Investors who suffered through the worst August performance for stocks in nine years have turned to dividend-paying shares. Several under-$5 stocks still offer outsized dividend yields to those willing to take on additional risk. ...A report from TheStreet.
America eventually needs to see a complete overhaul of the tax system in the U.S., said Diane Swonk, chief economist and senior managing director at Mesirow Financial. She shared her insights on the economy.
Markets “hate uncertainty” and there’s still plenty of that going around, said Robert Doll, chief equity strategist at BlackRock. He shared his insights on the economy.
Stocks opened higher Monday as investors awaited President Obama's comments on the economy and the Federal Reserve's policy meeting on Tuesday. Will stocks see a fourth week of gains? Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS financial services discussed his outlook.
Investors in exchange-traded funds exited U.S. stocks in droves last month, pulling out $10.7 billion in assets. Their preferred alternative: emerging markets.
Stocks were mixed Friday after a report on consumer sentiment dampened recent signs of economic growth. Art Hogan, global equity product director at Jefferies, discussed his insights.
BlackBerry maker Research In Motion reported a stronger than expected quarterly profit and also provided a strong guidance for the current quarter. David Garrity, principal at GVA Research, shared his analysis on the firm.
Stocks opened higher Friday after news that core consumer prices were holding steady—then turned mixed after a weak consumer confidence number. Will the bulls manage a breakout? Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, shared his insights.
Suncor Energy's merger with Petro-Canada will soon begin reaping results for the company and shareholders, the firm's chief executive told CNBC's "The Strategy Session" on Thursday.
Out of the Dow 30 stocks, just 10 names really matter, said Nicholas Colas, chief market strategist at ConvergEx. He shared his insights.
Technology has not solved many of the long-time challenges that markets pose for institutional investors like funds, including the ability to trade large blocks of stock in the most efficient manner possible .
Stocks are poised to rise, said Ted Parrish, co-portfolio manager at Henssler Equity Fund. He shared his market outlook and best plays with investors.
Tech giants Research In Motion and Oracle are expected to report earnings after the bell Thursday. Matthew Thornton, telecom equipment analyst at Avian Securities and Brian Marshall, senior analyst at Gleacher & Company discussed their insights.
These August numbers cannot be explained by the normal summer-related excuse. The same month generated such a substantial amount more in 2009. I fear what the comparison numbers might be for September, October, and November. It could make for a not-so-jolly holiday season.
Tom Nides, Morgan Stanley’s chief operating officer and a long-time aide to the bank’s chairman, John Mack, is in discussions to take a senior post in Hillary Clinton’s state department, reports the Financial Times.
Three former female employees at Goldman Sachs sued the investment bank on Wednesday, contending that the firm discriminates systematically against women, the New York Times reports.
Dividend seekers should look to firms that focus on growth, rather than merely offering high yields, said Jeff Krumpelman, dividend growth portfolio manager at Hilliard Lyons Capital Management, and Doug MacKay, CIO of Broadleaf Partners. They shared their best plays.
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Stocks wavered Wednesday after a batch of weak economic reports. Should investors brace for a pullback? Andy Bischel, CIO of SKBA Capital Management, and Ron Carson, CEO and founder of Carson Wealth Management, discussed their insights.
Gold is trading at a record high near $1,270 an ounce as investors continued to flock to the safety of the precious metal. How should investors play the commodity? Frank Lesh, senior sales and market analyst at FuturePath Trading and Will Rhind, strategic director at ETF Securities shared their best plays.