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Verizon's profit beat expectations by one penny in the second quarter, with revenue and number of wireless customers rising. Craig Moffett, senior analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein shared his insight on the company’s numbers.
Options action is positive for the metals and mining sector today as investors place bullish trades on the XME mining exchange traded fund.
Stocks slipped Monday as worries about a record $200 billion in Treasury auctions this week and lowered outlooks from Honeywell and Aetna cast a shadow over the market. In the meantime, new-home sales rose 11 percent to an annual rate of 384,000 in June, well above the 360,000 economists had expected. Read and listen to what the pros had to say...
We are seeing probably the worst quarter that we are going to see from Honeywell, said Howard Rubel, aerospace and defense analyst from Jeffries & Co.
The stock rally turned tepid Monday as earnings news receded and traders lost their initial enthusiasm from strong new-home sales. Art Cashin, director of floor operation at UBS Financial Services, offered CNBC his stock-market insights — and projections through the autumn.
Opposition to the Obama administration's health care plan had a new voice Monday, as the U.S. Chamber of Commerce launched a critical ad campaign suggesting alternatives. But John Sullivan of Leerink Swann says this is a great time to buy health stocks.
Shares of Acadia Pharmaceuticals skyrocketed along with heavy options activity at the end of last week.
The Dow broke 9,000 yesterday — and has hovered at that level Friday. What's next for stock markets? Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, offered CNBC his insights.
Stocks slipped Friday as weaker consumer sentiment compounded losses after disappointing earnings from American Express, Amazon and Microsoft. The disappointing earnings and sentiment gave investors reason to pause and take a breather after a significant run-up in the past few weeks, in which the Nasdaq logged 12 straight gains — its longest run since 1992. Read and listen to what the experts had to say...
Alan Valdes, vice president of Hillard Lyons, and Rob Lutts, founder and CIO of Cabot Money Management, told investors how to prepare their portfolios for the week ahead.
Bearish traders apparently see weakness ahead for emerging markets and are buying downside options in a key exchange traded fund (ETF) expected to decline in the next two months.
How can investors prepare their portfolios for the long term? Jon Fisher, portfolio manager at Fifth Third Asset Management, and Joseph Keating, CIO of private asset management at RBC Bank, shared their strategies.
It is the hot new thing on Wall Street, a way for a handful of traders to master the stock market, peek at investors’ orders and, critics say, even subtly manipulate share prices.
A large options trader apparently thinks that Comcast is heading higher.
The stock market is likely to go higher because there are still many institutional investors who missed the current rally, Tobias Levkovich, chief equity strategist at Citigroup, told CNBC Friday.
The Dow crossed 9,000 for the first time since January and Nasdaq racked up gains for the 12th day straight. What's really driving the stock markets now? UBS' Art Cashin offered CNBC his insights Thursday afternoon.
For the average investor, REITs are the way to play real estate — and there are plenty of good opportunities right now, said Steve Pomeranz of Pomeranz Financial Management.
Big tech companies such as Amazon.com and Microsoft are reporting earnings results after the bell and Rob Enderle shares his insights.
What should investors expect from the markets in the second half of 2009? Jack Ablin, CIO of Harris Private Bank and Maury Fertig, CIO of Relative Value Partners gave their outlooks.
It’s going to be difficult for anybody else to really have any success in this online marketplace model that eBay has developed, said Internet analyst Heath Terry at Friedman, Billings, Ramsey & Co.