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The Dow fell by triple digits Friday with disappointing earnings from some big banks largely blamed for the weakness. But there may be more than meets the eye...
Are you ready to hear another reason why the financial reform bill is not the game-changer it's cracked up to be? Ready or not, here it comes: Congress decided that one of the most noxious anti-investor, anti-consumer laws since Hammurabi's Code deserved to be kept intact.
Second quarter earnings season is likely to create a positive backdrop for stocks, at least temporarily.
Ignore the Street and listen to the markets. The price action in the stocks is telling you more than any research report.
At the end of the quarter, many portfolio managers look to wash their hands of losers and start anew. This is an opportunity for you. In spite of all our economic troubles, all of those stocks resting at 52-week lows are not as bad as their stock prices would suggest.
At a time when many banks have become notorious for taking money away from checking account customers, a start-up is planning to double what it’s putting back in account holders’ wallets.
Retail investors tried to play George Soros last month, flocking to the CurrencyShares Euro Trust in an effort to call a bottom in the still unfolding global crisis that has taken the currency mimicked by the ETF down to a four-year low today.
Charles Schwab shares are set to benefit as investors try to brave the choppy active trading waters — filled with Flash Crashes and currency collapses — alone, according to FBR Capital Markets.
The regulators are still trying to figure out just what set off the crazy trading a week ago Thursday, but some facts are obvious. If a stock goes from $40 to one cent to $40 within a few minutes, somebody messed up.
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.
As of this morning, about 10% of the S&P 500 companies have reported earnings. Here's a look at which companies have had the biggest surprises so far...
The Fed came out Tuesday, and in five short paragraphs suggested that the easy money trades are still on. What’s your next move?
While the Greek debt crisis and tougher regulations could hurt big financial institutions that invest with their own money, the damage is likely to be short-lived.
Expectations of higher interest rates could be good for stocks in the coming months, though not for banking shares, according to a new analysis.
Although the knee-jerk reaction was to sell and ask questions later, is the Fed's rate hike a signal that the economy is improving?
Stocks paused Monday ahead of earnings season however industrials and ag surged higher with Potash and Mosaic hitting 52-week highs. How should you be positioned?
Because there are too many good reasons to buy stocks.
Stocks closed at a 14-month high Monday as news of an energy deal and a lifeline for Dubai helped buoy the market — and investors' appetite for risk.
Stocks were higher in afternoon trading Monday as news of an energy deal and a lifeline for Dubai helped buoy the market.
Don't let the pundit-speak about "lagging indicator" or the market's move Friday fool you, the job market is crucial to the stock market right now.