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Markets vacillated Wednesday, after two employment reports showed improvement—but not as much as expected. Where should investors be looking? David Kotok, CIO of Cumberland Advisors, and Dave Shepherd, financial planner at Retirement Financial Services, shared their views.
Stocks were mixed Wednesday, with the Dow and S&P retreating, after the S&P broke through a key level. Amazon gave the Nasdaq a boost.
Stocks turned mixed in late-morning trading Wednesday, with the Dow retreating, after the S&P broke through a key level.
We asked you to vote on the big winners and losers of 2009. In the results of our poll—100,000 votes were cast—there were a few close votes, some decidedly one-sided ones and a couple surprise outcomes. And, there were a handful of big losers and big winners.
Online retailers are becoming increasingly popular with people shopping at home—or on their work computers. So how can investors make money in the subsector? Benjamin Schacter, internet analyst at Broadpoint AmTech, shared his view.
Every bull market owes its success to a select group of stocks and sectors at the forefront of the move. Owning them is a great path to profits. Here’s how it’s done.
Ebay has been showing signs of improving business trends, and now some investors are betting on a New Year's rally.
If the worst of the recession is indeed behind us, trends from previous economic pitfalls may provide investors guidance to where some of the capital inflows may go next. Here is a look at the top stocks coming out of a recession.
Now that the S&P has broken below 1100 should you harvest profits? Or bet the chase for performance will lift stocks through the end of the year?
They looked like hot stocks. So how are the traders playing Yahoo!, Disney and more now that they've been burned?
The Dow eked out a gain Tuesday in light, choppy trading following Monday's rally. Health-care, utilities and materials were the best-performing sectors.
Stocks opened slightly lower Tuesday as investors took a breather after Monday's rally — but it was a short-lived breather with stocks bouncing back within the first hour of trading.
Stocks continued to rise on Tuesday, continuing Monday's rally. Two bulls, Michelle Picard, fund manager at HighMark Geneva Growth, and Mike O’Rourke, chief market strategist at BTIG Bass Trading, said the markets have further room to run.
A weird thing is happening right now, and it borders on the dangerous. Companies want to merge, and partner, and collaborate, and they have lots of cash on the balance sheet, ready to do deals that may help jumpstart their businesses, light a fire under sluggish markets, increase efficiencies, and generate nice returns for their investors. Yet federal agencies in this country and abroad aren't merely getting more active when it comes to scrutinizing the deals, they're getting activist.
Yahoo is done with its cost-cutting program and now hiring, Chief Executive Carol Bartz told CNBC Tuesday.
Sticking to shareholder-value theories is nearly impossible.
In some cases, the difference between a winner and loser is often in the eye of the beholder--who can be a victim or a beneficiary--or simply a political ideologue. That’s why we want readers to weigh in and vote on a variety of people and concepts. We’ll report back with results and rankings on December 1.
Our traders are good but you knew that! Check out their latest picks that paid in a regular feature we call "Quicker Than The Ticker."
Stanley Schacter said, "Misery doesn't love just any kind of company — it loves only miserable company...That same kind of "miserable company" now works in your office.
Baidu.com has been an Internet success story since it went public in 2005. But while the Web search engine dominates the Chinese market, it has only a minor presence outside its home country.