Stocks advanced Monday as investors were encouraged by economic reports out of China and the U.S. and shrugged off the General Motors bankruptcy filing.
Often when a company is added to a major index, it sees a lift in its share price both from the publicity as well as from the need for tracking funds to buy the new components. But is there an arbitrage play to profit even more?
With the General Motors filing for bankruptcy today, that left a vacancy in one of the most exclusive and prestigious clubs in all of finance. And I would have made the case that Apple Inc. ought to fill GM's slot on the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
S&P crosses 200-day moving average of 928. If we can close over 928, it will be the first time we close over the 200-day moving average in 18 months. This is an important technical level.
We are putting cash back to work, said Ron Muhlenkamp, portfolio manager at The Muhlenkamp Fund, and Jeff Mortimer, CIO of Charles Schwab Investment Management.
Since the beginning of the year, many companies have seen their market cap more than doubled, while others have seen sharp drops in the valuation of their companies.
With buy-and-hold almost dead and day-trading still too risky, average investors are being forced to use alternative strategies to make money in this slowly recovering stock market.
As June 1 looms closer, the likelihood of General Motors declaring bankruptcy seems more real. If that is the case, which company might succeed GM as the next component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average?
David Sowerby, chief market analyst at Loomis Sayles & Co. and Dean Barber, founder and CIO of Barber Financial Group shared their investment strategies.
The tech sector rally is going to continue and investors should jump in right now, said Chris Armbruster of Al Frank Asset Management and Jon Fisher of Fifth Third Asset Management.
Cramer says that sometimes it’s downright simple to figure out where all that cash is headed.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Two bullish strategists, Kim Caughey of Fort Pitt Capital Group and Stephen Wood of Russell Investments, recommended the best sectors for investors to put their money.
Both the Dow and S&P rallied on Monday as better-than-expected results from Lowe's helped spark broad-based buying.
A big rise in bank stocks combined with an influx of bargain hunters Monday helped stocks reverse much of the effects of last week's slump.
Comments made by Intel CEO Paul Otellini after hours could be bullish for stocks.
Since President Barack Obama's election in November, followed by the passage of a new U.S. economic stimulus package, and China's own stimulus plan, the tech, consumer discretionary, materials and telecom sectors have all had positive gains. Here are some of the biggest winners.
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S&P up over 5 percent this week, you would think the entire market is rallying. Think again. Lift the hood a little, and you will see big-time rotation going on.
Despite stronger than expected earnings and an upbeat outlook from CEO John Chambers, Cisco dragged down the Nasdaq. What gives?