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Wall Street came back from the long weekend with a rosier view about possible tapering by the Federal Reserve. Here's why.
Three sectors appear poised for continued gains, Bessemer Trust's Rebecca Patterson says.
As stocks climb, the CNBC "Fast Money" traders reveal where they're looking next.
The stock market may have seen most of its gains for 2013, but there's still money to be made in the next three to five years, Roger Altman tells CNBC.
The "bulbous" cash piles held by Apple and other large tech companies makes them a poor investment, Bill Smead, of Smead Capital Management, told CNBC.
Chinese equities have repeatedly disappointed investors in recent months, but U.S. investment bank Goldman Sachs remains optimistic that the laggard will deliver solid returns this year.
Inflation needs to move closer to target before the Federal Reserve shifts towards a tapering of its bond purchase program, James Bullard told CNBC.
One thing the world's central bankers can take away from this week's market volatility: They need to do a better job of communicating.
Japan's stock market witnessed a second-straight day of heightened volatility on Friday, swinging from gains of 3 percent to deep losses before bouncing back again.
Doug Kass maintains his bearish outlook.
U.S. stock futures point to a sharply lower opening Thursday, following the 7.3 percent sell-off in Japan's Nikkei stock average. Market pros look at what's next.
Japanese stocks plunged 9 percent off intraday highs on Thursday as weak Chinese data added to growing fears that the U.S. Federal Reserve may withdraw its bond buying sooner than expected.
The unexpected contraction in China's factory activity in May has heightened the risk of a further slowdown in the second quarter, after the economy grew at its slowest pace in three years over January to March, said economists.
A strong employment number in early June could trigger a stock market correction, Paul Richards of UBS says.
With stocks at new highs, one strategist pointed out that even if equities went into a "bear market"—which he's not predicting—they'd still be higher than last year's June lows.
Market rallies have to end sometime for sure, but history suggests the current one, despite its seemingly bloated nature, doesn't have to end soon.
The Bank of Japan ended a two-day meeting on Wednesday with a decision to leave monetary policy unchanged and a promise to monitor volatile bond markets.
The stock rally could continue through the end of the decade, Seth Masters of Bernstein Global Wealth Management says.
Calls earlier in the year for a "great rotation" into stocks from fixed income may have been a little premature, but Goldman Sachs' replacement for Jim O'Neill says there will be a "gradual rotation".
Goldman Sachs has upgraded its target for the S&P 500, forecasting it will climb a further 5 percent to 1750 by year-end, from an initial estimate of 1625.
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