Wall Street's stock market mania officially has gone full-throttle as JPMorgan raised its year-end price target for the Standard & Poor's 500 to 1,715.» Read More
Wall Street's stock market mania officially has gone full-throttle as JPMorgan raised its year-end price target for the Standard & Poor's 500 to 1,715.
Artificial Fed moves driving investors to riskier assets, said hedge fund titan Ray Dalio, founder of Bridgewater Associates. But he also had a warning for investors in an interview with CNBC.
Is market froth coming to a head? Are investors about to get smacked with a sell-off?
Wall Street's stocks-are-cheap meme looks as if it will start coming under stress if what Citigroup calls a "profitless rally" continues.
As the rally in global equity markets continues, with the S&P 500 closing at a fresh high on Wednesday, Rosenblatt Securities' Brian Reynolds warned that the index is still some way off the 2,500 level.
Thursday's markets will navigate data on jobs, housing and inflation, but traders may be most interested in something else.
Billionaire George Soros reduced his holdings of exchange-traded products backed by gold prior to last month's freefall.
Big investors are reporting their quarterly holdings, offering a glimpse into what some of the big fish were buying and selling during the first quarter.
The 10-year Treasury is facing a huge drop in yield and a flight from risk, one analysis showed.
Stocks could go down 10 to 15 percent as soon as the Fed tightens its bond buying, but the "fat, dumb and happy" central bank won't do that just yet, a strategist tells CNBC.
Even as stocks extend their mostly uninterrupted path higher, fund managers are holding big amounts of cash, worrying about China and a commodities crash.
Japanese equities have risen a "bit too fast" and appear to be somewhat "bubbly," according to the former vice finance minister of Japan, as the Nikkei crossed the key 15,000 on Wednesday.
Hedge fund titan David Tepper said he's still bullish on stocks and investors shouldn't worry about the Fed tapering its massive bond-buying program.
Strategist Laszlo Birinyi says the market is for stock pickers, and investors to look at individual names instead of broad sectors.
The strong rally this year is being met with a heightened level of supply, setting up a big bet that retail investors will keep buying what Wall Street is selling.
The rally in many of the most heavily shorted names is causing a "worst nightmare" situation for bearish investors and hedge funds alike, said Cramer.
If an article in Monday's Wall Street Journal is anything to go by, the U.S. Fed is getting ready to unwind monetary stimulus. That prospect is unlikely to be as alarming for markets as feared, analysts tell CNBC.
Bond market vigilantes have already forced a de facto policy shift to tighter credit conditions, writes this economist.
Slower economic growth is dulling the outlook for equities, but consumer sector stays appealing in the long term.
The least lucrative strategy for the investment banks and stockbrokers is "buy and hold" and it's the "buy and hold" investors who have made most of the money so far since those 2012 lows. Steve Sedgwick, Anchor at CNBC Europe writes.