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.
Prospects for the already battered solar stocks are getting darker as analysts anticipate another round of price declines due to virtual end of subsidies to the sector.
A high-frequency trader going public has skeptics, but there are reasons why the top for that industry isn't near yet.
Names on the move ahead of the open.
The weather card may be in play again, and it won't merely be used to shrug off disappointing data on the labor market.
China sees biggest drop in exports in four-and-a-half years and the biggest trade deficit in two years, weighing on stocks.
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Stocks rose to new highs as investors reacted to strong home-price gains and a jump in consumer confidence.
Not only has job growth been slow, but too many new jobs have paid poorly. That could change in the coming year.
Santa's sleigh delays; frothy tech values; more 'wisdom' from McDonald's. Here are the week's market winners and losers.