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The Dow finished higher on Thursday propelled by optimism about a major deal in the chemicals sector and comments from Ben Bernanke. What's the "Word on the Street?"
Basic materials and the power to use them offer strong opportunities for investors, according to Kent Croft. He's also enthusiastic about a familiar technology name.
Basic materials and the power to use them offer strong opportunities for investors, according to Kent Croft.
European shares were set to open sharply lower on Thursday, tracking big falls in the United States overnight on concerns over continued losses in the financial sector and an economic downturn.
The S&P closed 20% below its all-time high set in October, making it the last of the three major U.S. stock indexes to fall into a bear market. What's the "Word on the Street?"
Stop Trading begins with a discussion of deterioration in the market at the end of the trading day, and directs much of the blame to banks. There are a few lights at the end of the tunnel.
Shares of Cisco Systems dropped after CEO John Chambers said...
Cisco Systems Chief Executive John Chambers said on Tuesday that the office of the CEO will be less hierarchical in five years, although he has not yet decided on when he would hand over to a successor.
Shares for graphics chipmaker Nvidia will be under pressure after the company warned on Wednesday that revenues and gross margin would miss analysts' estimates due in part to weak demand.
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Almost everywhere they looked during the week, investors saw red ink flowing. But CNBC guests worked hard to find bright spots in the murk.
Stocks fell sharply Friday as oil prices climbed about $3 and a concoction of rumors and bad news shook up the banking sector. Rounding the bend toward the closing bell, the Dow was off nearly 4 percent for the week, the S&P off 3 percent and the Nasdaq off 2 percent.
To help investors prepare their portfolios for next week, CNBC asked the market experts for their best stock picks now.
The stock market ends the week in negative territory with all major indexes down almost 2% or greater, led by the Dow which dropped almost 4% for the week and broke the 12,000 level for the first time since March.
"Stay with the big-cap names that do a lot of business overseas, and wait for capitulation," says Church Capital Management founder and chief investment officer Gregory Church.
The Dow made a modest advance Thursday as a sharp drop in oil prices helped counter renewed concerns about the strength of the economy. What's the "Word on the Street?"
Stocks closed lower Wednesday, led by financial and auto stocks after worrisome results from Morgan Stanley, CarMax and FedEx. Regional banks also took a hit after Fifth Third cut its dividend.
U.S. and Chinese companies signed 35 business deals in sectors ranging from automobiles to telecommunications on the eve of high-level trade and investment talks between the two countries.