As goes January in the market, so goes the year. That's the essence of the Stock Trader's Almanac's January Barometer, and it doesn't bode well for 2015.
The ongoing slump in the price of oil is starting to become a headache for Wall Street, prompting a big sell-off across the entire stock market.
Plenty of stocks go up and down in any given week. Here are some of last week's best and worst performers on Wall Street.
It was the ninth positive week in the past 10 for the Dow and S&P.
The Nasdaq ended in slightly negative territory, pressured by a drop in biotech stocks caused by an change by Express Scripts.
Billionaires have often been industrialists, real estate moguls or technology pioneers, but James Simons began his path to riches using math.
Don't be fooled by ETFs that look like stocks but have the risks of futures -- and are almost guaranteed to be losers over time.
A new startup brokerage called Robinhood aims to deliver on the spirit of its namesake by offering zero-commission stock trades.
A month ago investors worried that a big market correction had arrived. Now they just saw record highs for the S&P 500 for five straight sessions.
Some ETFs emphasize market segments that tend to be less prone to big swings, and they may be safer havens in these volatile days.
After several days surfing Wall Street's gut-wrenching swells and troughs, investors got a smoother ride on Thursday. Well, mostly.
The Dow, the S&P 500, the Nasdaq Composite and the Russell 2000 are all down. Is this another jinx month for stocks?
Worried about the wildly oscillating stock market? You should be. But don't just worry: Adapt these strategies to protect yourself and your money.
Is now the time to cash in your market gains? Or does sticking with a long-term investing strategy remain the best move?
Stocks ended with sharp losses Thursday, with the S&P 500 suffering its biggest one-day decline since July, as Apple tumbled and the dollar rose.
Among the ranks of elite dividend stocks, some companies use questionable methods to preserve their positions as Dividend Aristocrats.
Financial history is full of people who predicted disasters that didn't happen and trends that went the opposite direction.
A new owner for the NYSE means fewer workers overall but more brokers on a renovated trading floor. What else does Intercontinental Exchange have in mind?
Though the strategy of sell in May and go away, has historically has been a profitable one, 2014 was an exception.
Index-based investing has gone mainstream, but most investors are still not benefiting from it. Here's how you can -- and why you should.