Goldman Sachs reported a better-than-expected fourth-quarter net income on Thursday, but shares of the banking giant were lower. What does it mean for the markets? Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, shared his insights.
There are two themes so far in this earnings season: Very good results from the technology sector; and huge variability in banks' results along with the "high volumes of writeoffs," noted Bob Parker, vice chairman at Credit Suisse Asset Management.
Call volume surged in the supermarket stock, which rallied 5.44 percent yesterday despite a 1 percent decline for the broader market. The January 2011 25 calls and the February 22.50 calls were the two most active strikes, according to OptionMonster's proprietary tracking systems.
Stocks were down more than 1 percent in afternoon trading, their biggest drop since late October. But Phil Orlando, chief equity market strategist at Federated Investors told investors that the S&P could reach 1,200 in the short-term and 1,300 to 1,350 in the longer-term. He shared his insight.
IBM reported fourth-quarter earnings that topped expectations on Tuesday, but shares fell more than 3 percent—the biggest drag on the Dow. What’s ahead for the firm? Peter Misek, global technology strategist at Canaccord Adams, shared his analysis.
Major banks posted mixed results on Wednesday, reflecting the industry's slow recovery. Should you invest in regional banks instead of the big ones? Craig Seigenthaler, senior analyst at Credit Suisse, and Matt McCormick, banking analyst and portfolio manager at Bahl & Gaynor Investment Counsel, shared their outlooks.
Kraft did an “excellent job” and paid a fair price in regards to the Cadbury deal, said William Ackman, managing partner at Pershing Square Capital Management. In in a CNBC interview, Ackman touched on M&A strategy, stock purchases and listening to Warren Buffett.
A slew of banks and other financial firms reported earnings on Wednesday morning and traders were encouraged by an improving credit trend in Bank of America and others. David Katz, chief investment officer at Matrix Asset Advisors, shared his insight on the sector.
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Where are the opportunities outside the United States and what is the best strategy for investors who want to put their money outside the country? David Winters, CEO of Wintergreen Advisers, shared his ideas.
Stocks opened lower on Wednesday on some disappointing earnings and the dollar's gains. Which direction are stocks headed now? Todd Salamone, senior vice-president of research at Schaeffer’s Investment Research, and Dan Genter, president, CEO and CIO of RNC Genter Capital Management, shared their outlooks.
Small-cap drug developer MDRNA reported positive results for an experimental cancer treatment last week, and at least one investor is positioning for a rally by summer.
Stocks gained more than 1 percent on Tuesday. Will the market rally continue? Binky Chadha, chief U.S. equity strategist at Deutsche Bank and Larry Kantor, head of research at Barclays Capital discussed their market insights.
IBM's fourth quarter earnings are a testimony to the transformation this company has undergone over the past decade, and it seems like the strategy will continue to pay dividends.
IBM, eBay and Google are a few tech companies reporting earnings this week, so what’s the outlook for the sector this quarter? Craig Berger, senior semiconductor analyst at FBR Capital Markets and Mark Demos, portfolio manager at Fifth Third Asset Management shared their insights.
Markets rose on Tuesday, helped by gains in drug and chip stocks. Where should investors be putting their money? John Lekas, CEO and portfolio manager of Leader Capital, and Christopher Zook, chairman and CIO of CAZ Investments, shared their market outlooks.
Stocks are gaining as the market digests — and attempts to understand — Citigroup's negative quarterly earnings report. What's really on traders' minds? Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, offered his insights to CNBC.
Stocks opened higher on Tuesday, but disappointing results from Citigroup and TD Ameritrade raised concerns about the financial sector as earnings season gets into full swing this week. Bob Doll, vice chairman and global CIO of equities at BlackRock, shared his insight.
The S&P metals and mining index has soared more than 300 percent over the past year, compared to the energy index, which is up about 20 percent. Dan Denbow, portfolio manager at USAA Precious Metals & Minerals Fund, and Jerry Castellini, president and CIO of CastleArk Management, offered their investing outlooks.
Dow component IBM is expected to report quarterly earnings after the bell on Tuesday. The firm added 55 percent to its share price over the past year. What should investors expect from the tech giant? Robert Cihra, analyst at Caris & Company shared his insight.