As 2014 wound down, the banking industry received a couple of gifts from regulators.
As traditional banks face tighter restrictions and the demand for credit grows, a clear winner is beginning to emerge.
The world's werewolf population likely will have one less member, thanks to the benevolence of Argentine President Christina Fernandez de Kirchner.
Exchange-traded funds tied to biotech and mainland China soared, while commodity and Russia ETFs took a beating.
For the secretive hedge fund Elliott Management, this New Year's Eve will mark more than just the closing prices of its 2014 investments.
On some domestic and international flights, paper or electronic boarding passes come packed with a wide variety of on-the-ground bonuses.
According to Goldman Sachs strategists, the answer is fairly simple: Bet on companies that don't see so much turnover in their shares.
Hedge fund behemoth Bridgewater Associates is poised to grow even larger.
A few billionaire investors have scored, but the average hedge fund worker isn't likely to see a fat bonus this year.
The National Retail Federation estimates holiday sales will be up 4.1 percent this year, compared with a 3.1-percent increase last year.
Bob Pisani would rather swing for the fences than make you yawn.
"Trend bullish." That's how Bank of America Merrill Lynch describes hedge fund positioning into the end of 2014 in a new report.
Big oil stocks are still not cheap, but it may be more useful to look at capital expenditures and production estimate metrics.
There's something to be said for a big, black headline that indicates the market has crossed another bridge.
As gold finishes out a rocky year, its chart is heading toward critical development point, and the yellow metal may fall below $1,000 an ounce.
The Santa Claus Rally should not be confused with other seasonal phenomena, such as the "Free Lunch" and "January Effect."
Is a nasty split in scorching public view the new normal for financial industry power couples? Experts see something brewing.
Howard Marks thinks that the drop in oil prices could finally expose low lending standards and provide better value in the markets.
The IPO business: This year was huge for IPOs, and 2015 may be even better.
The surging power of activist investors is bolstered by a growing ally: public pensions and other big institutions.