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President Obama on Monday sternly warned Wall Street against returning to reckless and unchecked behavior that had threatened the nation with a second Great Depression. So how are investors faring one year after the financial meltdown? CNBC contributor Michael Yoshikami, president and chief investment strategist at YCMNET Advisors and Thomas Meyer, CEO and chairman of Meyer Capital Group Wealth Management shared their market insights.
Last week, the stake in Alibaba was absolutely intrinsic to Yahoo. Yet today, just a few short days later, we get word that Yahoo unloads a $150 million stake in the company. Yahoo still keeps its stake in the parent company, but the timing of the dot com sale is intriguing.
The market looks healthy, the economy is going to continue to outpace expectations in the near term and this is a favorable environment for equity investing, said Liz Ann Sonders, chief investment strategist at Charles Schwab.
Stocks struggled Friday as a sharp drop in oil prices offset an improvement in consumer confidence and FedEx's raised outlook. Plus, there was some profit taking after a five-day rally, the market's longest run since November. Meanwhile, gold hit a seven-month high above $1,011 an ounce as investors were looking for a hedge against the dollar's slide. Read and listen to what the experts had to say...
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Markets have been trading higher in the last few trading sessions, but will the rally continue? Alec Young, equity strategist at Standard & Poor’s, and Greg Olsen, partner at Lenox Advisors, shared their insights and investor advice.
In the after hours, traders were trying to get a handle on Morgan Stanley’s future after learning that CEO John Mack is stepping down.
If today's gains hold, we're looking at a 5-day advance in stocks. How should you trade?
Now that the Yahoo's search deal with Microsoft has been finalized, the next step for the Internet giant is focus its attention on content, Yahoo! CEO Carol Bartz told CNBC.
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.
Google's Gmail service was knocked offline Tuesday in an outage that the company said affected a "majority" of its millions of e-mail users, including consumers who get Gmail for free and businesses that pay for a version for their employees.
Stocks started September, a typically bad month for the market, with a sharp selloff amid worries about more bank failures and the fact that the market may have gotten ahead of the recovery.
Stocks resumed their descent Tuesday after a brief pop from a better-than-expected ISM report on manufacturing.
Stocks rebounded from a lower start Tuesday after the ISM reported manufacturing moved into expansion mode for the first time since January 2008.
As we flip the calendar to September, investors will look back on August fondly, the last two trading sessions notwithstanding.
EBay plans to announce on Tuesday a deal to sell its Skype Internet calling division to a group of private investors, according to two people briefed on the company’s plans, the New York Times reported.
Stocks rallied for the month of August but fell on Monday as concerns about the global economy weighed on Wall Street. What must you know about this market?
Goofy videos weren't on the minds of Len Kleinrock and his team at UCLA when they began tests 40 years ago on what would become the Internet. Neither was social networking, for that matter, nor were most of the other easy-to-use applications that have drawn more than a billion people online.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Stocks continued to rise on Tuesday after encouraging reports on home prices and consumer confidence. The Treasury auctioned off $42 billion in 2-year notes today, and it was met with mediocre demand. Pres. Obama officially reappointed Ben Bernanke for another term as Fed chairman. Watch and listen to what the pros had to say...