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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.
All major U.S. indices closed to the upside on Friday, as less than expected job losses in August led investors to focus on the positive side of a mixed payroll report, which showed that the unemployment rate jumped to 9.7%, or its highest level since 1983.
Both the Dow and S&P closed higher on Thursday ending a four-day losing streak after stronger-than-expected retail data boosted economic recovery hopes.
September will be a rocky month for investors, but here's how you can protect your portfolio, Tommy Williams, president of Williams Financial Advisors and Jim Lacamp, portfolio manager and advisor at Macroportfolio Advisors told CNBC.
Uncertainty about Sun Microsystems' future appears to have contributed to serious erosion in the company's market share for computer servers in the latest quarter, according to new data being released Wednesday.
Brian Marshall, senior analyst at Broadpoint AmTech and Gene Munster, senior research analyst at Piper Jaffray shared their insights on the tech sector and where investors should be putting their money.
The S&P 500 and Dow index broke 8 days of consecutive gains on Friday, after an economic report showed consumer sentiment in August dipped to a 4-month low. Despite of Friday's slight pull-back, all major US indexes are on track to close up 2.5% or greater for the month.
According to the weekly survey by the American Association of Individual Investors, 49 percent of participants were still bearish. Mark Travis, CEO of Intrepid Capital Funds, and Paul Alan Davis, senior portfolio manager at Charles Schwab Investment Management, discussed what must be done to get investors off the sidelines.
Time for rotation? Stock market bifurcates in 2009, but some argue to look for big names with no action.