With stocks near record highs, strategists are recommending investors focus on stock-picking select names and sectors, rather than the broader market.» Read More
It's the basic question when investing in a stock: is it on the way up or will it go down? Wall Street has developed numerous ways of attempting to predict what will happen.
As crude oil prices declined Tuesday, the “Fast Money” traders staked their positions within different sectors of the industry.
To get an idea of the companies that are holding the most cash, the CNBC analytics team looked at cash and short term investments held by S&P 500 companies. Here's the list.
A key trait successful investors share is a list of characteristics they want in a stock. The criteria will vary, depending on the style of investing, but there specific traits a stock must have to qualify as a potential investment.
U.S. markets face some important economic data and a slew of corporate earnings reports, but European news will once more likely drive the direction Thursday.
Even before last week's stock-market sell-off—the biggest losing streak in three years—large-cap stocks were getting thumped, despite analysts' and money managers' claims they're among the best bets. But the record tells a different story.
European leaders could temporarily steal the spotlight from Washington lawmakers Thursday, as they meet in Brussels to discuss the Greek debt crisis and how to keep contagion from spreading.
Find out why the analyst who was once one of the biggest Google bulls is now cautious about the search engine.
Diamond Offshore Drilling is seeing lots of demand for its oil rigs from China, India and other industrialized nations — just not the United States, Chief Executive Larry Dickerson told CNBC Thursday.
Stocks closed modestly higher as oil and precious metals staged a strong comeback, sending prices in the energy and materials sectors higher.
Stocks held firm gains in the final hour of trading on Monday as a rebound in oil and precious metals pushed energy and materials sectors higher.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, April 21.
One year after the BP oil spill, and one week after Goldman Sachs told investors to take oil profits, independent oil trader Dan Dicker says oil has farther to go, and offers up his favorite trades.
If you're bearish and betting on significant downside, strategic investor Dennis Gartman would like a word.
Investors are closely watching the action in oil services names after the US government issued its first deepwater drilling permit since the BP catastrophe.
We’re likely to see the moratorium lifted on more of the 16 wells in the Gulf of Mexico (operated by 13 different companies) that have been under the moratorium since last year. But this is not necessarily a shift in the Obama administration’s offshore drilling policy.
Here's our Fast Money Final Trade. Our gang gives you tomorrow's best trades, right now! Also part 1 of the gang's 'Beat China' series.
The U.S. has approved its first deepwater drilling permit after the BP spill. This first permit went to Noble Energy, which is an exploration and production company. This will be a benefit to many deepwater drillers.
Stocks closed February on a strong note, leading to three consecutive months of gains, as all the major indices gained in the final minutes of trading. J&J and Verizon rose, while Intel fell.
Stocks traded mixed Monday, as blue chips advanced and small stocks slumped, yet the market was still on track to start the year with two straight months of gains. Johnson & Johnson and HP gained, while Intel fell.