The acquisition of Nokia's device business by Microsoft makes sense economically but it might not do much to help Microsoft compete in the smartphone market.
Struggling with threat of an attack on Syria, the market finished August lower. Was this a harbinger of things to come? Investors have much to consider during the coming weeks.
The stocks that are holding up well are the ones that interest me the most. But now investors have to work harder to find them.
Anyone with a Bloomberg terminal has seen them: Those oddball headlines that can't seem to make sense to anyone. Their days, though, may be numbered.
The president's economic advisers uniformly support the nomination of Larry Summers as the next Fed chair.
The 4.2 percent pullback off the Aug. 2 high came on the backs of not the riskiest sectors but rather those considered the safest.
Home prices are trending higher in part due to fewer distressed properties for sale, as rates climb on expectations the Fed will taper investments in mortgage-backed securities.
Happy Tuesday-though-it-feels-like-a-Monday. Face it, summer's over. Deal.
Where is the gold price going? It's a simple matter of following the S. That's S for silver, not Syria. Traders who followed silver had clear warning of how gold would behave.
The most recent falls in EM stock markets remind us that these economies remain a volatile play for external investors and, far from being any sort of risk diversification investment, closely correlated with developed economy fortunes, writes Moorad Choudhry.
New data from Experian Automotive shows a record high of 27.6 percent of financed new vehicles purchases in the second quarter being a lease.
An earnings season that had showed so much promise quietly tailed away at the end, raising questions about corporate profitability through the end of the year.
We tend to think about monetary policy in terms of interest rate targets. That's a mistake. Here's a better way.
How nervous are traders about an attack on Syria? Look at the Dow Industrial Average as Secretary of State John Kerry spoke.
Bank accounts have gotten noticeably smaller this year as investors have begun to embrace risk. Deposit balances in have fallen by $51 billion.
Not quite. The Danes are too different from Americans for the study to tell us anything about our current policies.
This year's finalists for best innovations for fliers include a dual-screen in-flight entertainment system for multitaskers and a "glass bottom jet" app.
Friday is the last trading day of the month and, arguably, the last trading day of the summer. If you take the start of summer as Memorial Day, and the end of summer as today, the S&P 500 Index is basically flat for this three-month period.
In a post crisis world, new college graduates are making compromises just to get their foot into the door.
Those investors placing a heavy weight on price-to-earnings ratios that assume continued high profit margins are being overly simplistic.
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