These were our 4 best and 4 worst portfolio stocks in the first quarter

It was a great first quarter of the year for stocks. The S & P 500 jumped 10.16% over the first three months and notched a series of all-time highs, including in Thursday’s session. It marked the index’s best first quarter in half a decade. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and Nasdaq also had strong … Read more

How this bull market could unravel, according to Larry McDonald

Lawrence McDonald, author of “A Colossal Failure of Common Sense” and “How to Listen When Markets Speak.” Scott Mlyn | CNBC The recent stock market rally and the surprisingly resilient U.S. economy are reliant on an uneasy balancing act between the U.S. Treasury market, the oil market and struggling regional banks, according to one bestselling … Read more

A key inflation gauge in focus

Prices are displayed in a grocery store on February 01, 2023 in New York City. Leonardo Munoz | Corbis News | Getty Images This report is from today’s CNBC Daily Open, our international markets newsletter. CNBC Daily Open brings investors up to speed on everything they need to know, no matter where they are. Like … Read more

Stubborn inflation complicates rate-cut plan

A man shops for fruit at a grocery store on February 01, 2023 in New York City. Leonardo Munoz | Corbis News | Getty Images This report is from today’s CNBC Daily Open, our international markets newsletter. CNBC Daily Open brings investors up to speed on everything they need to know, no matter where they … Read more

U.S. labor market is in ‘good shape’

A “Hiring” signs at a restaurant in San Francisco, California, US, on Monday, June 26, 2023. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images This report is from today’s CNBC Daily Open, our international markets newsletter. CNBC Daily Open brings investors up to speed on everything they need to know, no matter where they are. … Read more

No ‘cracks’ in U.S. strong jobs growth

A “Now Hiring” sign at an Advance Auto Parts store in San Leandro, California, US, on Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2023. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images This report is from today’s CNBC Daily Open, our international markets newsletter. CNBC Daily Open brings investors up to speed on everything they need to know, no … Read more

Broadcom, Nvidia among the top-gaining portfolio stocks in strong week

In a strong week for Wall Street, a wide-ranging group of Club stocks marched higher, including both of our chipmakers benefiting from the artificial intelligence boom. Here’s a breakdown of the Club’s top-five performers over the past five sessions. AVGO YTD mountain Broadcom (AVGO) year-to-date performance Shares of Broadcom jumped 9.55% this week, occupying the … Read more

AI catalysts ahead that could boost Alphabet and Apple — and 3 quick stock takes

Every weekday, the CNBC Investing Club with Jim Cramer releases the Homestretch — an actionable afternoon update, just in time for the last hour of trading on Wall Street. (We’re no longer recording the audio, so we can get this new written feature to members as quickly as possible.) Taking a breather: Stocks were mixed … Read more

Inflation pressures continue to linger

Workers assemble printed circuit boards at the Intervala manufacturing facility in Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania, US, on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2024. The US Census Bureau is scheduled to release factory orders figures on February 2. Justin Merriman | Bloomberg | Getty Images This report is from today’s CNBC Daily Open, our international markets newsletter. CNBC Daily … Read more

Inflation battle may be far from over

Workers assemble printed circuit boards at the Intervala manufacturing facility in Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania, US, on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2024. The US Census Bureau is scheduled to release factory orders figures on February 2. Justin Merriman | Bloomberg | Getty Images This report is from today’s CNBC Daily Open, our international markets newsletter. CNBC Daily … Read more