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  • Highest Yielding Stocks by S&P Sector Wednesday, 14 Oct 2009 | 8:39 AM ET

    Following my post earlier this week on the highest yielding stocks in the Dow, here is a deeper look at the dividends of the S&P 500.

  • Karabell's 8 Hot China Plays Tuesday, 13 Oct 2009 | 6:53 PM ET

    You might have noticed an insightful article about China penned by our very own Zach Karabell in the WSJ. But you'll only find his best trading insights, right here!

  • America's Greenest Companies: 2009 Tuesday, 13 Oct 2009 | 3:56 PM ET
    The Carbon Disclosure Project has been tracking the carbon footprint of S&P-500 members since 2003. This year, for the first time, its report ranks companies based on their plans and actions taken to reduce emissions. (Past surveys it focused on relative disclosure.) This year, 332 companies responded to the voluntary survey, vs. 321 a year ago This year, the project actually applied a performance metric, but since it is a pilot program has opted not to release specific scores. Instead, it has r

    The Carbon Disclosure Project has been tracking the carbon footprint of S&P-500 members since 2003. We've also included their total 2008 emissions where available.

  • Highest Dividend Yields of the Dow Monday, 12 Oct 2009 | 7:29 AM ET

    Two and a half months away from the end of the year and the average dividend yield of the Dow 30 has continued to fall since the market lows.  See how the 30 companies in the Dow compare.

  • S&P to Reach 1,130 by Year-End: Strategist Tuesday, 22 Sep 2009 | 12:10 PM ET

    Two bullish strategists Frederic Dickson, chief market strategist at D.A. Davidson & Co. and Ted Parrish, co-portfolio manager at Henssler Equity Fund said they expect markets to go higher by year-end.

  • Who Knew? Industrial Stocks Are Leading the Market Rally Wednesday, 16 Sep 2009 | 3:36 PM ET
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    After spending much of the year as a market laggard, industrial stocks have rebounded over the past three months and are considered a good bet to keep moving higher.

  • GE Still Has More Room to Run: Options Traders Tuesday, 15 Sep 2009 | 1:04 PM ET

    General Electric has apparently broken through technical resistance levels, and the bulls think it has room to run higher.

  • Stocks and Indices One Year After Lehman Monday, 14 Sep 2009 | 9:45 AM ET

    One year ago on Sunday September 14, Lehman Brothers was scrambling before declaring bankruptcy later that night and Bank of America announced a deal to acquire Merrill Lynch.  Here is a look at where major indices and stocks look one year later.

  • Slow & Steady Gains In Stocks Wednesday, 9 Sep 2009 | 5:22 PM ET

    Stocks closed higher for a fourth straight day on Wednesday, sending the S&P 500 to its best finish so far this year.

  • 5 Sectors That Profit From the Weak Dollar: Strategists Wednesday, 9 Sep 2009 | 2:41 PM ET

    The U.S. dollar hit new lows once again for the year. So how should investors prepare their portfolios and benefit from the weak dollar? Kelli Hill, portfolio manager at Ashfield Capital Partners and Nicholas Colas, chief market strategist, ConvergEx shared their insights.

  • Big Machinery Firm Faces 'Muted Recovery': Analyst Thursday, 3 Sep 2009 | 12:02 PM ET

    There’s been too much hype around Caterpillar versus the expected reality of a muted recovery in construction activity, said Eli Lustgarten, analyst at Longbow Research.

  • Traders Expect Aviation Company to Fly Higher Thursday, 27 Aug 2009 | 7:52 AM ET

    Textron has rocketed 84 percent in less than two months, and traders apparently expect the aviation company to fly even higher.

  • Highest Dividend Yields of the Dow Monday, 24 Aug 2009 | 11:23 AM ET

    Dividend yields in the Dow index are down about a quarter of a point since early June and 165 basis points since early March, as equity markets continue to trend higher, pushing yields lower.  Here is a look at the dividend yields of all 30 Dow components:

  • Our Top 5 Cash-Flow Stocks: Strategists (Pt.1) Friday, 21 Aug 2009 | 3:28 PM ET

    Cash flow is a great valuation metric to look at when calculating how solid a company may be, said Lee Eugene Munson, CIO of Portfolio Asset Management, and Michael Farr, president of Farr, Miller & Washington. They shared their best 5 stock picks with investors.

  • 3 Dow Stocks with High Short Interest Wednesday, 19 Aug 2009 | 8:31 AM ET

    Compared to an average short interest of 2.2% for all Dow components, bets against these three companies stand at around 8%.

  • Prep For Recovery With These 5 Stocks: Strategist Friday, 14 Aug 2009 | 9:26 AM ET

    Take your cash out from the sidelines because "there’s still a lot of stocks we can put money into today," said Robert Millen, co-portfolio manager at Jensen Portfolio.

  • Cramer: Forget Fed, Buy Smartphone Stocks Wednesday, 12 Aug 2009 | 3:26 PM ET

    Plus, get calls on the casinos, industrials and more.

  • What's Driving The Market Tuesday, 28 Jul 2009 | 10:20 AM ET

    The Dow opened down 53, but that is the low for the day, so far...it's been straight up from there and the index has now gone green, led by industrials like Boeing, our parent GE, Caterpillar, United Technologies, and a few consumer stocks like Kraft, Coke, and P&G.

  • Honeywell’s Worst Quarter Now Over: Analyst Monday, 27 Jul 2009 | 12:49 PM ET

    We are seeing probably the worst quarter that we are going to see from Honeywell, said Howard Rubel, aerospace and defense analyst from Jeffries & Co.

  • Dow Logs 7th Straight Gain; Apple Slides Tuesday, 21 Jul 2009 | 4:29 PM ET

    A late rally pushed stocks higher Tuesday following better-than-expected earnings from several Dow components. The Dow logged its seventh-straight gain, the Nasdaq, it's tenth.