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Markets rose on Thursday after data showed the economy grew more than expected last quarter and jobless claims fell. How should investors be positioning their portfolios now? Dan Genter, president, CEO and CIO of RNC Genter Capital Management, and Dean Barber, founder and president of Barber Financial Group, shared their market insights.
Economists forecast the GDP number to show growth anywhere from just under 3 percent to as high as 4 percent - the first positive growth for the U.S. economy since second quarter, 2008.
Stocks tumbled on Wednesday in a broad sell-off, sending the benchmark S&P 500 lower for a fourth straight day, erasing October gains.
There’s a transition occurring in the tech sector. The traditional sector bellwethers—computer hardware, desktop software, consumer electronics—are no longer the areas of growth. Instead, it’s all about the enterprise.
The floor under stocks feels a bit shaky, and the market could give way to more profit taking this week.
Stocks struggled Tuesday as energy stocks rose along with oil prices. But consumer-discretionary stocks dragged on the market after a disappointing consumer-confidence report.
Of the major indexes, the Nasdaq fared the worst on Tuesday. Is the tech trade over?
Stocks pulled back Tuesday after a report showed consumer confidence declined in October.
Industrials or technology—where is the better place for investors? Kim Caughey, VP and senior equity analyst and assistant portfolio manager at Fort Pitt Capital Group, and Marc Pado, U.S. market strategist at Cantor Fitzgerald, discussed their investment advice.
On a mostly negative week for the markets, where tech outperformed and the NASDAQ 100 was the only major index positive for the week, the Dow finishes in the red to close below the 10,000-mark on Friday.
I recently sat down with legendary NYSE trader Art Cashin for a 3-part interview available exclusively on CNBC.com.
With Microsoft's earnings report this morning, two thirds of the Dow 30 have now reported. Here is a summary of how things stand in terms of EPS and revenues.
Ahead of Friday's opening bell, investors will be watching earnings from Microsoft and Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's address at the Boston Fed's annual conference.
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Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS, has seen a lot in his nearly 50 years in the markets. Recently, he sat down with CNBC's Bob Pisani to offer his take on the last year's events and, fortunately, provide a little perspective.
The weakening dollar has been one of the catalysts driving stocks and other risk assets higher, and it is a main focus of traders this week as they sort through a deluge of corporate earnings news and watch the dollar shrink to a 14-month low.
The mid 1990s was a tumultuous period for Apple Computer. The computer maker was quickly losing market share as their premium-priced hardware failed to attract a broader following. Also plaguing Apple was the failed launch of its latest piece of technology - the Newton handheld - in which the company had invested a great amount of resources over the years.
Stocks could trade a bit choppy Wednesday, as investors react to a tidal wave of earnings news and watch fluctuations in the dollar and other risk assets.
Since the market’s low on March 9, it’s become increasingly apparent that technology is a standout sector. Here are two ETFs that may help simplify your tech investing.
With Apple, Yahoo!, eBay and so many other tech earnings coming this week, what are the Fast Money traders watching?