The bond market event that investors need to be following isn't Trump's sudden attack on the Federal Reserve or the rising interest rates that current Fed policy is dictating, but the risk of an inverted yield curve. It is a recession precursor.
Discussing President Trump's comments to CNBC about the Federal Reserve and monetary policy decisions with Gerald O’Driscoll, Cato Institute senior fellow and former Dallas Fed vice president; Joe Lavorgna, Natixis chief economist; and CNBC's Steve Liesman.
Investors beware: thousands of actively managed mutual funds and ETFs have closed over the years or have merged. Many are merged into existing funds and hide poor performance statistics.
More than $1 trillion has poured into target-date funds, and many investors are opting for them in their 401(k) plans. Experts warn that this hands-off approach can backfire by failing to account for factors like income changes and life expectancy.
When it comes to retirement investing, the financial industry is obsessed with how much the average American will need. But the first question shouldn't be about money. Start with a simple, but tougher question: At what age do you want to retire?
Helima Croft, RBC Capital Markets global head of commodity strategy, discusses the oil supply shortage as Trump demands that OPEC stabilize rising oil prices by increasing production.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average cited the industrials sector waning significance to the economy in dropping GE, but it is the DJIA itself that is irrelevant.
America's wealthy investors are increasing exposure to cash and other short-term investments, like money markets, as enthusiasm for US stocks hits the wall, according to a new CNBC Millionaire Survey.
Despite tax reform, the alternative minimum tax is still not completely dead, and certain investments can trigger it.
The CNBC Millionaire Survey finds less than half of America's millionaires think the economy will be stronger at the end of 2018 than it is today. The wealthy investor outlook on the S&P 500 index also has weakened significantly.
Famous value investors like Bill Miller are chasing growth stocks. It could be a sign we are approaching a bottom in an aging bull market.
The biggest retirement-investing mistakes are easy to avoid. It's the ones 401(k) investors don't even know exist that can be more dangerous.
Bitcoin investing is now part of the mainstream, like it or not, with exchanges offering buying and selling of the cryptocurrency and futures contracts tied to it. But getting into bitcoin is complicated and risky.
Companies are raising their dividends at a record pace, and the average increase is about 14 percent. Tax reform has fueled the trend.
Estimates of how much money Tesla will need in the next two years range from $2 billion to $10 billion, a swing factor that is so large because it depends on meeting car production targets.
Apple is the tech stock most likely to win the race against Alphabet and Amazon to a $1 trillion market cap, but not only because it's already the closest to that value. It's proving something new to the market.
Luke Ellis, Man Group CEO, provides insight to cryptocurrencies and volatility in the markets.
Many blue-chips in various sectors — from biotech to energy — are still trading at low valuations and offer value for investors.
The Dow finally hits 20,000, but the psychological resonance of the stock market milestone is more than its investment value.
A longtime critic of some of the financial industry's practices, Bogle shares the reforms he would like to see under the new administration.
President Donald Trump's criticism of monetary policy won't have much impact on how the Federal Reserve goes about its business, judging by initial market reaction.
J.P. Morgan reaffirms its underweight rating for Tesla shares, saying other automakers may price their electric cars aggressively.
JP Morgan's new series of low-cost, plain vanilla ETFs has seen a surge in assets, sending a message to ETF giants like Vanguard and iShares that a Wall Street bank can make a dent in the deepening war for the fee-conscious investor.