The current state of our economy may not have people hiding money in mattresses, but it certainly has them putting a majority of their monthly funds into basic savings accounts. A report from TheStreet.
Given the company's massive pile of cash and numerous acquisitions throughout 2010, a growing crowd of market commentators are looking to Google (GOOG) as the General Electric (GE) of the 21st century. A report from TheStreet.
The man who coined the term BRIC told CNBC Thursday that investing in China remains a solid bet, particularly if the Asian nation takes definitive steps to spur consumer spending.
Stocks have been on the rise, but value can still be found in U.S. companies that are tapping the growth in emerging markets, Sean Kraus, senior vice president and chief investment officer of CitizensTrust, told CNBC Thursday.
There's been lots of focus this year on the decisions you face when considering a Roth conversion. One area that gets short shrift is the future impact on Social Security benefits taxation. ...A report from TheStreet.
Natixis Loomis Sayles Mid Cap Growth Fund is up nearly 30 percent in a year. So why did it outperform? Portfolio manager Philip Fine shared his strategy with CNBC.
"The last ten years have conditioned people to think short term as opposed to long term," Bill Miller said. "Now, stocks are cheap and people should buy good, quality companies at reasonable prices, put them away and ignore the fluctuations of the markets."
If a second round of asset purchases by the Fed — known as quantitative easing — comes to pass, U.S. stocks may ignite. Financials, the leaders in the rally from the March 2009 low, have fallen out of favor in 2010. But there are cheap stocks in the sector. ...A report from TheStreet.
It's been 23 years since the infamous stock market crash of October 19, 1987, which became known as "Black Monday." What began in Hong Kong, and spread to other parts of the world, including the United States, caused the Dow to drop 508 points, or nearly 23 percent.
Goldman Sachs and Bank of America are both buys for investors, though BofA faces more difficulties because of weakness in its consumer divisions, analyst Dick Bove said.
Lazard analyst Daniel Amir cited reports from sources that a new MacBook Air notebook may use solid-state disk drives from SanDisk. Other stocks, such as Arm Holdings, have also been lifted by Apple's rising tide.
When it comes to earnings quality, the best I can say for IBM: Eh!
Back then I questioned whether Apple was going to survive at all. And with two million shares in the company, the private bank group I co-managed had to make a decision.
Although Apple traditionally develops much of its technology in-house, the company still relies on a vast network of external suppliers to manufacture pieces of its popular products. ...A report from TheStreet.
The Dow Jones Index is where big companies land once the rapid growth stops and the numbers get more predictable. Apple, as its earnings report will show after the bell, is neither a slow-grower nor predictable. ...A report from TheStreet.
The Dow component reported a quarterly profit and sales that both exceeded what Wall Street was looking for from the company, but its shares slid in late trading.
As earnings season intensifies, so will scrutiny over Johnson & Johnson when it reports results on Tuesday.
“We don’t have to say that there was fraud. All we have to say is that the disclosures about these loans and the representations that were made to the securitization trustees were inaccurate,” David Grais, lead counsel for the Federal Home Loan Bank.
The dollar hit its lowest level in more than eight months against the euro Friday, after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke reinforced expectations of further monetary policy easing. Robert Pavlik, chief market strategist at Banyan Partners and Rob Morgan, chief investment strategist at Fulcrum Securities discussed their insights.
Art Hogan, director of global equity product at Jefferies shared his best play of the week.