Short selling a stock can be very enticing. But it's also very dangerous. If the market's in a downturn, you can still make a profit. But you can also lose a ton of money.
Based on most key numbers, 2013 was a banner year for the U.S. economy, but consumers aren't buying it. Why is there such a disconnect between Wall Street and Main Street?
Millionaire investor Dan Zanger, of chartpattern.com, shares his secrets on how to tell if the stock market is truly in a bubble.
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Social networking stocks were among the best gainers of 2013, but they were the big losers Monday, as the major indexes were mostly flat on the second to last day of the year.
A sharp rise in U.S. equity prices could be leading to a dangerous bubble, according to an American who won the 2013 Nobel prize for economics.
Two tech giants continued to shine in the markets Wednesday: Hewlett-Packard and Apple. Trading was light ahead of the holiday, but the Dow and the S&P both hit new highs.
It took the Dow just 139 days to climb from 15,000 to 16,000. The big question for investors is: does that signal the start of a new round of buying, or the end of the rally?
As stocks surge this year, all 10 industry groups within the S&P 500 index are closing in on gains of 10 percent or more for 2013.
The Dow Jones industrial average passed a major milestone Monday, topping the 16,000 level for the first time. It's the second big round number to fall this year.
An EPA rule change rippled through Wall Street Friday, and it could help you when you fill your gas tank. Meanwhile it was another record day for both the Dow and the S&P...
The Standard & Poor's 500 index is closing at another record high even as other U.S. stock indexes edge slightly lower.
U.S. household net worth jumped $1.3 trillion in the spring, fueled by gains in home and stock values.
Stock markets rose Tuesday as investors shrugged off worries about what the Federal Open Market Committee will decide to do about economic stimulus at its meeting this week.
Would you believe the stock market has crashed and spiked 18,000 times since 2006, and we had no idea? Scientists who have studied high-speed trading say it's the truth.
Assuming that Lawrence Summers' decision to quit the race to run the Fed signals a more gradual approach to tightening monetary policy, stock and bond markets rallied.
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Amgen is close to buying Onyx Pharmaceuticals $125 a share, or more than $10 billion, in a deal that is expected to be announced as soon as Monday, sources say.
All trading on Nasdaq, the second-biggest U.S. stock exchange, was halted Thursday after a technical problem. But the reopening of trading went relatively well.
Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street, sending the Standard & Poor's 500 index above 1,700 points for the first time.
Technology stocks rose Thursday after Facebook's report soared past analyst expectations, but disappointing earnings from other companies kept a lid on the broader market.
Given how far stocks have risen since the market hit bottom in 2009, some investors feel buying stocks now is a guaranteed blunder. Not so: Here are two ways to do it and win.