Gold prices hit record highs above $1,200 an ounce, with funds lengthening positions due to expectations of more dollar weakness and more central bank buying. How should investors be positioned? Lou Grasso, gold trader at Millennium Futures, and Peter Schiff, president of Euro Pacific Capital, shared their outlooks.
Stocks turned mixed on Wednesday, with the Dow retreating, after the S&P broke through a key level. Barbara Marcin, portfolio manager at Gabelli Blue Chip Value Fund, shared her investment strategies.
The U.S. Senate is in the midst of debating a landmark plan to overhaul the health care system. Bruce Berkowitz, president of Fairholme Capital Management, says he's been increasing his exposure to the sector as a result.
Applied Materials is seeing upside options activity after a strong sector report and ahead of two industry conferences, including one that opens today.
The U.S. unemployment rate reached 10.2 percent in October for the first time in over 26 years, even though the pace of job losses slowed. So what’s next for the market? John Lonski, chief economist at Moody’s Investors Service, shared his economic insights.
President Barack Obama announced plans to send 30,000 more U.S. troops to Afghanistan in an accelerated deployment aimed at a quicker U.S. exit. Which stocks may see a rise as a result? Howard Rubel, aerospace and defense analyst at Jefferies & Co., and Alex Hamilton, senior analyst at Jesup & Lamont, shared their views.
The markets are looking “very good” and they still have a long way to go, said Laszlo Birinyi, president of Birinyi Associates. He shared his market outlook.
Markets started off the new month with a rally. Where should investors be looking? Gibson Smith, co-CIO and portfolio manager at Janus Capital Management shared his 5-star investing strategies on fixed income.
General Electric agreed to buy the 20 percent stake in NBC Universal from partner Vivendi for $5.8 billion. The long-awaited GE-Vivendi deal will pave the way for GE to sell 51 percent of NBCU to Comcast. Mike Holland, chairman of Holland & Company, shared his insights on the deal.
Medco Health Solutions has been rallying to new highs for the last month, and now at least one investor is positioning for a drop.
Markets whipsawed on Monday as investors digested the Dubai news. Chief Executives Rich Berg of Performance Trust Capital Partners and Roy Williams of Prestige Wealth Management shared their market outlooks.
The emerging markets have seen some tremendous gains in their stock markets over the past year, easily beating the U.S. and Europe. So is it a bubble—and if so, does the Dubai crisis prick it? John Lekas, chief executive and portfolio manager of Leader Capital, provided his insight.
Bears have already shown a sweet tooth for Hershey and are now betting that investors will sour on the candy maker into the New Year.
Online retailers are becoming increasingly popular with people shopping at home—or on their work computers. So how can investors make money in the subsector? Benjamin Schacter, internet analyst at Broadpoint AmTech, shared his view.
Markets retreated on Monday in a wobbly session, as investors sorted through the fallout of the Dubai news and the weekend retail sales numbers. Phil Orlando, chief equity market strategist at Federated Investors, shared his insights.
Last Friday — known as "Black Friday" — kicked off the start of the holiday shopping season. Charles Grom, retail analyst at JPMorgan, shared his views on the strength of the retail sector.
Dubai markets fell on the first trading day since the emirate's request to delay debt repayments. But U.S., Asia and Europe markets climbed after the UAE central bank announced it'll provide additional liquidity to commercial banks if needed. Dennis Gartman, founder of The Gartman Letter, shared his insight on what lies ahead.
In a shorter holiday week, U.S. stocks ended flat Friday, as positives struggled with the Dubai debt news. Alan Valdes at Kabrik Trading and Doug Kreps at Fort Pitt Capital Group offered CNBC their portfolio advice.
As global markets digest Dubai's debt announcement, investors are wondering: Is it time to dump equities? Don Bertrand, vice president of WealthTrust-Arizona, and Kelly Campbell, founder and principal of Campbell Wealth Management, offered their takes on the shifting market environment.
Dubai announced it requested a 6-month freeze on some $59 billion of debt repayment, creating anxiety in equity markets around the world. What should investors expect going forward? Dennis Gartman, founder of The Gartman Letter, shared his market insights with CNBC.