Whether it's hedging against a temporary soft patch or a full-blown correction, many investors are looking to make sure they don't get caught sleeping in the same way they did last year.
Despite higher confidence among home builders, Steve Cortes revealed his contrarian trade.
Things are looking up for housing, at least among home builders, one industry expert said Thursday.
Are large-cap stocks about to nosedive? The "Dead Cross"—a bearish technical indicator that occurs when a market's 50-day moving average crosses below its 200-day moving average—was triggered at the end of trading for large-cap stocks on Tuesday, according to Dow Jones Indexes.
Homebuilder stocks may be rising today, but two analysts remain cautious about buying further into the sector.
Ad spending on social media has not reached its full potential but will likely grow in the near future. "Eyeballs will translate into ad dollars," said Miles Nadal, chairman and CEO of the world's eighth-largest ad agency, MDC Partners.
After appearing on "The Strategy Session" on Monday, Miles Nadal, chairman and CEO of MDC Partners spacer, continued the discussion off-air with David Faber about why his company is making significant investments in social media sites.
Groupon, the on-line coupon discounter, is getting a lot of criticism over commercials that aired during the Super Bowl XLV that used Tibet and the rain forest as its subject matter.
Economic conditions are very tough for homebuilders. Is a wave of mergers coming to this sector?
Clients have taken a point of view that said "if we invest now in a stable environment—with moderate growth as the expectation—then we are going to pick up share," the CEO of MDC Partners said.
Some mid- to down-scale restaurants are withdraing quirky ad campaigns as sales decline.
I’m working on a story for TV today about which builders are in the deepest doo-doo after the Commerce Dept. reports single family permits down 6.2 percent in January. Permits are down 30 percent since the August credit freeze and down 57 percent from their peak in September of 2005.
Even bears celebrate Christmas, or at least I think they do," Jordan Rohan, RBC Capital Markets managing director, told CNBC. Although Rohan describes himself as a bear, and says that so many negative catalysts have rarely appeared on the macro front, he's found some promising Web stocks.