The Dow and S&P 500 closed near the flatline Tuesday, while techs climbed to boost the Nasdaq to a fresh 12-year high, as investors remained cautious ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy statement.» Read More
While the historic health care vote dominated headlines, we are seeing weakness this morning out of Asia, where India's Sensex Index dropped 1 percent in response to Friday's quarter point rate hike. There's also weakness in Europe, as Greece is down another 3.2 percent on uncertainty about what, if any, support Greece may get with its debt crisis...
House Democrats are pushing to pass the health care bill as Pres. Obama seeks to rally recalcitrant congresspeople. Which stocks and sectors actually stand to benefit from the bill? Les Funtleyder, health care strategist at Miller Tabak, Jason Gurda, managed care analyst at Leerink Swann and Ralph Giacobbe, analyst at Credit Suisse First Boston offered their insights and investment recommendations.
Option activity is heating up for a second day in Universal Health Services, as investors look for the stock to rally over the next two months.
Buy the IPO, Cramer says, because the company in an industry powerhouse.
Economic news on Tuesday came early and left little impression. The news from overseas was actually more encouraging than the domestic variety
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
In less than eleven weeks, the Oval Office gets a new occupant. How does Barack Obama's arrival on Pennsylvania Avenue transform the landscape on Wall Street? Formula Capital's James Altucher tells CNBC he's identified a couple of planks in the winner's campaign platform that should work in favor of some selected stocks.
It's a booyah-free zone. There goes Swifty!
Rural hospital operator Health Management Associates said Tuesday its first-quarter profit dropped 26% as bad debt costs increased and the company discounted more than $100 million in services to uninsured patients.
Markets? Markets? We Don’t Need No Markets!: During its nearly 18-year history, CNBC has employed a number of programming strategies on days when the markets are closed. Today is one such day - as the nation honors the memory of its 38th president, Gerald Ford. In this instance, we chose to go with regular live programming....
Alex Vallecillo is co-manager of the Allegiant Mid Cap Value Fund and on "Morning Call" he gave his picks for our "Hidden Gems" segment (he's a five-star fund manager). Vallecillo listed these stocks as his picks and the reasons why he likes them (two of them are exclusives for cnbc.com readers).