What a difference 3 months make. The bear market we had expected didn’t show up — but don’t start singing ‘Happy Days Are Here Again’ just yet.
Americans are cutting their debts and putting away more money. But too often they’re settling for zero returns or making investments that look increasingly risky.
Overcautious investors could miss out on what’s shaping up as the greatest stock-buying chance of a generation.
Money has poured into Permanent Portfolio, as investors chase returns from its holdings in gold, bonds and other popular assets. The fund’s manager is staying cool.
Day traders and the long-term investor will have vastly different brokerage needs. Here’s how to match your investing style to your broker.
With stocks struggling to gain traction, it could be time to seek opportunities elsewhere. These alternatives may outperform the market in the months ahead.
Some advice on filling that economic-adviser job at the White House: Think big, get tough in the global economy, and invest in America’s future. Oh, and call Jim Jubak.
Warning: Buying the 10 stocks listed atop StockScouter’s rating system could result in serious money. Here’s how the strategy works.
Through the market’s weakness over summer and its recent strength, it’s been wise for investors to maintain perspective and not chase the tape too closely.
September’s big market move faces a few hurdles with earnings season closing in. Here’s why it’s likely to stall, how to tell if it is and how to prepare.
U.S. consumers are back in the stores, with a new outlook: We’ll still take the generics on sale, but please throw in those Jimmy Choos.
A majority of billionaires in the Forbes 400 have regained at least some of the wealth lost in the recession and stock market meltdown. But as a group, they’re still down from 2008.
Even small revisions to your retirement account today could make a big difference in your future nest egg. Also: What to do if your plan isn’t up to snuff.
Corporate leaders are slamming the president over taxes and the uncertain effects of his policies, and the executives’ siege mentality is holding back the economy.
Just as the Smoot-Hawley Tariff of 1930 helped put us on a course toward the Great Depression, Japan’s recent currency move could begin a downward spiral.
Investors seeking predictable returns are pouring money into funds employing a variety of strategies that shun the familiar approach of buying and holding stocks.
As even the Cuban government lays off workers, we can’t seem to face the looming problems posed by our own bloated public payrolls.
Companies are handing out dividends left and right, but the yields are hardly worth cheering about. What does an investor have to do to make money?
Ready for a trip to an inflatable space station? A weak economy hasn’t stopped entrepreneurs from working on new ideas in space travel, robotics, energy and more.
There’s growing evidence that investors and company execs are far more negative than the data justify. That’s an opportunity for those who see past the pessimism bubble.