Microcap stocks are one of the few asset classes where the average investor, through disciplined research, can compete with institutional traders.
The rise of cyber crime threatens the links between traders and markets, and will only accelerate as investors boost their reliance on technology. What follows is a conversation about the markets, cyber security and the coming challenges that investors and traders face in the 21st century economy.
The waves of cash surfed relentlessly by some of Silicon Valley's largest venture-backed businesses are showing signs of receding amid concern the companies may already be worth more than their likely valuations once they finally go public.
Apple fell 2.3% to $125.70 and was the biggest drag on the Dow, S&P 500 and the Nasdaq.
Frank Holmes' advice to investors? Chill. In his interview with The Gold Report, the veteran commodities investor shared some strategies that help him "sit back and stay balanced," namely by diversifying and following the money.
U.S. stocks recovered from earlier losses amid speculation the Federal Reserve will be patient in deciding when to increase interest rates.
Merck KGaA agreed to buy Sigma- Aldrich Corp. for $17 billion in cash to expand in chemicals used in research labs and pharmaceutical manufacturing and reduce its dependence on drug development.
U.S. stock futures rose, after the best week for the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index since April, as European equities climbed on prospects for increased stimulus and Burger King Worldwide Inc. rallied on merger activity.
Twitter soared 23 percent as results beat estimates and the company boosted its annual sales projection.
Three rounds of Fed bond-buying have helped propel the S&P 500 higher by more than 190 percent during the current five-year bull market.