Although the Dow soared to its biggest gain in almost two weeks, the market might be getting ahead of itself as investors eye a highly-anticipated speech by Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke last this week, strategists said.
There will be improvement in the U.S. economy in the second half of the year, according to Barclays Capital managing director Larry Kantor, but there will be an overhang from continued uncertainties in Europe.
With a "buyers' strike in financials right now," it could be a good time to invest in banking and broker stocks, one analyst told CNBC.
Mark Lamkin has an unusual indicator for when to get out of the more than 70 percent portfolio allocation in cash—the U.S. Congress. Specifically the "supercommittee" created during the fight over the debt ceiling "would be the catalyst," the chief executive of Lamkin Wealth Management told CNBC Tuesday.
CNBC's Bob Pisani reports all systems are operating normally on the floor of the NYSE after a 5.9 magnitude earthquake hits Virginia, sending tremors across the Eastern Seaboard and as far west as Ohio and Michigan.
Thought about buying into a Chinese search-engine company? How about something in the consumer staples area? Here's your chance, two fund managers told CNBC Tuesday.
Heinz's lower second-quarter outlook, which caused its shares to fall on Tuesday, is an example of how higher commodity prices are hurting food companies, one analyst said.
Although US stock markets opened strong on Monday on high hopes, reality set in as stocks descended into choppy trading later, said Art Cashin, director of floor operations for UBS Financial Services.
High-frequency trading should not be broadly categorized as one strategy, Dick Grasso, the former chairman and CEO of the New York Stock Exchange, told CNBC Monday.
Hewlett-Packard and Bank of America, two stocks that fallen sharply in recent days, present a "shocking parallel," said Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, senior associate dean of the Yale School of Management.
A look at the role high frequency trading and the abolition of the uptick rule has played in market volatility, with Dick Grasso, former NYSE CEO.
Stocks are cheap around the world, with European stocks looking particularly attractive, Clas Olsson told CNBC Monday.
Despite the recent robust gains in gold prices, expect the rally to continue well into 2012, said Paul Sacks, principal gold trader at Aurum Options Strategies.
In light of Hewlett Packard's announcement on Thursday to spin off its personal computer division, two analysts are divided over whether the tech company is a buy or a sell.
Bill Strazzullo told CNBC Friday the Dow Jones industrials can get as low as 9000, and that would be a buying opportunity for investors. "What you’ve got to get your arms around is what’s the new trading range," said the chief strategist at Bell Curve Trading, a long-time market bear.
The week's top business news and investment advice, including how to trade Europe, US financials, HP's sharp drop and the run-up in gold.
Bank stocks have been dragging on the stock market, but two analysts told CNBC Friday that investors can still find good buys in the sector.
It's a roller coaster ride. Markets up and down with no rationale that easily explains the fluctuation. Yes, the US is in a stumbling recovery and Europe is a major problem. But the sheer magnitude of the volatility has left many investors shaking their head and seeking to abandon investing in any market related assets.
The reasons behind some IPOs set to go public in the fall will fall through the cracks, with David Menlow, IPO Financial.com president.
The markets are plunging, and computers are to blame for much of today's selling, says Peter Costa, president of Empire Executions.