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A pause is all very well, but if the monetary crutch that has supported recovery is kicked out too soon, that double dip scenario could become a reality.
China's economy likely grew by 13 percent in the last month of 2009 and market fears that the country is manipulating the data are exaggerated, Jim O'Neill, head of global economic research at Goldman Sachs told CNBC Tuesday.
Upbeat results from technology firms led stocks higher Friday, however the Nasdaq was the only major index to close in positive territory for the week. Is tech your top trade?
As the economy soured, consumers became increasingly resourceful in order to make ends meet. However, this doesn't always mean consumers are shopping on price alone. A new study released by the Grocery Manufacturers Association, Booz & Co. and SheSpeaks looks at the factors influencing a shopper's decision to buy.
On the heels of Yahoo!'s better than expected earnings after the bell Tuesday, the web giant will announce a partnership later today that represents a new focus on original content. I have the early scoop: Yahoo! is about to announce it's partnering with ad giant WPP's Group M Entertainment to together produce new branded webisodes, both companies bringing in advertisers, together developing concepts that will work for them.
We're growing, but not as much as you wanted. Hewlett Packard down 1 percent pre-open as CEO Mark Hurd said the magic words: "We expect the IT industry to return to growth in 2010 and believe that HP will outpace the market," but their guidance was not as strong as expected.
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Cramer is making the call on the media, advertising and two profitable “pure plays” he sees in this market.
Stocks skidded Wednesday as techs dragged and the jump in oil prices spurred worries about the recovery in consumer spending. Stocks had opened higher, buoyed by Home Depot's raised outlook, but those gains quickly faded.
Stocks opened higher Wednesday as oil prices jumped above $71 and Home Depot raised its outlook.
This morning's Wall Street theme might be "running in place". But Tuesday could see more action, with plenty of potential market moving events on the docket. Right now, U.S. stock index futures are pointing to a higher opening, and overseas markets have generally been higher as well.
African countries are improving politically and economically and their businesses are doing "great," said Lawrence Speidell, portfolio manager at Frontier Market Asset Management.
This is the time to buy into stocks, said Harry Rady, CEO of Rady Asset Management, and Lee Eugene Munson, CIO of Portfolio Asset Management.
Dan Greenhaus, market analyst at Miller Tabak, and Scott Minerd, chief strategist at Guggenheim Partners, shared their views on the economy — and where investors should be putting their money.
A growing number of food manufacturers are showing the staples in their portfolio a little more love these days in an attempt to remind frugal gourmets of the basics. How basic? Think butter and canned goods. This is not only because they want to cash in on consumers' newfound frugality, and defend against private label, but also because there have been fewer new product introductions vying for ad dollars.
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Jeff Auxier isn't waiting to see where the train is going before getting aboard. "It's hard to predict markets," the CEI of Auxier Asset Management conceded to CNBC. "We're there on a price basis, but we're still working off a lot of borrowed money." — But he sees some opportunities.
Forget the days of companies flying employees to exotic locales to rally the troops and strategize.
As we begin the second month of the year, investors are wondering if January’s market action is a signal that big declines lie ahead?