Microsoft and Cisco may sound old school compared to internet high fliers, but some of the old timers are at levels not seen since the dot com bubble.» Read More
Ted Parrish runs the four-star rated Henssler Equity Fund, and he thinks it's time to buy stocks. He's inclined to prefer large-cap stocks, except in one area. "The only area that might be a little different is probably financials," Parrish told CNBC. "I think the regional banks, the smaller banks, are maybe in a better position at this point." (PART TWO)
Google? No. Microsoft? Nope. Apple! Actually, no. It's Hewlett-Packard. Find out why big money managers will be buying this stock over the rest.
Now that 2008 is just about over, here's a look at the top yielding stocks in the Dow that would make up your portfolio if you followed the popular Dogs of the Dow investment strategy.
"2008 was as rugged as it gets," John Merrill, CIO of Tanglewood Wealth Management, told CNBC, but if investors adhered to a proper asset allocation, it was "a considerably better process." So what's a proper asset allocation?
Riverfront Investment Group's Rod Smyth characterizes the current efforts of the Federal Reserve and the Treasury as "one huge bridge...trying to take us from this recession that we're in, into the next expansion." Mike Holland of Holland & Co. agrees — and says some investment opportunities are also being built.
The Dow rose on Friday on hopes that a lifeline for struggling U.S. automakers could still materialize...
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Dylan and Karen start Tuesday's show by agreeing that it looks like "anything goes" with the current market, as the Dow spacer snapped its recent rally to end the day almost 3% down. This drop was not a surprise to those who are in the business and watch for such things -- Dylan says it was "anticipatable" and is just "the market behaving as markets do."
Stocks snapped back on Tuesday after global bellwether General Electric lifted investor optimism by pledging to leave its dividend intact.
General Electric announced that it will maintain its dividend for 2009, giving it an 8.6% yield, based on yesterday's close. See how this compares to the other 29 companies in the Dow.
Oaktree Asset Management's Robert Pavlik warns investors not to be misled by what appear to be attractive valuations on stocks.
As the S&P 500 crossed at its lowest level since 1997, can we expect the selling to be done?
The rules for investing in technology have changed as much as the markets themselves. Weiss Capital's Mike Burnick and Fort Pitt Capital's Kim Caughey offered CNBC their tech stock picks — and pans. (Part One)
The rules for investing in technology have changed as much as the markets themselves. Weiss Capital's Mike Burnick and Fort Pitt Capital's Kim Caughey offered CNBC their tech stock picks — and pans. (Part Two)
The fortunes of the semiconductor industry might not be terribly promising. But should you get out of tech all together?
Financials account for some 12 percent of the S&P 500 — but 30 percent of the decline Wednesday. So who's the worst of the worst?
After several false starts, stocks pulled off a final-hour rally, boosted by a better-than-expected forecast from Hewlett-Packard.
Stocks made another attempt at a rally Tuesday as investors juggled uncertainty over the govenrment bailout plan and an encouraging outlook from Hewlett-Packard.
An opening pop quickly fizzled Tuesday as the market's gloomy mood overshadowed an encouraging outlook from Hewlett-Packard.
Producer Prices were down 2.8 percent in October, the biggest decline on record month-over-month and far more than the expectations of down 1.9 percent.