Jason Trennert says that people concentrating on the past week's whipsaw market are looking at the wrong things -- at least, when it comes to the health of big brokerage houses. The chief investment strategist of Strategas Research Partners joined "Closing Bell" to weigh in on the Wall Street giants.
Does the current market turmoil mean the big brokerage houses are in trouble? Depends whom you ask. CNBC's Sue Herera heard from two experts -- with two very different outlooks on the industry.
So, you've won $1 million in CNBC.com's Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge. Now what? That's the question posed by CNBC's Margaret Brennan on "Morning Call." Three strategists were on deck to advise her -- and the Challenge's participants.
Never mind the meltdown: Two "Morning Call" guests say this past week's stock slide was "pretty normal" -- and it may turn out to be a good year for equities, after all.
With so many investors expecting the current downturn in stocks to be short-lived, returning to U.S equity markets before the volatility has reduced could be the best strategy. Robert Weissenstein, chief investment officer for Private Banking Americas at Credit Suisse, certainly thinks there are opportunities to be had -- and the time is now.
Small investors might have gotten burned by Tuesday's market frenzy. But what of the big brokerage houses? Two bond and portfolio managers told CNBC's Maria Bartiromo that they're not worried.
There’s no doubt that this week’s global selloff has got investors spooked, but what is definitely open for debate is whether the downturn will grow in to a full-blown recession -- or just mark a healthy and much needed correction. The debate raged, on "Squawk Box."
Federal prosecutors are strongly considering criminal charges against former executives of Broadcom., Apple, and KLA-Tencor, related to the backdating of stock options, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the situation.
A former senior vice president of the company that runs the Monster job search Web site pleaded guilty Thursday to conspiracy and fraud charges.
Federal criminal charges are expected to be announced Thursday against one former executive with Monster Worldwide over backdating of options, according to WNBC's Jonathan Dienst, reporting for CNBC.
Ryan Brant, the former chief executive of video game publisher Take-Two Interactive Software, pleaded guilty to criminal charges related to backdating of stock options.
A payment from animation studio Pixar, thought to have been arranged by Steve Jobs, to the film director John Lasseter, is raising concerns that it included improperly backdated stock options, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday.
It's a stock-watcher's cliché to call Altria shares "smoking" -- but don't tell that to Bonnie Herzog. She's a beverage and tobacco analyst at Citigroup, and she says the company formerly known as Philip Morris is, yes, on fire.
Apple said it hadreceived informal requests from the U.S. government for documents and additional information on its past stock-options practices, according to a regulatory filing Friday.
KB Home said Friday the Securities and Exchange Commission has launched a formal investigation into the homebuilder's stock-option granting practices.
Broadcom, a supplier of semiconductor chips used in communication devices, said Tuesday it would record $2.22 billion in non-cash expenses for the years 1998 through 2005 for stock option accounting flaws - nearly triple what it originally estimated last July.
The meeting Apple's CEO Steve Jobs had last week with SEC and U.S. Justice Department officials over stock backdating--might not turn out to be much at all--according to CNBC's Jim Goldman. The meeting was reported today by Bloomberg. But Goldman says people he talked to --don't expect anything to come from all this. In fact--it seems even the probe by government officials may just end up "going away."
The 21st century’s version of the new economy is facing a tech meltdown. Or is it? Two experts weighed in on technology stocks for “Power Lunch.” Joseph Parnes, president of TechnoMart Investment Advisors, sees opportunity in market danger. He told CNBC’s Bill Griffeth that “institutions, pension funds” that took a beating on....
Apple's stock fell on Friday after investors learned that Federal Authorities are investigating a backdated grant of stock options to Apple CEO Steve Jobs that had a false October 2001 date.
The former general counsel of software maker Comverse Technology has agreed to pay more than $3 million to settle an options backdating case with the SEC.