Wall Street


PODCAST: Lance Armstrong loses his medals, South Korean court rules in Apple vs Samsung

Aug 24, 2012
Will the "Lance" brand survive? Usually August means panic on the stock market, but this year we've seen the S&P 500 hit a four-year high and Apple stock rocket to over $670 a share. Have we bucked the trend? And an analyst has a model that predicts an Obama victory in November.
Posted In: lance armstrong, apple, Wall Street

Quiet Wall Street summer coming to an end

Aug 24, 2012
After several years of summer drama on Wall Street, the first August in a while without a worrisome a bailout or some other economic calamity is drawing to a close. But vacationing traders should prepare for a wild September.
Posted In: Wall Street

Paul Ryan's Wall Street connections

Aug 13, 2012
Many Americans are just getting to know Mr. Ryan, who is most famous for his budget plan. But he is already well known on Wall Street.
Posted In: Paul Ryan, Wall Street

Stock trading glitch spooks investors again

Aug 2, 2012
Knight Capital’s faulty software sent trading haywire and could sink the brokerage firm. Is technology helping or hurting investor confidence?
Posted In: Wall Street, trading, stock market

Olympic gold can be golden on Wall Street

Jul 31, 2012
Endorsements aren’t the only financial payoff for successful Olympic athletes. There’s a well-worn path from the podium to Wall Street jobs.
Posted In: Olympics, Wall Street

A job is the best way to honor veterans

May 28, 2012
Veterans working on Wall Street help recruiters understand that military skills also apply to jobs in finance.
Posted In: veterans, Memorial Day, Wall Street

JPMorgan's loss: More than a blip in the news cycle

May 14, 2012
New York bureau chief Heidi Moore discusses why JPMorgan's loss is a warning that suggests risky practices are taking place at other Wall Street banks.
Posted In: JPMorgan, Wall Street

Restoring trust in Wall Street

May 11, 2012
CFA Institute President and CEO John Rogers wants to restore the public trust of the financial system. A bridge too far?
Posted In: Wall Street, Trust, john rogers, cfa institute, ethics

Getting your own slice of the Facebook IPO

May 11, 2012
There's a lot of hype over the upcoming Facebook IPO. We have a reality check and advice for those of you waiting impatiently for its launch.
Posted In: Facebook, IPO, frenzy, Investing, hype, Wall Street

JPMorgan takes a $2 billion fall

May 11, 2012
Huge trading losses by America's biggest bank strengthen advocates of the Volcker Rule and tougher bank regulation.
Posted In: JPMorgan, Jamie Dimon, bets, Wall Street, Volcker Rule