Alcoa is a bellwether for the market, but there are 15 other stocks in the S&P 500 that have had much higher predictive power. USA Today reports.» Read More
PARIS, July 7- Seaweed may not be the first ingredient that springs to mind for perfume. The global high end perfume industry, generating $25 billion in annual sales, is readying itself for EU regulations that will come into force in early 2015..
Cramer has a nose for stocks and he thinks this one is as fragrant as a flower.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
LES CAYES, Haiti, April 24- With the sun barely up, beads of sweat already dot the brow of a barefoot farmer as he hacks at the soil with a pickax, digging up a precious root that has been dubbed Haiti's "super-crop."
In his book "Get Rich Carefully," CNBC's "Mad Money" host explains how spotting long-term megatrends can help investors surf the wave of profitability.
LONDON, Feb 14- As a slowdown in emerging markets takes the shine off shares in consumer goods makers like Nestle, Unilever, Danone and Procter& Gamble, hungry investors have been sampling more of the companies that supply them.
For investors still uncertain about the euro zone's prospects, analysts say there is a safer way to play its nascent recovery: Buy shares of U.S. companies that do a lot of business there.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Tuesday.
*EU Commission says consulting widely on issue. PARIS, Oct 31- Perfume-makers are urging the European Commission to back down from possible legislation they fear could kill top fragrances by restricting natural ingredients linked to allergies, industry sources say.
ZURICH, Oct 9- A focus on everyday essentials like toothpaste and shampoo, and strong demand for perfumes in emerging markets, will help Swiss fragrance and flavour maker Givaudan beat a tough economy and consumer goods rivals, it predicted on Tuesday.
ZURICH, Oct 9- Swiss fragrance and flavour maker Givaudan confirmed its mid-term goals on Tuesday as third-quarter sales came in at the high end of expectations, helped by a positive currency impact and growth in emerging markets.
Famed market timer Doug Kass tells us the way to play the next leg is 'raise cash and get defensive.' He suggests rotating into these 5 stocks!
Pollution persists. From one day to the next we continue to see similar stories in the news, yet hope for a different outcome. The reality of the financial condition faced by Europe (and to a far lesser degree the U.S.) is similar to that of environmental pollution, which is to say that anything short of a permanent and complete solution does not restore confidence. Clearly, this is evidenced by the amount of volatility seen in the markets since the beginning of the CNBC Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge, with the well-timed use of levered ETFs being an effective way of capitalizing upon such movement.
Find out why Cramer says it is.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Monday's Squawk on the Street.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
As the earnings season kicks off, the sharp devaluation of the US dollar may play a key role for American companies that rely heavily on overseas operations.
William Noonan, CEO of Contravisory Research & Management, and Jeff Middleswart, president of Behind the Numbers, discussed which stocks and sectors investors should be shorting. They discussed their best plays. (Part 2)
William Noonan, CEO of Contravisory Research & Management, and Jeff Middleswart, president of Behind the Numbers, discussed which stocks and sectors investors should be shorting. They discussed their best plays. (Part 1)
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.