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Today, President Obama returns to Washington, D.C. from Hawaii and a well earned rest after a flurry of legislation was passed in the last two months of the year.
What I learned on safari is that soft commodities—you know, crops—are the key to what could be the next great secular growth story.
U.S. stock index futures pushed higher ahead of the open Tuesday as investors waited for clues on the Federal Reserve's monetary policy from the central bank’s latest meeting minutes.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Tuesday's Squawk on the Street.
After the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit a new two-year high on Monday, expect the index to fall some 15 percent in the first quarter of 2011, Roelof Van Den Akker, senior technical analyst at ING Wholesale Banking told CNBC on Tuesday.
The global economic recovery may be firmly on track, but Arjuna Mahendran, head of investment strategy for Asia at HSBC Private Bank, recommends that investors safe guard their portfolios against two central risks this year: inflation and the burgeoning government deficits.
Stocks ended up nearly a percent or more as investors flocked to stocks, pushing the market to new two-year highs for the first trading day of the year. Bank of America and Alcoa gained, while Coca-Cola fell.
Stocks ended up nearly a percent or more as investors flocked to stocks, pushing the market to new two-year highs for the first trading day of the year. BofA and Alcoa rise, while Coca-Cola slipped.
Stocks surged to new two-year highs as investors flocked to stocks, pushing all the major indexes up more than 1 percent on the first trading day of the year. Bank of America and Alcoa gained, while Coca-Cola fell.
Bank of America shares are benefiting greatly from the bank’s deal with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that resolves a dispute over misrepresentations made about the quality of mortgages purchased by the GSE’s from Bank of America’s Countrywide unit.
Coming off a year when its stock was up 25 percent, Weight Watchers Intenational CEO and President David Kirchoff told CNBC Monday that the company’s biggest competitor has been the recession.
Apple continues to be the second most valuable U.S. company behind Exxon Mobil, which has a market cap of $375 billion (a 52-week high).
"While stocks should be boosted by good economic news flow, a variety of troubling factors could all contribute to fairly uneven progress—with spikes and dips for investors to navigate," says Tobias Levkovich of Citigroup.
Wall Street giant Goldman Sachs invested $500 million in the social media site Facebook, in a deal that values the company at $50 billion. This has sparked renewed hope that Facebook IPO might be something we see by year-end 2011.
Volume strong on first day of trading year in the Nasdaq 100 ETFs; heavy buying in financials and energy ETFs as well. But watch out for downgrades.
As we kick off a New Year and new decade of trading, Philip Gotthelf, president and commodities analyst at Equidex, David Katz, CIO of Matrix Asset Advisors and James Moffett, portfolio manager at Scout International Fund said they see new opportunities in commodities, domestic and international stocks.
The growth trade in the U.S. is going to be dependent on the emerging markets, said Ronald Weiner, founder and CEO of RDM Financial Group.
The surprise this year will be how much stronger the U.S. economy is compared to what most people might have thought, said Dennis Gartman, founder of the Gartman Letter.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
Investors should place their bets in equities as the stock market is likely to see another double-digit total return in 2011, said Robert Doll, chief equity strategist at BlackRock.