High-yield bonds will outperform other fixed-income categories as the economy improves, says Andrew Feltus, manager of the Pioneer High-Yield Fund. He shared his philosophy and some favorite investment ideas. ...A report from TheStreet.
The stock market is going to chase its all time highs this year and next, according to Ted Parrish, co-portfolio manager at Henssler Equity Fund.
Low market volumes and stiff competition have led to a sharp fall in “high-frequency” trading as industry experts warn that the past two years of rapid growth may be coming to a halt, reports the Financial Times.
CNBC's Jim Cramer on today's market movers and losers.
Despite the big rally markets have recently had, stock valuations are still "quite reasonable," said Art Nunes, CIO of Northwest Asset Management.
The supply-demand is in favor of the airlines right now, said Jim Corridore, analyst at Standard & Poor’s.
U.S. equities are seeing a consolidation while emerging market stocks are accelerating, said Mark Tepper, managing partner and co-founder of Strategic Wealth Partners.
A look at what the charts are saying about the market with Mark Tepper, Strategic Wealth Partners, and Hugh Johnson, Hugh Johnson Advisors.
Two China stocks created through reverse mergers — RINO International and Puda Coal — got hit today: One by the SEC and the other by the company, itself.
Investors need to be a buyer of every stock market dip until the Federal Reserve ends quantitative easing, said Paul Schatz, president of Heritage Capital.
The upcoming earnings season is going to be the sixth consecutive quarter of double-digit earnings growth, according to Michael Thompson, managing director of Standard & Poor’s.
The market is going to continue to grind higher as the economy continues to show signs of expansion, said Larry Rosenthal, president of Financial Planning Services, and Timothy Harder, CIO of Peak Capital.
It was a major blow for the Singapore Stock Exchange. Its courtship for its Australian counterpart, the Australian Stock Exchange, came to an abrupt end when the Australian government rejected the deal last week saying it was not in Australia's national interests. SGX was left standing alone at the altar.
"The idea that Congress is so dysfunctional that they can't cut their budget by more than 1% or 2%, when you contrast that to the re-pricing of the entire housing stock for the U.S., it's a complete disconnect." ...A report from TheStreet.
Seriously—I wasn’t sure I was correctly reading a story on WSJ.com this morning about the SEC reviewing whether it should lift the limit on the number of shares private companies could issue without making their financials public.
While the battle over the NYSE rages and we wait for a response from that exchange to the proposed $42.50 dual stock and cash bid from Nasdaq and Ice, it’s worth mentioning that among the most likely outcomes here is that the NYSE doesn’t get bought at all.
There are still a lot of stocks that trade at “very low” valuations and have lagged the market badly, said 5-star manager Brian Barish, president and director of research at Cambiar Investors.
The defense contractors will likely be the most affected sector if the U.S. government shuts down, according to Paul Hickey, co-founder of Bespoke Investment Group.
There’s still value in this market even if stocks have rallied nearly 100 percent since the March 2009 lows, said Jeff Layman, CIO of BKD Wealth Advisors.
Hedge funds and other players in the lightning-speed trading phenomenon could soon be relocating to far-flung regions, or even in the middle of the world's oceans, to defy the laws of physics and ensure maximum returns.