Options traders are positioning for a pullback in NRG Energy, as the utility stock struggles to break a technical resistance level on its chart. Volume in the September 20 puts surged to 5,417 against open interest of 1,887 contracts...
Stocks quickly retreated after a quick pop on Wednesday as the previous day's optimism faded and General Motors stirred anxiety in the market. General Motors was down more than 10 percent as the automaker moved one step closer to Chapter 11 but sources close to the matter said they don't expect a bankruptcy filing this week. The deadline is June 1. Read and listen to what the optimists and pessimists had to say on the above and more…
Stephen Gallagher, chief U.S. economist at Societe Generale and Michael Cuggino, president and portfolio manager of Permanent Portfolio Funds, both agreed that although there are some signs of growth, the economy has a ways to go before a recovery.
Existing U.S. home sales climbed in April as consumer confidence rose. Reports say GM is close to bankruptcy as tech stocks gain Wednesday. What does this mean for the stock market? Art Cashin, UBS Financial Services director of floor operations, offered CNBC his Wednesday insights.
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In a groundbreaking paper, Gauti Eggertsson of Brown University has shown that secular stagnation is possible. Now he explains why it could happen in the United States. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.