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The leaders of the BRIC nations (Brazil, Russia, India and China) are meeting today in Russia to discuss everything from the financial crisis to the U.S. dollar. Wendy Trevisani, co-portfolio manager of Thornburg Investment Management, discuss the importance of the BRICs and the best places to invest.
Although financial stocks remain well off of their 2007 highs, some have been clawing their way back. Brokerage stocks have rebounded with such force that they’re among the top-performing sectors year-to-date, benefiting as investors slowly come back to the market. Trading volume has also improved in the past few months.
New U.S. housing starts and permits surged in May from record lows; and the producer price index (PPI) rose at a slower pace despite higher gasoline prices. What does it mean for the stock markets? Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS, offered CNBC his insights.
Russia proposed a new world reserve currency that would be issued by international financial institutions to reduce reliance on the U.S. dollar. However, Liam Halligan, chief economist at Prosperity Capital Management said the west does not need to be scared, but should learn to “cohabitate” and share the prosperity around the globe.
The S&P is up 37 percent since the March low, but has the recent rally been overplayed? Michael Cuggino, portfolio manager at Permanent Portfolio Funds, and Randy Bateman, Huntington Funds CIO of the Huntington Funds shared their market outlook and the best places to invest.
Key economic data and the dollar will weigh the heaviest on oil prices Tuesday.
Stocks logged their worst day in a month on Monday as a key manufacturing gauge came in weaker than expected and the dollar made a comeback. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said the financial system was beginning to thaw but the recovery would be slower than usual and unemployment would likely keep rising. Read and listen to what the experts had to say…
More and more people are sounding the alarms about what they call a “ticking time bomb” in the commercial real estate sector. But Jay Leupp, senior portfolio manager of Grubb & Ellis AGA, said there may still be opportunities for investors.
Stocks opened lower on Monday after a key manufacturing barometer showed factories continue to suffer in the slumping economy. And IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn said that the worst may be yet to come for the global economic crisis. Read and listen to what the experts had to say…
John Merrill, founder & CIO of Tanglewood Wealth Management, and Brian Belski, chief investment strategist of Oppenheimer, shared their market strategies with investors.
The factory sector in New York state shrank at a worse rate in June than during May, the New York Federal Reserve said in a report on Monday. And the head of the IMF warned that the global economic recession may get even worse. What does it mean for the stock market? Art Cashin, head of floor operations at UBS, offered CNBC his insights Monday.
TiVo has been riding high ever since winning a federal patent case against rival Dish Network earlier this month, and options traders appear to think that there's more room for upside.
Floor trading resumed at the New York Stock Exchange after a computer glitch knocked out trading in 242 stocks around midday.
Going forward, we need to think about the reflation trade, said Art Hogan, managing director at Jeffries.
Stocks opened lower on Friday as crude oil dropped below $71 a barrel and banks dragged after Bank of America lowered its outlook for the sector. Export prices rose 0.6 percent in May, while import prices jumped 1.4 percent, mostly due to a surge in gasoline prices. Read and listen to what the experts had to say...
After Thursday's strong 30-year Treasury auction, Friday saw reports of rising consumer confidence. What does this mean for the stock market? Art Cashin, UBS Financial Services director of floor operations, offered CNBC his insights.
Although the Dow closed at its highest level since January 6th, Tony Dwyer, equity market strategist with FTN Equity Capital Markets, isn't convinced a recovery is imminent. But for David Kelly, chief market strategist with JPMorgan Funds, it's a sign the "economic fog" is starting to clear.
Expect more energy price volatility price ahead, said Mark Waggoner, president of Excel Futures, and Rachel Ziemba, analyst at RGE Monitor.
Market momentum is slowing but it’s clearly still upward, said John Wilson, chief technical strategist at Morgan Keegan.
Affiliated Computer Services is drawing upside options activity after announcing a spate of new business initiatives announced in recent weeks.