Stocks closed the day with an aggressive selloff as fears over Europe and concerns about banking trumped good news out of the housing market.
Stock pared their earlier losses Monday, but investors are continuing to worry about the European debt contagion. Richard Sparks, senior equities analyst at Schaeffer’s Investment Research, and Jack Reutemann, founder of Research Financial Strategies, offered their insights.
The euro fell broadly on Monday, after the Spanish central bank's takeover of a savings bank added to jitters about debt problems in some of the weak euro zone countries. Where should investors be putting their money? Jason Trennert, chief investment strategist and managing partner at Strategas Research Partners, shared his views and investment strategies.
Euro weaker again as the Bank of Spain is taking over CajaSur, a thrift that has high levels of property loan defaults. While Europe is weaker, it has come off their lows, as have U.S. stock futures. Oil higher, copper higher, gold higher. Elsewhere: Still trying to figure out where the financial regulatory bill will come down...
The Silicon Valley lawyer who almost single-handedly brought the antitrust weight of the government down on Microsoft is setting his crosshairs on a new target: Google.
The Dow popped over 100 points in the final minutes of trading Friday after a yo-yo session — and a rocky week. Financials gained. Dell was among a handful of decliners.
Stocks Tuesday continued the comeback that began in late trading Monday: Investors liked potentially oversold markets and seemed less anxious over the European debt crisis. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, shared his market outlook.
Last week, David Hefty, chief executive of Cornerstone Wealth Management, warned investors of a sudden market “freefall,” sending the Dow below 5,000. But James Hardesty, president, market strategist and chief economist at Hardesty Capital Management said there is still “much strength” in the economy and expects to end the year higher. They returned to CNBC Monday to share their insights.
How much is your Facebook page worth? The question has probably never crossed your mind, but it’s been on the minds of marketers for a while and now they have a tool to help measure their social media efforts in dollar signs, at least to an extent.
If you have some cash to play with, this is the best way to grow it.
The Senate may take its usual scalpel to the bill, but Andrew Littlefair thinks his company will make the final cut.
Yeah, you read that headline right: IBM is offering up a 5-year earnings plan, and for a company in tech — really any company — to offer such visibility is substantial, and intriguing. Oh, and the 5-year plan has IBM reporting $20 a share in operating earnings by 2015.
Stocks opened higher on Wednesday, following a rocky trading session yesterday that left the blue-chip index down 0.3 percent. How should investors be positioned? Ronald Weiner, president and CIO of RDM Financial Group and Charlie Smith, CIO of Fort Pitt Capital Group shared their market outlooks.
Few other kinds of equities offer the protection that investors need right now.
The FCC is set to announce whether they will allow cable companies to price according to bandwidth. This would benefit subscribers, but not the cable companies themselves.
The CBOE volatility index (VIX), widely considered the best gauge of fear in the market, spiked more than 20 percent on Tuesday to top 25, it’s highest level in almost two months. What does the level imply for the markets and what should investors expect going forward? Mark Arbeter, chief technical strategist at Standard & Poor’s shared their insights.
But that’s no reason to sell stocks, he says. Here’s how you survive the debt tsunami crossing the Atlantic.
Large companies, such as HP and AT&T, are asking the President to support polices that would ensure every consumer gets detailed information about energy dollars that will be spent on appliances or lighting options.
Stocks pulled off a gain Thursday as comments from a European official offered some relief on the Greece front. Consumer-discretionary stocks were the day's best performer, along with materials and industrials.
Like Ford, this stock should soar.