Although there are some risk factors in the market, David Dietze, president and chief investment strategist at Point View Financial Services, said there are opportunities to “take some chips off the table.”
It’s time to get into home builder stocks, said Jim Wilson, managing director at JMP Securities. Mike Crofton, CEO of Philadelphia Trust Company, disagreed — but had some housing-related picks of his own.
Stock futures are set to begin May just slightly higher this morning. This comes off the heels of one of the best months in several years for the S&P 500. Most European bourses are closed today due to the May Day holiday.
I said in my last note it will be the "show-me month," we must see some evidence that the economy is clearly stabilizing and with housing at least showing some improvement. Retailers have had huge moves up on some early signs of stabilization.
Investors saw some glimmers of hope in the economy as various data and Wednesday's FOMC statement helped boost stocks on Thursday. Some bullish experts even said there may be more better days to come. Read and listen to what experts had to say... (Updated)
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Mad Money host Jim Cramer dissects earnings this quarter thus far and explains why be believes companies are part of the solution and not the problem in this market.
Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 10:41 AM ET
CNBC's Dominic Chu digs into the year-to-date S&P performance of the airlines and explains why it has been the lone bright spot for the industrial sector.
Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 4:03 PM ET
Providing instant analysis to Google's quarterly numbers, with Victor Anthony, Topeka Capital Markets; Andrew Stoltmann of Stoltmann Law Offices; CNBC contributor Michael Yoshikami; "Fast Money" trader Tim Seymour; CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera and Dominic Chu.