Companies looking to ride a new wave of growth in the emerging markets should shift their focus from countries to cities, says a recent report from McKinsey Global Institute.
Despite a near record number of companies in the pipeline, the post-Facebook drought in initial public offerings may last all through the summer, say analysts.
“Ironically, this is a huge plus for the IPO market ... with below-average pricings moving forward,” one IPO analyst said.
Proposed regulation to prohibit proprietary trading by banks, known as Volcker Rule, could result in higher energy prices and fewer jobs, according to a new study.
Further increase in gasoline prices may force Americans to cut spending, and in turn may hurt consumer-related stocks, says a new report from Barclays Capital.
Investing in firms run by single chief executives is riskier than investing in companies run by CEOs who are married, says a new study from the National Bureau of Economic Research.
If history is any indication, the stock market could soon lose the resilience it has shown so far in the face of soaring oil and gasoline prices, says a new report from Morgan Stanley.
The primary data point in focus is the second reading on the U.S. fourth-quarter gross domestic product growth.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday: JC Penney, Herbalife, Gap & more.
Names on the move ahead of the open.
Weekly jobless claims and other data on Thursday will put the U.S. economy firmly at the center of investor focus.
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