Smithfield Foods gapped higher at the open today, and traders are positioning for it to keep running into next year.
Stocks rallied Monday, coming off their best weekly performance in a month, after the Group of 20 pledged to keep stimulus in place until recovery was assured.
The weaker dollar has been sending commodity prices higher and while most of the energy sector has moved significantly higher, natural gas has stayed relatively cheap. How can investors profit from natural gas? Chris Jarvis, founder and president of Caprock Risk Management and Addison Armstrong, director of market research at Tradition Energy and CNBC contributor discussed their views.
Cash sitting on the sidelines will eventually come back to the markets and investors should look into the following mid-cap areas, said Don Wordell, portfolio manager at RidgeWorth Capital Management.
On Saturday, the House backed a health care bill that would expand coverage to nearly all Americans and bar insurance practices such as refusing to cover people with pre-existing medical conditions. How should investors be positioned? Bob Phillips, managing partner at Spectrum Management Group and Robert Zagunis, co-portfolio manager at Jensen Investment Management shared their insights.
The health care reform bill passed by the House this weekend now moves to the Senate, which has its own version of a bill. So how do investors play health care stocks? Les Funtleyder, health care strategist for Miller Tabak and Ipsita Smolinksi, health care analyst for Capitol Street gave their outlook on Monday to CNBC.
Some experts are betting that technology stocks will see a boost as holiday season draws closer. Craig Berger, senior technology, media and telecom analyst at FBR Capital Markets shared his insights on the tech stocks that will could potentially benefit the most.
Toward the end of last week, the markets saw a huge run-up. Does this bode well for stocks this week? Art Cashin, director of floor operations for UBS Financial Services, offered CNBC his insights.
Wall Street opens the new trading week coming off its best weekly performance in a month, with U.S. stock index futures pointing to a modestly positive opening Monday.
Stocks bounced around Friday as investors juggled a disappointing jobs report and some analyst upgrades. Still, all three major indexes were on track to post gains for the week.
One trader is positioning for a move higher ahead of Rockwell Automation's earnings report Monday.
Gold hit a new nominal high near $1,100 an ounce on Friday, and Michael Dudas, metals and mining analyst at Jeffries & Co., thinks the precious metal has further to go. He offered two stock picks to play it.
Friday's Labor Department report showed that unemployment rate unexpectedly jumped to 10.2 percent in October, even though the pace of job losses slowed. How do the numbers affect the markets? David Joy, chief market strategist at RiverSource Investments, and Keith Goddard, president of Capital Advisors, shared their insights.
Stocks bounced around Friday as investors juggled a disappointing jobs report and some analyst upgrades.
Earlier this week, the Federal Reserve kept its federal funds rate unchanged in a range of zero to 0.25 percent, and said the economy "continued to pick up" since its last meeting. Robert Barbera, chief economist at ITG shared his insights on how this impacts the financials and the economy.
There's little doubt about what investors are focused on this morning: the October employment report, set for release at 8:30 am New York time.
Olin has been falling for six weeks, and now one investor is using options to bet on a rebound.
Stocks gained on Thursday as a strong reading on productivity and an easing in jobless claims helped cheer investors. Steve Grasso, director of institutional sales at Stuart Frankel and CNBC market analyst, and Alan Valdes, vice president at Kabrik Trading, shared their market insights.
Stocks rallied Thursday after a strong reading on productivity and an easing in jobless claims — an encouraging sign ahead of tomorrow's jobs report.
Markets opened higher on Thursday as a strong reading on productivity and an easing in jobless claims helped cheer investors. Will stocks continue to rise from this point? Steve Hochberg, chief market analyst at Elliott Wave International, shared his market outlook.