The mundane business of managing health-care benefits and services may be a bore for those working in the industry, but shares in that sector have been a boon for investors. ...A report from TheStreet.
David Tepper and other top hedge-fund managers pared their former favorites, financial holdings, during the first quarter, damping sector sentiment. ...A report from TheStreet.
These are some stocks that investors should consider owning ahead of next week, according to Zahid Siddique, associate portfolio manager at Gabelli Equity Trust, and Frederic Dickson, senior vice president and chief investment strategist at D.A. Davidson & Co.
It's a dot-com company with a four-letter symbol for its shares.
With LinkedIn’s IPO feeling every bit like a bubble (and, for the stock, it was!) the obvious question for those of us who were around in 1999 and 2000: How do you avoid this becoming a broader market bubble?
LinkedIn's initial public offering will go down in the record books as one of the most stunning stock debuts in recent market history, but the returns to small investors were far smaller than to the big guns.
These are several plays that will climb in the short- and long-run, Kevin Sanderford, principal of Colorado West Investments and James Dailey, CIO and senior portfolio manager at Team Asset Strategy Fund.
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.