"Without knowing why or how, we seem to have hatched our own oligarchs, and we stand aghast and bewildered at this flock of monstrous cuckoos," author Ferdinand Mount writes.
Allscripts shares plunge in a slew of bad news, Amazon shoots up of blowing out earnings, SBux matches but shares fall, Europe’s debt woes weigh on the market.
Shareholders in Barclays have forced the British bank to accept tougher bonus conditions and promise higher dividends, highlighting how the balance of power between investors and managers is shifting at some of the biggest global banks, the FT reports.
The Australian and New Zealand dollars often move in tandem, but these strategists have picked a favorite.
Stocks closed mixed Monday, with the Dow edging closer to the psychologically-important 13,000 level and the S&P 500 holding near its key 1,370 level, but gains were limited as the Nasdaq was dragged down by heavyweights such as Apple and Google.
U.S. stock index futures were higher Monday after retail sales gained more-than-expected last Month, and as investors digested Citigroup's earnings report.
Barclays’ controversial tax planning business will come under fresh scrutiny in a U.S. court this week over whether a transaction designed by the bank cost the U.S. government more than $1 billion in lost tax receipts. The FT reports
Corporate earnings could create some ripples in the currency markets, these strategists say.
The Fast Money Halftime traders break down the day's major tech headlines, including Barclays placing a downgrade on Netflix and a valuation of $1 trillion for Apple by 2014, with Colin Gillis, BGC Financial analyst.
As the face of investment banking changes, Barclays Capital is appointing Lehman Brothers alum Larry Wieseneck to a newly created position spearheading the group’s strategy.
Forget too big to fail. The recent trouncing of VelocityShares Daily 2X VIX Short-Term ETN, better known by its symbol — the TVIX — is too complicated for most people to care.
Now that the European Central Bank has tamped down disaster fears, a few currencies are poised to shine.
Cloud computing has been all the rage recently in IPOs, but tonight a different IPO prices: a stock exchange! BATS Global Markets (ticker: BATS) plans to sell 6.3 million shares in the $16 to $18 range.
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.
This strategist believes the Japanese currency is headed for a fall.
Once again the world economy has proved the naysayers wrong and there's been a "real rebound" so far this year, Barclays CEO Robert Diamond told CNBC Wednesday.
Volatile trading and tougher regulations took their toll on Barclays in 2011. Bob Diamond, Barclays PLC chief executive, offers his view for 2012.
Stocks came off their lows but still logged a weekly decline, with the S&P and Nasdaq snapping a 5-week winning streak, following stalled debt talks in Greece, some disappointing economic reports and after S&P downgraded a handful of Italian banks.
Won't Get Fooled Again: I was 15 when the iconic Who album came out in 1971, and bought it. So, apparently, did some of the euro zone ministers. The ministers are no longer being fooled.
Stock index futures accelerated their losses Friday after euro zone finance ministers withheld further aid for Greece and demanded more cuts in return for a second bailout.