StockScouter, MSN Money’s stock-picking tool, identifies companies capable of outperforming the broader market in the weeks ahead.
With nuclear fading and wind proving problematic, the big action now is in solar, natural gas and even coal. Plus: Some companies worth a look.
Here’s a quick look at the methodology and the full results of the MSN Money-IBOPE Zogby International customer-service survey for 2011.
Financial advisers cite several reasons for a renewed urge to own precious metals and other alternatives to stocks and bonds. But they warn that these assets carry expenses and risks.
The Fed, Washington and the world have poured trillions into the economy to try to get it moving. Here’s why the dollars seem to disappear — and what could stop it.
Q: My husband and I always seem to owe on our taxes. What can we do? — J.B., Indianapolis
Big Oil won a skirmish over its tax breaks last week, but more battles loom. Other targets could be tax breaks that help the housing sector, health care — and you.
How many sciences do you know that have the word voodoo associated with them? How many have had major paradigm shifts every 20 years? Economics is still categorized into various schools of thought. When was the last time you heard of schools of chemical thought or schools of biological thought? Joseph Stiglitz, a Nobel prize winner in economics, has…
Investors are worried that the current market pullback will turn into a full-fledged bear market. Here are 3 things investors should have learned from recent crises.
For many homeowners, the warmer months is the prime time to remodel a kitchen or bathroom. But beware — there are some contractors who may offer you a deal that’s simply too good to be true.
For millions of Americans, the difference between a comfortable retirement and a constant struggle to meet expenses comes down to having a plan.
Congressional posturing notwithstanding, the government’s balance sheet and budgetary problems aren’t likely to be resolved anytime soon.
Despite a 12% gain since last year, savers surveyed by Fidelity Investments are hardly feeling flush. Many say they are unsure they’ll be financially ready to retire.
Caught between rising costs and price controls, China, India, Russia and other countries face a problem that is much worse: Not enough energy to go around.
Q: Our kids are 10 and 16. We expect to inherit $200,000, which we need for retirement. Can we still get financial aid for college? — Name withheld
The venerated investor employs fuzzy financial reporting that gives his investment vehicle an ‘intrinsic’ value richer than what the market’s willing to pay.
There is some good news for college grads looking for that first job.
Too few buyers with too many homes for sale depresses prices. Analysts foresee an additional 10% plunge — an opportunity for landlords and investors, but bad news for homeowners.
Coming out of a bruising recession, the average CEO got a 24% pay raise. The average worker? Just 3.3%. What does the widening pay gap mean for investors?
Warmer weather means relief from the high cost of heating your home. Enjoy it while you can.