It's not a bull market, according to Michael Yoshikami of YCMNET Advisors. "The market's had a great rally, but I think it's a bit ahead of itself, in terms of what's happening with the economy," he told CNBC. "Let's all agree that the economy is getting worse slower, but it's still getting worse." That said, Yoshikami is enthusiastic about some selected technology names.
"Fits and starts," less bad"...all the phrases traders are using to describe the murky state we are in. In the past few weeks, traders have clearly focused on the "starts," on the positives.
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While U.S. earnings remain an important market mover, Richard Jerram, Chief Economist at the Bank of Singapore, says attention will be on the China's HSBC flash purchasing managers' index.
Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 12:00 AM ET
GM unveils new models, hopes for strong sales this year After massive recalls, General Motors is pushing forward with new car models unveiled at the 2014 New York International Auto Show. CNBC's Phil LeBeau explains.
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Former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke challenges Raghuram Rajan, Reserve Bank of India governor on his views about monetary policies, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.