Jan 22, 2013 Two of the major stock indices closed at five-year highs today, while the CBOE Volatility Index drops to its lowest since April 2007.
Jan 8, 2013 Corporate earnings season is here again. The first reports arrive today, starting with the aluminum company Alcoa. Analysts are bracing for a slew of lackluster numbers.
Dec 25, 2012 Distillery stocks in China tumble this week after the government announced a ban on high priced spirits at state events.
Dec 20, 2012 Throughout all of this fiscal cliff back and forth, the stock market has reflected a certain stoicism from corporate America: Not much movement at all. But the stock market leaves out a huge chunk of our economy: Private companies.
Dec 5, 2012 A British academic and banker have composed an opera that highlights the harmonies they find in the world of finance , which some view as a place of turbulence.
Nov 14, 2012 The 2008 stock market crash sent folks walking away from Wall Street. Even today, an air of fear still holds some from re-entering the market. Have investors come around?
Nov 9, 2012 Following Tuesday's election, the markets took a plunge. The major stock indexes all fell nearly 2.5 percent -- the biggest sell-off of the year.
Nov 5, 2012 The election won't instantly resolve all economic uncertainty, but companies and investors will finally know whose vision will set the economic agenda.
Nov 1, 2012 Despite the impending fiscal cliff, slowing global economy, and a weak domestic jobs market, the stock market is still going strong -- outperforming U.S treasuries, corporate bonds, and commodities.