Happy Jobs Friday. Breathe easy, the Twitter initial public offering is over.
Life is messy, much like expectations for Friday's nonfarm payrolls report. (IG)
Beware the coming of the "blow-off top," with warnings even by some of the market's biggest bulls. (A Dash of Insight)
Against all odds and, in particular, the austerity naysayers, there are 3.76 billion reasons to believe European banks are recovering. (Dealbook)
Congratulations to Mario Draghi, who made a few friends Thursday at the International Monetary Fund. (Xinhuanet)
And, finally ... close your eyes and imagine the last six years didn't happen. What do you get? A market that's only up 10 percent, meaning it has lots of room to run, or so says Ron Baron. CNBC.com's Matthew J. Belvedere explains.
—By CNBC's Jeff Cox. Follow him on Twitter @JeffCoxCNBCcom.
A few billionaire investors have scored, but the average hedge fund worker isn't likely to see a fat bonus this year.
"Trend bullish." That's how Bank of America describes hedge fund positioning into the end of 2014 in a new report.
There's something to be said for a big, black headline that indicates the market has crossed another bridge.
Is a nasty split in scorching public view the new normal for financial industry couples? Experts see something brewing.
Less cash flow from oil firms may pinch loan payments to banks but gas savings for consumers will create new business.
Some big news this week, including Russia and North Korea. Did any change the game for the market? NYSE floor trader Kenny Polcari weighs in.
Oaktree Capital's Marks thinks that the drop in oil prices could finally expose low lending standards.