Banks stocks dragged down the broader stock market on Wednesday with Merrill analyst Richard Bernstein writing the credit crisis is “far from over.”
One way to pick stocks is to watch short interest for clues. Paul Hickey, Bespoke Investment Group co-founder, told CNBC the buys he's making based on his short-watching method.
Coming back from a 90 point loss after a much worse than expected loss from Freddie Mac, the Dow rebounded as U.S. stocks hit a six-week high. The trend of health & personal care stocks doing well in this market continues.
Tropical Storm Edouard forced shut a huge U.S. offshore oil port, a refinery, some oil production and disrupted shipping as the storm raced toward the Texas-Louisiana coast on Monday.
Jonathan Barratt, managing director of Commodity Broking Services, sees more upside to oil prices. He told CNBC that he believes oil prices could return to the $130- to $135-per-barrel level.
The Dow and S&P 500 climbed higher on Wednesday after an unexpectedly strong report on the job market offset a surge in oil prices.
Oil rose more than $4 a barrel on Wednesday after U.S. government data showed an unexpected drop in gasoline stocks...
Tuesday has all the makings of another choppy session with little economic data but more fretting about the financial sector and plenty of earnings news.
Tumbling oil prices should send investors toward the people who own and run refineries, says SmartMoney senior markets editor Russell Pearlman.
Lou writes, "with record gas prices and crude falling, why are refiners stuck near 52-week lows?"
With most of the big names reporting, earnings season has been better than expected. So why aren’t we happy?
U.S. Gulf of Mexico producers had shut 5 percent of natural gas production and nearly as much oil output on Tuesday ahead of Tropical Storm Dolly, which is expected to hit the U.S.-Mexican border on Wednesday, the U.S. government said.
Tropical Storm Dolly continued to strengthen slightly early Tuesday as it moved over the warm waters of the western Gulf of Mexico towards the Texas-Mexico border.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of AIG and Biogen popped while Hasbro and CME Group dropped.
Energy watchers need pay close attention to the outcome of the Saturday meeting in Geneva, among Iran, European Union representatives, and most interestingly, the United States. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has confirmed that this meeting represents a change in U.S. policy toward Iran.
Gregory Church has two big contrarian plays for investors. One is as good as gold, and the other involves another refining process.
President Bush is ready to open up this country's offshore oil reserves – but does it open up new investment opportunities?
Viewers ask Cramer the essential question: Am I diversified?
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
As uncertainty in the U.S. markets prevails, stock investors might want to take a look at the 2nd quarter performance of the winning sectors for companies that have weathered the market turmoil.