Harley-Davidson looked like a runaway bike down a steep mountain not long ago, but consumers may be returning as the economy recovers and luxury spending turns more positive.
U.S. retail sales rose more than expected in October as consumers bought more cars and other goods, according to a government report on Monday. Are we finally seeing a recovery in the retail sector? Dan Greenhaus, chief economic strategist at Miller Tabak, discussed his sector outlook.
The appreciation of the yuan is more a question of when than if, making Chinese stocks and currencies an excellent place to invest, said Jeff Papp, senior analyst for the China Opportunities Strategy at Oberweis Asset Management.
Markets opened higher on Monday, continuing two weeks of gains. Will the markets continue to rise or should investors start to be cautious? Chuck Akre, portfolio manager at Akre Focus Fund, and Uri Landesman, head of global growth at ING Investment Management, shared their market outlooks.
The average cost of a four-year college is $26,000 a year—up 4 percent in 2009 alone. What is the value of an education and are there any alternatives for students who wish to attend college at a lower price? James Altucher, managing director at Formula Capital shares his ways to play the rising cost.
Lowe's posted a 30 percent drop in quarterly profit. But it offered a fourth-quarter profit forecast that could beat Wall Street expectations. Mitchell Kaiser, senior retail analyst at Piper Jaffray, shared his insight on Lowe's and top rival Home Depot.
The major indicies are all up more than five percent in the last two weeks. How long will the rally last? Robert Doll, vice chairman and global CIO of equities at BlackRock, shared his market insights.
The recent bounce in the U.S. dollar has gotten some investors to worry about the next move. David Kelly, chief market strategist at JPMorgan Funds and Steven Stahler, president of Stahler Investment Group shared their market outlooks.
The stock market clawed higher on Friday while the dollar moved lower and gold prices continued to rise. What should investors expect from the markets going forward? James Shelton, CIO of Kanaly Trust, and Joe Heider, president of Dawson Wealth Management, shared their market outlooks.
Stocks advanced Friday as Disney's earnings beat and JCPenney's outlook helped offset worries about a drop in consumer sentiment. For the week, the Dow gained 2.5 percent, finishing at its highest level since Oct. 2008.
The market will continue to rise, with the S&P finishing the year above 1,100, but its success hinges on the performance of the retail sector this holiday season, said Steve Grasso, market analyst at Stuart Frankel.
Markets rose on Friday on solid earnings reports from Disney and JCPenney. Joseph Keating, CIO of private asset management at RBC Bank shared his market insight.
The Dow snapped a six-day winning streak on Thursday, but is gaining on Friday. How sturdy is this rally and how far will it continue? James Hardesty, president, market strategist and chief economist at Hardesty Capital Management shared his view and stock picks.
Stocks clawed higher Friday as solid earnings from Disney and JCPenney helped offset worries about a drop in consumer sentiment. It was a wobbly morning but by midday, the Dow was up more than 100 points, or 1 percent.
Peter Costa, president of Empire Executions and CNBC market analyst and Kim Caughey, VP and senior equity analyst at Fort Pitt Capital Group told how investors can prepare their portfolios for the week ahead.
The U.S. dollar rose on Thursday as policymakers around the world warned the economic recovery was fragile. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, shared his insights on the greenback and the stock markets.
Stocks wobbled Friday as investors juggled a drop in consumer confidence against solid earnings from Disney and JCPenney. They started the day higher, then retreated, then made another push higher.
When both India’s Bombay Sensex and China’s Shanghai composite indices have soared about 70 percent year to date, many investors have added both markets to their A-list. But which country is a better place to invest? David Riedel, founder of Riedel Research Group and Paul Goodwin, analyst and editor for Cabot China & Emerging Markets Newsletter, shared their opinions.
PrivateBancorp is trying to rebound from a gut-wrenching selloff, but traders have other ideas.
Thursday's losses notwithstanding, Wall Street's major averages enter the Friday session with a chance to finish off their second consecutive week of gains.