Economists expect that 230,000 jobs were created in November, but wage growth will likely remain elusive when the monthly jobs report is released.» Read More
Stocks are taking a breather today, but the direction of the Dow toward 10,000 continues. How long will it be before the level is broken and what will that mean for stocks going forward? Craig Peckham, equity trading strategist at Jeffries & Co. and Michael Cuggino, president and portfolio manager at Permanent Portfolio Funds shared their insights.
Wall Street looked set for a higher open Wednesday, after major indexes hit new highs for the year Tuesday, encouraged by Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke's remarks that the US recession was probably over.
Jason Pride, director of research at Haverford Investments and Dean Barber, founder and president of Barber Financial Group told investors how the month of September will be for markets and how they should position their portfolios.
Cramer found two stocks that will benefit from all aspects of an economic recovery. Trust us, it’s not as easy as it sounds.
The bears have tasted the blood of Infosys and are moving in for the kill. OptionMonster's tracking systems detected the purchase of 14,651 July 35 puts for $1.65 and the sale of 14,021 August 40 calls for $0.45. ... The move was almost identical to a similar trade last week...
Berkshire Hathaway has lost its AAA credit rating from Fitch, but it doesn't look like the change is due to any recent 'mistakes' by Warren Buffett and his holding company. Almost at the top of its news release on the one-notch downgrade and negative outlook, Fitch says the move is part of a "broader review of insurance and financial services company ratings" due to the "current stressful economic environment."
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Standard & Poor's downgraded General Electric, lowering its rating to AA-plus with a stable outlook, down from the top-tier, AAA credit rating it enjoyed. Here are some sobering facts about GE and other big stocks...
Did we hear right? Did we hear Charles Crane of Scotsman Capital Management say that if someone walked in with new cash today, he'd put 80 percent of it into stocks?
The key word for the Henssler Equity Fund's Ted Parrish is "quality." "We invest in high quality, and I think high quality is going to do well on the other side of all of this mess," he told CNBC. Specifically, Parrish likes large-cap technology companies.
Ted Parrish runs the four-star rated Henssler Equity Fund, and he thinks it's time to buy stocks. He's inclined to prefer large-cap stocks, except in one area. "The only area that might be a little different is probably financials," Parrish told CNBC. "I think the regional banks, the smaller banks, are maybe in a better position at this point." (PART ONE)
Despite tremendous fear that the nonfarm payroll report would be a complete disaster tomorrow, traders acted like there was little urgency. Volume was light, volatility was low and with the exception of one sector (retail) all S&P sectors were up or down less than one percent.
When it comes to where investors should put their money now, Delphi Management's Scott Black is very specific.
Pessimists look at the market and see the glass more than half empty. Jeff Auxier of Auxier Asset Management sees quality stocks selling at fire-sale prices.
Markets are braced for more hemorrhaging in jobs, with a Friday employment report expected to record 200,00 more jobs vaporized in October. This would push the jobless rate up two-tenths of a point to 6.3 percent.
The week began with a flashback to the credit crisis. It ended with figures showing the fastest inflation in six months and the lowest consumer-sentiment reading in 28 years. Along the way, as the stock market ebbed and flowed, CNBC guests assembled a collective portfolio that was heavy on technology, energy, and global exposure.
CNBC asked the market experts where investors should be putting their money, and here are some of their best suggestions.
Robert Zagunis says investors should put their money into shares of diversified international companies: "where the action is."
For the first time in a long time, it looked as if oil was going to stay out of the market headlines. No such luck.
To give investors an edge, CNBC asked the market pros for their best investment advice now.