The plunge in oil and the strong dollar are the lead factors in determining stocks to buy or short as the fourth quarter earnings reports come out.» Read More
The Dow topped 9,000 for the first time since January as investors shrugged off a rise in jobless claims and cheered earnings from Ford and 3M. A third straight rise in existing-home sales also buoyed the market.
Stocks rallied Thursday as investors shrugged off a rise in jobless claims and focused on encouraging earnings from Ford and 3M. A third straight rise in existing-home sales also buoyed the market.
Futures indicated a slightly higher open for Wall Street Thursday ahead of another vast amount of earnings reports.
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Energy companies are a good place for investors to put their money, because the spike in oil prices has not been matched by share prices, Bob Doll, vice-chairman and Chief Investment Officer of global equities at BlackRock, told CNBC.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Charl Malan, Senior Metals & Mining Analyst on the Van Eck Global Hard Assets fund which is rated 5-stars by Morningstar and up 24.96% this year, said now is a good time to invest in commodities because of “unprecedented monetary and fiscal stimulus in the United States, China and Europe.”
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Bryan Piskorowski, managing director at Wachovia Securities, and Rick Bensignor, head of research at Execution LLC, weighed in on the best places to invest now.
Peter Andersen of Congress Asset Management Company and Steve Grasso at Stuart Frankel, told CNBC how investors can prepare their portfolios for the weekend.
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Libya says it will work to convince three U.S. oil companies currently "stalling" to sign revised contracts giving the North African nation a greater share of its oil production, in the latest indication that the OPEC member is grappling with falling crude prices.
Occidental Petroleum said Thursday its fourth-quarter profit fell 69 percent from a year ago as results were hammered by lower oil and gas prices. But its bottom line easily topped Wall Street forecasts.
"I dread looking at Wall Street tomorrow. It's not going to be a pleasant sight." Senator Harry Reid, Thursday night. Gee, Mr. Senator, don't get into the stock commentary business.
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Although futures are down (we routinely move in 50 point ranges in the morning), there is a calmer, more even tone to trader talk this morning:
The Dow again swung in a roughly 775 point range (about 9 percent), and yet the markets felt....stable.