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All major US indices finished in the black for the week, marking three weeks of consecutive gains, as improving economic data released this week boosted investors hopes of a recovery.
Managing directors Jim Awad of Zephyr Management and Phil Dow of RBC Wealth Management shared the best places for investors to put their money.
Investors may have missed the big market rally, but there is still room to buy, said Scott Billeadeau, managing director of Fifth Third Asset Management and Larry Kantor, head of research at Barclays Capital.
The Dow Industrials briefly turned positive for the year earlier this morning. WAHOO! But wait…the S&P 500 turned positive for 2009 nearly one month ago and is now up over 4.5% this year. So why the performance lag in the Dow (compared to the S&P)?
With the exit of Citigroup and GM from the Dow, new comers Cisco and Travelers bring some heft back into the index. As of Monday's close, the price weighted index is taking out $4.44 (combined price of Citi and GM) and adding in $61.41 (CSCO + TRV). Here's how this change will impact the weight of the remaining 28 stocks of the Dow.
Rather than punishing this company for a potentially dilutive acquisition, traders took the stock higher. Why?
We are putting cash back to work, said Ron Muhlenkamp, portfolio manager at The Muhlenkamp Fund, and Jeff Mortimer, CIO of Charles Schwab Investment Management.
Stocks rose on Friday, capping their third straight monthly advance, as energy bulls drove the stocks market higher.
On a week dominated by GM, a weak dollar, and a rally in the commodities complex, the US markets rallied on Friday, to finish May in positive territory.
With only a few hours left to trade in the month of May, the Street is already trying to get a handle on what’s to come in early June
Energy shares pushed the Dow higher on Thursday with the price of crude oil jumping by $1. Is higher oil good for markets -- or bad?
Dell reports its fiscal first-quarter results after the market closes Thursday. How should you be positioned into the results?
Today’s markets are slightly sluggish but definitely optimistic, said Uri Landesman, head of global growth at ING Investment Management.
As June 1 looms closer, the likelihood of General Motors declaring bankruptcy seems more real. If that is the case, which company might succeed GM as the next component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average?
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
The bulls took charge of Tuesday’s trading and sent stocks more than 2 higher. The market's gains came after four straight days of losses.
New data shows consumer confidence jumped to its highest level in 8 months! Are consumers going to lead us out of recession?
Stocks finished lower Friday after a late selloff erased the day's gains. Stocks struggled to hold gains for much of the day but worries about a possible downgrade of the U.S.'s credit rating left the market on rocky ground ahead of the Memorial Day weekend.
The U.S. dollar will continue to be the currency of choice, said Ron Shah, managing partner at Jina Ventures.
Craig Columbus of Advanced Equities Asset Management and Peter Boockvar at Miller Tabak discussed their outlook for the economy and shared their sector likes and dislikes.