A research firm believes crude oil prices could erase half of their losses from the peak last year.» Read More
While Adrian Day, chairman and CEO of Adrian Day Asset Management, said the short term play could be risky, John Licata, chieft investment strategist at Blue Phoenix, said it indicates a good buying opportunity. (See Licata's stock picks below)
As December begins, the stock market remains perched precariously between horrible economic news and continued announcements of more loan facilities and an expanding Fed balance sheet.
The seemingly endless surge in energy prices is lightening wallets at gas stations, but it's also a potential bonanza for investors.
Most business news this week took a back seat to oil's relentless climb, but there were still some notable moments. And CNBC guests had plenty of stocks to recommend for worried investors.
The most energetic sector in business is energy. But where does an investor go for bargains? Shawn Reynolds of Van Eck Global has some suggestions -- and a special selection for CNBC.com.
The old adage advises investors to "sell in may and go away," but CNBC asked the experts for stock picks that might that might make investors stay in the game this month.
Recent gains in the markets have changed the valuation picture on a lot of stocks, but Jefferies managing director Art Hogan is constantly on the lookout for bargains, and he told CNBC about some stocks that are still steals.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Thornburg Mortgage and Dendreon popped while Pfizer and Tesoro dropped.
Futures dropped at 8:30 ET because jobless claims numbers higher than expected have somewhat hopes that the nonfarm payrolls report tomorrow will be stronger than expected. There are two noteworthy trends from companies announcing earnings:
We are down today and here's some of the explanation: energy and industrial companies are emphasizing the slowdown in the U.S., while noting growth overseas. This is causing traders to question earnings assumptions for Q4 and 2008.
Progressive, Perini, Titanium Metals, Coach and more...Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
The current surge in oil prices is good news for some oil services and equipment stocks, according to Terri Campbell, Eastern Investment Advisors Managing Director. Cameron International and Weatherford International are two that Campbell paticularly likes.