Stocks advanced Wednesday, boosted by a handful of positive news on the corporate front, but a rise in bond yields and the dollar limited gains. Robert Millen, co-portfolio manager at Jensen Investment Management, and David Joy, chief market strategist at Columbia Management, shared their best plays.
Pressure grows on Kraft and its CEO, a possible comeback for J&J and more M&A in the consumer goods sector.
Strategic investor Doug Kass tells us unexpected but potent developments could roil stocks next year.
Whether it's home heating oil or a loaf of bread, inflation is already here. So even if traditional measures don't show major increases, consumers know what they see.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Tuesday's Squawk on the Street.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
Asset allocation strategists haven’t had an easy time in recent years. For awhile they dished out bigger weightings to defensive plays—bonds, cash and commodities. But for 2011, strategists recommend investors boost allocations to ride the wave.
"The last ten years have conditioned people to think short term as opposed to long term," Bill Miller said. "Now, stocks are cheap and people should buy good, quality companies at reasonable prices, put them away and ignore the fluctuations of the markets."
While at Tulane University, Cramer makes the call on students' favorite stocks.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, Oct. 19.
Big declines in Apple and IBM shares could sour stocks Tuesday, as traders watch for earnings from Bank of America and other big names, like Goldman Sachs, Coca-Cola and Johnson and Johnson.
Although quantitative easing by the Fed would boost stock prices, investors fear that the economy needs government intervention. To play it safe, here are 10 large-cap stocks that rank as analysts' favorite picks within their sectors—and 30 more top-ranked names in those sectors. ...A report from TheStreet.
On Tuesday, Cramer highlighted the action—and potential M&A activity—in the fight to cure hepatitis C.
Expectations that the Fed will take swift action lifted the Dow above 11,000. But if it's priced in, how should you position now?
A number of companies that didn't deserve to rallly, did. So you better take profits on them while you can.
Stocks fell Wednesday led by the tech-heavy Nasdaq and financials as the Dow broke a five-day winning streak. Microsoft and Bank of America fell, Alcoa jumped.
Stocks were lower ahead of the close Wednesday led by the tech-heavy Nasdaq as the Dow appeared ready to break a five-day winning streak. Microsoft and Bank of America fell, Alcoa jumped.
Stocks added to losses on Wednesday, as stumbling technology stocks offset gains in energy and materials. Alcoa rose and Microsoft fell.
U.S. stock index futures are pointing to a lower open for the marekts as investors continue to digest the Federal Reserve's statment Tuesday that it is willing to provide support to the economy.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Wednesday's Squawk on the Street.