In U.S. President Barack Obama's speech to Asia-Pacific leaders at the APEC Summit in Singapore over the weekend, he highlighted the importance of a strong China economy in the context of global growth.
A ray of sunlight broke through the Washington fog last week when Neil M. Barofsky, special inspector general for the Troubled Asset Relief Program, published his office’s report on the government bailout last year of the American International Group.
In light of all the uncertainty looming in the financials, what must you know to trade banks? For insights we turned to widely followed analyst Dick Bove.
Stocks finished lower Friday, despite a last-ditch attempt to rally, as technology shares took yet another hit — this time it was weak earnings from PC maker Dell. Still , for the week, the Dow gained about 50 points.
Markets opened lower Friday as technology shares took yet another hit. Where should investors be looking to put their money? Jeffrey Kleintop, chief market strategist at LPL Financial and David Fleisher, president of Firstrust Financial Resources shared their sector outlooks.
While some economists say the housing markets may have hit a bottom, others say there is more doom and gloom to come. Quintin Primo, chairman and chief executive of Capri Capital Partners, shared his insights on the real estate sector.
Plus, get Cramer’s calls on the shippers, the semis and Goldman Sachs.
Chinese stocks and exporters have benefited from relatively under-valued Chinese yuan. Bruce Lavine, president and COO of WisdomTree explained how the yuan and the U.S. dollar relationship affecting how people buy Chinese stocks.
A group of House Democrats are stepping up demands for greater transparency from the Federal Reserve after reports that the Fed mishandled the bailout of insurance giant American International Group.
Markets opened lower on Wednesday after a report showed that housing starts fell sharply in October. Where do stocks go from here? Chris Hyzy, investment strategist at U.S. Trust, and Maury Fertig, CIO of Relative Value Partners, shared their outlooks.
Construction of new homes in the United States fell sharply last month to the lowest level since April, showing potential weakness in the economy's recovery. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, shared his insights on the housing data and what investors should watch for in the markets.
In a report released Tuesday by the comptroller of New York State, Wall Street profits in 2009 are on track to exceed the record set three years ago, reports the New York Times.
After first staunchly defending its outsize profits and pay, and then bristling at calls for restraint in these tough economic times, Goldman is trying a new tack: It is apologizing for past mistakes that led to the financial crisis — and sharing at least some of its riches. The New York Times reports.
Goldman Sachs apologized for the role it played in the financial crisis, by taking part in the credit boom which preceded the bursting of the bubble the Financial Times reported Wednesday.
Warren Buffett will be one of three co-chairmen for a just-announced $500 million Goldman Sachs initiative to help small businesses around the United States, and perhaps, the firm's damaged public image.
Investors are wondering if Target and Home Depot are 'playing mind games' after both warned on their outlooks yet posted quarterly profits that handily topped estimates.
The Federal Reserve Bank of New York gave up much of its power in high-pressure negotiations with the American International Group’s trading partners last year, according to a government report made public on Monday.
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Meredith Whitney is making headlines: She has not been this bearish in a year! Whitney was the first to call the bubble in financial stocks. And then she predicted the stock market rally. But now Whitney is starting to turn negative again.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is due to release its third quarter stock portfolio 'snapshot' later today (Monday). The 13F filing with the SEC will list Berkshire's holdings of U.S. publicly traded stocks as of September 30. There are times, however, that Berkshire gets permission from the SEC to keep some holdings confidential, often as it is accumulating a position.