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Concerns about instability in Europe have been steering some investors away from large-cap multinationals and towards small caps. Which way should investors bet? Bill McVail, portfolio manager at Turner Small Cap Growth Fund, and Jack Ablin, executive VP and CIO of Harris Private Bank, discussed their views.
Moody’s real commercial property price index showed an uptick of 4.1 percent in December. Is this a sign that commercial real estate market has bottomed? Harvey Green, president and CEO of Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services, shared his sector outlook.
Markets opened lower on Tuesday, but the Dow rebounded, led by Home Depot after the company's earnings beat analysts' estimates. How should investors be positioned? Jerry Kleintop, chief market strategist at LPL Financial and Sarat Sethi, partner and portfolio manager at Douglas C. Lane & Associates shared their market insights.
Traders are bullish on Chiquita Brands ahead of the company's earnings report today after the market closes.
Technology is still the place for investors and I still like the longer-term prospects for the sector, said Ned Riley, CEO of Riley Asset Management. He discussed his outlook on the sector.
M&A activities have been on the rise in recent weeks, so where are the likely sectors that investors should focus on? Peter Boockvar, equity strategist at Miller Tabak and Frank Aquila, partner at Sullivan & Cromwell shared their insights.
Lowe's reported better-than-expected quarterly results on Monday and said sales would improve in 2010 as demand for remodeling projects picks up. Rival Home Depot is expected to announce earnings on Tuesday before the bell. Should investors buy Home Depot’s stock ahead of the report?
Lumber prices recently hit a new high; just as some homebuilder stocks finally started seeing some relief. So will the pricey lumber stall the recovery in homebuilding stocks? David Goldberg, building and building products analyst and Phil Gotthelf, president and commodities analyst at Equidex shared his insights.
Markets were mostly flat after a higher opening on Monday, as investors sold energy and materials stocks. How should investors be positioned? Neil Hennessy, portfolio manager and CIO of Hennessy Funds and Dan Veru, Palisade executive vice president and CO-CIO of Capital Management shared their insights.
Costs cuts and a modest sales gain helped home-improvement chain Lowe's fourth-quarter profit rise 27 percent. Does the company’s strong earnings signal a recovery? Bob Doll, chief equity strategist at BlackRock shared his insights.
UAL has been outperforming, and the options action remains bullish.
One e-commerce firm's shares nearly tripled over the last year. Does it have further room to run? Mark Mahaney, Internet research director at Citigroup Investment Research, shared his views.
The Dow rebounded after a lower open, as investors absorbed the initial surprise of the Fed's discount rate hike. What can history tell us about where stocks will go—and where are the best sectors to invest in? Sam Stovall, chief investment strategist at Standard & Poor’s, discussed his outlook.
Markets rebounded after a lower open Friday. How should investors be positioned? David Spika, VP and investment strategist at WHG Funds, and Christian Thwaites, president and CEO of Sentinel Asset Management, shared their insights and sector and stock picks.
The Federal Reserve's move to hike the discount rate worried investors, who fear the end of a low-rate era. However, David Darst, chief investment strategist at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, said this is a “glass-is-half-full situation.”
The Federal Reserve raised the discount rate late Thursday by a quarter percentage point to 0.75 percent. How will the Fed’s action affect stocks? Jim O’Shaughnessy, founder of O’Shaughnessy Asset Management, and Alan Valdes, vice president at Kabrik Trading, shared their insights and stock picks.
Markets edged up after opening lower on Friday following the Federal Reserve's decision to raise the discount rate. How is the Fed’s action affecting the currency and commodities markets? Peter Sorrentino, senior portfolio manager at Huntington Asset Advisors, Peter Beutel, president of Cameron Hanover, and Boris Schlossberg, director of currency research at GFT Forex, shared their expertise.
Tyson, Hormel, and Sanderson Farms all hit one-year highs this month. What’s making shoppers stick to these comfort foods and is there more upside to come? Heather Jones, consumer and agribusiness analyst at BB&T Capital Markets shared her insights.
Atheros Communication’s shares are up more than 170 percent for the year, outperforming the semiconductor index. The semiconductor firm beat Street in fourth quarter earnings and their revenue is up 89 percent from the year prior, reaching a new record. Craig Berger, senior semiconductor analyst at FBR Capital Markets shared his outlook for the company.
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett has been adding to his position in Republic Services this past quarter. Should investors follow Buffett and bank on the trash-disposal stocks? James Altucher, managing director at Formula Capital, shared his insights.