STOCKHOLM— Investors can for the first time bet on the value of bitcoins through an established stock exchange after Nasdaq launched an index based on the cybercurrency in Stockholm, Sweden. Monday's launch of a bitcoin-based security on the Stockholm Stock Exchange allows investors to speculate on bitcoin's value without actually owning the...» Read More
In the past three months, the tide in financials has turned. The sector, which posted an 18 percent loss in 2011, has been consistently up each month this year.
Robert Greifeld, Nasdaq OMX Group CEO, discusses his major goals for Nasdaq over the next five years as well as efforts to bring Facebook into the Nasdaq fold.
Since March 2009, the Dow Jones Industrial Average has recovered about 84 percent of its losses during the financial crisis, while the S&P 500 index has erased about 78 percent of its bear-market losses.
Three years after the financial crisis sent the S&P 500 to its lowest level in over 12 years, investors celebrate the strong comeback of the stock market.
Here are a bundle of stocks that could see a boost on the back of the new iPad.
An investment strategy for trading Apple's impact on the markets, with Ken Marschner, UBS head of US quantitative trading.
While the Dow hitting 13,000 made big headlines earlier this week, the Nasdaq's ascent to 3,000 could be the more significant of the two psychological milestones.
Is Windows 8 a reason to own Microsoft?
Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains how a rise in oil prices and the euro caused the averages to meander around and do very little in Friday's trading session, and a look at what investor should keep an eye on next week, including Yelp's IPO.
The Russell 2000, an index of 2,000 small-capitalization stocks, could be the next index to post a record high.
Compared to the same period a year ago, financial and utility companies have taken the lead, showing EPS growth above 17 percent, respectively.
U.S. stocks posted their largest percentage decline of the year on Friday, taking a break from the strong gains seen in the past six weeks.
Compared to the same period a year ago, industrial and technology companies have taken the lead, showing EPS growth of 17 percent and 16 percent, respectively.
Within the Dow, McDonald's is the top performing stock since May 2008, up 65 percent, followed by Home Depot, up 56.5 percent. Bank of America is the worst performing stock, down 78 percent.
Could this furry weather prognosticator also forecast the stock market performance?
Last year, NYSE total volume was lowest in December and May—the latter month being when all three major indices were at their highs. Could this signal a trend—large gains when volume is low?
Airline stocks rallied Wednesday, after air carriers Delta and US Airways reported better-than-expected quarterly profits.
The Fast Money traders weigh in on RIM's co-CEOs stepping down and discuss whether a change in leadership is enough to turn the struggling tech giant around? Also, why Ciscos's John Chambers should be the next CEO to go, with Eric Jackson, Ironfire Capital founder, who says Chambers has a "lack of focus."
Is Google dragging down the Nasdaq? Warren Meyers, DME Securities, with the trade on the stock ahead of the closing bell, the outlook on housing, and what investor need to watch on Monday.
Corporate insiders usually buy their own shares because think the stock is a bargain and has tremendous upside. Stockpickr looks at five stocks that corporate insiders have been buying.