As club sports for kids gain popularity, the money they entail is leaving lower income kids on the benches. Here's why, and what's being done.» Read More
After steadily climbing for several years, the number of Americans filing for bankruptcy is on the decline, though that is not necessarily an indicator of an improving economy the New York Times reports.
Having shed more than 10 percent of its value against a basket of currencies in the past year, the fortunes of the U.S. dollar may start turning around soon, according to one analyst.
When it comes to finances, most couples are not on the same page. Discussing fiscal communication, with Kathleen Murphy, Fidelity's personal investing president.
Greece’s parliament will say ‘yes’ to an austerity package, says Ray Attrill of BNP Paribas, a decision that will push the euro-dollar up towards the 1.45 level.
With volatility roiling global markets in recent weeks, Christopher Mittleman, Chief Investment Officer at Mittleman Brothers Investment Management, recommends that investors ignore the short-term events - like the Greek crisis - and focus on fundamentals.
Asian economies are not protected from Europe’s debt problems given their strong trade links, even though they have high savings and relatively strong financial systems, RBS wrote in a recent report.
Investors should start changing how they view the banking sector on the back of tough rules imposed on the big lenders, says one strategist.
Facebook is planning an IPO that could value the company at as much as $100 billion, according to CNBC sources. But not everyone is as excited by the company's listing plans. One strategist says such a sky-high valuation would force him to think twice about investing in it.
Four strategies for recession-proofing your portfolio, with Bob Phillips, Spectrum Management Group.
Indonesia’s low debt levels and strong growth potential has made the country a choice destination for investors, prompting financial firms like Deutsche Bank to compare the economy to Brazil’s in the 1990s.
Despite grave warnings by rating agencies about the United States' debt problems, not all financial experts feel the same. Jay Feuerstein, chief executive officer of investment company 2100 Xenon, says the agencies are "dead wrong".
Independent ones have done the most to tap the medium, but major Wall Street firms are starting to jump in.
Intel the tech giant. How about Intel the commodity play? According to one strategist, the chip giant has the ability to move beyond its world of semiconductors to become a leading commodity company focused on solar panels and smart grid solutions.
After months of speculation, U.S. online group discount retailer Groupon finally took the plunge and filed for an initial public offering (IPO) to raise about $750 million. While the offering has been keenly anticipated by investors, not everyone is buying into the frenzy.
Despite the sell-off in U.S. stocks on Wednesday, some market players remain unfazed. Doug Godine, Managing Director at Signal Hill told CNBC on Thursday he sees strong growth in the tech sector, especially in communication infrastructure.
It’s much better to use a credit card overseas than rely on cash or travelers checks for a number of reasons—most notably the fact that Visa and MasterCard provide some of the best exchange rates possible—the question becomes, what are the best credit card companies for foreign travel?
As China's economy cools, hurt by tighter liquidity, one analyst is recommending buying the big banking stocks, which have traditionally been highly cyclical, as defensive plays.
Recent inflationary pressures in Asia have led to tighter monetary policy. But one fund manager says Asian central banks are half-way to three-quarters of the way done with their interest rate hikes and that means investors will soon shift their focus away from inflation and towards growth. As a result, he is bullish on stocks in South Korea.
Until recently, currency traders looking for safer investments rushed to short the Australian dollar against the greenback, however the decoupling of the U.S. dollar from the “risk on-risk off” investment environment is forcing them to look elsewhere.
China and India may be seen as the two pillars of economic growth in Asia, but when it comes to investing, fund managers have a clear preference for China, according to global financial services firm Russell Investments.
Get the best of CNBC in your inbox