With a year of certain uncertainty now under way, Peter Andersen looks to reliability as a theme for stock-market investors. "I would say the motto for 2009 is, 'Stick with the staples,'" the Congress Asset Management portfolio manager told CNBC. "We're looking at solid, large-cap companies that have very strong dividends."
Futures rallied on the back of the Bank of America bailout Friday, with investors hoping the government will do all in its power to save big institutions from collapsing.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Altria and Kraft popped while Harley-Davidson and US Steel dropped.
Stocks continued their slide Monday as the economy and what is expected to be a horrendous earnings season formed a one-two punch to knock out hopes for a January rally.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Think of infrastructure, and you probably think about bridges and highways, but Jeff Markunas of the RidgeWorth Large Cap Core Equity Fund will remind you that wireless is also infrastructure, and China is involved in a big wireless build-out.
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.
If you’re looking to put a little bite into your portfolio should you consider the "Dogs Of The Dow?"
While the overall market is unlikely to stage a major turnaround any time soon, experts agree there are a handful of investments that are heating up and could help you recoup some gains.
The New York Times recapps some of the high and low points in advertising in 2009.
Public perception and reality are often at odds, and Neil Hennessy sees that to be the case in the stock market today. He urged investors to step back, realize that they can't make money buying Treasurys, and get their money flowing back into stocks.
Historically, December has been the strongest month of the year on average for the Dow. So far this year, the Dow is down 2.8% month-to-date. Will we see a Santa Claus rally this year?
Find out why he thinks private-label companies are the stocks to own right now.
The Lightning Round is extended in this CNBC.com exclusive feature.
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.
Just in time for the holiday weekend, Wilsey Asset Management's Brent Wilsey has some turkey-flavored stock picks. Three straight days of Wall Street gains just sharpened his appetite.
From rings on QVC to toys on Amazon, retailers are increasingly using video to sell their products on the Web. But today's Web videos are going far beyond product demos: Can we interest you in a virtual salesperson or a zombie video?!
Shares of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway closed below $100,000 today (Monday) for the first time in just over two years. The most recent sub-$100K close before today was on October 20, 2006.
Even as consumers are cutting back on all sorts of goods, Spam is among a select group of thrifty grocery items that are selling steadily. Pancake mixes and instant potatoes are booming. So are vitamins, fruit and vegetable preservatives and beer, according to October data.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway sharply increased its stake in ConocoPhillips this spring and summer, accumulating a total of 84 million shares as of the end of the third quarter on September 30, according to Berkshire's just-released quarterly portfolio filing with the SEC.