For Americans, the economy is likely to remain sluggish for several years, but the long-term outlook isn’t nearly as bad as the pessimists say
Since the recession, the value of derivatives outstanding has grown, and they remain very risky with the potential for large, unpredictable losses.
A stronger dollar could be a bellwether of an improving economy and a brighter outlook for U.S. stocks.
For all the headlines to the Dow Jones Industrial Average’s new record, you’d think it was a big deal. But experts say it’s time to curb the enthusiasm.
Economic policies that look like the start of a trade war are really aimed at addressing domestic economic problems.
The banking sector still faces big challenges, but greater transparency will boost investor confidence and also encourage banks to manage risk better internally.
A slow-growing economy with little inflation can actually be the best environment for blue-chip stocks.
The economy is likely to keep improving, but slow growth could develop into chronic stagnation.
Australian money manager John Hempton has called the battle between investor Bill Ackman and nutritional-supplement company Herbalife “hedge-fund porn.”
There is indeed something vaguely obscene about the ongoing drama, …
Multiple debt markets are facing big trouble because of excessive borrowing and the Fed’s easy-money policies.
The resolution of the Fiscal Cliff will probably no solve much, while little attention is paid to the real economic problems.