Category: Investing

US crude hits $60 a barrel for the first time since June 2015

Oil prices surged to more than 2½-year highs Tuesday on reports that a pipeline explosion in Libya has disrupted a big chunk of the country’s crude supply....

If you sell Amazon now, you’ll have seller’s remorse

As 2017 comes to a close, CNBC’s Jim Cramer has noticed that one of the market’s starkest features is its shortage of stock. “We don’t have...

Largest ever in US outside financial crisis

It doesn’t sound like much: General Electric is cutting its dividend from 96 cents a year to 48 cents. But GE has a lot of shares outstanding: 8.67 billion....

Intel to rally more than 20% as it makes strides with artificial intelligence, analyst predicts

Manjunath Kiran | AFP | Getty Images Participants at Intel’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) Day stand in front of a poster during the event in the Indian city of...

The next big worry for markets—NAFTA fails and trade wars erupt

As trade negotiators prepare to meet in Mexico this week, Wall Street is increasingly worried the 23-year-old NAFTA trade deal could fall apart, creating the potential...

Strategist Jim Paulsen warns returns about to shrink as ‘juice’ runs dry

Investors are going to be thirsty for the kind of returns to which they become accustomed now that the Federal Reserve is taking their “juice” away from...

Comcast is the best media hedge company

If you want to hedge your bets on media, Comcast is your best choice according to IAC/InterActiveCorp and Expedia chairman and senior executive Barry Diller. “Of...

After a plunge, bitcoin typically soars in next few weeks, data shows

As dramatic as the downturn in bitcoin‘s price was over the weekend, history indicates future returns will likely be greater. Bitcoin fell about 20 percent over...

Value investing giant sells Qualcomm stake within six months of buying

Scott Eells | Bloomberg | Getty Images Seth Klarman, founder of the Baupost Group Value investor Seth Klarman’s Baupost Group hedge fund has eliminated its stake...

GE has become ‘the poster child for bad acquisitions’

Usually, CNBC’s Jim Cramer is a big fan of corporate takeovers. “When one company buys another, it can create so much value that you want to slap yourself in...