Stocks fell on Thursday after disappointing manufacturing reports spread worries about the economic recovery. Barbara Marcin, portfolio manager at Gabelli Blue Chip Value Fund, shared her insights.
Here's something you can bank on. If the financials don't trade higher, this market is going nowhere fast.
Here's an interesting tidbit from the semiconductor world — and it has nothing to do with Intel, at least not yet.
Several Wall Street firms are looking to expand their asset-backed trading. UBS has added 350 new traders and salespeople over the last 12 months; Morgan Stanley has hired 250 people in new fixed income and is expected to hire 200 more.
Simon Baker, the founder of Baker Avenue Asset Management, got his start managing wealth at big Wall Street firms. But the U.K.-born money manager bristles when presented with arguments for the traditional "buy and hold" methodology still touted by his various alma maters.
Investors concerned about a double-dip can shield themselves with large-cap companies that have global reach and ample cash to withstand a slowdown.
Apple, Google, Amazon and Microsoft are the so called "Four Horsemen" of the tech stock world and sit in many porfolios. But what other tech stocks should investors consider? Kim Caughey, senior equity analyst at Fort Pitt Capital Group and Randy Bateman, chief investment officer at Huntington Funds, stopped by to offer their picks.
Markets opened lower on Wednesday after a report showed retail sales fell for a second straight month and report out of Europe that several banks will fail their stress tests. Madelynn Matlock, director of international investments at Huntington Funds and John Browne, senior market strategist at Euro Pacific Capital discussed their insights.
Participants in that auction tell me, in recent days, it has slowed and while there was significant interest from PE initially, that interest is now being described as more modest, though bankers tell me a few sponsors continue to work on a deal.
BlackRock is out with its third quarter allocation report, and Robert Doll, BlackRock vice chairman, along with Curtis Arledge, BlackRock cio of fixed income, fundamental portfolios, gave their outlook on the economy and the markets.
Intel's conference call was about as optimistic and bullish as any I've heard.
Add Clorox to the "One Decision" stock member club because this company is so strong that the thought of selling won't enter your mind.
Flextronics has been flexing its muscle with a big rally this month, and now our screens are lighting up with bullish activity.
Big pharmaceutical companies have been beaten down by worries over patent expirations, a lack of new products and low price-to-earnings ratios. But health care strategists aren't all pessimistic.
Wall Street needs a new crop of hearty growth stocks, something big and juicy like a new Google or maybe a crisp young Apple. Here are five private tech companies that investors would love to sink their teeth into.
The following five Dow components have notched the biggest gains in the day after posting quarterly numbers in July and August over the past five years. History can be a guide, but nothing is a sure bet.
With Alcoa coming in with better-than-expected results, one thing to keep in mind: It should all be kept in perspective.
Huntsman is apparently bottoming out after a five-month selloff, and now one trader is betting on a rebound.
Yum Brands is out with earnings after the bell on Tuesday. The parent company of KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut, has posting double digit gains so far this year. David Palmer, UBS senior restaurant analyst gave his take on the stock to CNBC.
The President and CEO of Diamond Offshore, Larry Dickerson, said, "With new contracting severely restricted in the Gulf of Mexico as a result of the uncertainties surrounding the offshore drilling moratorium, we are actively seeking international opportunities to keep our rigs fully employed."