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With earnings season kicking off after the bell Monday, Charles Rotblut, senior market analyst at Zacks.com, told "Power Lunch" that the aerospace sector will perform well. "Boeing is doing very well," Rotblut said of the aerospace and defense corporation, as it had a successful launch of its new 787 Dreamliner jet over the weekend and currently has close to 700 airplane orders.
Will oil slump to $60 a barrel or soar to above $80? Barring any unforeseen geopolitical events, Stanford Group Energy analyst picks $60.
The U.S. imports approximately 15% of its food -- and China is its third largest supplier. This week, China admitted it needs to raise food safety standards to international levels, amid the recent controversy of tainted Chinese foods. Chris Waldrop, director of the food and policy institute at the Consumer Federation of America, and Michael Doyle, director of the center for food safety at the University of Georgia, discussed the situation on “Power Lunch.”
Jordan Kimmel, market strategist at National Securities, told CNBC’s “Power Lunch” that the U.S. economy is strong and the market will go higher. Elizabeth Miller, managing director at Trevor Stewart Burton & Jacobsen, agreed that economic conditions are good: “I think we’ve got a stool with all three legs: global liquidity, decent earnings growth, and reasonable valuations.”
CNBC, America's Business Channel, and CNBC.com look at the best -- and worst -- states for business in our new exclusive study.
Ahead of the U.S. Labor Department's jobs report on Friday, ADP Employer Services predicts that private employers added 150,000 positions for June. But two experts take issue with ADP's calculation. David Wyss, chief economist at Standard and Poor's, and John Silvia, chief economist at Wachovia, joined "Power Lunch" to discuss their weaker job views -- and what they think the Federal Reserve will do about them.
Walter Gerasimowicz, founder and chief investment strategist, Meditron Asset Management, told CNBC’s “Power Lunch” that a liquidity crunch could take the steam out of the current market.
Airline stocks may be taking off -- despite such seeming drags as soaring fuel prices and bankruptcies. Andrew Wilkinson, senior market analyst at Interactive Brokers, told "Power Lunch" viewers why he sees a renaissance in passenger carrier shares.
Jack Ablin, chief investment officer at Harris Private Bank, told CNBC’s “Power Lunch” that hedge funds may be driving today’s market rally.
CNBC's Bill Griffeth posed the question: Are C-level executives really worth giant "golden parachutes"? Mary Ann Jorgenson, corporate governance attorney and partner at Squire, Sanders & Dempsey, and Dan Pedrotty, director of the AFL-CIO's office of investment, took up the issue on "Power Lunch."
International concerns over China's food safety problems have increased, though one advisor said the U.S. must still look after its trading partner. "China is a natural ally of the United States. We should not make it otherwise," Robert Kuhn, senior advisor at Citigroup said on "Power Lunch."
Julia Coronado, senior U.S. economist at Barclays Capital, told CNBC’s “Power Lunch” that she believes the Federal Reserve’s primary concern is still inflation -- but that doesn't mean there won't be a rate cut down the line.
Garnett Keith, head of Seabridge Investment Advisors, explains how he became one of Blackstone’s first investors.
John Kilduff, senior vice president and energy analyst at Man Financial, appeared on CNBC's special "Power Lunch at the Four Seasons" to give his outlook for oil and gasoline -- and to explain why easing tensions in Nigeria haven't made him bearish on either.
As the Federal Open Market Committee prepares to meet this week, Joseph LaVorgna, chief U.S. economist at Deutsche Bank, joined "Power Lunch" at New York's Four Seasons to discuss inflation, the economy, and how the Fed will react to the subprime mess.
In a special edition of "Power Lunch at the Four Seasons," Abby Joseph Cohen, the chief U.S. portfolio strategist at Goldman Sachs, offered her perspective on the markets, the S&P 500 and the global economy to CNBC's Bill Griffeth.
Leon Cooperman, founder of Omega Advisors and former Chair of Goldman Sachs Investment Policy Committee, said he expects stocks to do well the rest of this year and into next year.
Rep. Sander Levin told CNBC’s “Power Lunch” that his new tax bill seeks to create fairness and is not aimed at private equity companies.
Hugh Johnson, chairman and chief investment officer of Johnson Illington Advisors, told CNBC’s “Power Lunch” that the market may face a short-term valuation problem. ... But Craig Hodges, portfolio manager at the Hodges Fund, remained optimistic despite the risks.
The recent increase in gasoline prices may be partly due to a potential strike in Nigeria, but Iran remains a factor, said Addison Armstrong of TFS Energy on "Power Lunch.""Nigeria certainly is front and center, but Iran is never far from oil traders' minds," Armstrong said. Since 40% of the world's oil flows through the waters near Iran, the country remains key to world oil prices.
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Did the Fed just hint at tapering in December? Kenny Polcari parses the Fed speak — and parses some pasta scraps for a good recipe!
In this issue of "What's cookin' with Kenny Polcari," Kenny whips up a few Fed tidbits and something to dazzle your Thanksgiving guests.
Pro trader Kenny Polcari shares his thoughts on where the market is headed, as well as his recipe of the day.