Shares of gun manufacturers briefly rose Thursday following the tragic shooting at a high school in Florida.
Here are some of the least stomach-churning stocks for investors to hold onto during tumultuous times.
Oil's plunge last week may herald a temporary reprieve for the battered commodity if historical trends hold up.
Using Kensho, a hedge fund analytics tool, CNBC looked at what happens during major periods of rising interest rates.
Using Kensho, a hedge fund analytics tool, CNBC looked at what happens after the Dow plunges.
During periods of broad market decline and rising volatility, some Dow consumer stocks can be safety plays.
When the market falls and volatility rises, investors should hide in bonds and gold, according to CNBC analysis.
The jump in the 10-year Treasury yield signals gains for big banks and technology stocks, according to analysis using Kensho.
The dollar index is now down 10 percent in the past year, and some stocks are big winners when the dollar declines.
The U.S. government shut down on Saturday and that could spell trouble for investors in the near term, history shows.
The companies in the Kensho Space Index design and build rockets, satellites, launch vehicles and their systems.
These companies make everything from small components to large drones for recreational and commercial uses.
Companies in KBOTS develop robots for a variety of uses or part of a supply chain providing specialized products.
Cybersecurity is a principal component of the business strategies of all the companies in this index.
The companies in KBORG are developing parts and products for smartwatches, fitness trackers, wearable cameras and more.
3-D printing is an important tool for quick prototyping and generating cost-effective, large-scale production.
Companies in the Kensho Vehicles Index are leading the way forward in autonomous transportation.
Companies in the Kensho Smart Buildings Index are focused on building the systems that run smart homes.
Companies with nanoscale processes and those that build materials or machines capable of nanoscale are listed on KNANO.
KVR includes companies using technology to layer extra visual or sound content over real-world environments.
Genetic engineering promises breakthrough medical therapies, plus more nutritious and resilient crops and livestock.
Companies extracting power from the sun, wind, water and Earth efficiently enough to compete with fossil fuels.
This index includes companies that own and operate clean energy generating assets.
CNBC uses Kensho technology to surface research and analytic insights designed to create actionable, historical context around market moving events.
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