The firestorm caused by Rio Tinto pulling out of its deal with Chinalco, resulting from the partnership with once bitter rival, BHP Billiton, has the makings of a soap drama. It's enthralling viewing, but many observers are missing the vital sub-plot which leads to the surprise ending.
The S&P is up 37 percent since the March low, but has the recent rally been overplayed? Michael Cuggino, portfolio manager at Permanent Portfolio Funds, and Randy Bateman, Huntington Funds CIO of the Huntington Funds shared their market outlook and the best places to invest.
Despite the somewhat encouraging set of data, futures drifted a bit lower as traders became more concerned with the move in 10-year Treasury yields, which briefly rose above 4 percent again earlier this morning.
Stocks ended flat Monday as a late rally fizzled after the Supreme Court issued a stay, temporarily halting the sale of Chrysler to Fiat.
Stocks opened lower Monday as the dollar and U.S. Treasury yields soared on the back of last week's cheerier jobs data, which prompted speculation that the Fed may raise rates at its next meaeting.
Stocks opened lower Monday as the dollar and U.S. Treasury yields soared on the back of last week's cheerier jobs data, which prompted speculation that the Fed may raise rates at its next meeting.
Futures pointed to a lower open for Wall Street Monday as the dollar and U.S. Treasury yields soared on the back of last week's cheerier jobs data, which prompted speculation that the Federal Reserve may raise rates at its next meeting.
The next surge in the bullish commodities market could come from the joint venture of rival miners Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton, both of which provide excellent investment opportunities, said Greg Smith managing director for the UK at Fat Prophets.
The dollar is rallying, hurting commodities and commodity stocks. Why is the dollar rallying? Better economic news implies higher rates, which makes the dollar more attractive as an investment. A higher dollar means dollar-denominated commodities are more expensive to buy.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Dr. Pepper Snapple and Potash popped while Caterpillar and BHP Billiton dropped.
Experts Jay Bowens, president of Bowen, Hanes & Company, and Art Nunes, market strategist at IMS Capital Management shared their outlook for the economy.
Is Thursday's stock tumble just a bank-oriented hiccup in a new bull market — or par for the course in a bear-market rally? Robin Griffiths of Cazenove Capital offered CNBC his chart analysis.
The bears just won’t quit. On Monday stocks rallied again sending the S&P 500 above the psychologically important 900 level and into positive territory for the year.
Stocks climbed on Wednesday pushing through key technical levels with investors shrugging off a bearish GDP number.
The market, it seems, has turned its back on certain companies now that the economy is showing signs of a turn. Plus, Cramer makes the call on miners and banks.
Around lunchtime the bulls were whispering about Google’s quarterly results, which come out after the bell, and what they’d reveal. There’s cautious optimism in the sector...
What's the trade ahead of Intel earnings on Tuesday. Also Pete Najarian has spotted unusual options action in Marriott!
This Canadian mining company is jumping with huge options activity, amid rumors that BHP Billiton may be interested in buying it. Which company?
Global stocks were higher Thursday and leaders from around the world met in London for the G20 summit, aiming to tackle the financial crisis and economic slowdown. On this positive note, experts tell CNBC various Asian markets are beginning to look attractive.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Amylin and BHP Billiton popped while General Motors and Advanced Micro Devices dropped.