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An end-of-year rally today (albeit on fairly light volume once again) pushed the S&P 500 into positive territory to end the month. December’s 0.8% gain snaps three straight monthly declines for the index. Here’s how the 10 S&P 500 sectors ended the year.
With all those financial mergers, it's time for those companies who merged to come out of the S&P 500, and new companies to come in.
The new year is still three weeks away, but Keith Wirtz of Fifth Third Asset Management has a couple of stocks he thinks investors ought to own in 2009. Both are stocks of conservative companies he likes because of their fundamentals, and are likely to do well as the market recovers.
"We think equities are the asset class to be in," David Fording told CNBC. The 4-star fund manager named the star pupils in that class.
To give investors an edge, CNBC asked the experts for their best trades now.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Oil dominated the news again during the week, though crude prices fell back for a change. Economic data also moved the markets, which finished up for the week.
To give investors an edge, CNBC asked the market experts where investors should be placing their bets now.
Morgan Keegan analyst Brian Ruttenbur points to four companies that are making double-digit growth gains from the Homeland security boom.
Hey everyone. Here's guest blogger Jeff Mishlove's contest picks for today: Now that Wednesday’s very exciting market has closed, I see that – once again – my recommendations for Tuesday purchases turned out to be quite volatile. Life Cell Corporation was up 4.99%. Anadigics was down 10.72%. American Commercial Lines was down 5.32%. Overseas Shipholding Group was up by 8.55%.