At the end of the first quarter of this year, U.S. consumers were a record $14.3 trillion in debt.
The S&P 500 was up 2.2% after the government said that U.S. employers added 2.5 million workers to their payrolls last month.
Mostly about the future — and the Fed.
People don't buy and sell anymore. Computers do.
"Analysts have their hands in the air," one investment strategist says as markets struggle to predict the future.
The fleece vest has become ubiquitous in the finance world. Manufacturers are taking note.
BlackRock's first-quarter performance exceeded expectations.
Friday was one of the four times a year when the S&P 500 rebalances itself. This means that some stocks leave this index and some come in. This also means that all the indixes and exchange-traded funds that track the…
BB&T Corp. is buying its competitor, SunTrust Banks, in an all-stock deal. The merger of the two southeastern U.S. regional banks is the biggest in the consumer-banking sector since the financial crisis. To some extent, the merger’s the product of…
One of the last big unresolved issues from the financial crisis is what to do about Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Together with government-owned Ginnie Mae, they own or guarantee more than half the home loans in the country. Fannie…