Problems with a small but high-profile macro hedge fund belie Fortress managing more money than ever.
Just about everything is up five percent this month
The central bank is willing to wait for inflation to catch up to employment before hiking rates.
Investors should be cautious as earnings for this year's first quarter are lower than last year's.
A group of eight or so anti-Herbalife protesters gathered for a prayer vigil to oppose Carl Icahn's support of the stock.
Most analysts on the Street have rarely met an S&P 500 stock they didn't like, or at least weren't willing to hang out with for a while.
Some energy-linked stocks have sold off unfairly, presenting an excellent buying opportunity, according to a renewable investing expert.
Stocks must trade at some multiple of earnings acceptable to investors, and the numbers are coming down faster than usual.
Retail: good or bad news?
Appearing live on CNBC's Squawk Box, Warren Buffett revealed for the first time that he had bought $10.7 billion worth of IBM common stock this year for Berkshire Hathaway's portfolio. Why did Buffett, who famously avoids technology companies, make such a big bet on Big Blue? You can read his explanation, along with his views on many other topics, in this downloadable PDF transcript of Buffett's entire three-hour interview.
This is part five of an unofficial transcript of Warren Buffett's three-hour long live appearance on CNBC's Squawk Box this morning, Monday, November 14, 2011. In this section, Buffett reveals that "Harold" refers to IBM, and tells us why Berkshire Hathaway has bought almost $11 billion of IBM common stock this year.
Doubleline's Jeff Gundlach has entered the ETF business. His DoubleLine Total Return Tactical ETF had a respectable debut Tuesday.
Almost 15 years have passed since the Nasdaq first broke the 5,000 mark. Now, the index is poised to pass that again.
Warren Buffett will be live on CNBC's "Squawk Box" on Monday morning and the show wants your suggested questions.
The 45.4 point difference between bulls and bears is above levels that signaled near-term market tops.
Big indices are far above their 50-day moving averages. When these indices get too far from that average, there is a reversion to the mean.
The regular session saw a fairly broad rally, even as Janet Yellen talked about rates.
Another big hedge fund manager is getting ready to make money on the crash in energy prices.
"Our synergies are real," said Marianne Lake, pointing to some $15 billion in revenue and $3 billion in cost savings.
Say what you will about the Fed being behind the curve, Yellen has mastered the art of managing expectations.