CNBC Stock Blog


  Monday, 4 May 2009 | 2:44 PM ET

Options Say: Jump on This China Stock Play!

Posted By: Chris McKhann|writer, OptionMonster
Chinese stocks have jumped to their highest level since September, and options traders are taking short-term bullish positions in this ETF... »Read more
  Monday, 4 May 2009 | 2:26 PM ET

‘Still a Little Early’ For Financials: Strategist

Posted By: JeeYeon Park
There are a lot of elements in place that suggest that the market rally is for real, said Jack Ablin, chief investment officer of Harris Private Bank. But play carefully. »Read more
  Monday, 4 May 2009 | 12:02 PM ET

Time to Focus on Long-Term Investments: Strategist

Posted By: JeeYeon Park
The worst economic scenario is now off the table, said Jeffrey Kleintop, chief market strategist at LPL Financial. »Read more
  Monday, 4 May 2009 | 10:58 AM ET

How to Play the Market Volatility

Posted By: JeeYeon Park
There’s no doubt that market volatility will remain, said Anton Schutz, portfolio manager at Mendon Capital. Here's how he's planning for it. »Read more
  Monday, 4 May 2009 | 10:41 AM ET

Art Cashin: Stocks Threatened by 'Saloonful' Of Treasurys

Posted By: CNBC.com
Art Cashin, UBS Financial Services director of floor operations, told CNBC what traders will be watching Monday — and through the week. Bank stress tests and a "saloonful" of Treasury auctions are giving stock-market players cause for concern, Cashin said. »Read more
  Monday, 4 May 2009 | 9:44 AM ET

Optimism In The Air And On The Floor

Posted By: Bob Pisani
Futures look to start the week cautiously higher this morning. Some optimism out of China today for a forthcoming economic recovery. The country’s purchasing manager index report showed manufacturing expansion for the first time since July. China’s Shanghai Composite Index closed at its highest level since mid-August, while Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index finished the day at 7-month highs. »Read more
  Monday, 4 May 2009 | 8:23 AM ET

Sunoco Threw a 'One-Two' Options Punch: Najarian

Posted By: Jon Najarian
Manny Pacquiao's left hook proved far too fast for Ricky Hatton Saturday night, but even the Pac-Man's fists would be no match for the speed of the institutional trader who snapped up calls in Sunoco on Friday afternoon. »Read more
  Friday, 1 May 2009 | 4:45 PM ET

Friday's Hidden Trades: ETFs and Agriculture

Posted By: JeeYeon Park
Two experts, David Lutz of Stifel Nicolaus Capital Markets, and David Kotok of Cumberland Advisors, weighed in on the best places to invest. »Read more
  Friday, 1 May 2009 | 4:29 PM ET

Pros Say: Bank Stress Tests Will Be 'Positive'

Posted By: JeeYeon Park
The stock market got a boost from economic reports on Friday that showed an increase in consumer confidence and improvement in the manufacturing numbers. Analysts and investors await results of the "stress tests" conducted on the nation's 19 biggest financial institutions, which will be released late Thursday afternoon next week. Find out what the experts had to say... »Read more
  Friday, 1 May 2009 | 3:06 PM ET

May Begins With Margin Expansion

Posted By: Bob Pisani
Consumer goods maker Clorox reported stronger-than expected Q3 results on a notable improvement in margins. »Read more

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