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Wall Street's yearend rally back on track
Wall Street's yearend gains are more than just seasonal says Brent Schutte, senior investment strategist & portfolio manager at BMO Global Asset Management. He says recent economic data offer "a pretty good backdrop" for equity markets.
26/12/2014 • 4 minutes 50 seconds
Stocks extend Santa Claus rally
The stock market is looking good going into 2015, says Brian Peery, co-portfolio manager at Hennessy Funds. He says 2014 exceeded his expectations. Peery sees gains of 8 to 12 per cent for stocks in 2015 with continued volatility.
24/12/2014 • 5 minutes 39 seconds
Stocks in pre-Christmas rally
Stocks are modestly higher as trading slows ahead of Christmas. Chief investment strategist Andy Zimmerman at DT Investment Partners says stocks remain in an "unloved bull market" with investors jumping "from selling panics to buying panics."
22/12/2014 • 3 minutes 38 seconds
Stocks pause after huge rally
Volatility this month has been "breathtaking," says portfolio manager Riad Younes at R Squared Capital Management. He cites a "perfect storm" of uncertainties surrounding the Fed and overseas markets, along with plunging oil prices.
19/12/2014 • 5 minutes 28 seconds
Emotional investors driving this roller coaster
Liz Miller of Summit Place Financial Advisors says Wall Street's been overly emotional these past couple of weeks, and that includes the response to the Federal Reserve this week.
18/12/2014 • 5 minutes 38 seconds
Stocks surge following three-day losing streak
Hayes Miller, head of multi-asset for North America at Baring Asset Management, says 2014 is ending about as-expected for the stock market. He sees mid-to-high single-digit percentage gains for 2015.
17/12/2014 • 6 minutes 48 seconds
Stocks fail to hold gains
It has been a choppy day for stocks, as the market tries to halt its recent slide. Senior vice president David James at James Investment Research sees more choppiness ahead. "We have not seen as much volatility as would be normal," he says.
16/12/2014 • 5 minutes 35 seconds
Stocks slump after higher start
Stocks began the day with a solid advance, but the gains didn't stick. Fatima Iqbal, senior investment strategist at the Azzad Ethical Fund says weakness among some of the United States' largest trading partners continues to weigh on stocks.
15/12/2014 • 4 minutes 23 seconds
Crude prices rebound; the Fed meets this week
Crude prices rebound from five and 1/2 year lows; Charlie Turner reports
15/12/2014 • 2 minutes 24 seconds
The trouble with falling oil prices
Who doesn't love watching gas prices fall? Those who are worried about the reasons for the drop. Scott Wren of Wells Fargo Advisors says low oil prices are a symptom of global economic troubles.