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The week began with a flashback to the credit crisis. It ended with figures showing the fastest inflation in six months and the lowest consumer-sentiment reading in 28 years. Along the way, as the stock market ebbed and flowed, CNBC guests assembled a collective portfolio that was heavy on technology, energy, and global exposure.
Barry James has a checklist for worthy investments. To be attractive, a stock must have good relative value, good historical corporate earnings, and good relative price strength.
Oil dominated the news again during the week, though crude prices fell back for a change. Economic data also moved the markets, which finished up for the week.
Is this a once in a generation chance to buy financials?
"Most of the mundane things in this world make money," Neil Hennessy told CNBC. The 5-star fund manager praises stocks an investor might easily overlook.
Most business news this week took a back seat to oil's relentless climb, but there were still some notable moments. And CNBC guests had plenty of stocks to recommend for worried investors.
Its price has become one of the most widely discussed, debated and feared topics on Wall Street and on Main Street. But what's next? Will it continue to climb toward a "super spike" or have we seen the top for oil prices?
To help investors survive the current market volatility, CNBC asked the experts where they're placing their bets in this environment.
Five-star fund manager Barry James says it's a tough time to be putting money into the stock market -- but an investor would be wise to focus on large-cap stocks.
Not so fast, Cramer says. Plus his thoughts on American Superconductor, UBS and more.
The Mad Money host couldn't care less about all the talk of higher costs. At least not when pricing is rising, too.
Earnings Season shifted into high gear, both corporate results and economic statistics were all over the proverbial map, and investors and traders found opportunities in some unlikely places.
The company's genetically modified seeds are just what the world needs.
Higher stock prices. They won't last, but while they're climbing, they're tradable. That's the message for investors from Barry James.
Despite recent signs of strength in stocks, the markets are still in the red for the year. To help protect your portfolio, CNBC's "Closing Bell" got advice from two 5-star fund managers, who offered their strategies -- and stock picks.
But not just for the environment. There’s a bull market here that investors shouldn’t miss.
It's a booyah-free zone. There goes Swifty!Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
The Dow ended a dismal week lower on Friday as investors grappled with anxiety about the broader economy. Here's the word on the Street.
August may mark the depths of summer vacation season, but it's been getting a bad wrap in recent years on Wall Street. Over the span of just about two-decades, the eighth month of the year has become among the weakest for the S&P 500, according to the Stock Trader's Almanac.
British packaging company Rexam has agreed to buy the plastic packaging business of U.S. company Owens-Illinois Inc for $1.83 billion, targeting the fast-growing market for packaging medicines, it said on Monday.