The Dow rose Thursday as jobless claims beat and the CPI report showed little sign of inflation. How should investors be positioned in this environment? Christian Thwaites, president and CEO of Sentinel Asset Management, and Jason Trennert, chief investment strategist and managing partner at Strategas Research Partners, shared their insights.
Oil rose above $82 a barrel on Wednesday on a recovery in demand in the U.S. before dipping slightly on Thursday. Meanwhile, the S&P reached its highest since October 2008 this week. Can the positive relationship between oil prices and the stock market continue? Rick Szpila of JPMorgan Futures and J.J. Burns of J.J. Burns & Company discussed their outlooks.
Option volume in the Gap is unusually bullish as its shares trade just below five-year highs.
On this day, we’re all Irish, even if the Emerald Isle has fallen on hard times. The famously cheerful country was beset with struggle after struggle during the global economic crisis. Better days, though, might be ahead for the Emerald Isle...
The world’s largest online marketplace, eBay, hit a new 52-week high on Wednesday, and the stock more than doubled over the last year. So is there still room for investors to get in? Scott Kessler, equity analyst at Standard & Poor’s, shared his insights.
Senate Banking Committee Chairman Christopher Dodd unveiled a new blueprint for sweeping financial reform in an attempt to win bipartisan support. What does this mean for the financial sector? Anton Schutz, president of Mendon Capital, and Fred Cannon, co-director of research and chief equity strategist at KBW, shared their insights.
The Federal Reserve renewed its pledge on Tuesday to keep the benchmark rates near zero for an "extended period." Greg Peters, global head of fixed income research at Morgan Stanley, said he currently finds equities trapped between liquidity and weak growth. He shared his market outlook.
Markets opened higher on Wednesday as a drop in inflation at the producer level helped fuel the momentum. Do stocks have further room on the upside? Charlie Smith, chief investment officer at Fort Pitt Capital Group and Jeffrey Phillips, chief investment officer at Rehmann Financial shared their insights.
Kellogg is drawing upside option activity as the food company's shares trade in an increasingly narrow range.
Two companies, KLA-Tencor and Dr Pepper Snapple, are seeing their shares moving at levels not reached in years — apparently, for different reasons. Analysts Patrick Ho of Stifel Nicolaus and David Silver of Wall Street Strategies offered their market intelligence.
Company share buybacks are roaring, at a rate unseen in years. Is that a market buy signal? Mike Holland, chairman of Holland & Co., and Jack Bouroudjian, chief executive of Indexfuturesgroup.com, offered their insights.
In thinking back to last year at this time as the market was just starting to turn, hardly anybody was confident enough to call a bottom.
The VIX (CBOE Market Volatility Index) is hovering near its 2-year lows. Does this mean smooth sailing ahead — or dangerous complacency? Paul Britton, founder and chief executive of the Capstone Holdings Group, foresees a "huge event coming up." He offered CNBC his stock market outlook.
A trader is betting that shares of Monster Worldwide will gain significantly by late summer. The online employment company closed yesterday up 0.37 percent to $16.17. The stock has been trading between $14 and $19 since early August.
Stocks wavered Monday as mostly lukewarm financials were counterbalanced by Wal-Mart's strength. What's ahead? Katie Stockton of MKM Partners and Carter Worth of Oppenheimer offered CNBC their market outlooks.
Stocks slipped Monday even as credit card data pointed to an easing of consumer woes. Where's the market headed? Jim Hardesty, president of Hardesty Capital Management, and Doug Cliggott, US equity strategist at Credit Suisse, offered CNBC their insights.
Large-cap financial stocks generally slipped across the board Monday as Congress continues to weigh industry reforms. Are regional banks a better investment now? David Katz, chief investment officer at Matrix Asset Advisors, and Craig Siegenthaler, analyst at Credit Suisse, offered their insights and favorite stocks now.
Barclays Capital, the investment banking unit of Barclays Group, is considering a partnership structure a la Goldman Sachs and Lazard before the latter two went public, according to the Financial Times.
U.S. economic growth as measured by real GDP will top 5 percent in 2010, and the unemployment rate will fall below 9 percent, said Byron Wien, vice president of Blackstone Advisory Services, who shared his annual top 10 surprises with CNBC Tuesday.
Over the week, shares of Citigroup and AIG stocks rose over 15 and 25 percent, respectively. Are there more gains to come in these names? John Brady, senior vice president at MF Global, and Jamie Cox, managing partner at Harris Financial, shared their insights.