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Stocks turned mixed Wednesday after an initial jump spurred by news that regulators will provide some much-needed capital relief to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Visa shares surged.
Stocks are mixed today, but the Dow is down more than 2.5 percent for the week. CNBC asked the pros for advice on helping investors protect their portfolios in these uncertain market times.
"I think there's lots of good ideas in a market that's difficult," George Shipp of Scott & Stringfellow told CNBC. He spoke at the end of a difficult week, following the release of difficult jobs data, with the economy and the market still facing difficult credit challenges.
Needless to say, my posts on Google and Apple are generating a flood of response from many of you feeling the frustration of these steep declines, so in the vein of "misery loves company," here's a taste of some of your missives. Rest assured, if you're confused, you're not alone -- so are the experts.
The Nasdaq Composite, the Philadelphia Semiconductor Index (PHILX) and the Morgan Stanley Technology index all saw gains on Wednesday. Is the tech sector coming back? Tara Hedlund, portfolio manager at Turner Investment Partners, and Roger Kay, president of Endpoint Technologies, think so -- and they told CNBC which stocks will enjoy the tech renaissance.
While investors were busy worrying about the financial sector, the Nasdaq Composite Index--the primary gauge of tech shares--hit the 20% decline that puts it into bear territory.
A month ago, I wrote a blog stating that if the New England Patriots won it all, Wes Welker would be the greatest beneficiary in terms of autograph deals. Why? Because you don't think of Welker as an immediate star, but he became such an integral part of the Patriots this year that no team helmet would be complete without him.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
Maybe it's because the industry is maturing; maybe it's because the executives themselves are maturing; but make no mistake: Silicon Valley is putting its money where its mouth is when it comes to the presidential campaign...
Amazon.com reported a profit that matched forecasts and gave sales guidance that topped expectations, but concerns about the company's margins sent shares falling in after-hours trading.
This has been a wild ride for Amazon shareholders these last few months, touching $100 a share at the end of October, sliding into the $70s a few weeks later, tickling $100 a again just a few weeks ago, and now languishing back at $70 a share once again. Yuck.
Yahoo shares have continued to slide over the past year. Is the world's top Internet destination doomed? Not according to Rob Sanderson, analyst at American Technology Research, who told CNBC why he has a "buy" rating for the Web portal company.
If you believe the media -- and you should, every word ;) -- you'd think this nation was spiraling toward recession. But it's not necessarily so. Take Microsoft as an example...
This online auctioneer of totaled cars is a Cramer favorite.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Capital One (COF) and Potash (POT) popped while eBay (EBAY) and Wal-Mart (WMT) dropped.
Stocks closed higher for the second straight day on positive signs for the economy and strong earnings report.
EBay Chief Executive Meg Whitman, who has run the online auction giant for 10 years, will step down from the CEO role at the end of March, CNBC has learned.
It could've been much worse, especially in the crazy climate we're seeing on Wall Street. On the day the company announces CEO Meg Whitman's retirement, on a day when there was so much optimism about eBay's fourth quarter earnings, and on a day when the Street finally began to turn things around, eBay beats earnings expectations on the top and bottom lines
EBay reported earnings and sales that beat analysts' forecasts, but the company's guidance was below market expectations.
I was going to hold off on a Google earnings preview since it's more than a week away, but after watching the company's shares fall, and fall, and fall some more, it seems like today is a better day to do it.