Stocks rose on Friday after a report showed consumer sentiment improved in early December and retail sales rose much more than expected last month. How will the markets finish year-end? Lawrence Glazer, managing director at Mayflower Advisors and Michael Cuggino, president and portfolio manager of Permanent Portfolio Funds shared their market outlooks.
Regardless of whether people agree with the government stimulus efforts in the United States or across the globe, there are ways that investors can play it. James Reed, portfolio manager at Scout Stock Fund, and Will Nasgovitz, portfolio manager at Heartland Advisors, shared their ideas and stock picks.
As end of the year approaches, investors look ahead to 2010 and where they can invest their money. Robert Weissenstein, Credit Suisse's chief investment officer for private banking—Americas, shared his outlook.
Markets have been reacting to the U.S. dollar’s movements—when the greenback is weaker, stocks go higher. Will this inverse trend hold going forward and what does it mean for markets? Andrew Kanaly, chairman of Kanaly Trust Company, and Tommy Williams, president of Williams Financial Advisors, discussed their outlooks.
Eli Lilly did the expected today, but investors were hoping for more. Bears mauled the drug maker, unloading shares and snapping up puts, after management failed to address concerns about major patent expirations beginning in 2011.
Even with gold’s recent weakness, some strategists say investors should use the pullback as a buying opportunity. Michael Widmer, metals strategist at Bank of America-Merrill Lynch, discussed his view on the commodity.
SunPower is falling in this rising market, and the options action shows concern for further declines by the end of next week.
Markets climbed on Thursday after a report showed jobless claims rose but the number of people seeking extended benefits declined. Will stocks continue to rise throughout the year-end? Neil Hennessy, portfolio manager and CIO of Hennessy Funds, and Jack Ablin, Executive VP and CIO of Harris Private Bank, shared their outlooks.
Senate Democrats came to an agreement on Tuesday to replace the controversial government-run public insurance option with a scaled-back non-profit plan. So which companies in the health care sector are worth investing in? John Sullivan, director of research and health care investment strategist at Leerink Swann, shared his insight.
U.S. jobless claims rose more than expected last week—by 17,000 to 474,000—after five straight weeks of declines. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, shared his market insights.
Lululemon Athletica reports earnings after the bell today, and investors are positioning for a potential drop.
JP Morgan bounced off technical support levels today, and one trader is repositioning for the upside.
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner told Congress on Wednesday that the administration will extend the government's TARP until next fall, saying it's needed to protect against fresh economic shocks. Chris Kotowski, of Oppenheimer & Co, and Jeff Harte, of Sandler O'Neill, discuss how the extension will affect the financial sector.
It has been a rough 2009 for the U.S. dollar—it’s almost down 11 percent, but 2010 could be a different story. David Dietze, president and chief investment strategist at Point View Financial Services shared his insights on the greenback.
Markets opened lower on Wednesday, but Carmine Grigoli, chief investment strategist at Mizuho Securities said he expects the stock rally to continue. He shared his market outlook and sector picks.
Stocks opened flat to slightly lower on Wednesday as concerns mounted over the global economy and the US dollar continued to assert itself as a popular safety play. Robert Doll, vice chairman and global CIO of equities at BlackRock shared his market outlook.
Markets tumbled on Tuesday, exacerbated by worries about the recovery, sending investors fleeing to safety. David Wright, portfolio manager at Sierra Core Retirement Fund, and Lee Eugene Munson, CIO of Portfolio Asset Management, shared their market insights.
Gold prices are currently off all-time highs, but the commodity is up 16 percent in the 3 last months and up 300 percent in the last decade. Frank Holmes, CEO and CIO of U.S. Global Investors, shared his insights on the precious metal and where investors should look now.
U.S. stock markets are sliding Tuesday on a stronger dollar and disappointing announcements from McDonald's and 3M. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, told CNBC why the markets are especially "vulnerable" now.
Kevin Ferry says the "hot money" is fleeing gold and oil for another commodity: coffee. The co-founder of Cronus Futures Management offered CNBC his insights into unemployment, Federal Reserve policy and hot commodity plays.