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General Electric announced that it will maintain its dividend for 2009, giving it an 8.6% yield, based on yesterday's close. See how this compares to the other 29 companies in the Dow.
Oaktree Asset Management's Robert Pavlik warns investors not to be misled by what appear to be attractive valuations on stocks.
The U.S. government's plan to inject $20 billion into Citigroup failed to fully reassure analysts about financials. So what is safe to invest in now? Tim Harris at JPMorgan Asset Management and Khiem Do at Baring Asset Management offered their sector strategies to CNBC.
China Central Television's auction of its primetime ad time Tuesday yielded nearly $1.4 billion in revenue, 15 percent more than last year. This Chinese version of the American upfront ad sales period attracted global companies like Coca-Cola who have become more committed to the growing economy since the Olympics.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway sharply increased its stake in ConocoPhillips this spring and summer, accumulating a total of 84 million shares as of the end of the third quarter on September 30, according to Berkshire's just-released quarterly portfolio filing with the SEC.
Fighting the temptation to panic is probably the most difficult task. But it may also be the most important.
As the market turmoil continues, companies that once sat at the top of the S&P 500 find themselves falling further and further down the list.
Too bad that's exactly what most CEOs did, and now they're paying for it.
Procter & Gamble raised its second-quarter and full-year profit forecasts on Monday as it estimated higher-than-expected earnings from the sale of Folgers, the largest U.S. coffee business, to JM Smucker.
"Buy the dips"? Not according to Michael Yoshikami, who says investors need to buy companies with "sustainable businesses," which sell "very boring things," that are well managed and that have good cash flow.
Now is the time for long-term investors to jump in and build a portfolio of recognizable, brand-name companies, Robert Pavlik Chief Investment Officer Oaktree Asset Management told CNBC.
The markets are up about 2.5% in early morning trading on strength overnight in Asian markets, solid earnings reports, and a better-than-expected GDP number.
In this Web Extra the traders reveal how to trade GDP and a slew of earnings reports including Exxon, CBS, Electronic Arts and more!
If you blinked in the final minutes of trading today, you probably got the story wrong. The final hour of trading has become known for its wild swings, but outdid itself this time: After being up about 250 points at 3:54 p.m., those gains evaporated and the Dow Jones Industrial Average ended down 74.16, or 0.8 percent, at 8990.96.
Stocks pared gains Wednesday after the Federal Reserve opted to cut a key interest rate by half a percentage point.
Stocks turned mixed Wednesday as the market waits for the Federal Reserve's decision on interest rates.
Stocks opened lower Wednesday as the market waited for the Federal Reserve's decision on interest rates.
S&P futures have been positive only briefly late in the morning, however there has again been a 40-point swing from the high to the lows. Bottom line is that pre-open volatility continues.
Futures tilted lower Wednesday, after a fleeting boost from an unexpected jump in durable-goods orders, as the market waited for the Federal Reserve's decision on interest rates.
Stocks on Wednesday can't help but feel some of the spillover of Tuesday's euphoric upswing, as the Fed winds down its two-day meeting with an anticipated rate cut.