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Big retailers who ordered too many holiday-season goods last spring could disappoint shareholders, as hopes for a stronger economy fade.
Facebook has impressed Wall Street with its revenue, but an influential tech consultant says it's now blind to a simple fact: it lacks an ad strategy.
A forgotten law was applied to ease the prosecutor’s burden of proof against Bank of America. Could other old laws be similarly repurposed? d?
While Americans are bummed over the economy and mess in Washington, they are gushing with enthusiasm for stocks, despite warning signs.
Pinterest worth near-$4 billion, without a dollar of revenue to speak of, while Amazon posts another profitless quarter, and Wall Street loves it.
Let the biggest revolution in capital formation since stock markets begin, as new rules proposed by the SEC today would allow crowdfunding.
For the current bull run to match previous unstoppable 'market on roids' rallies, it would have to last until the end of Alex Rodriguez's contract.
JPMorgan chief Jamie Dimon says it’s worth $13 billion to get past the securities fraud cases, but some think the fine is too harsh.
Google shares pass the $1,000 mark for the first time. Even as dollar-per-click declines, its advertising might leads to a huge revenue spike.
The post-shutdown market means earnings are back in focus, and that was bad news for IBM.
Throwing a bucket of water on joyous investors, experts note that resolving the budget fight will allow attention to turn to some weak fundamentals.
There's a lesson for companies in Apple's hire of Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts: Your outfit may not really match its true image with the public.
The government shutdown hasn't just furloughed the Statue of Liberty and Yogi Bear, but made corporate CFOs want to head for home.
A reduction of the Fed’s bond-buying program seemed all but guaranteed before September. Now prospects for a cutback by year-end seem less likely.
House Speaker John Boehner offered a temporary truce on the debt-ceiling, if President Obama will agree to talk about the deficit, and stocks rocket.
Fed Vice Chair Janet Yellen, President Obama’s choice for chairman, will likely be confirmed.
Market reaction to the debt-ceiling standoff shows few expect default, but complacency heightens the risks. T-bill yields jump as this worry spreads.
Instead of making bank holdings more attractive, higher rates could spur withdrawals as customers find alternatives that are more generous.
If Congress fails to raise the debt ceiling, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew will find federal laws block smart decisions about which bills to pay.
Players who shrugged off the possibility of a federal debt default are now taking the danger seriously, causing an 'anxiety index' to spike.
The weather card may be in play again, and it won't merely be used to shrug off disappointing data on the labor market.
China sees biggest drop in exports in four-and-a-half years and the biggest trade deficit in two years, weighing on stocks.
Copper is swooning on China fears, and it's not exactly alone.