Stocks pared their losses Tuesday after a report showed consumer confidence rose to its highest level since September 2008.
U.S. stock index futures edged lower ahead of the open Tuesday as the Federal Reserve prepared to start its two-day policy meeting and Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein is scheduled to appear before Congress.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index will top out on April 19, which will trigger a 15 to 20 percent pullback in other stock markets, but stocks will move higher later in the year Robin Griffiths, technical strategist at Cazenove Capital said Monday.
Financial stocks gained and homebuilders fell Tuesday as the Dow slipped back from its march toward 11,000. What's next? Steve Grasso of Stuart Frankel analyzes the technicals for CNBC.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Even though investors get another dose of Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke in Washington, D.C., the problems in Greece have crept back to the forefront of investor concerns. The issue today is whether the country can cut the budget enough to help the situation. And the big deal on Wall Street involves Coca-Cola and Coca-Cola Enterprises.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, Feb. 25.
Gold prices have dropped nearly one percent over the past week—and the decline could continue, said Ashraf Laidi, chief currency strategist at CMC Markets. There’s more downside for the precious metal seen ahead, he told CNBC.
The price of copper has risen almost 98 percent over the past year and currently trades above $3 a pound. David Threlkeld, president of Resolved Inc., discussed whether copper prices constitute a bubble about to burst—and threaten the global recovery.
Gold prices rose the most in four weeks on speculation that the rally in the dollar might be about to stall. Is it a good time to start looking into the precious metals? Ben Fulton, managing director at Invesco PowerShares shared his insights.
Tough end to the week. For the first time in months, the last two days has seen some notable call buying in the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) — in other words, traders are buying volatility. Also a notable uptick in the put/call ratio (the ratio of put buying to call option buying). Why?
New results left investors ever more worried that China could take down the rally.
Gold prices have surged almost 25 percent this year—hovering around $1,100 an ounce. Will gold's bull run continue in 2010? Jim Steel, chief commodities analyst at HSBC, shared his insight.
Will the gold boom continue in 2010? Kevin Kerr, president of Kerr Trading International, and James DiGeorgia, author of "The Trader's Great Gold Rush," offer CNBC their outlooks.
Even with gold’s recent weakness, some strategists say investors should use the pullback as a buying opportunity. Michael Widmer, metals strategist at Bank of America-Merrill Lynch, discussed his view on the commodity.
Gold prices hit a new record high for the second day and investors are wondering how much more room it has to run. David Tice, bear market strategist at Federated Investors discussed his insight on the commodity.
Gold prices hit record highs above $1,200 an ounce, with funds lengthening positions due to expectations of more dollar weakness and more central bank buying. How should investors be positioned? Lou Grasso, gold trader at Millennium Futures, and Peter Schiff, president of Euro Pacific Capital, shared their outlooks.
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Stocks climbed on Monday as the dollar pulled back and gold hit a new record above $1,170 an ounce. John Hathaway, senior portfolio manager of the Tocqueville Gold Fund, believes the precious metal has room to run higher.