So far, January has been a bust for global investors: In just four days, $1.6 trillion in market value was destroyed, according to the S&P Global 1200, which tracks 70% of worldwide market capitalization.
Stocks had a so-so year in 2015 with two of the major indexes, the S&P 500 and Dow finishing flat to down, respectively. So, you’d think it would be a perfect time for active mutual fund managers to shine, but that’s not what happened.
Year-end cannot come soon enough for the world's largest retailer and its investors.
Third Avenue Management LLC has reached an agreement with the Securities and Exchange Commission to provide investors with updated values on its Third Avenue Focused Credit Fund, as the firm unwinds the troubled fund over the next year or so.
A portfolio with a heavy bond weighting may not cut it for investors in 2016.....
Starting to invest can be tricky if you don't have enough funds readily available. You could use a personal loan to finance your investment, but is that...
Despite decent holiday sales, investors are not in the mood to celebrate retail stocks.
myRA, the government's new retirement savings vehicle, is touted as being safe but as with any investment product there are always some risks investors need to understand.
Today’s money market funds are returning a staggeringly low 0.01% annually. Learn why people are still investing in them.
Institutional investors have turned markedly pessimistic following the bout of extreme volatility during late August but the shift is not necessarily a bad thing…..
The stocks team at Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) is not as optimistic on U.S. stocks as they were just three months ago and have cut their 2015 growth expectations for the S&P 500 (NYSE:SPY). After sifting through the firm’s 24 page research note (excluding the standard disclosures) its clear some of the global risks investors are well aware of are becoming more serious.
Whenever disaster strikes people run for safety.
Relief washed over the bond market this week after the Federal Reserve decided to hold off on hiking interest rates.
The recent surge in volatility could slow the U.S. economic recovery and that may create a new headache for the Federal Reserve.
Hedge funds aren't just for the 1 percent.
Do the stock market's big swings have you feeling helpless? Although you can't control what happens in Shanghai -- or the fact that troubles in China can drag down stocks here by 10 percent in just over a week -- you do have control over one crucial factor affecting your portfolio: how much you pay in expenses.
It’s a rookie mistake to yank money out of a falling stock market, here’s why…
Wall Street concern is growing about a collapse in emerging market funds, once a darling of investors chasing their high yields in a world of near zero interest rates.
The Dow Jones Industrials sink into correction territory with the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite close behind.
Is Walmart, with nearly a half a trillion dollars in annual revenue doing enough to provide security at its local stores, as customers get assaulted, shoppers brawl, and even killings occur?