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U.S. stock index futures signaled a higher open on Thursday, with markets still boosted by raised hopes the Federal Reserve will not start tapering off its asset purchases until next year.
With stocks near record highs, strategists are recommending investors focus on stock-picking select names and sectors, rather than the broader market.
Michael Dell and his investing partner Silver Lake have won shareholder approval to buy and take the computer company he founded private.
The move to terminate the trading rights of 1,300 American Airline employees is actually a sign that T. Rowe Price is looking out for customers.
T. Rowe Price Group has permanently banned about 1,300 American Airlines employees from trading among its funds in their 401(k) retirement plans.
Investors in actively-managed small-cap funds have several reasons to worry, fund experts and financial advisers have warned.
Efforts to make the global financial system safer could be making Asia more vulnerable to credit shocks, leaving bond traders worried that a sharp sell-off could turn into a rout.
The topsy-turvy world of today's financial markets is upending what many people thought they understood about how to pay for life after work.
Take a look at some of Wednesday's midday movers:
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Monday:
Fidelity Investments received permission from U.S. regulators to open its own actively managed exchange-traded funds.
The special committee of Dell board of directors is seeking more details on Carl Icahn's proposed offer for the computer maker.
Videogames and apps like the "Great Piggy Bank Adventure" promise to teach financial literacy. But some experts say schools may do a better job in spreading the knowledge.
Dell appeared to have received competing offers following a $24.4 billion agreement last month to be taken private by its founder and private equity firm Silver Lake, setting up a tug-of-war.
The $24.4 billion buyout of Dell would be tough for competing investors to beat, Toni Sacconaghi of Sanford Bernstein says.
OpenTable looks like it has a second act ahead, Henry Ellenbogen says.
While the Dow is still about 1 percent below its October 2007 high, two-thirds of all stock mutual funds have posted new highs since then, according to Lipper.
The Dow and S&P 500 gained to finish at five-year highs in choppy trading Tuesday, ahead of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address later this evening.
Take a look at some of Tuesday's midday movers: