U.S. stock index futures are signalling a higher open following better-than-expected earnings and economic data from the U.S.» Read More
Futures were poised for a modestly higher open on the strength of more earnings surprises from some of Wall Street's leading companies.
Margin expansion, a shift in market share, and improving credit quality have allowed large-cap banks to continue offering opportunities for investors, said Morgan Stanley's bank analyst Betsy Graseck.
US Banker just released its list of the Top 25 Most Powerful Women in Banking. Does having high powered talent translate into shareholder value? We took a look at the companies that these women work for to see how they perform relative to the industry.
After the recent sell-off, which stocks present buying opportunities and which stocks are just a problem?
Bank stocks slipped this week with big news rocking the sector. How should you trade financials going forward?
President Barack Obama has described how his Administration intends to overhaul U.S. financial regulations. The hallmarks of these reforms, he said, would be transparency and accountability. A more difficult challenge will be to persuade the Federal Reserve System to release similar information on the $2 trillion of emergency loans it made as part of its economic recovery program.
So what are the most competitive global financial centers? Check out the Global Financial Centres Index and find out!
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of American Airlines and Monster Worldwide popped while Lennar and Abercrombie & Fitch dropped.
The global banking industry is a diverse landscape of financial services — consumer, corporate, investment — but with so many players in the marketplace, which are the best in each segment?
It seems like the investors are struggling with a slew of tough questions about banks. But only one really matters; which bank should you own now?
Asia has already emerged more forcefully from recession than the U.S. and Europe and that upturn is starting to feed into the job market. Hiring is starting to pick up again, recruiters and bankers say.
Nearly a year after the federal rescue of the nation’s biggest banks, taxpayers have begun seeing profits from the hundreds of billions of dollars in aid, the New York Times reports.
Ben Bernanke’s reappointment as chairman of the Federal Reserve was probably the best move for the markets, said Michael Cuggino, president and portfolio manager at Permanent Portfolio Funds, and Alan Valdes, vice president of Hillard Lyons.
The Dow rose for a sixth straight session Tuesday as stocks got a boost from an encouraging report on home prices and an unexpected jump in consumer confidence.
Stocks started the day higher Tuesday after an encouraging report on home prices, then soared even higher following an unexpected jump in consumer confidence.
Richard Bove, financial strategist at Rochdale Securities, said he expects 150 to 200 more U.S. banks to fail in the current banking crisis. (What banks does he like? Read story for his stock recommendations.)
The shakeup of banking systems around the world raises the question: "Which banks are the safe banks?"
The Federal Reserve said on Wednesday it will extend the duration of a program to buy long-term government securities, and said the economy was showing signs of leveling out after 20 months of recession. Ken Volpert, portfolio manager at Vanguard Funds, and William Gross, co-CIO and founder of Pimco, shared their insights on the Fed’s decision.
Stocks advanced on Wednesday as investors got some much-needed good news on the economy, including a report that showed existing-home sales—and home prices—have started to rise. Mortgage applications fell 3.5 percent, however, as rising mortgage rates depressed refinancing demand. Read and listen to what the experts had to say...
Although markets have run quite far and could use a correction, Bill Smead, CEO and CIO of Smead Capital Management and David Joy, chief market strategist at RiverSource Investments said they are bullish about the markets. They shared their buying strategies with investors.