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U.S. stocks soared more than 200 points Friday, led by financials and tech. CNBC asked the market experts how investors can best ride this rally.
After a week like this one, the pressure's on the next batch of tech stars to beat the Street and keep this momentum going, with investors turning their attention to Yahoo, Microsoft, Apple and Amazon, all set to report earnings next week.
As the market begins to trade sideways, which stocks do the charts suggest you buy?
Better-than-expected results from major banks and IBM send the market higher. Can the euphoria continue with Google on Wednesday? Also, the oil trade with Dennis Gartman and more.
IBM reported earnings that rose more than 25 percent, trouncing earnings expectations, and raised its profit outlook for the year.
Wall Street should brace for a round of profit warnings from U.S. technology companies this results season, as consumers and businesses rein in spending amid a weaker economy and record energy prices. The world's largest microchip company, Intel Corp spacer , kicks things off for the sector Tuesday, followed by top computer services provider IBM spacer Wednesday and Web search leader Google Inc spacer Thursday.
Plus, Intel drags down tech, breaking news from American Airlines and UPS and much more.
Jason Trennert expects a short-run rally -- but he's also warning investors that it won't last. The chief investment strategist of Strategas Research Partners calls it a "Michael Jordan head-fake." He compiled two lists of companies for investors to consider: the "Thrifty 50" versus the "Iffy 50."
Dell expects to expand its profitability this year as the company shifts its resources to faster-growing emerging market regions, Chief Executive Michael Dell said Tuesday.
You ever watch popcorn pop? The oil gets hot, the kernels start moving around, and then one pops. And another. And then pretty soon, it gets so hot that everything pops all at once. Check out what's going on today on Wall Street with Apple and you gotta wonder whether these are merely the first kernels to pop before the company reports earnings.
Companies in the Standard & Poor's 500 index bought a record $589 billion of their own stock in 2007 as they looked for ways to spend their cash hoards, S&P said Monday.
Microsoft's deadline ditty late Friday that Yahoo has three weeks left to get a deal done before the deal gets hostile spurred a lengthy, and at some times personal, retort from Yahoo. And the rhetoric is getting interesting, but only to a point.
Is Dell running the risk of becoming the Yahoo! of the PC sector? Seems that way. The company has been spiraling, locked in fits and starts of recovery and morass for the better part of four years, and now there's word that already aggressive cuts and reorganization scenarios apparently weren't aggressive enough.
Despite recent signs of strength in stocks, the markets are still in the red for the year. To help protect your portfolio, CNBC's "Closing Bell" got advice from two 5-star fund managers, who offered their strategies -- and stock picks.
All this week we've told you about how the American consumer is no longer looking for the best. They just want “good enough.” So, we end our series with the biggest winners of all…
Some cash conscious consumers are now buying what’s “good enough” rather then higher end counterparts. Can you trade the trend?
"No one rings the bell at the bottom, but I think I hear a bell ringing," BlackRock's Bob Doll told CNBC.
The debate about whether stocks are bottoming has been raging since last Tuesday and we've heard all points of view. But comments from market guru Bob Doll today got our attention. "No one rings the bell at the bottom, but I think I hear a bell ringing," Doll said on "Squawk Box."
Stocks rallied Monday after JPMorgan Chase raised its offer for Bear Stearns and a report on home sales came in better than expected.
Stocks rallied into the new week after JPMorgan Chase raised its offer for Bear Stearns and a report on home sales came in better than expected.