Giovanny Moreano is a Quantitative Analyst at CNBC.
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.
As President-elect Barack Obama prepares to take office, the severity of the economic slowdown is pressuring the incoming administration to fuel infrastructure spending as a way to propel the economy. Here are some of the stocks winning from the anticipated stimulus.
Following rate cuts from the Fed, China and Japan last week, the Bank of England and European Central Bank slashed their key interest rates today. Central Banks from around the world are modifying their monetary policies in a coordinated effort to contain the impact of the global financial crisis.
For the week ending Friday, October 3, 2008, the major U.S. Indices declined steeply on continued uncertainties over the financial bailout / rescue plan, concerns in the credit markets and more economic deterioration.
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.