Stock markets were mildly positive Monday as an upgrade on credit-card issuers and news from Boeing counterbalanced qualms of a rate increase — qualms which had dampened jobs-report euphoria on Friday.
Friday's jobs report provided a boost to believers in an economic recovery, but there are still skeptics. Brett Gallagher, deputy chief investment officer of Artio Global Investors, shared his market outlook.
While world leaders meet in Copenhagen next week to discuss carbon emissions targets, the energy sector will keep moving into a cleaner energy future with or without them.
Australia's competition watchdog has blocked Caltex Australia's proposed A$300 million ($278 million) purchase of ExxonMobil's Australian gas service stations, sending Caltex shares down more than 3 percent.
In what could be read as a sign that Tiger Woods is unaffected in the endorsement world by his accident this weekend, two of Woods’ sponsors have ads in two different national papers today.
The U.S. equity markets are relatively quiet ahead of Thanksgiving, but will there be some stock cheer the week after Black Friday and for the rest of the holiday season? Historically and on average, the U.S. Markets have been up on the week after Thanksgiving Day and continued to uptrend from Thanksgiving to Christmas Day.
Stocks slid on Tuesday but ended off their lows for the day, after the Federal Reserve raised its forecast for 2010. John Linehan, portfolio manager at T.Rowe Price, and Howard Ward, CIO of Gamco Investment Growth Fund, shared their insights.
Stocks closed lower after revised government data showed the economy grew at a slower-than-expected pace in the third quarter. How should you be positioned, now?
If the worst of the recession is indeed behind us, trends from previous economic pitfalls may provide investors guidance to where some of the capital inflows may go next. Here is a look at the top stocks coming out of a recession.
Markets rallied on Monday after encouraging existing-home sales data and comments from St. Louis Fed President James Bullard. What should investors expect? Stephen Wood, chief market strategist at Russell Investments, and Peter Boockvar, equity strategist at Miller Tabak, shared their insights.
Stocks rallied Monday after an encouraging report on existing-home sales and a pullback in the dollar.
Stocks opened higher Monday as the dollar pullled back and gold hit a new record above $1,170 an ounce. The Dow was up more than 100 points at the open and continued higher after a report showed a sharp jump in existing-home sales.
Since the March bottom, small caps have outperformed large caps, but in the last month, larger firms have come on stronger. So where should you put your money? Portfolio managers Mary Jane Matts of Fifth Third Large Cap Value Fund and Bob Sullivan of Satuit Capital Microcap Fund shared their insights.
Around lunchtime stocks paired some gains largely due to strong dollar rhetoric from Fed chief Ben Bernanke. Is the rally out of steam?
The recent bounce in the U.S. dollar has gotten some investors to worry about the next move. David Kelly, chief market strategist at JPMorgan Funds and Steven Stahler, president of Stahler Investment Group shared their market outlooks.
The S&P 500 snapped a 6-day winning streak with an ever-so-slight 0.07 point decline yesterday. However, rising 5.5% during the period, the run-up was the best such streak for the big-cap index since March 2003. Returning to the green today, the S&P is now up 7 of the first 8 trading days this month.
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Stocks started Monday higher on positive economic data. Will the trend continue—and where should investors be looking now? Thomas Karsten, president and chief investment officer of Karsten Financial, and James Paulsen, chief investment strategist at Wells Capital Management, shared their insights.
Stocks tumbled Friday, giving back all of the gains from the prior session, as worries about the recovery escalated after a pair of reports on the consumer and as the dollar rallied. The Dow shed 250 points, or 2.5 percent, but finished flat for the month.
Despite posting a 51 percent decline in profit Friday, Chevron's 11-percent increase in oil production offers an opportunity to investors, said Phil Weiss, senior energy analyst at Argus Research