Giovanny Moreano is a Quantitative Analyst at CNBC.
The Consumer Price Index was relatively flat last month, while the core CPI rate, excluding energy and food, rose 0.25%. The consumer price index fell 0.13% in April from a year earlier, as a decline in food and energy prices brought consumer prices down.
Following months of dry activity in the IPO market, signs of investors' confidence in new companies are starting to emerge. DigitalGlobe Inc., a satellite imagery provider to the government and commercial enterprises, raised $279.3 million in its initial public offering on Wednesday.
Investors seeking to mitigate their exposure to any pullbacks in the market, may want to consider companies rewarding their shareholders with dividends.
20 years ago today – on April 17, 1989 – the Consumer News and Business Channel launched. And how the network has evolved – from showing how to cook chicken in a microwave on the first day of broadcasting to covering the current global economic crisis over the past year.
Amid a dry IPO market, Rosetta Stone's initial public offering is off to a positive start. The Arlington, Virginia-based company, which provides technology-based solutions for learning languages, raised $112.5 million during its initial public offering on Wednesday night.
Following a 4-week rally the markets traded lower as of midday Monday, weighed by on-going concerns over the health of the financial sector. Despite four weeks of steep gains, financials, industrials, and utilities companies remain deep in the red year-to-date, recording losses over 10%. Which are the worst/best performing companies?
April is the best month to be in blue chips, if history is a guide.
Investors are celebrating the second strongest bull run since World War II.
Demand for small-cap stocks is increasing relative to established large-cap names.
With stocks up, short interest reached the highest level in 20 months, but some investors see the trend as a bullish sign.