Tapering—or a gradual reduction in the Fed's $85 billion a month in asset purchases—is expected to be months away, but the markets are beginning to chat about it more.
Wall Street's stocks-are-cheap meme looks as if it will start coming under stress if what Citigroup calls a "profitless rally" continues.
Beaten-down gold just can't find any love. The yellow metal sold off for a sixth day, plunging nearly $30 at one point.
Google's YouTube could be a $20 billion business within seven years, according to a research note from Morgan Stanley.
As the rally in global equity markets continues, with the S&P 500 closing at a fresh high on Wednesday, Rosenblatt Securities' Brian Reynolds warned that the index is still some way off the 2,500 level.
Some market watchers say they are starting to spot something that they haven't seen for a while: sellers moving back into stocks.
The billionaire bet more heavily on mortgage insurers, suggesting he expects the housing recovery to continue.
Activity in Europe's initial public offering market is picking up and will drive economic recovery across the region, the CEO of the London Stock Exchange told CNBC.
Australia's higher-than-expected budget has raised concerns that the country could follow the same path as the highly-indebted euro zone.
The bailouts of the weakest banks in Slovenia should begin next month, the country's finance minister told CNBC on Tuesday, but he insisted that he is not concerned with the timeframe of the process.
The dollar-yen trade could reach 120 by the end of 2014, according to economists at Capital Economics, who said the yen's downward drive will persist throughout this year and next.
Central banks around the world are repeating the mistakes of former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan by flooding markets with cheap money, according to Brunel University's Moorad Choudhry.
The strong rally this year is being met with a heightened level of supply, setting up a big bet that retail investors will keep buying what Wall Street is selling.
Despite recent positive data for the U.K. economy, analysts believe sterling will move even lower this week with the latest inflation report on Wednesday.
Hedge fund titan David Tepper said he's still bullish on stocks and investors shouldn't worry about the Fed tapering its massive bond-buying program.
Well-supplied global oil markets are expected to keep a firm lid on prices this week, though upside surprises may come from better-than-expected U.S. data and continued unrest in the Middle East.
The least lucrative strategy for the investment banks and stockbrokers is "buy and hold" and it's the "buy and hold" investors who have made most of the money so far since those 2012 lows. Steve Sedgwick, Anchor at CNBC Europe writes.
The market recovery which has brought Italy's borrowing costs down over recent months is unlikely to be sustained for long, billionaire investor George Soros said.
As gold faces pressure, Rich Ilczyszyn reveals the new levels that will matter to the market.
Some pros still see upside in these high-flying players, but it could also be time to pull back. Meanwhile, Warren Buffett prefers investing in ketchup.