David Burks, Hilliard Lyons, weighs in on how to play the utility sector as shares of Con Edison hit all-time highs and Duke Energy trades at its highest level since February of last year. » Read More
Big declines in Apple and IBM shares could sour stocks Tuesday, as traders watch for earnings from Bank of America and other big names, like Goldman Sachs, Coca-Cola and Johnson and Johnson.
The searing temperatures that have made this one of the hottest summers in memory are also making electric utilities one of the better investments in what Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke termed an "unusually uncertain" economic environment.
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Markets opened lower on Friday after US GDP came in lower than expected. What does this mean for the markets next week? Arthur Hogan, global equity product strategist at Jefferies, shared his insights.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, April 29.
Duke Energy drew upside option activity yesterday after the company lost out on a bid to buy two Kentucky utilities from Germany's E.On.
With only a few green technology startups expected to make it, how can the best be separated from the rest? CNBC asked Greentech Media Editor-in-Chief Michael Kanellos which 15 should be on our radar.
There is a need for a concentrated energy policy like the FCC, said Mario Gabelli, chief investment officer at Gamco Investors. He shared his insights.
Traders were buying AES calls in large numbers yesterday, the second time this week that the interntional power company has seen upside option activity.
Costs cuts and a modest sales gain helped home-improvement chain Lowe's fourth-quarter profit rise 27 percent. Does the company’s strong earnings signal a recovery? Bob Doll, chief equity strategist at BlackRock shared his insights.
The major indices pushed higher on Tuesday, but how long will the rally last — and where are the headwinds for investors? Thomas Karsten, president and CIO of Karsten Financial, shared his insights.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, Jan. 28.
Rising inventories and China’s clampdown on credit—could conditions be turning bearish for the short-term in the oil markets? Tom Petrie, vice chairman at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, shared his views.
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Markets held gains on Tuesday after reports showed US home prices stabilized and consumer confidence improved. What should investors expect in the New Year and how should they be positioned? Tobias Levkovich, chief U.S. equity strategist at Citigroup, shared his strategies.
Big dividends can mean big payouts for investors and in the current environment, a dividend strategy may not be a bad idea. Joseph Keating, CIO of private asset management at RBC Bank, and George Ball, chairman of Sanders Morris Harris Group, shared their best plays.
Markets rallied on Monday after encouraging existing-home sales data and comments from St. Louis Fed President James Bullard. What should investors expect? Stephen Wood, chief market strategist at Russell Investments, and Peter Boockvar, equity strategist at Miller Tabak, shared their insights.
The recent bounce in the U.S. dollar has gotten some investors to worry about the next move. David Kelly, chief market strategist at JPMorgan Funds and Steven Stahler, president of Stahler Investment Group shared their market outlooks.
The weaker dollar has been sending commodity prices higher and while most of the energy sector has moved significantly higher, natural gas has stayed relatively cheap. How can investors profit from natural gas? Chris Jarvis, founder and president of Caprock Risk Management and Addison Armstrong, director of market research at Tradition Energy and CNBC contributor discussed their views.
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