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Robert Lloyd of the AIM Summit Fund is not banking on a quick recovery in the economy. So what's his investment strategy?
The only stock mutual fund manager to have actually gained ground in 2008 says it's time for investors to get back into stocks. So what looks good to him now?
Renowned short-seller James Chanos says his only long position these days is in the power-grid build-out companies.
Google fell nearly $10 in after-hours trading last night following a bleak assessment of the economy by its chief executive, which could have a broader impact on other technology companies today.
Options activity is extremely bearish in General Electric, a day after CEO Jeffrey Immelt sent a somber letter to shareholders acknowledging that the company's reputation had been "tarnished."
"We think the economy probably bottomed in January," David Magee told CNBC. The principal and portfolio manager of Magee Thomson Investment Partners is now waiting for some confirmation — and he's picking stocks.
Stocks opened the new week lower, and continued to slide. That's the bad news. What could the good news be? A down market is where values are created, and Mary Jane Matts and Mark Travis say they've pinpointed some good targets for the savvy investor. (Part One)
Stocks opened the new week lower, and continued to slide. That's the bad news. What could the good news be? A down market is where values are created, and Mary Jane Matts and Mark Travis say they've pinpointed some good targets for the savvy investor. (Part Two)
The XLE energy exchange traded fund has tumbled to a new 52-week low and is drawing huge options activity today.
The travel and leisure industry, like most industries, has taken a beating recently, but Rod Petrik of Stifel Nicolaus says one company’s misfortunes can be another's windfalls.
At least one large options trader is placing a major bet on the upside for genetic analysis company Sequenom.
Mosaic is drawing heavy options activity amid rumors that the fertilizer company will be taken over by agricultural giant Cargill.
Ivanhoe Mines is seeing astronomical options activity Friday as traders snap up calls in huge volume. By midmorning alone more than 12,600 calls had changed hands, dwarfing the daily average of 350 contracts in January...
Rounding out a rough week on Wall Street, biotech and pharma emerged as the Friday-trade choices of two CNBC guests.
Rough economic weather, underscored by a weaker-than-expected Q4 GDP reading, failed to dissuade Fort Pitt Capital's Charlie Smith from some carefully-chosen stock selections.
Dow Chemical faces daunting legal and business challenges but is nonetheless raising bullish speculation among options traders.
Puts are exploding in student loan company Sallie Mae, as the Obama administration is considering a proposal to have all student loans flow through the Education Department's direct-lending program.
A lot of market pros wouldn't touch equities with a ten-foot pole these days, but Neil Hennessy is not among them. He has some carefully-considered recommendations for investors based on new policy initiatives of the Obama administration — and even based on the economy itself.
Traders are aggressively buying calls in Omnicare ahead of its earnings report Thursday morning.
Is there such a thing as a safe dividend yield? RNC Genter Capital Management's Dan Genter says an investor should look not to the size of the dividend, not even in relation to the stock price, but to consistency.