July 26- U.S. miner and oil producer Freeport-McMoRan Inc's quarterly revenue fell far short of Wall Street estimates, mainly due to lower copper prices. The world's biggest listed copper producer said average realized price per pound of copper fell about 20 percent to $2.18 in the second quarter ended June 30. The Phoenix, Arizona- based company's consolidated... » Read More
Global stocks were higher Friday, the first day of May, as investors were encouraged by the returns in April's strong market performance and batted off news of Chrysler's bankruptcy announcement and deepening concerns about the swine flu outbreak.
Global stocks rose again Thursday as investors took heart from signs of improvement in the U.S. economy after the Federal Reserve tweaked its policy statement to say that the economic outlook was improving. But experts on CNBC were mixed on when the economy will recover.
Ahead of the May 4 bank stress test results, experts tell CNBC that the financial system may not be in the clear yet.
In recessions investors tend to return to safe havens like government bonds, the US dollar, gold and consumer staple and drug stocks and cash flows out of what are considered more discretionary sectors.
Gold was on the rise Thursday as investors climb back into safe haven stocks amid the economic uncertainty. Experts tell CNBC the precious metal may retest $1,000.
Global stocks were down Wednesday, weighed down by grim economic data and tech results from Infosys and ASML. Experts tell CNBC they see long-term potential in commodities and agriculture stocks, but not much in airline stocks.
Banks soared in global markets Tuesday after Goldman Sachs reported a strong first-quarter profit. But investors remained cautious on concerns over the fate of General Motors and the impact the economic slowdown has had on companies.
Global stocks were up Thursday, ahead of the long Easter weekend, with banks and commodities leading the gains. Experts tell CNBC that while caution should reign when investing in banking stocks, commodities have potential over the long term.
Global stocks were down Wednesday, after poor results from U.S. aluminum producer Alcoa dragged Wall Street lower and sparked fears of a disappointing earnings season. Experts tell CNBC they see value in banks in China and Singapore, but stress caution when approaching markets.
Global stocks were mixed Tuesday with the banks dragging the most after noted analysts Meredith Whitney and Mike Mayo warned on the sector ahead of U.S. earnings season. Experts tell CNBC that more pain is ahead for financials and as a result, investors should avoid them.
Global stocks started the week in positive territory Monday, with banks and oils leading the gain, as investors became more reassured that the global economic slowdown has bottomed. Experts tell CNBC how to make money at this time.
Global stocks slipped Friday as the positive sentiment stemming from the G20 summit's coordinated action and united front diminished and was replaced by caution ahead of the U.S. nonfarm payrolls report.
Global stocks were higher Thursday and leaders from around the world met in London for the G20 summit, aiming to tackle the financial crisis and economic slowdown. On this positive note, experts tell CNBC various Asian markets are beginning to look attractive.
The S&P 500 index has been edging into technical bull-market territory since March 9 and the current trend for the index will remain for the coming few months, Chris Locke, managing director of Oystertrade.com Management, told CNBC Wednesday.
Global stocks were mixed Wednesday as the rally spurred by U.S. Treasury's bank plan ran out of steam. Experts tell CNBC that now is the time for investors to crystallize their gains as they see stocks hitting new lows.
Global stocks soared again Tuesday as the U.S.'s $1 trillion plan to relieve banks of toxic debt spurred investors to pick up riskier assets. But experts interviewed on CNBC are skeptical of Wall Street's huge overnight rally.
Global stocks were in the green Monday after details of a U.S. plan to rid banks 0f up to $1 trillion in toxic assets bolstered confidence in risk taking. Experts tell CNBC the current rally still has a way to go.
Global stocks were mostly in the red Friday as investors fret over governments' stimulus packages and central banks' moves to restore the economy. Experts tell CNBC where the best opportunities are for investment.
Global stocks rose Thursday following the overnight rally in the U.S. which was spurred by the Federal Reserve's decision to buy up $300 billion in long-term Treasurys as part of its effort to stimulate the economy.
Banks and insurance shares propelled global stock markets back into the green Wednesday. As investors pile back into stocks, the price of gold has fallen toward $900 an ounce. Experts tell CNBC when is the right time to invest in the precious metal.