US Markets The Trade

  • Shatner beams up Priceline to be $1,000 stock Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 12:47 PM ET

    With a boost from William Shatner, Priceline is heading at warp speed to be the S&P's first $1,000 stock, surprisingly with a reasonable valuation, investors and analysts say.

  • This small-cap portfolio is crushing yours Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 11:14 AM ET
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    The "Bespoke 50," a concentrated growth portfolio of small-cap stocks, has jumped 65 percent over the past 18 months, more than double the S&P 500's gain.

  • Ford hits the fast lane: Shares could race up 30% Monday, 29 Jul 2013 | 11:19 AM ET
    A Ford Focus sits on display at a Manhattan car dealership that sells Ford vehicles in New York City.

    The automaker is on a path to become the favored auto brand of the world after demonstrating strong quarterly results in all major global regions, and that could seriously lift shares.

  • Four stocks Wall Street is keeping to itself Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013 | 6:00 AM ET

    These low-profile names aren't followed by many analysts. But big-name money managers in the know view these stocks as some of the best opportunities in the market.

  • Retail Investors Buy the June Dip as Pros Jump Ship Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 11:58 AM ET

    Individual investors showed no fear during the June stock market pullback, aggressively buying the dip and getting even more bullish by the end of the month than they were before it started. Do they know something the pros don't?

  • Buy Treasurys, as Bernanke Is All Talk: Bond Pros Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 8:36 AM ET

    Despite the carnage, the best opportunity may be to buy US Treasurys as inflation stays anemic and the economy continues to limp, note two bond investors.

  • Forget Gold, Paulson's Now a Big Housing Bull Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 7:15 AM ET
    John Paulson, president of Paulson & Co. Inc

    John Paulson, whose 2007 bet against subprime mortgage securities became known as "The Greatest Trade Ever," is now betting on housing.

  • The New American Dream: Part-Time Job, Apartment Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 6:53 PM ET

    The dream used to be a house you paid for with a steady paycheck. But fewer hours worked at lower-wage jobs is severely altering that, especially for young people.

  • Airlines to soar this summer as profits surprise Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 6:00 AM ET

    Airline stocks such are set to soar on better-than-expected earnings as consumer confidence increases, capacity continues to come offline and fuel costs remain tame.