Wall Street is increasingly concerned a tumble in commodity prices and the latest sales numbers from Caterpillar portend a further slowdown in China.» Read More
Analysts David Lutz of Stifel Nicolaus Capital Markets and Peter Kenny of Knight Equities shared their best recovery trade strategies.
Investors saw some glimmers of hope in the economy as various data and Wednesday's FOMC statement helped boost stocks on Thursday. Some bullish experts even said there may be more better days to come. Read and listen to what experts had to say... (Updated)
Analysts will have to "raise their numbers" for 2009, said Bob Doll, vice chairman of BlackRock. "I'm not going to pretend we're in a good economy; we're in a 'less bad' economy. But some [analysts] have gone too far to the negative side," he told CNBC.
Art Cashin, UBS Financial Services director of floor operations, offered CNBC his take on Wednesday's market.
Investors can benefit from certain health care companies that will be boosted by the stimulus package, said Les Funtleyder, health care strategist of Miller Tabak.
What does today's Fed decision mean? BlackRock's Bob Doll offered CNBC his insights.
Stocks opened higher Wednesday and continue to climb mid-morning — despite a glum GDP report — amid glimmers of health in financials. As everyone waits for the results of the banks' stress tests, analyst chatter is focusing on the regionals. David Faber has more.
The U.S. economy contracted at a surprisingly sharp 6.1 percent rate in the first quarter reflecting continuing economic woes. In the meantime, President Obama marks his 100th day in office while analysts anxiously await the latest from the FOMC's interest rate decision due this afternoon. (UPDATED with the Fed decision, below). Read and listen to what experts had to say...
There are some “mustard seeds” out there for investors, Tom Lydon of ETFTrends.com told CNBC.
Traders are bullish on the Shaw Group, buying both stock and options contracts after the engineering company announced a strategic deal to help build nuclear power plants in China.
Electronic Arts is seeing unusually heavy options activity ahead of its earnings report next week. The average options volume for the game software company is 9,370 for a full session, but more than 78,000 contracts have changed hands so far Tuesday.
There could be some investment opportunities from the swine flu outbreak, said Darin Richards, CIO of AKT Wealth Advisors.
The Nasdaq is on pace for the biggest two-month gain since 2002. This technology laden index is also the only major index in positive territory year-to-date and was hugely responsible for leading the end 2000-2002 bear market. Why is tech suddenly so exciting? And how should you play it?
Art Cashin, UBS Financial Services director of floor operations, offered CNBC his take on Tuesday's market: The stress tests of the financials; the economic impact of Swine Flu; and yesterday's frightening public-relations error by the Air Force over the skies of NYC.
Citigroup is discussing its capital levels with the Obama administration — but the financial giant doesn't expect to need more government assistance, reports said Tuesday. But speculation continues to swirl around Citi and Bank of America. See David Faber's report here.
Rambus spiked nearly 19 percent along with bullish options activity after the company won a tentative court victory over its antitrust claims.
Investors have got to "look beyond the biggest names in the markets," said Jordan Kimmel at the Magnet Investment Group.
ETFs are a good way to rebuild your portfolio, said Mark Luschini, chief investment strategist at Janney Montgomery Scott.
Small and value companies typically lead the way out of every recession according to Tim Courtney, CIO of Burns Advisory Group, and this time is no exception.
Despite recent gains in the stock markets, many experts remained grim and skeptical about an economic recovery.