The equity markets turned positive Wednesday and Thursday, and some analysts believe it is a sign of things to come. One such analyst is Scott Billeadeau, director of small and mid-cap growth strategies at Fifth Third Asset Management.
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A market rally Wednesday was largely led by financials, said David Lutz, managing director at Stifel Nicholaus, who recommended investors take a closer look at the space.
Talent is the difference maker, we prefer to go out and hire the best fund managers and build a portfolio, using ETFs as well to strategically support the active fund manager.
After Wednesday’s 2.5 percent market surge, can the rally continue and should investors start to buy? Rob Morgan, chief investment strategist at Fulcrum Securities, and Marc Pado, US market strategist at Cantor Fitzgerald, discussed their insights.
Stocks were mixed after opening higher Thursday, following a handful of positive economic reports. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, discussed his outlook.
It's a vicious cycle. Light volume equals more than apathy. It spells lack of trader confidence.
Stocks surged to extend gains on Wednesday, after a U.S. manufacturing report showed surprising strength, and signs emerged of a growing global economy. Craig Hodges, co-portfolio manager at The Hodges Fund, and Kent Croft, CIO and portfolio manager at Croft Value Fund, shared their best plays.
Stocks soared Wednesday after signs emerged of a strengthening global economy, and investors shrugged off news of a decline in private sector jobs in the U.S. Eric Schoenstein, co-portfolio manager at Jensen Portfolio, and Charlie Smith, CIO of Fort Pitt Capital Group, discussed their insights.
Stocks rose sharply higher on the first day of September, after signs emerged of a strengthening global economy. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, and Gordon Charlop, managing director at Rosenblatt Securities and CNBC market analyst, discussed their outlooks.
In a land of continued economic uncertainty, there's one area where I have firm conviction of difficulty on the horizon.
In a move that may reflect a growing unwillingness to tie their personal fortunes to those of their companies, Wall Street insiders this year have undertaken more than five times the number of stock sales of their corporate shares as they have purchases.
Expect an "explosion in bank acquisitions" after November, said Dick Bove, analyst at Rochdale Securities.
Altria Group and Playtech joined a roster of companies raising their shareholder payouts this month. Companies include insurance, shipping, critical care and ag stocks. ...A report from TheStreet.
With August coming to an end today, here is a look at the best and worst performing stocks within the major US averages, as of yesterday's close.
The Chubb Corp. hit a 52-week high but is the wind about to blow the other way on insurance stocks as hurricanes come rolling in? Brian Meredith, managing director at UBS shared his insights.
Expect markets to rally in the fourth quarter, said Uri Landesman, president of Platinum Partners, and Bob Phillips, senior partner at Spectrum Management Group. They discussed their insights and shared their best plays.
Stocks opened below the 10,000 level Tuesday, but rallied after a surprising consumer confidence report. And NYSE trading volume has been 31 percent below average daily volume for August 2009. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, discussed his market outlook.
Hewlett Packard holders and those considering the stock; know that buybacks traditionally don't work and act accordingly.
The battle for 3Par continues as Hewlett-Packard raised its bid for the data storage company on Friday. This comes after rival Dell matched HP’s previously increased bid. Does this signal more M&A in the tech space — and how can investors benefit? Matt Bryson, analyst at Avian Securities, discussed his insights.