There's nothing better for a value investor than a company making products people need every day—and whose stock is cheap. John Buckingham, chief portfolio manager for Al Frank Asset Management, sees that in Cooper Tire.
Goldman Sachs noted yesterday (Wednesday) that the energy sector has been outperforming in the last week, and the investment bank is looking for that trend to continue.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer advises against relying on cyclical stocks for long-term gains.
The Fast Money guys share their final trades of the day.
Insight on Microsoft's new offensive move against Google; Facebook announces a deal with Skype; and old tech names gain attention, with the Fast Money crew.
Bruce Harting, consumer finance analyst and managing director of Barclays Capital, told CNBC Wednesday that credit card companies are on the move. He explained why he recommends the sector.
The Fast Money traders weigh in on unusual options activity in the financial sector, and stocks set to pop today.
Perspective is more important than prediction, according to Andrew Goldberg, market strategist with JPMorgan, who unveiled a guide to the markets, a framework for recognizing and understanding the economy as well as emerging markets.
It's time to get defensive on stocks, Bill Spiropoulos, CoreStates Capital Advisors chief executive, told CNBC Wednesday. "You can still see upward trends but you have to take a stance and have multiple strategies in multiple markets."
Tractor Supply has benefited from the strength in agriculture, and yesterday (Tuesday) it got a helping hand from Barclays Capital.
"We are heading up... We may be building to a real crescendo," Art Cashin, UBS director of floor operations, told CNBC.
"What we've seen happening with steel so far this year is somewhat of a sawtooth recovery. Pricing has been moving fairly strongly," Mark Parr, managing director at KeyBanc Capital Markets, told CNBC.
Heath Terry, managing director of Canaccord Genuity, told CNBC Tuesday he believes Google stock can easily reach $800 a share based on increasing Android-powered mobile communications revenue and market share.
While the summer temperatures rise, Buffalo Wild Wings are also catching some heat, hitting an an all time high with shares up by more than 50 percent.
But if the "rocket can’t go high enough into the stratosphere," the S&P 500 can fall back to 1250, warned Paul Schatz, president of Heritage Capital.
Get ready for a "cruel, cruel summer where we’re going to see low equity returns, high volatility and low trading volume," Craig Johnson, technical analyst at Piper Jaffrey, warned CNBC Tuesday.
Discussing the return of risk to the market as we head into the second half of the year, with Art Cashin, UBS.
The London Stock Exchange would be open to considering a merger of equals with Nasdaq OMX, the US exchange operator, in the first sign that the British bourse could yet turn its attention to securing its future in another big merger after its attempted tie-up with Canada’s TMX Group collapsed, the FT reports.
Huge bull week for stocks. The Dow was up nearly 6 percent, roughly 650 points through the week. And it could be signaling a market forecast of a second-half economic rebound from the less-than 2 percent sputter in the first half.
The week's top business news and investment advice, including end of QE2 plays, European equities, financial favorites and more.