Some of Goldman Sachs' most important stock picks last quarter have fallen flat. But several of its so-called conviction-buy recommendations from last year have outperformed stock-market benchmarks many times over. Some may even rise further, according to Goldman's analysts.
Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke returned to Capitol Hill on Thursday, repeating yesterday's testimony before the House members. Randy Bateman, portfolio manager at Huntington Situs Trust Fund discussed his insights on Bernanke's testimony and the Fed’s outlook.
Stocks surged Thursday with the Dow jumping at least 200 points after another strong batch of earnings reports. Sandy Lincoln, investment strategist at M&I Investment Management, and Bill Smead, CEO and CIO of Smead Capital Management, shared their insights.
Stocks rallied on Thursday after the latest batch of earnings reports. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services shared his market outlook.
Barrick Gold has found support at its 200-day moving average for most of the year, and call buyers are stepping in as the mining stock tests those levels.
Apple merits a home in any portfolio, even if buying it is anathema to all your instincts as an investor. But for those who are transfixed by nominal stock prices and don't want to shell out the cash (classic retail mistake), there are derivative plays off Apple that are less capital-intensive.
Stocks were lower on Wednesday amid weakness in techs and retailers. Barry Knapp, head of US portfolio strategy at Barclays, shared his market outlook.
On The Record with Citigroup's Head of Global M&A, Mark Shafir, about lessons learned from the financial crisis.
Stocks struggled on Wednesday after a handful of companies reported earnings that beat expectations but weakness in techs and retailers dragged on the market. David Spika, VP and investment strategist at WHG Funds, and Joseph Keating, executive vice chairman and CIO at CenterState Bank, shared their best investment plays.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is scheduled to begin his semi-annual economic testimony before Congress at the Senate Banking Committee this afternoon. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, discussed his insights.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average will struggle to make gains from here and is likely to sink toward 9,600 points and could go even lower, Chris Zwermann, technical analyst from Zwermann Financial, told CNBC Wednesday.
The traditional advice is “buy low, sell high,” but one might want to consider buying high and selling higher, according to Scott Kessler, equity analyst for Standard & Poor’s, and Todd Horowitz, chief strategist at Adam Mesh Trading Group.
Tobacco stocks year-to-date have outperformed the market and offer attractive dividends.
Confidence in a stable, expanding economy and a stock market that is fair are key investor issues, William O’Brien, CEO of DirectEdge, told CNBC Tuesday.
Stocks were lower on Tuesday as another batch of earnings reports showed weak revenues and more signs of a struggling housing market appeared. Neil Hennessy, portfolio manager and CIO of Hennessy Funds, and David Goerz, CIO of Highmark Capital, shared their market insights.
Stocks wavered on Tuesday amid revenue weakness in the latest round of earnings reports. How should investors be positioned? Barry James, president of the James Advantage Funds and Mark Eibel, director of client investment strategies at Russell Investments discussed their outlooks.
Apple, Citigroup and Ford are tirelessly touted by the media and fund managers. Yet, analysts favor lesser-followed companies. Here are 10 large-cap stocks, all S&P 500 members, that receive rave reviews from analysts but get little attention from investors.
Analysts have been more upbeat on company earnings. Investors don't share that sentiment. Here are the five companies whose share prices are most out of line with analysts' EPS upgrades over the past month.
Most companies have been reporting earnings that beat Wall Street expectations. Will the trend continue throughout the season in this first big earnings week? Sam Stovall, chief investment strategist at Standard & Poor’s, shared his earnings outlook.