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The run in treasurys is over and it’s now time for investors to sell the 10-year and 30-year bonds, said CNBC’s Mad Money host Jim Cramer. Should investors continue to build their position in bonds or should they look toward stocks instead? Barry James, president of James Advantage Funds and Stephen Wood, chief market strategist at Russell Investments shared their strategies.
Volume has been heavier in the last two days due to quadruple witching expiration. It's been an odd expiration: there's been volume, but not a lot of volatility from the indices. They have gone up, but not in any notable way.
Technology became the first of the ten S&P 500 sectors to recover all of its losses incurred after Lehman’s bankruptcy one year ago.
Rising stock prices are acting as a powerful magnet, prying loose fresh cash and drawing it into a market that's 58 percent above its March lows.
There was lots of positive momentum in tech after BofA-Merrill upgraded Amazon to buy from neutral. How should you trade?
Stocks rallied for a third day Wednesday, jumping more than 1 percent, as industrial production rose for a second straight month and weakness in the dollar boosted commodity and industrial stocks.
Breakouts everywhere. For the third day in a row, stocks are moving up midday after an attempt to bring the market down just after the open.
Oracle may not grab the sexy headlines that Apple and Google command, but it might indeed be the tech industry's true, unsung heroes. And the company's first quarter earnings report, out tonight, should go a long way toward reaffirming that.
IBM has just broken out above $120. If we close here, it would be a 52-week high. As it hit $120, volume picked up dramatically.
Major indexes hit new highs for the year on Tuesday, but will the rally continue? Tony Dwyer, equity market strategist, FTN Equity Capital Markets and Jim Swanson, chief investment strategist, MFS Investment Management shared their investment strategies.
Considering tech is the best performing sector since the collapse of Lehman one year ago, how should you trade some of the biggest names in the space?
Stocks rally midday as our parent company General Electric spikes over $15 for first time since January. This is an important breakout, and volume spiked IMMEDIATELY as it hit $15.
U.S. stocks broke their five-day winning streak on Friday, as a pullback in oil prices led investors to take profits ahead of the weeking; however, all indices posted gains of nearly two percent or more for the week.
Stocks closed higher for a fourth straight day on Wednesday, sending the S&P 500 to its best finish so far this year.
Investors are wondering if bullish sentiment will continue well into September after a weak dollar lifted the price of oil, gold and other commodities.
Apple is expected to make a big announcement Wednesday, and many believe it will be the release of a new iPod. Brian Marshall, senior analyst of Broadpoint AmTech, and Roger Kay, president and founder of Endpoint Technologies, discuss what the company needs to do to stay on top.
On Tuesday investors were trying to make sense of the market after gold burst through the psychologically important $1000 level but stocks continued to climb.
Stock prices steadied at modestly higher levels as Wall Street staked a rally on rising prices of gold and oil. Weakness in the U.S. dollar helped propel commodities broadly as gold jumped above $1,000 an ounce but was retreating as noon approached. Crude oil reclaimed the $70 a barrel mark. In the meantime, the dollar hit its lowest level in nearly a year against a basket of currencies. Read and listen to what the pros had to say...
Are there stocks for all seasons no matter what the condition of the economy? Manuel Schiffres, executive editor of Kiplinger's Personal Finance thinks so and gave his recommendations to CNBC Tuesday.
An analyst upgraded shares of several hotel real estate investment trusts on Tuesday on factors including stabilizing occupancy, improving liquidity and strong balance sheets.