CNBC's Brian Shactman discusses the week's top business stories, including the massive commodities selloff, retail sales and the killing of Osama bin Laden.
Teradyne had a tough month in April, but May could be the time for this semiconductor name to find its mojo.
The Commodities Futures Trading Commission will be looking at the role of speculators in recent volatile commodities pricing, Commissioner Bart Chilton told CNBC Friday.
You can trip over your shoelaces trying to understand the true mechanics of exchange-traded funds, let alone the worries over ETFs. So let’s make it simple: From a worry perspective, just look at the alarmingly high level of ETF failures to settle.
When I heard that Cisco had announced that it was “streamlining” its sales and engineering organization, my first reaction was: But will it matter? Then: Do any restructurings matter?
Jimmy Dunne, senior managing principal of Sandler O'Neill, favors NYSE Euronext's merger with Deutsche Boerse over the hostile offer made by Nasdaq and ICE, he told CNBC Thursday.
In the wake of the Flash Crash in May 2010, CNBC and AP conducted a wide-ranging poll on how Americans saw the stock market and investing. How much have things changed? You tell us.
Equities remain the better investment choice, said Michael Sansoterra, managing director and co-portfolio manager at Silvant Capital Management.
Get out of equities and into commodities, advised J.J. Burns, president of J.J. Burns & Company.
President Obama visits Ground Zero and participates in wreath-laying ceremony but does not make any public comments. Also, Richard Grasso, former NYSE chairman & CEO; Jimmy Dunne, Sandler O'Neill, and CNBC's Bob Pisani, reflect on that fateful day and the future of the NYSE. CNBC's John Harwood reports from lower Manhattan in NYC.
With stocks on the decline for the fourth session, investors should look into the defensive sector, according to David Spika, VP and investment strategist at WHG Funds, and Steve Massocca, managing director at Wedbush Securities.
IPO filings tend to lag an economic recovery, which is why the docket is getting full now after analysts became more confident late last year that the economy was strengthening.
Value stocks are the best place for investors to make money, said Craig Callahan, founder and president of ICON Advisers, and Mark Matson, founder and CEO of Matson Money.
Oil prices are likely to continue rising because the world's oil reserves are dwindling, but silver is likely to come down as it rose too fast, famous investor and commodities bull Jim Rogers told CNBC Thursday.
Ralcorp Holdings has rejected a $4.9 billion, all-cash takeover bid Wednesday from consumer food company ConAgra Foods.
The more than 14 percent slide in OpenTable’s stock today, down to where it was just two months ago, can be tied to at least three things. First, growth investors don’t like unexpected, negative surprises.
Health maintenance organizations (HMOs) have further room to run, according to Charles Boorady, co-head of health care equity research at Credit Suisse.
Renren shares rose in their market debut Wednesday after the company priced its initial public offering at the top of an expected range.
Investors should look into high-quality, large-cap companies for profits, said Arne Espe, portfolio manager at USAA Investment Management and Charlie Smith, CIO of Fort Pitt Capital Group.
CNBC's Jim Cramer weighing in on flash sale sites and utilities.