March 12- U.S.-based nutrition and weight loss company Herbalife Ltd on Wednesday said the U.S. Federal Trade Commission opened an inquiry into its operations. Herbalife, which has been accused by hedge fund manager William Ackman of running a pyramid scheme, said it would "cooperate fully" with the FTC.» Read More
A look inside one of alternative investment's best kept secrets: the Greenwich Roundtable.
Global stocks rose on Friday on renewed optimism over growth prospects after strong results overnight from IBM and Google. Ahead of Bank of America's earnings, experts told CNBC that investors should hold back on shorting financial stocks.
Hedge funds can be a force for good and should be protected against the corruptible force of … European Union regulations. That's the view of the Church of England, according to British media reports.
Find out why fund managers are pouring into this asset class.
Hedge funds, trying to separate themselves from the big Wall Street banks, are stepping up their efforts to head off new regulation from Washington. The New York Times reports.
Cramer has a plan to get you through.
If so, that may be just the vote of confidence that retail investors need to reenter the market.
It’s been four decades since the go-go years of the late 1960s, when hot mutual funds captured the imagination of investors by reporting performance that was too good to be true. It’s been so long that Bank of America seems to have forgotten what happened.
There’s an old legend that professional American baseball managers like to recount to young charges when introducing them to the pressures of the Big Leagues. The story starts with a young, struggling pitcher complaining to his coach about his lack of success in his rookie season.
As we approach the anniversary of some of the most cataclysmic failures in our economic history, we appear to be in perhaps no better position to manage the failure of an investment bank, a hedge fund or an insurance company than we were before.
This is familiar terrain for Oliver Stone: his father was a broker, and his 1987 film, “Wall Street,” became emblematic of an era of excess. Now he is here to make a sequel, to capture greed on celluloid all over again, set against the backdrop of the financial collapse.
Long before the Wall Street crisis, a few agile traders spotted signs that trouble was lurking at Lehman.
Investors take note: Fund managers can trump business fundamentals during a rally. Cramer explains how they do it.
Billionaire investor John Paulson made his fortune from the Wall Street crisis. Is he’s one step ahead of the curve, again?
Whether as a hedge against inflation or a safe haven in a perilous world, precious metals may not be precious anymore but they remain dear in the heart of prudent investors.
The U.S. banking system will lose some 1,000 banks over the next two years, said John Kanas, BankUnited chairman & CEO on Thursday.
Here’s your game plan for the foreseeable future.
The bulls see the current climate as stimulative and accommodative as low interest rates, big fiscal stimuli and stabilizing data persist. While the bears point out there's still negative growth, enormous deleveraging, ongoing bankruptcies, banks' margins lacking, low consumer spending and no pricing power in terms of wage holding the economy back.
Flying home to New Jersey from Chicago after the first two days at his new job, Sergey Aleynikov was prepared for the usual inconveniences: a bumpy ride, a late arrival. He was not expecting Special Agent Michael G. McSwain of the F.B.I.
Stocks plunged more than 2 percent Monday as traders cashed in on some of the gains from the four-week rally. Earlier, the New York Fed reported its measure of manufacturing activity in the region moved into positive territory—signaling growth—for the first time since April 2007. Read and listen to what the experts had to say...
Cascading copper prices may indicate that the global economic recovery may not be all it's cracked up to be.
Obama's approval rating may be low, but he still attracted big money Democrats at a fundraiser in Manhattan.
Happy Wednesday. There's a storm coming but we promise this will be the last one of the winter ... maybe.