A look at value plays and why stocks are still on track, with James Dailey, Team Asset Strategy Fund and Kevin Sanderford, Colorado West Investments.
In total, the 500 largest firms on Wall Street have increased their payouts by nearly $21 billion so far this year, a massive upswing in the cash that companies are willing to part with for the benefit of their shareholders. ...A report from TheStreet.
Mad Money host and former hedge fund manager, Jim Cramer, provides stock traders with all manner of investing advice.
The markets have doubled from the March 2009 bottom and have come a long way since, so investors should be defensive, said William Muggia, president, CEO and CIO of Westfield Capital Management.
Following Dell’s news on improving margins and the firm's "ability to weather a weakened consumer PC market," Tom Smith, computer hardware analyst at Standard & Poor's Equity Research, said he raised his rating on the stock to “buy” from “hold.”
The company reported 12 percent subscriber growth earlier this month, but earnings were well below consensus.
"You want to rid your portfolio of the big industrial plays that are killing you," says Mad Money host Jim Cramer.
The Fast Money traders take a look at today's biggest market movers.
When I first heard the news that Hewlett Packard was about to warn that coming quarters wouldn’t be what Wall Street expected, I thought: New CEO. Big Warning. Something smells. My interpretation of the stench: That in a backhanded way, CEO Leo Apotheker is saying that his predecessor Mark Hurd had run the company for the short-term to please Wall Street, not to create a business.
Wal-Mart beat estimates by 3 cents but sales in the U.S. continued to struggle. However, John Lawrence, managing director-equity research at Morgan Keegan, still maintains his “outperform” rating on the big-box retailer.
Despite the correction, markets still look good, according to father-son duo Harry Clark, founder, president and CEO of Clark Capital Management, and Sean Clark, CIO of Clark Capital Management.
Deal-making by both the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and Nasdaq-OMX hit snags this week on concerns over sovereignty and competition, leaving room for speculation that Nasdaq will now bid for the LSE.
Markets run in cycles. Money rotates from one sector to the next, as traders look to capitalize on changing trends. We have seen this happen in the past few weeks as money has rotated quickly out of silver and into the U.S. dollar. Now money is coming out of crude oil. The next big victim will be gold. ...A report from TheStreet/Stockpickr.
Bail for IMF chief, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, has been denied, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson; the Fast Money traders weigh in on Lowe's profit miss, and an analysis of the Nasdaq/ICE bid withdrawal for the NYSE, with Richard Repetto, Sandler O'Neill & Partners.
Discussing the impact of the IMF chief's sex scandal and Europe's future financial stability, with CNBC's Steve Liesman. Also, CNBC's Mary Thompson with latest details on Strauss-Kahn's court arraignment in New York City.
High commodity prices will slow U.S. economic growth and raise inflation this year, but the Federal Reserve is not expected to start increasing interest rates before the first quarter of 2012, a survey showed on Monday.
Markets will enter a new "risk-off" phase in 2011 that will last into 2012 and maybe even 2014, according to Nomura’s Bob Janjuah.
Nasdaq put out a press release today (Friday) noting that on Monday Tao Li, chairman of a Chinese wireless company called Kingtone Wirlessinfo Solution, will be ringing the opening bell. A few things caught my attention.
The commodity boom may seem like a recent phenomenon, but in fact, it started 115 months ago, in 2001, according to Michael Darda, chief economist and chief market strategist at MKM Partners.
OptionMonster's real-time tracking systems detected two waves of bullish buying this week...