Sinopec is selling a $17.4 billion stake in its retail unit as the country reforms its sprawling state-owned enterprises. The Financial Times reports.» Read More
When General Electric was forced to call in Warren Buffett to help it raise money on in the international capital markets on Oct. 1, 2008 the entire corporate landscape changed.
Bolstered by low rates and strong demand, companies and others have been rushing to issue a near record level of new debt since the start of the year and the trend should continue for now.
The percentage of job seekers starting a business has doubled in this recession. Here are some laid-off professionals turned happy, successful entrepreneurs who give new meaning to economic recovery.
The list includes the familiar as well as those under the radar, but which ones have the most pull? Click for the top 10!
How ironic is it that President Obama is meeting top banks today to get their support for a bill that would undermine their business. And undermine what the President truly wants them to do: lend more to small and medium sized firms.
On May 8th Dendreon announced an offering of nearly 11 million more shares. Seven months later, on December 8th, DNDN announced another offering, this time for 15 million shares.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Green Mountain Coffee and Motorola popped while Gamestop and Deutsche Bank dropped.
The S&P closed lower on Tuesday as negative developments in global credit markets rekindled interest in the dollar, which in turn took down the commodities trade.
Uh-oh, looks like big sales are coming. November Retail comp store sales are disappointing. RetailMetrics started off the month estimating gains of 2.6 percent for November compared to the same period last year, but by the end of the month it was down to 2.2 percent, and the final numbers may be even worse. It looks like about 75 percent are missing expectations; normally 60 percent beat expectations. Ugh!
In another sign that the government's emergency financial programs are being reeled in, the Treasury Department said Thursday it will auction off warrants for three banks that it acquired as part of last fall's bailouts.
The Fast Money crew likes Wal-Mart, even more so after a recent breakout from a triangle formation — a very bullish indicator for the retailer.
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!
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?
On Monday, the weekend's turmoil starts taking its toll. Stocks fall sharply Monday on a triptych of Wall Street woe: Lehman Brothers' bankruptcy filing; Merrill Lynch's acquisition by Bank of America; and AIG's unprecedented request for short-term financing from the Federal Reserve.
There are much better ways to play the commodity, Cramer says.
JP Morgan changed its preference to traditional, credit-exposed banks from investment banks after regulators pledged to toughen capital rules for financial institutions, Reuters reported Wednesday, quoting research by the bank.
As Deutsche redeems shares of the DXO due to a “regulatory event” what happens with other ETFs? Find out from John Hyland of United States Commodity Funds
With a two-day fed meeting kicking off tomorrow, everyone wants to know what the Fed has in store for the market.
Cramer reminds you that not all pieces of data are created equal, and job numbers trump them all.