Hedge funds have suffered their worst start to the year in performance terms since the financial crisis, as returns in March and January were both in the red.» Read More
Elliott Management Corp. is getting more aggressive in its bid for Riverbed Technology with a new offer of $21 a share.
Bitcoin is in a struggle to stay alive, caught in a worst-nightmare scenario of snafus that threaten not only investor money but also integrity.
Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
The traditional hedge fund public relations strategy of "no comment" is starting to change.
Everyone seems to be high on social media mergers and IPOs these days like WhatsApp and Candy Crush. But Michael Yoshikami smells a bubble.
Public shouting matches. A tense working atmosphere. A man at the top running amok. These are not the things one usually associates with Pimco.
While the major indexes rallied on Monday, most people failed to notice the poor close.
These are heady times for tech investors. New hot sectors are fueling an IPO and acquisition boom that should rival the go-go days of the late 1990s.
JPMorgan Chase is planning more job cuts in its mortgage business due to be slashed because of plunging demand for home loans. The FT reports.
Happy Tuesday. Doug Kass has a note out explaining Monday's stock market rally with a succinctly eloquent "I don't know." Let's go with that.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
There is a good reason Goldman Sachs has been unable to uncover the employee behind the @GSElevator Twitter account: he doesn't work at the firm.
Two big retailers' earnings, home price data and consumer confidence could swing market focus back to the economy Tuesday.
Companies making headlines after the bell Monday:
Since the S&P 500 closed at a 3½-month low of 1,741.89 on Feb. 3, 2014, the index is now up 6 percent.
Top strategists on Wall Street say the yen is set to weaken a lot further this year, and that should be a bullish sign for stocks.
Five years ago, the American political landscape changed due in large part to one fed-up CNBC journalist.
Gasoline prices, already up about 12 cents in two weeks, are expected to rise before topping out in the spring.
Some of Monday's midday movers:
Old Man Winter has been a convenient foil for the recent spate of bad economic news, but he shouldn't be shouldering all the blame.
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