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Goldman Sachs thinks the precious metal could soon climb to $1,650 an ounce, but the traders discuss whether gold will really continue its run.
The latest employment data doesn’t bode well for Friday's widely followed jobs report. Can the rally endure if employers slash more jobs?
The bulls were giddy on Tuesday amid growing expectations that central banks around the world were ready to do even more to boost the struggling recovery.
Money managers who bet wrong will now buy these stocks to look right.
US stocks rose for the week, led to the upside by the Dow with a gain of 2.81%. Gold for August delivery hit a nominal record high of $1,254.5 during Tuesday's trading session, as investors sought refuge on the metal due to worries about Europe.
CNBC.com looked at stock performance over the past ten years and calculated the highest average gains during the spring months of March, April and May.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, May 4.
The massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has negatively impacted the shares of the companies involved. Will it have a direct effect on crude oil prices? Jason Gammel, managing director of research at Macquarie, and Fadel Gheit, managing director and senior analyst at Oppenheimer, offered CNBC their insights—and stock calls.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
As of this morning, nearly 91% of the S&P 500 companies have reported earnings. Here's a look at which companies have had the biggest surprises so far...
As of this morning, nearly 75% of the S&P 500 companies have reported earnings. Here's a look at which companies have had the biggest surprises so far...
Earnings season is coming closer to an end now that ~80% of the S&P 500 companies have reported earnings. Here's a look at which companies have had the biggest surprises so far...
Despite a weak start to the last week of October, the Dow and S&P are now both up 2.58% and 0.85% for the month as of Thursday's closing session. Even though October ranks as a slightly positive month historically on average, up more than 53% of the time for all three major U.S. Indexes, the Nasdaq Composite has trailed behind, currently down 1.2% month to date.
The oil and natural gas company is down about 2 percent on the day to $28.39, but options activity is bullish at the December contracts on PXD
The Reuters/Jefferies CRB Index is a global commodity benchmark which tracks 19 mostly U.S. traded commodities and has led a rally in the past weeks with a year-to-date performance surpassing the S&P, currently up 10% versus 3% YTD, driven in part by a depreciating dollar and speculation of an economic recovery. Here are some stocks that are riding the commodities wave.
The S&P 500 is down today, and true to the trend of the past few months, oil is following. Read on to see what's behind this pattern.
MarkWest Energy is up nearly 17 percent and has attracted the attention of options traders. Traders have been buying calls for the last week in natural gas company, which is near its highs of the session at $11.10 at midday. The January 10 calls are trading at $1.20.
Linn Energy is up more than 17 percent Monday and seeing heavy options activity after a favorable article published this weekend. More than 4,000 calls traded this morning at the January 15 strike price, eight times the 20-day average volume for all put and call contracts daily.
Willie Garson proves himself as a celeb to beat, and holds the lead for the 3rd straight day in Trading With The Stars. There was a "flip flop" (no politicians here) of sorts as actor Stephen Collins replaced champion poker player Chris Moneymaker in the second spot--and Chris is in third. All the other celebs are holding their previous places. Actor James Cromwell is showing...
Here's our update on "Trading With The Stars." Willie proves himself as not another flash in the pan, and maintains the #1 spot two day's in a row. (and just like Willie--almost- Johnny Bench holds onto 7th place!) Interesting note: all of our celeb portfolios are above the $1 million benchmark. Congrats to all for that!!