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Recent economic numbers suggest that the economy may be finally turning to a recovery, said Jim Hardesty, president, market strategist and chief economist of Hardesty Capital Management, and John Merrill, founder and CIO of Tanglewood Wealth Management.
Stocks ended flat Wednesday as investors shrugged off solid demand from today's five-year Treasury auction and some encouraging economic reports.
Stocks were flat Wednesday as investors shrugged off solid demand from today's five-year Treasury auction and some encouraging economic reports.
With stocks at 10-month highs, some Wall Street observers are expecting a correction. Bill Smead, CEO and CIO of Smead Capital Management, shared his market insights and investment advice.
The Baltic Dry Index, not exactly a phrase that rolls off an investor's tongue, is signaling plenty of caution these days about the global economy.
Investors looking to play the crude oil and natural gas price divergence should follow these trading tips, said Daniel Dicker, independent oil trader at TheStreet.com.
The recession has provided a lot of fodder for comic relief. To help you with your watercooler show, here are more than 50 recession jokes—and some advice for how to tell them. On your mark...get set...joke!
Stocks rebounded Wednesday after a sharp jump in new-home sales.
How do you write "glut" in Chinese? China stockpiles massive quantities of commodities.
Stock index futures extended losses after an initial uptick as data showed June orders for durable goods, excluding transportation, rose less than forecast despite overall orders posting their largest advance since July 2007.
Juniper Networks is a leader in high-performance networking but is usually caught in the wake of industry giant Cisco. Yesterday, however, Juniper was lighting up our screens early with upside options activity.
Stock prices are still below levels seen in the wake of the collapse of Lehman Brothers and improving investor sentiment, along with the need to put cash to work, will push markets higher, Lothar Mentel, CIO of Octopus Investments, told CNBC.
South America, which boasts a range of basic resources and agriculture, is showing signs of rebounding from the global recession. But political uncertainty continues to plague the continent.
Global stocks were mixed Wednesday with Japanese stocks rising to 10-month highs after Wall Street posted its sixth consecutive gain overnight. U.S. stocks closed at new 2009 highs on Tuesday. But experts tell CNBC the rally on Wall Street is on shaky ground.
Gold's "breaking out" to a higher level as imminent, Chris Locke, managing director at Oystertrade.com Management, told CNBC Wednesday, as other analysts have said the precious metal could shine again as inflation fears resurface.
As if adrift at low tide, the stock market could make another shallow move Wednesday in quiet, late summer trading.
Ben Bernanke’s reappointment as Federal Reserve chairman is a sign of stability to the markets, said Bryan Place, president of Place Financial Advisors.
U.S. consumer confidence rebounded in August after back-to-back monthly declines, but will the gains continue to fuel the economy? Robert Loest, portfolio manager at Integrity Growth and Income and Stephen Gallagher, chief U.S. economist at Societe Generale discussed their outlooks for the consumer and the economy.
Ben Bernanke’s reappointment as chairman of the Federal Reserve was probably the best move for the markets, said Michael Cuggino, president and portfolio manager at Permanent Portfolio Funds, and Alan Valdes, vice president of Hillard Lyons.
The Dow rose for a sixth straight session Tuesday as stocks got a boost from an encouraging report on home prices and an unexpected jump in consumer confidence.