FedEx reported a 24 percent rise in profit as the delivery company benefited from higher volumes in both its express and ground businesses.» Read More
Oracle reported an outlook and earnings that beat Wall Street's expectations as companies splurged on more software and other technology toward the end of the year.
Stocks closed higher Tuesday, with major averages hitting a two-month high, as investors were encouraged that a deal would soon be made in Washington to avoid the "fiscal cliff."
Discussing whether there are more market gains ahead, with Liz Ann Sonders, Charles Schwab; Alan Gayle, RidgeWorth Capital Management; Erik Ristuben, Russell Investments; and David Pearl, Epoch Investment, who reacts to Oracle's earnings.
Is crude going back over $90? Profiting from black gold's next move, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Why hasn't the "fiscal cliff" helped gold, which is stuck at $1,700? Renowned chartist Louise Yamada weighs in on the precious metal's next move, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders, Rich Ilczyszyn at the CME and Anthony Grisanti at the Nymex.
Jefferies Group said fourth quarter earnings rose on strong performance in its fixed income unit.
Drastic falls in the price of oil and gold, doubling of the yield in 30-year Treasurys and mass nationalizations in Japan’s struggling electronics industry may be on the agenda next year.
CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders discuss the day's top trades and the stocks they'll be watching tomorrow.
Dissecting the day's major business news, with the Fast Money traders. Meanwhile Chris Whalen, Institutional Risk Analystics, discusses whether you should buy the banks in 2013.
All airline stocks are up on higher passenger traffic and revenues, with Bob McAdoo, Imperial Capital.
How to play Dick's Sporting Goods now, since the stock is down about 11 percent after FMHR trader Joe Terranova made a bullish bet on the stock.
Bill McNabb, CEO of Vanguard, explains why the fiscal cliff is the biggest threat to investors' money. And the FMHR traders offer strategies to playing Bank of America and Yahoo now.
Could a fiscal cliff deal be bad for bonds? Anthony Grisanti, GRZ Energy, and Jeff Kilburg, Killir Kapital Management, offer investment strategies to protect your money.
Are the markets going to fall 2 percent if the U.S. goes over the fiscal cliff? The FMHR traders discuss; and CNBC's Brian Shactman reports JC Penney is down 42 percent year-to-date.
Citi cut its price target on Apple to $575 and now has a neutral rating on the stock, with the FMHR traders; and Citi analyst Glen Yeung explains his call on the stock, saying there is a diminished chance of a near-term rally. CNBC's Eamon Javers also reports the latest from Washington where Speaker Boehner and President Obama have wrapped up a meeting.
FedEx and Oracle are among the big names preparing to report quarterly earnings this week. Christine Short of S&P Capital IQ, says analysts are focusing on the materials sector.
CNBC's Sue Herera looks ahead to what are likely to be next week's top business and financial stories.
Mad Money host and former hedge fund manager, Jim Cramer, provides stock traders with all manner of investing advice.
The FMHR traders weigh in on the "attack selling" on Apple shares. Also, Steve Milunovich, UBS analyst explains why he reduced the tech giant's price target from $780 to $700 per share, yet maintains a "buy" rating on the stock. "I'm still pretty comfortable with Tim Cook," Milunovich added. And, CNBC's Brian Sullivan has the update on Best Buy's big move today.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports from Washington where Speaker Boehner is meeting President Obama; and Keith Boykin, Former Clinton White House aide; Katie Pavlich, Townhall.com; and Russ Reynolds, Batteries Plus, discuss the state of the negotiations and what it means for the U.S. economy.
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