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Two experts, Neil Hennessy, portfolio manager at Hennessy Funds and Kevin Caron, market strategist at Stifel Nicolaus, discussed the market rally’s sustainability and the best places to invest.
Plus, Cramer makes the call on the insurance, chemicals and natural gas sectors.
"Stocks are cheap," says one pro. "There's opportunities out there where you can make some big scores." Finding those opportunities, though, requires some deft strategy.
In recessions investors tend to return to safe havens like government bonds, the US dollar, gold and consumer staple and drug stocks and cash flows out of what are considered more discretionary sectors.
The bad economy isn’t bad for everyone. In fact, Jeff Macke has spotted an area where fortunes are thriving because of the downturn.
The Dow closed in negative territory Monday, ending a four day winning streak.
As the only firm capable of paying back TARP money, this company has a huge advantage over its competitors.
The face of Wall Street undoubtedly changed forever last fall, with the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy, the Bank of America acquisition of Merrill Lynch, the government’s unprecedented 79.9% stake in AIG, and the shift of major investment banks (like Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley) to become bank holding companies. However, before all those stunning events unfolded in the fall, exactly 1 year ago today, JPMorgan Chase agreed to acquire Bear Stearns for $236 million or $2 per share – signifying the end to one of Wall Street’s most storied franchises.
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Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Blackstone and Autozone popped while Apple and US Bancorp dropped.
Stocks ended a yo-yo session lower Tuesday, with the S&P ending a few points below the 700 mark as investors remained on edge.
Stocks wobbled Tuesday as worries that sent stocks to 12-year lows on Monday persisted.
Stocks opened higher Tuesday, following the worst start to the month of March on record for the market. The latest government bailout of AIG pushed stocks to a 12-year low on Monday.
Hope that the TALF will finally get launched is the main story this morning. $200 Billion in initial financing from the Fed for private entities to purchase asset backed securities like credit card, auto, and student and small business loans.
US stocks headed for a positive open Tuesday, following the worst start to the month of March on record for the market. The latest government bailout for American International Group helped to send stocks to a 12-year low in the Monday session as fears for the financial sector dragged on sentiment.
Stocks limp into March at 12-year lows, amid signs the market could still be heading south.
With the markets testing new lows, here are the [surviving] S&P 500 companies that have fallen / gained the most since the market peaked on October 9, 2007.
The Dow climbed on Tuesday after the government expanded its bailout of the auto industry...
Detroit's nightmare could be a dream come true for auto-repair stocks, according to Anthony Cristello of BB&T Capital Markets.
Looking for some holiday cheer, this Christmas Eve.? Here are some stocks that have won big this past year.