Giovanny Moreano is a Quantitative Analyst at CNBC.
As investors brace for a dismal earnings season coming out of a turbulent fourth quarter in 2008, here is a look at the best and worst performing sectors so far in 2009.
Followed by a year marked by the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, optimism for a modest recovery seems to have taken root among some investors. Here are some of the stocks winning since the beginning of the year.
Shares of dry-bulk shipping companies have risen in the past week as infrastructure spending is expected to bolster business for these companies. DryShips, Navios Maritime Holdings, and Eagle Bulk Shipping are amongst the shippers that have seen their shares more than double.
Since 1950, September is the worst performing month for the S&P 500 index.
Here's how to tell if excessive shorting will result in a reversal known as a short squeeze.
While U.S. indexes suffer from the dog days of summer, emerging markets look to be on a tear.
The Dow shattered through the 17,000-mark Thursday for the first time ever. So far this year, however, the index has been left behind.