Arch Coal drew upside call action yesterday as the industry continued to receive news ranging from potential takeovers to heightened demand.
The worst performing stocks in the S&P 500 during the most recent pullback have reversed their downtrend, outperforming the gains in the overall index by nearly 5% in the past five trading sessions.
Bob Phillips, managing partner at Spectrum Management Group, and Peter Costa, president of Empire Executions and CNBC market analyst, told investors how to prepare their portfolios for the week ahead.
Earnings season is coming closer to an end now that ~80% of the S&P 500 companies have reported earnings. Here's a look at which companies have had the biggest surprises so far...
Yesterday we passed the earnings season midpoint and now ~60% of the S&P 500 companies have reported earnings. Here's a look at which companies have had the biggest surprises so far...
Today is the biggest earnings day of the season and as of this afternoon, just over 30% of the S&P 500 companies have reported earnings. Here's a look at which companies have had the biggest surprises so far...
Peabody was drawing bearish options activity ahead of its earnings report before the bell this morning.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of E Trade and Sprint popped while Potash and Sallie Mae dropped.
Charl Malan, Senior Metals & Mining Analyst on the Van Eck Global Hard Assets fund which is rated 5-stars by Morningstar and up 24.96% this year, said now is a good time to invest in commodities because of “unprecedented monetary and fiscal stimulus in the United States, China and Europe.”
Futures popped a few points as continuing claims for unemployment recorded its first weekly drop since January. While last week was a record high (about 6.8 m), this at least is a step in the right direction.
We are now entering the "let's get real" phase of the commodity runup. Recall that commodities and commodity stocks have outperformed the overall markets since March on 1) the weak dollar, and 2) strong buying of commodities by China, which prompted momentum buying from speculators.
Sarah Ketterer, portfolio manager at Causeway Capital Management and Arthur Hogan, managing director at Jeffries shared their investing strategies.
In the latest sign of a market recovery, better-than-expected economic news from China, could signal an increase in demand for coal.
Alpha Natural Resources is scorching with options action while its stock pops Wednesday, on the latest bump in a roller-coaster ride that began several months ago.
The Lightning Round is extended in this CNBC.com exclusive feature.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
There's still considerable caution about stocks. And as Monday's market shows, any rally is likely to be in fits and starts. But the outlook for the early part of 2009, at least, is optimistic.
Stocks closed higher as a rebound in oil prices boosted energy shares and offset worries about the fate of the auto industry bailout.
Stocks rode the enthusiasm over an auto makers bailout and a swift round of profit-taking to stage a rally Wednesday that offset some of the previous day's losses.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks, including CF Industries, Gentex, SunTrust and others.