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.
Names on the move ahead of the open.
Analysts say they would not be surprised to see stocks take aim at January's lows in the week ahead.
For months we have watched energy, materials, and global industrials weaken on concerns about oil oversupply and slower global growth.
Hiring slowed substantially in January, but the fact that more people were working for higher pay signals strength.
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