Following the sizzling 1990s (the markets’ best decade ever), stocks have had a disappointing decade overall, fizzling in the 2000s. Here are the best and worst of the Dow.
A popular investment strategy suggests buying the ten Dow Jones Industrial Average components with the highest yielding dividends. Here is the list going into 2010.
Light, sweet crude is holding above $76 Thursday on reports of a U.S. supply fall. What's next? John Kilduff, co-CIO of Round Earth Capital, and Chris Jarvis, president of Caprock Risk Management, offered CNBC their outlooks on oil, natural gas and the 2010 economy.
The business of oil refining is mired in a deep crisis, with five refineries having shut down this year, including plants in Delaware, New Jersey, California and New Mexico.
The good news is that we have decisively broken into a higher trading range on the S&P 500. It took five weeks of trading in a range, but we did it.
Cramer fully expects more oil companies to follow in the footsteps of Exxon as they realize the potential in natural gas, so this begs the question: What is the next XTO?
If the US continues to focus on reducing its carbon footprint, natural gas is probably a better buy for investors than oil, said Phil Weiss, senior energy analyst at Argus Research Company.
U.S. stocks finished the week mixed, with the S&P and the Dow posting modest losses, while the NASDAQ Composite managed a gain of 0.98%.
Find out which to companies could be the next XTO Energy.
Many investors see junk bonds as the way to go, but are the high yields worth the risk now? Thomas Karsten, president and CIO of Karsten Financial, told CNBC where investors should put their money.
Plus, get calls on solar power, natural gas, the Internet and more.
Growth in 2010 will be stronger than what the markets expect, said Barry Knapp, head of U.S. portfolio strategy at Barclays. He shared his stock picks and market outlook for next year.
The consumer price index and the Fed's afternoon statement Wednesday will take on even more importance to markets, after producer prices hinted at a whiff of inflation Tuesday.
Energy stocks were a group closing higher on the session. Is this the sign of a bounce back, or just a temporary pop?
Asian stocks ended mixed on Tuesday as investors stayed cautious ahead of the two-day Federal Reserve meeting despite a positive end on Wall Street in the overnight session.
If natural gas is the future, as the merger suggests, then investors want to own this stock.
Stocks closed at a 14-month high Monday as news of an energy deal and a lifeline for Dubai helped buoy the market — and investors' appetite for risk.
Exxon’s deal to buy XTO Energy has sparked all kinds of M&A speculation. Is any of it worth a trade?
Stocks closed at 14-month highs on Monday on the hope that more M&A was on the horizon after Exxon Mobil announced a $30 billion deal to take over nat gas supplier XTO.
President Obama told top U.S. bankers on Monday they owed the country their help in lifting the economy out of crisis. Is it time to invest in the financial sector? Chris Mutascio, managing director and bank analyst at Stifel Nicolaus, shared his insight