Keith Wirtz marks CNBC's 20th anniversary by looking ahead 20 years, and picking out trends with strong potential. One of the Fifth Third Asset Management president and CIO's favored sectors is health care. But that's not where his very favorite stock can be found.
On the heels of better than expected earnings from Citi and BB&T most banks are trading on the upside today. Following upside surprises from JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs, and Wells Fargo, bank stocks are again posting gains for the week.
No surprises: GE and Citi report earnings. Shorts have a big problem: bank stocks were supposed to sell off this earnings week, but stronger than expected results is keeping bank stocks moving sideways and the rest of the market up modestly.
Google will report its first-quarter earnings after the bell today (Thursday). How should stock investors play it? Richard Fetyko, internet analyst at Merriman Curhan Ford, gave CNBC his recommendation.
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Dissecting today's market activity and the current state of financials, with Yra Harris, Praxis Trading partner; Larry Glazer, Mayflower Advisors; CNBC contributor Carol Roth; "Fast Money" Guy Adami and CNBC's Kate Kelly.
Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 5:46 PM ET
CNBC voice over talent Jim Birdsall shares the top 5 sayings from traders on "Fast Money" over the years.
Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 6:40 PM ET
Mad Money's Jim Cramer reflects on CNBC's evolution over the past 25 years.