are locked in a dogfight over passenger-jet domination, a third competitor—China—will impact fortunes of both corporations, industry watchers say.
As part of our "American Titans" special series, CNBC.com is taking an in-depth look at McDonald's. Investors have developed quite an appetite for McDonald's. The market cap value of the company has increased more than $31 billion since the year 2000, or about 70%.
Find out what that means for at least one sector in particular. Plus, get Cramer's pin-action plays on Boeing.
Stocks opened higher on Wednesday, following a rocky trading session yesterday that left the blue-chip index down 0.3 percent. How should investors be positioned? Ronald Weiner, president and CIO of RDM Financial Group and Charlie Smith, CIO of Fort Pitt Capital Group shared their market outlooks.
Boeing stock is down 25 percent from its high, but the company is optimistic about the flight plan, including the Dreamliner and Boeing's biggest airplane, the 747-8, due to start flying next year. It will seat almost 600 people and will be 90 yards long. Would you worry about flying in something that big? Share your opinion in our poll.