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U.S. consumers are still strapped, but some consumer stocks are on the rise, said Ron Sloan, senior portfolio manager at AIM Charter Fund. He shared his best consumer-related picks with CNBC.
Stocks rallied to the finish line Friday as tech stocks surged after some encouraging comments from Intel's CEO. Investors breathed a sigh of a relief after the August jobs report, which showed the unemployment rate hit a 26-year high but layoffs seemed to be tapering off.
Stocks pushed higher after a wobbly start Friday as investors digested a mixed jobs report: The unemployment rate hit a 26-year high but layoffs seemed to be tapering off.
Pick your data: stock futures drop, then rise on nonfarm payroll report. The headline number-and the initial reason futures dropped-was the was the Unemployment Rate of 9.7 percent (which is based on a telephone survey), higher than the 9.5 percent consensus.
Stock index futures are, at the moment … irrelevant. Investors can safely say that the direction of the market at the open won't be determined until 8:30 am New York time, when the August employment report is released.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of H&R Block and Electronic Arts popped while Starbucks and CBS dropped.
The major indexes ended trading up Monday. How should you read it? Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, joined CNBC Monday afternoon to offer his stock-market outlook.
With one day left in the quarter, the Dow and S&P ended in positive territory as fund managers snapped up winners in an attempt to embellish their portfolios.
Yesterday's close marked the 3-month anniversary since the markets hit their closing lows on March 9. Here are the biggest gainers and losers on the S&P since then.
Unemployment hit 8.9 percent in April and some predict that number could climb to over 10 percent in 2009. But how far can this streamlining really go? See the S&P 500's leanest companies.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
The Lightning Round is extended in this CNBC.com exclusive feature.
Stocks staged a late-day rally Friday, pushing the Dow to a positive close, after a report that a major UK bank has reached an asset-protection deal with the government.
Stocks retreated as an early rally triggered by an on-target payrolls number fizzled.
February's non-farm payroll of a loss of 651,000 was in line with expectations, although there were large downward revisions for January and December (161,000 in total). The rise in the unemployment rate to 8.1 percent was the highest since December 1983.
Futures jumped after a better-than-expected payrolls number Friday, rebounding off of a major selloff in the previous session.
Financier Wilbur Ross's American Home Mortgage Servicing, Inc., is acquiring a servicing-rights portfolio on 185,000 loans belonging to Citi Residential Lending, a unit of Citigroup, for $1.5 billion.
The equity turn around Friday from disastrous employment numbers sends a signal to traders and investors that the markets had priced in that world coming to an end. For most Republicans, this happened in November.
The unprecedented government rescue of insurance giant AIG calms the market's angst, but the question is whether credit markets will cooperate with the Fed and what other shoes are there left to drop.