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Stocks pared their gains on Wednesday as banks pulled back but investors remained hopeful that the worst may be over for the economy. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner told a Senate panel that financial markets are "starting to heal" and that a program to remove toxic assets from bank balance sheets would begin in the next six weeks. Read and listen to what experts had to say...
Alan Gayle of RidgeWorth Capital Management said the economy’s transition from “hopes for survival” to “expectations of sustainability” is causing the market to "raise the bars for itself."
Stocks continue to gently whipsaw Wednesday, but the Vix volatility/fear index is still subsiding. Art Cashin, UBS Financial Services director of floor operations, offered CNBC his stock-market insights.
We’re "long overall" and believe that the market has a lot of room to go higher, said Wayne Kaufman, chief market analyst at John Thomas Financial.
Sigma-Aldrich has risen more than 45 percent since its March lows, and some options traders apparently believe that the biochemical company has even more upside potential.
The stock market may hit new lows this year or the next as the current rally has been largely caused by the money printed by central banks and fundamental problems remain unsolved, legendary investor Jim Rogers told CNBC Wednesday.
The fall in asset prices brought on by the financial crisis has shrunk the size of sovereign wealth funds belonging to oil-rich countries and Asian exporters, the World Street Journal reported on Wednesday on its Web site.
Jim Iuorio, director at TJM Institutional Services, and Bryan Piskorowski, managing director at Wachovia Securities, weighed in on the best places to invest now.
Stocks ended a rocky session mixed as a banks rally fizzled and an unexpected drop in housing starts left investors a little shaky. Still, a gauge of fear dropped below a key level.
Chip designer Analog Devices posted sharply lower profit and sales for its fiscal second quarter Tuesday amid the economic turmoil that has dampened global chip demand.
Markets bounced back on Tuesday as banks rallied and a gauge of market fear — the Vix — dropped significantly. Stocks had gotten off to a weak start after a report showed housing starts unexpectedly fell to a record low. In the meantime, experts expressed mixed feelings about the market outlook. Read and listen to what they had to say...
Investors can control risk factors by investing in managed ETFs, said Carrie Coghill Kuntz, president and co-founder of D.B. Root & Company.
Lise Buyer of Class V Group and Kate Mitchell of Scale Venture Partners agreed that there will be more venture-backed IPOs in the coming months.
After a morning dip dampened Monday's gains, stocks bounced back Tuesday. Art Cashin, UBS Financial Services director of floor operations, offered CNBC his insights and outlook for the stock market.
Two bullish strategists, Kim Caughey of Fort Pitt Capital Group and Stephen Wood of Russell Investments, recommended the best sectors for investors to put their money.
Stocks bounced back Tuesday as banks rallied and a gauge of fear in the market dropped significantly.
Dan Greenhaus of Miller Tabak and Scott Minerd of Guggenheim Partners discussed their outlooks on the economy — and where to put your money.
Stocks declined Tuesday after housing starts unexpectedly fell to a record low.
Futures pared gains Tuesday after housing starts unexpectedly fell to a record low. Futures had been pointing higher for most of the morning, buoyed by news that banks may break free from the government's grip.
Peter Kenny, managing director of Knight Equities, and Charles Campbell, senior sales trader at Miller Tabak, weighed in on the best places to invest now.