Concerns about Apple's iPhone 5 missing at the traditional June launch as well as a rebalancing move in the Nasdaq 100 index have been a knock on Apple shares recently. ...A report from TheStreet.
Proof that even smart guys can get the timing wrong: Relational Investors is known for its savvy activism and finding companies that are undervalued and possibly takeover meat. At the time of National Semiconductor’s announced deal to be bought by Texas Instruments, he was among the largest investors, with 11.7 million shares.
An increasingly hot topic in some circles as silver prices soar: Whether the Sprott Physical Silver Trust, a silver closed-end fund better known as the PSLV, should be worth more – bar for bar – than the iShares Silver Trust ETF, generally referred to as the SLV?
Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares his views on the markets.
Joe Heider, principal of Rehmann Financial, points to "Near record corporate earnings, record cash on the cash balance of corporations, low-borrowing costs, favorable tax treatment"—among other factors.
Sentiment is hard on Google stock right now, but with well-known companies, that’s typically when investors should buy, said Jason Helfstein, executive director and senior analyst at Oppenheimer & Co.
Quality, great visibility, good returns and phenomenal cash flow are things that investors look for when investing in large-cap consumer staples, said John Faucher, senior analyst at JPMorgan.
The market just posted the best results in more than a decade. Could the good times possibly continue? In a word, yes—say those who look at history as a guide.
The somewhat improbable, though long-awaited bid from Nasdaq and ICE came Friday with the desired effect. It sent shares of the NYSE up sharply (not to mention shares of the Nasdaq) and has changed the dynamic. Anyone expecting a swift resolution of this contest, however, is likely to be disappointed.
CNBC's Jim Cramer zeroes in on the stocks in his sights. Cramer also discusses CEO compensation with CNBC's Erin Burnett.
Insight from one of the architects of the proposal to buy the NYSE, Jeffrey Sprecher, IntercontinentalExchange CEO. Sprecher says the Nasdaq/ICE partnership would be better for the NYSE in taking out costs.
With China in talks to build 50,000 skyscrapers over the next 15 years and Japan in need of a major reconstruction in the wake of the earthquakes and tsunami, Wayne Kaufman, chief market analyst at John Thomas Financial, said he is a fan of the materials.
A look at what the Nasdaq's latest bid for the NYSE could mean to the small investor, with Pat Healy, Issuer Advisory Group president/CEO, and CNBC's Bob Pisani.
Good news drove Brazilian stocks higher for the second session in a row and drove bullish option activity yesterday (Thursday).
CNBC's David Faber with latest update on the Nasdaq/ICE's bid for the NYSE Euronext.
Most traders feel that the deal makes little sense, since it would split a profitable part of the business from a low margin part.
Nasdaq, ICE make rival bid for NYSE Euronext, with CNBC's David Faber.
Eric Schmidt set to make way for Larry Page, jobs set to take center stage, and bewilderment set to remain over Sokol's departure from Berkshire Hathaway. Here's what we're watching…
Markets have been “shrugging off” all the recent geopolitical events, said Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services.
The lawyers can hash out whether David Sokol engaged in illegal insider trading. But this much appears clear: It would appear he violated Berkshire Hathaway’s Code of Ethics, which are spelled out on the company’s website.