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BlackRock is taking a slightly more conservative stance on the stock market for this coming quarter, as last year's spectacular returns are unlikely to be repeated, Bob Doll, Vice Chairman and global Chief Investment Officer for equities, told CNBC Tuesday.
The Dow and the S&P 500 closed at fresh 15-month highs as shares of big manufacturers advanced on strong Chinese economic data, but the Nasdaq fell as tech shares succumbed to profit-taking.
I know, I know, it's not until Thursday before we get Intel's fourth quarter earnings, but let's tee up the dialogue a little early and see what discussions this might spawn. I, for one, expect this company to beat expectations and also offer a rosier outlook than the Street might be anticipating.
Stocks are poised for solid gains at the start of trading Monday, following rallies in major markets in Asia and Europe.
Equities won’t move in lockstep with commodities this year, the Mad Money host says. Here are his top four picks to kick off the season.
U.S. stocks finished the first trading week of 2010 on a positive note, with the Dow and S&P 500 reaching their highest level in 15-months.
A weaker-than expected jobs report spooked investors however it failed to send stocks tumbling. Instead money rotated into tech. Should you scoop up tech, too?
There's plenty of room in this world for both an Apple and a Google smartphone. So why is everyone going so 'Gaga?'
When it comes to the jobs report, good news is bad news and bad news is bad news, says Gary Kaminsky. What does he mean?
Stocks struggled Thursday as the dollar rose and investors remained skittish ahead of Friday's jobs report. GE, Bank of America and Ford were among the day's gainers. Alcoa skidded.
Stocks skidded Thursday as the dollar rose, putting pressure on stocks that outweighed encouraging reports on employment and retail sales. Bank of America, Sears and Bed, Bath & Beyond were among the early leaders, while Alcoa stumbled.
There's a huge trend dominating the floor at CES this year, and it's not a new gadget. It's social media.
The war of the smartphones has been accelerating this week with the unveiling of Google’s Nexus One and Microsoft's new handheld gadget. But can anyone overtake iPhone and Blackberry, the current sector leaders? Charles Wolf, senior analyst at Needham & Company, shared his insight.
Stocks opened lower on Wall Street as a rising dollar pressures commodity prices and outweighed another round of positive news in the job market.
Another round of better-than-expected employment figures did little to assuage investors as stock futures pointed to a negative open for Wall Street.
Despite a power problem that delayed the kick-off to the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show by 25 minutes, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer delivered the show's opening keynote, proclaiming "screens" everywhere.
Seems like all things wireless will own CES this year - for example: Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard will unveil a tablet PC during tonight's keynote, and the race is on to release this device before Apple's tablet hits the market.
General Motors new chief financial officer will be a candidate for the CEO job, and GM expects to bring back hundreds of dealers who lost their franchises, the interim CEO said Wednesday.
You know a technology has truly arrived when you find it in the Central Hall at CES. And this year, that's where visitors will find the Mobile DTV TechZone, dedicated to all things mobile television.
If it's not already apparent, we are quickly heading towards a day when our car will be fully "wired" into our lives and that connectivity opens up a host of opportunities and problems.