Experts on the street are looking ahead to 2010, with the big question looming of whether 2009's market rally can be replicated, or whether a major pullback is on the horizon.
In the first trading session after the Christmas holiday, the major indices moved slightly to the upside with retailers leading the way.
"The environment we've been in over the past five years has not been normal," David Lebovitz says.
Buffet's stake in Phillips 66 may not say anything about how investors should play energy, a Ram Partners general partner says.
“The carnage has been incredible and we keep acting in this ‘wait until you see what happens’ mode," Jim Cramer says.
The markets haven't hit bottom despite the bounce back from Monday's hemorrhage, strategist Jim Paulsen says.
Carl Quintanilla is an Emmy-winning reporter and co-anchor of CNBC's "Squawk on the Street," broadcast live from the NYSE.
Simon Hobbs co-anchors the 10 a.m. hour of CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" live from the New York Stock Exchange.
Jim Cramer is host of CNBC's "Mad Money" and co-anchor of the 9 a.m. ET hour of CNBC's "Squawk on the Street."
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Rick Santelli joined CNBC Business News as an on-air editor in 1999, reporting live from the floor of the Chicago Board of Trade.