Medal Round - Day 4: Despite a down day across the board, the US has held onto its lead for a fourth straight day. As of Wednesday's close, 80% of our leaderboard has moved into negative territory.
Falling oil prices continue to put pressure on energy stocks. Now at a six-month low, the S&P 500 Energy sector is down nearly 19% this quarter, by far the worst-performing sector in the S&P 500 since July 1. With the decline today, the energy sector’s weighting in the S&P 500 is now less than the weighting of the healthcare sector.
With oil prices tumbling, what's happening to coal? Shneur Gershuni of UBS acknowledges that coal, oil and natural gas prices are closely dependent on each other, and recent price declines in coal stocks make them attractive targets for investors.
Following are Wednesday's biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Consol Energy and Flowserve popped while News Corp and Sprint Nextel dropped.
Oil prices rose $4.58 per barrel on Wednesday to settle at $126.77 rebounding from a 12-week intraday low of $120.42 hit Tuesday. Here are the biggest one day gains of oil since 1983.
In an election year, there is a lot of talk about flip flops. If you want to see some real reversals, take a look at the markets. Energy, which is the leading sector over the past six months, is now the worst performing sector while Financials have moved from the cellar to the penthouse in the same period.
Volatility reigned as the Dow closed below 11,000 for the first time since July, 2006 on Tuesday, followed by a market rally and the biggest 3-day gain of the Dow since March, 2003.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of State Street and Evergreen Solar popped while Exxon and Kimberly-Clark dropped.
Crude is down over $7 per bbl on today's economic news, its second biggest one day move in the past 25 years. Here are the biggest one day moves of oil since 1983.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
As uncertainty in the U.S. markets prevails, stock investors might want to take a look at the 2nd quarter performance of the winning sectors for companies that have weathered the market turmoil.
Nearly 1.7 billion shares and $24 billion traded yesterday in CNBC's Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge. Here are the bets being made today...
Nearly 1.5 billion shares and $23 billion traded yesterday in CNBC's Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge. Here are the bets being made today...
The seemingly endless surge in energy prices is lightening wallets at gas stations, but it's also a potential bonanza for investors.
Nearly 1.5 billion shares and $24 billion traded Tuesday in CNBC's Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge. Here are the bets being made today...
The Dow, S&P and NASDAQ all finished down almost 2% or greater for the week, the Dow closes down almost 400 points Friday.
To give investors an edge, CNBC asked the market experts where investors should be placing their bets now.
Millennium Pharmaceuticals shares soared 70 percent since March -- when Friedman, Billings, Ramsey's David Khani recommended it. So what does he have his eye on now?
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.
Fear-inducing oil prices have heated up the world's demand for coal -- an abundant resource in the U.S. Jeremy Sussman, domestic coal analyst at Natixis Bleichroeder, tells the best global coal plays.