The nascent and growing nature of cyber attacks promises to be insulated from growing budget concerns. As a result cyber has become a buzz word and many companies will claim to have cyber as higher multiples are assumed. Analyst Alex Hamilton wades through them, offering his picks for the real players in the market.
I spoke this morning with Charles Biderman at TrimTabs about some of the strong volume we have been seeing in a number of ETFs in the past week.
Could the gold rush be showing signs of age? If options activity is any indication, the answer is yes.
Investment disconnect: all this talk about higher commodity prices, higher precious metals prices translating into higher prices for materials, precious metals stocks, and energy stocks isn't happening any more...
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, April 27.
Congress and the president stayed up late on Friday, but struck a last-hour deal to avert a shutdown of the federal government. On that news, traders will be eyeing various infrastructure and defense stocks which could move a little during today’s trade.
Stocks closed mixed Monday with tech stocks lower after the market traded within a narrow range during much of a quiet session with the market at or near highs for the year. Johnson & Johnson led the Dow higher, while HP fell.
Stocks gained moderate strength in the final hour of trading Monday, although largely remained within a narrow range, amid another quiet trading session with the market at or near highs for the year. Johnson & Johnson and Wal-Mart gained, while HP fell.
Birinyi just put out a great, two-page report that contains ZERO analysis. It notes that there are only 12 companies in the S&P 100 that break out revenue from Japan—and of those who have the greatest exposure, four out of five are trading UP since the crisis began.
Stocks ended sharply higher after rallying throughout the session Thursday as an upbeat report on jobless claims and falling oil prices led investors to retrace losses from earlier in the week ahead of a key jobs report on Friday. Caterpillar and Bank of America gained.
The crisis in Libya and resulting spike in oil prices have investors reluctantly stepping into inflation protection, even though only a growing handful of market pros consider it an imminent threat
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Wednesday's Squawk on the Street.
"All the trading on Egypt happened last week," says Ben Willis of Sunrise Securities.
Despite gold’s recent correction, investors should still look into ways to get into the precious metal as it will soon see a rally, said Doug Roberts, chief investment strategist at Channel Capital Research.
Topping the list of budget cuts announced by Defense Secretary Robert Gates is a more than $10 billion Marine Corps amphibious project known as the Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle, manufactured by General Dynamics.
Stocks ended mixed as the Dow's rally skidded to a halt as retailers reported weaker-than-expected December sales. Verizon and Travelers slid, while Microsoft gained.
Stocks traded mixed Thursday as technology stocks rose and retailers skidded following weaker-than-expected December sales. Verizon skidded, while Microsoft gained.
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Is the sideways S&P a sign that stocks are consolidating before the next leg higher? Or does it mean they've maxed out?
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