Goldman Sachs executives have long been among the most richly paid on Wall Street in the best of times. They are now poised to reap a windfall that was sown in the dark days of the financial crisis in 2008, the New York Times reports.
Short-term speculative pressures may drive up the stock market, but overall, it's still a "risky investment," said Robert Shiller, professor of economics at Yale School of Management and founder of Case-Shiller Home Price Index.
News of Apple CEO Steve Jobs' medical leave of absence pushed the firm's stock lower on Tuesday. But David Garrity, principal at GVA Research, said the news won’t stop the shares from trading higher than $400 over the next 12 months.
Investors can expect to see a stock-market rally in the short-term, said Phil Roth, chief technical market analyst at Miller Tabak, and David Hefty, CEO at Hefty Wealth Partners.
Stocks that have largely underperformed are expected to be this year's big gainers, said Alan Lancz, president of asset management firm Alan B. Lancz & Associates, and Howard Ward, portfolio manager of Gamco Growth Fund.
Ford Motor moved progressively higher this week, and option traders are betting that it has more fuel in the tank.
Natural gas and oil used to be tied at the hip. And with oil rallying, and a brutal winter battering much of the nation, you'd think nat gas would be poised for a rally. Think again.
Goldman Sachs has revealed details of about $5 billion in investment losses suffered during the crisis for the first time this week, in a move that will deepen the debate over companies’ financial disclosures, reports the Financial Times.
With prices of food and energy-related commodities surging, this is a chance for investors to profit, said Keith Springer, president of Springer Financial Advisors, and David Kelly, chief market strategist at JPMorgan Funds.
Turn to invest in individual stocks that didn’t perform as well in 2010, said Matt Fahey, director of equities at M&I Investment Management.
There are some areas out there for investors to watch and in particular, commodities are looking “very attractive,” said Douglas Kass, founder and president of alternative investment management firm Seabreeze Partners.
Could the price action Wednesday in ITT spacer, the defense contractor, spur a break-up boom? If the bankers have any say, the answer is probably yes, and here's why.
Wells Fargo boosted the financial sector to “overweight” from “market weight.” Matthew Burnell, senior analyst at Wells Fargo, cited superior earnings growth and lower event risk for the group.
The overall financial sector “looks great” this year, said Bill Spiropoulos, CEO of CoreStates Capital Advisors, a wealth management firm.
This year should be a “good year” for banks, said Jeffrey Harte of Sandler O’Neill.
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Much of the improvement in market fundamentals has been priced in and investors should not get too excited about the decidedly positive tone so far in 2011, according to Brian Belski, the chief investment strategist at Oppenheimer Asset Management.
Goldman Sachs will come in for harsh criticism from an influential US Senate report into the financial crisis that will highlight alleged conflicts of interests in the bank’s dealings with clients, according to people familiar with the matter. The FT reports.
Chinese reverse mergers continue to be in the headlines as of late, causing investors to take notice and, as a result, these special types of mergers have come under increased scrutiny.
Indian stocks have been sliding since the New Year amid inflation fears but there are still places where investors can get in, said Ron Shah, managing partner at Jina Ventures.