Amazon.com, Caterpillar, McDonald's and GM are among the 50 odd companies reporting Thursday, making it the busiest day of the earnings season. » Read More
Oil dominated the news again during the week, though crude prices fell back for a change. Economic data also moved the markets, which finished up for the week.
Conventional Wall Street wisdom says, "Sell in May, and go away." Manny Weintraub says that's not wise this year.
Is it time to jump back into beaten-down financial stocks--or is it still too early? Even the financial giants themselves can't agree.
Goldman Sachs said Tuesday it selectively upgraded shares of some brokers and asset managers, but remains cautious on stocks of regional banks, mortgage and specialty finance companies and real estate investment trusts.
Private equity is all the rage -- and while financial services companies typically have been shielded from such deals, that is beginning to change. KBW, a boutique investment bank specializing in financial services companies, recently penned a report that revealed possible private equity targets.