Nov 23- Activist investor Carl Icahn disclosed a stake in Xerox Corp, and called the printer and copier maker's shares "undervalued", sending its shares up 7.6 percent in extended trade. Icahn, who recently took stakes in American International Group and Freeport-McMoran Inc, said he would look at getting representation on Xerox's board, as well as pursuing...» Read More
Buy into the bear, say Jim O'Shaughnessy and Fritz Meyer. The strategists offered CNBC their insights and sector plays.
There are homebuilder strategies for savvy investors, says Randy Frederick. The director of derivatives at Charles Schwab gave his plays for the sector now.
Commodities are unwinding -- but Bob Richards, Longbow Research analyst, says steel stocks are only going to get stronger. "There are systemic reasons for prices to stay high," Richards assured investors.
The options market is looking at mining equipment makers, cell phone equipment outfits, and the semiconductor sector, Rebecca Darst of Interactive Brokers said on CNBC's "Squawk Box" Thursday morning.
Stocks ended mixed Wednesday as economic worries continued to rain down on the market and dampen the post-Gustav rally. All three major indexes had been negative for most of the day, but the Dow tip-toed over the line at the last minute, helped by a 5% gain in GM.
Formula Capital's James Altucher says investors look at companies involved in Chinese travel: "This is still an economy that's growing 10 percent a year."
Stocks wobbled Wednesday as economic worries continued to rain down on the market and dampen the post-Gustav rally.
Stocks wobbled Wednesday as economic worries continued to nag the market and rain on the post-Gustav rally.
Let others go after the extremes: RidgeWorth's Don Wordell is a mid-cap manager, and his 4-star RidgeWorth Mid-Cap Value Fund is up an average of 12.14 percent per year over the last five years.
The dollar is stronger, oil prices are dropping. So what's the commodity play now? Giles Keating, global head of research at Credit Suisse, has two answers. Watch the video for Keating's strategy.
Jim Hardesty sees the glass more than half full. The strategist-economist of Hardesty Capital Management expects recovery -- and he has a few carefully-chosen stock picks.
Stocks opened lower Wednesday as economic worries continued to nag the market and sabotage the post-Gustav rally.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open for Wall Street on Wednesday after the previous session's post-Gustav rally fizzled out.
Stocks finished lower Tuesday as weakness in technology stocks sucked the air out the earlier rally inspired by oil's drop and the dollar's surge.
Stocks came charging out of the gate, inspired by oil's drop and the dollar's surge, but weakness in technology stocks sucked the air out of the rally.
Fund manager Ted Moore has found some unexpected opportunities for investors in a couple of familiar Wall Street names.
After spending the first half of the year as a bear, Noah Blackstein finds himself overcome by optimism -- and for stock-picking purposes, it's about technology.
Stocks kicked off September with a rally, inspired by the more than $7 drop in oil prices and a surge in the dollar.
Anxiety over Hurricane Gustav is fading, oil prices are falling, and Brent Wilsey of Wilsey Asset Management says it's time for stock-market investors to get into the action.
Stocks shot out of the gate Tuesday as the price of oil plunged more than $7 and the dollar surged.