• Holiday season winners and losers Friday, 20 Nov 2015 | 6:53 AM ET
    Holiday season winners and losers

    From Black Friday through year’s end, the S&P traded higher 80% of the time, averaging a 2% gain, according to Kensho. CNBC's Morgan Brennan takes a look at a list of holiday winners and losers.

  • The safest Q4 bets? Try these industrial names Tuesday, 20 Oct 2015 | 3:45 PM ET
    The safest Q4 bets? Try these industrial names

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan takes a look at industrial names that have historically outperformed in the fourth quarter.

  • Can defense stocks' winning streak keep up? Tuesday, 20 Oct 2015 | 1:21 PM ET
    Can defense stocks' winning streak keep up?

    With a debt ceiling showdown looming and Dept of Defense spending for fiscal 2016 uncertain, defense stocks could face some turbulence in the short term. Still analysts say multiyear backlogs, international sales and buyback activity are all positives heading into 2016. Several report earnings this week. Can these names defend their gains?

  • Taking stocks of transports Tuesday, 20 Oct 2015 | 12:51 PM ET
    Taking stocks of transports

    Transports have had a really rough year, with the Dow Transports down more than 11 percent. What does it say about the economy – and are there buying opportunities amid the broader selloff?

  • Industrials and emerging markets Tuesday, 20 Oct 2015 | 7:45 AM ET
    Industrials and emerging markets

    Many industrial names are influenced by global growth, particularly in emerging markets. Morgan Brennan breaks down the industrial companies with large EM exposure and it means for the stocks as earnings season gets underway.

  • The stock niche that's posting double-digit returns Wednesday, 16 Sep 2015 | 9:02 AM ET
    Prescription drugs

    Prescription drug prices are out of control, but there's a way to make your money back: The drugstore stocks are very healthy right now.

  • The party is over for junk bond investors Wednesday, 26 Aug 2015 | 9:37 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Investors are bailing out of high-yield bonds, spreads are widening and prices are falling as the global economic picture deteriorates.

  • Bogle: Best moves now to ride volatility Monday, 24 Aug 2015 | 7:36 AM ET
    Jack Bogle

    The legendary investment sage gives advice on how to keep nerves in check, and take advantage of opportunities during a market correction.

  • A boring trade that's starting to excite investors Monday, 24 Aug 2015 | 10:54 AM ET
    Government bond markets sell off, bond rout continues German bund

    The biggest fear for many investors has been a Fed rate hike crushing bond values, but with stocks in correction, bonds look pretty good now.

  • Farr: Time for a consumer discretionary retreat? Friday, 21 Aug 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    e-commerce online shopping credit cards

    Consumer-discretionary stocks had been outperforming the S&P 500 by a long shot but that looks like it's ending now. Here's why.

  • A Wal-Mart wage issue that should be No. 1 for Fed Wednesday, 19 Aug 2015 | 10:09 AM ET
    A cashier scans school supplies for a customer at a Wal-Mart Stores Inc. location in the Porter Ranch neighborhood of Los Angeles, California

    Fed, take note: Weak earnings from the nation's largest retailer signal the weakness in wages and consumer spending.

  • A US dividend record streak that's about to end Monday, 17 Aug 2015 | 10:08 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    For three consecutive years, stock dividends have grown by 10 percent or more, but it's looking like the record run will end, S&P predicts.

  • The trouble in one of Buffett's favorite sectors Wednesday, 5 Aug 2015 | 1:31 PM ET
    Pedestrians looking at supermarket prices in New York.

    Americans like to eat, drink and ... buy organic. You can see those habits paying off—at least for some consumer staples stocks.

  • Stocks swimming in California drought profits Tuesday, 21 Jul 2015 | 10:25 AM ET
    Sprinklers water a field of grass at a sod farm in Lodi, California.

    California may be thirsting for more drops of water, but water utilities in the state—and elsewhere—are doing great.

  • Netflix’s next big move up is over a great wall Thursday, 16 Jul 2015 | 12:45 PM ET
    China businessman laptop

    The Netflix series 'Marco Polo' was considered a flop. But there was a good reason for Netflix to make the series, after all: China.

  • Another US nuclear deal hitting close to home Thursday, 16 Jul 2015 | 9:33 AM ET
    The Indian Point nuclear power plant's containment silos rise above the skyline along the Hudson River in Buchanan, New York.

    Utilities want to extend the operating licenses of nuclear plants to as long as 80 years, in part spurred by President Obama's coal policy.

  • The $37B merger that can affect your health Monday, 6 Jul 2015 | 10:30 AM ET
    Humana and Aetna signage.

    The Aetna and Humana tie-up promises to impact consumers, hospitals and doctors as the companies look for ways to cut costs.

  • You don't have to be Elon Musk to invest in space Wednesday, 1 Jul 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket lifting off from space launch complex 40 at Cape Canaveral, Florida, June 28, 2015. It exploded minutes later.

    While much of the attention has been orbiting SpaceX, analysts say investors should explore its more diversified competitors.

  • Where will all the unicorns go? Monday, 22 Jun 2015 | 10:53 AM ET
    New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez flies out to end the sixth inning in a game against the Miami Marlins at Yankee Stadium in New York, June 18, 2015.

    A big question in Silicon Valley is what will happen to all the unicorns. An athlete's stats after a big contract may offer an answer.

  • Biotech bargain bin Friday, 19 Jun 2015 | 3:44 PM ET
    Biotech bargain bin

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan finds bargains in the outperforming biotech sector.

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