Between the Dow vs. S&P 500, only one index reigns supreme as the top bellwether of U.S. markets. In fact, it's not even close.
Bearish sentiment is at all-time, which is why silver prices are falling this week.
Global stimulus has pumped up markets, strengthened the dollar, and threatens to plunge silver to uncomfortably low levels.
These are the 10 publicly traded companies that spent the most on lobbying in 2014 – and which issues each one cared about the most.
Over the past few weeks, one "clinical stage" pharma firm after another has seen its stock price rise and plummet on rumors about who has the most likely Ebola vaccine.
I'm not taking you on any wild rides like that. Instead, check out this solid big-cap company that's gearing up for a major Ebola drug trial.
Historically, low unemployment has led to faster wage growth. But that hasn’t been the case over the last six years.
The October U.S. jobs report shows the unemployment rate is down – but wage growth does not look good.
The price of oil has slipped consistently since June, dragging most oil stocks down with it.
In June, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) hit a three-year high of $103.66 per barrel. By Tuesday, it closed at its lowest price in more than three years, at $77.19.
Stock market futures rose Friday morning following strong October unemployment data. Watch for the report to positively affect markets throughout the day.
Seasoned investors know there are ways a trade can go wrong for you – that's why thorough research and tight investing discipline are so important.
But, the truth is, there's only one surefire way to lose your shirt, only one move that's absolutely, positively guaranteed to cost you money.
And it's a shockingly easy play to make. In fact, as of 2014, more than 52% of Americans have made this fatal trading mistake.
They didn't see it coming, and, even worse, plenty of these folks thought they were actually playing it safe.
Republican control of the U.S. Senate has made approval of Keystone pipeline imminent.
The controversial $8 billion project, skillfully delayed for years by President Barack Obama, would transport oil sands crude from Canada to refineries on the U.S. Gulf Coast.
TransCanada Corp. (NYSE: TRP), the company building the Keystone XL pipeline, would be the greatest beneficiary of its approval, of course. But dozens of other companies also figure to gain from the project.
Saudi Arabia is once again fueling a global oil feud by cutting crude oil prices. It's the second time in a month the kingdom has grabbed the headlines in the oil markets.
In its latest version, Saudi Aramco (the national oil company) has restored an earlier price cut to Asia, but reduced its price to U.S customers.
That means the Saudis are now trying to fight a crude oil war on three different fronts: against Russia in Asia; with OPEC's over-producers like Venezuela and Kuwait; and an escalating battle against U.S. unconventional (tight and shale) oil.