With the rising price of oil putting the spotlight on energy, BlackRock Managing Director Dan Rice gave his top energy investment picks to CNBC on Friday.
CNBC's Melissa Francis looks at the week's top business news and investing advice, including sovereign debt plays and tech stocks.
As many companies are releasing their second-quarter earnings reports, one investment firm has released its list of top stock picks for the third quarter. David Kestenbaum, Morgan Joseph TriArtisan's head of equity research, detailed his top picks in an interview with CNBC on Friday.
The summer heat is intense over most of the U.S. this week and the nation's power grid "is holding up" despite "some pretty serious load," Baird senior policy analyst Christine Tezak told CNBC Friday.
As Genworth shares continue to collapse, earnings estimates may be "cut in half," even before the company reports its earnings on July 29, John Eade of Argus Research Company told CNBC in an interview.
Flat bond yield curves in Brazil and India are an "early warning radar" for investors to tread carefully in emerging markets, Richard Bernstein of Richard Bernstein Advisors and portfolio manager at Eaton Vance, told CNBC Thursday.
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Investors continue to pile into gold exchange traded funds, amid persistent worries about the European debt crisis and uncertainty over whether U.S. lawmakers will come to an agreement in time to raise the federal debt ceiling and prevent default. But some analysts say gold-related assets may not be the best bet for the long haul.
Analysts were quick to raise their price targets on Apple one day after the maker of iPads and iPhones reported another blowout quarter that exceeded expectations.
The weekly options expiring Friday perked up yesterday (Tuesday), with buying in the 55, 57.50, and 60 contracts.
CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders discuss the day's top trades and the stocks they'll be watching tomorrow.
Tune out the news and take a long view on the markets, Roberg Pavlik, chief market strategist at Banyan Partners told CNBC Tuesday.
Ahead of its earnings report in mid-August, the retailer has announced plans to add 6,300 employees. Some early birds have jumped in to buy more than 6,000 August 50 calls for $1.63.
Morningstar equity analyst Damien Conover is expecting healthier earnings for Johnson & Johnson than most analysts on Wall Street, he told CNBC Monday.
International Business Machines' growth will likely come from its analytics business and more software company acquisitions, Barclays Capital hardware analyst Ben Reitzes told CNBC Monday.
Liz Claiborne attracted heavy call buying late Friday amid reports that it was shopping its Mexx brand to private-equity firms.
Citigroup's second-quarter earnings were a "disappointment," as higher expenses offset a better-than-expected rise in revenue, David Trone, the securities industry analyst at JMP Securities, told CNBC Friday.
The put action could be for protection on a long position or a straight bet that Annaly would fall in the next month.
J.P. Morgan Chase's higher second-quarter earnings are good news for other brokers, which had been guiding expectations lower, Paul Miller, FBR Capital Markets managing director, told CNBC Thursday.