Two smaller health care stocks are hitting all time highs, so should you be getting in on these so-called 'stealth' stocks? Jeff Johnson of Robert W. Baird, and Arthur Henderson at Jefferies & Company, shared their plays.
Stocks slipped after a report showed a decline in factory orders and only a slight rise in pending home sales. Mike Rubino, president of Rubino Financial, and Larry Rosenthal, president of Financial Planning Services, shared their market outlooks.
Stocks opened lower Monday, then turned mixed, ahead of a week filled with earnings reports and economic news—including the big government employment data release on Friday. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, shared his insights.
The discreet sign by the door does not say Lehman Brothers. But step inside: a bit of Lehman lives on here in Manhattan, reports the New York Times.
As many households and small businesses are being turned away by bank loan officers, large corporations are borrowing vast sums of money for next to nothing — simply because they can, the New York Times reports.
Apple's approach to $300 brings it close to a $274 billion market cap, second only to Exxon Mobil's $315 billion value as the largest U.S. companies by stock value. Apple sits high atop the tech sector, with Microsoft now a distant second. But even as Apple continues to climb to all-time highs, some analysts see reason to point even higher. ...A report from TheStreet.
The SEC’s focus on high frequency traders should be instead on the proliferation of high frequency products. The traders are the good guys in the Man versus Machine debate. My worries are about the 30-some sponsors of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) who are said to be creating all sorts of new ready-to-exploit pricing inefficiencies in small capitalization stocks, sectors, industry ETFs, ETF futures, ETF options, and ETF fund-of-funds.
The Dow came off the best September since 1939. So will the market rally continue in the fourth quarter? Brent Wilsey, president of Wilsey Asset Management, and Christopher Craddock, senior managing director at CC Trading, discussed their best plays.
Another flash crash could happen now, but it’s less likely than it was on May 6, when it took place, Bart Chilton, commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), told CNBC Friday.
Hewlett-Packard shares slipped on Friday after new CEO Leo Apotheker failed to gain investor confidence. Roger Kay, president and founder of Endpoint Technologies shared his insights on the tech giant’s new CEO. Roger Kay, president and founder of Endpoint Technologies shares his insights.
Stocks started the new month and quarter higher after an economic report showed a boost in consumer spending. Carlo Panaccione, founder of Navigation Group, and John Lekas, CEO and portfolio manager of Leader Capital, shared their insights.
Stop the political rhetoric and attend to building better markets. New listings, not complex financial packages, should be the focus of the SEC.
'One-Decision Stocks' are rare, so even to be considered warrants attention. The airline industry has been so successful of late that companies like this airline deserve a careful look.
US stocks posted their largest quarterly gain since Q3 2009, with the major averages rising north of 10 percent. Here is a look the winners and losers.
Telecom is the biggest winner this quarter, up close to 20 percent; banks are the worst, up just 5 percent. Is the trade about to change? Jason Goldberg, managing director and banking analyst at Barclays Capital, and David Burks, telecommunications analyst at Hilliard Lyons, shared their insights.
Stocks are poised to end a strong September with more gains Thursday, after new reports on unemployment claims, economic growth and manufacturing topped expectations. Brian Gendreau, market strategist at Financial Network, and Jeffrey Phillips, CIO of Rehmann Financial, discussed their outlooks.
The dollar hit a new 8-month low this week. As we head into the fourth quarter, which companies stand to benefit the most if the greenback continues to slide? Bill Spiropoulos, CEO of CoreStates Capital Advisors, shared his best plays.
With September coming to an end today, here is a look at the best and worst performing stocks within the major US averages, as of yesterday's close.
If a global double dip happens, the downside on corporate junk is much more daunting than it is for sovereign debt.
The Fed typically acts as a counterweight to Congress' inflationary spending impulses. But the Fed has communicated its view that inflation is too low. With Congress unlikely to pass another substantial spending package, the Fed is likely to take action. ...A report from TheStreet.