Stocks struggled to hold gains Tuesday despite a handful of positive earnings and a flurry of M&A. Is there further room to rally? Mark Matson, founder and CEO of Matson Money, and Craig Peckham, managing director and equity product strategist at Jefferies & Co., shared their insights.
The Kauffman Foundation’s new 60-plus page report on ETFs, which I mentioned here yesterday, has started to cause industry chatter.
Stocks declined Tuesday as traders took a breather from a rally that brought indexes to their highest levels since September 2008. Phil Roth, chief technical market analyst at Miller Tabak, and Paul Schatz, president of Heritage Capital, shared their outlooks.
A new study released this afternoon by the Kauffman Foundation says it believes ETFs hold systemic risk for the financial markets.
Health care, financials and energy have been the worst performing sectors this year. Will they stage a comeback soon? Brett D’arcy, CIO of CBIZ Wealth Management, and Mark Waterhouse, portfolio manager at Garrett Nagle, shared their insights.
More than 150 companies with market caps above $500 million that claim they have free cash flow—really don't!
Stocks slipped Monday after closing last week at their highest levels in more than two years. What should investors expect going forward? Bryan Piskorowski, managing director at Wells Fargo Advisors, shared his outlook.
President Obama spoke to India’s parliament stressing the importance of the U.S. relationship with India. What is the better emerging market play for investors — China or India? Mike Holland, chairman of Holland & Company and Jim Iuorio, director of TJM Institutional Services shared their best plays.
Essentially declaring ETF's tools for day traders, and taboo for long-term investors, Ladd opened the door for a future question to ponder. Are activists and/or traders trying to test this hypothesis now?
Mount Merapi, one of Indonesia's most dangerous volcanoes, which first erupted on October 26, has killed over 120 people and forced the evacuation of more than 200,000.
Despite continued improvement for the banking industry as a whole, third-quarter regulatory data indicates the accelerated pace of bank failures will hold up for at least two more quarters. ...A report from TheStreet.
Stocks turned mostly positive Friday, as investors absorbed the meaning of a surprising surge in payrolls in the wake of the Fed's plans to pump more money into the economy. David Katz, CIO at Matrix Asset Advisors, and Don Schreiber, founder, president and CEO of WBI, discussed their market outlooks.
The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), widely considered the best gauge of fear in the market, slipped to a 6-month low this week and is down more than 20 percent since May. What does this mean for stocks and how should investors position their portfolios? Tim Freeman, head of U.S. equity derivative sales at Capstone Global Markets, shared his insights.
The most interesting option trade was in the November 13 calls, which saw a single block of 10,000 bought as the stock dropped but failed to reach a new intraday low. The company's stock snapped back hard and pushed higher, finishing the day up 0.94 percent at $11.76.
Stocks got a boost on Thursday after President Obama said he is open to extending the Bush-era tax cuts across all income levels. Kevin Caron, market strategist at Stifel Nicolaus, and Chief Investment Officer David Kotok of Cumberland Advisors, both see the news helping stocks add on to recent gains.
The Republican victories in Tuesday's elections are apparently already having an impact on market mood. Warren Meyers, DME Securities trader, told CNBC that Wall Street has a new optimism.
Emergency unemployment benefit claims have tracked Wal-Mart’s stock fairly closely over the last two years.
Gold soared near $1,380 an ounce on Thursday as the dollar plunged, after the Federal Reserve said it would pump $600 billion into financial markets. Jason Toussaint, managing director at World Gold Council, shared his outlook.
Stocks surged at the open Thursday and kept climbing through the morning, as the market digested the Federal Reserve's decision buy $600 billion in long-term Treasury bonds. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, shared his insights.
Past Republican congressional victories have given a boost to merger and acquisition activity and the current political change could mean more of the same, according to several industry experts. ...A report from TheStreet.