Activist investors like Carl Icahn have more money and more influence than ever before. Here's what feeding the rise of this sometimes combative style of investing.
Wall Street sheriff Preet Bharara directed both barrels at JPMorgan Chase on Wednesday afternoon, and he aimed his sights high.
In an unusual twist in the mortgage market, the difference between the cost of a conforming loan (generally $417,000 and under) and a jumbo loan has shrunk to nearly nothing.
Europe is emerging from its economic freeze; retail giant Macy's is another story.
The housing recovery is starting to heat up so much, the "b" word—bubble—is starting to pop up in some markets. So, where are the next hot spots?
Today's radical reads from across the universe:
Lower market correlations and the resulting better climate for stock pickers could mean a healthier market—though getting from here to there might mean a rough road.
Emerging markets have opened up to investment and should have a raft of enactments of new investment-friendly legislation. Yet in the past decade, momentum has slowed.
South by SouthWest's V2V conference aims to help entrepreneurs navigate the often-contentious relationship with investors.
San Diego International Airport opens its $907 million expansion at Terminal 2 this week, with solar panels, car chargers and seats equipped with power outlets and USB ports.
The housing boom in Canada has allowed banks to reduce capital held against mortgage losses. If home prices decline, some of the biggest banks may feel the pinch.
There may be low volume and volatility, but that doesn't mean there aren't important technical indicators to look for. Here's what pro trader Kenny Polcari is watching.
Consumer sales for July, when taking into account the June revisions, were basically in-line, but were still at their highest levels this year. That's certainly good enough to keep the Fed taper talk alive for the September meeting.
In a sign of its growing strength in China, Ford said that demand there for the Focus helped make the model the world's top-selling car in the first quarter.
Investors looking for major clues about the future of monetary policy probably will have to look past this month's Federal Reserve summit at Jackson Hole, Wyo.
The new study showing only a limited effect from bond buying is good news, not bad.
Strong data supports the idea that a taper of bond purchases by the Fed is more likely than not. Those who believe that the Fed will wait are now a minority.
The Bank of England said interest rates will not be raised from their current record low until the unemployment rate is at 7 percent. But is linking the two figures a logical step or dangerous move?
Bill Ackman may be out at JCPenney, but the Morning Six-Pack is still in. Way in. Here's what we've got:
With profit margins increasingly stretched, some investing experts said companies will have to start putting their cash to work and expand their businesses.
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