With commodities having taken a beating over the past month, the S&P Materials Sector is leading its counterparts today, up nearly 1% and helping to dampen the downtrodden Financials.
It's a booyah-free zone. There goes Swifty!
Following are the week's biggest winners and losers, including a couple of well-known household goods companies, a luxury brand and a couple of techs thrown in for good measure.
Stocks advanced Tuesday, building on the prior session's rally, as a drop in oil prices and encouraging outlook from Cisco helped offset disappointment in Freddie Mac's results.
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The Federal Reserve held U.S. interest rates steady on Tuesday. Where does that leave investors? Frank Holmes of U.S. Global Investors and Michael Cuggino of the Permanent Portfolio Funds offered CNBC their investment ideas.
As the Fed kept the key interest rate steady on Tuesday, CNBC asked the experts where to find opportunity in the marketplace.
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Viewers ask Cramer the essential question: Am I diversified?
The gold medal in the stock market's late-summer games will go to gold stocks, according to Thomas Winmill.
Robert writes, “Was Tuesday’s pull back in commodities a buying opportunity for Freeport McMoRan?
We noted last week the mantra of the bears: in a real bear market, even the market leadership eventually gets taken out. And that prophecy appears to be coming true. Quietly, traders have been selling the energy and materials stocks, which were the market leaders.
Bears are arguing that the bear market will not be over until the leadership groups get taken out--energy and materials. Bulls say this is a pipe dream, at least for energy; fundamentals for this group only get better in the second half of 2008 and into 2009
There's no doubt we are in unconventional times. The big issues aren't going away: capital raising/writeoff worries for the financials, tapped out consumers, no clear bottom in housing, and global inflation.
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By anyone's reckoning, it was a rough week. Crude oil continued its relentless climb; banks and brokerages gave hints of more discouraging news; government data pointed to a weak economy; even strong companies like Nike, Oracle, and Research In Motion issued cautious guidance; and Federal Reserve policymakers, widely perceived as powerless to help, left interest rates unchanged. But all week, even through the worst of the market's sell-offs, CNBC guests offered
Who needs theme park thrill rides when you’ve got Wall Street. The Dow tumbled by 358 points after oil climbed to $140 for the first time ever. What's the "Word on the Street?"
Waiting for normal? Susan Byrne says, "This is the new normal." And she names buying opportunities outside the United States.