The federal government shutdown is really getting Larry Cihanek's goats—about 65 of them.
The worst calls for an outright depression as the effects of missing a debt interest payment cascade through the economy, markets and Main Street.
FX Concepts, John Taylor's once-$14 billion, currency-focused hedge fund firm, is shutting down its asset management business.
Disney's pretty paper stock certificates may soon be valuable only to collectors, because the company is going all-digital for newly issued shares.
With modest growth expected, corporate profit reports are likely to be more interesting for what they say about the future than the present.
Volatility is up more than 50 percent since the S&P 500 hit a record price of 1,729.86 last month.
More airports around the country are offering (rather deluxe) pet boarding and daycare services.
The SEC launches a new site on market structure to serve as a central location to share research.
The Yellen nomination is going to be another very public slug-fest over President Obama's economic policies, including Obamacare.
André Monteiro has left the largest Latin American alternative investment firm for its largest financial exchange.
The amount of venture capital funding going into Ed Tech has quadrupled, from $154 million in 2003 to $630 million in 2012.
Doug Kass' summer Twitter vacation is over. Kass has come back, posting a series of otherwise routine tweets on his market observations.
Experts, who a few days ago dismissed a debt default as a near-impossibility, are now coming to grips with a scenario that no longer seems far-fetched.
The drama in D.C. has Wall Street feeling like it's being held in the netherworld, so trader Kenny Polcari offer a recipe for "eggs in purgatory."
If Congress puts default on the table, it is declaring war on you and your job, your pension and your savings.
Op-ed: The US government shutdown isn't just hurting the domestic economy, it's causing collateral damage to America's global economic standing.
Jes Staley doesn't believe Wall Street is being too complacent to the possibility of a default.
"The conditions for a loss of confidence are here right now," said the hedge fund manager who runs $22 billion Elliott Management.
The prospect of a Grand Bargain in Washington is still alive. An elusive deal could end the shutdown, increase the debt ceiling, and possibly approve the long-delayed Keystone XL.
Carl Icahn doesn't use Twitter often, but his tweets pack a punch. He took to social networking to express support for a board change at Nuance.