Financial-Crisis

Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Chase Are About To Set the Tone For Earnings Season

Earnings season kicks off this week, and whether or not the first companies to report meet expectations will set the tone for the rest of the...

Why JPMorgan Chase Will Move the Dow Tomorrow

On Thursday, the Dow Jones Industrials plunged after biotech stocks and other former leading sectors reversed course, wreaking...

Initial Jobless Claims Fall 9.6% to Pre-Recession Levels

Initial jobless claims fell 9.6% to 300,000 for the week ending April 5, according to a Labor Department report released today. That's the...

Great Jobless Claims Reading Largely Ignored

135093244The Labor Department showed that weekly claims were down by a whopping 32,000 to 300,000 in the week ending April 5. Bloomberg had the estimate at...

Stock Market Today: Family Dollar's Layoffs and Rite Aid's Confidence

The Dow Jones Industrial Average has lost a modest 17 points in pre-market trading, suggesting a lower start to the stock...

The Fed: Dovish on Rates, Hawkish on Banks

And back up we go! After U.S. stocks posted three consecutive losing days (ending Monday), this elicited some handwringing from...

What Does Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac's Massive Windfall Mean to You?

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) sure does seem to be making a lot of money from settlements lately. In fact, after Bank of...

Why Goldman Sachs and Pfizer Held Back the Dow Tuesday

On Tuesday, the Dow Jones Industrials broke its losing streak, although its gain of just 10 points did little to erase the more...

Will BlackBerry's Financial Problems Continue?

When BlackBerry posted a loss of $4.4 billion in its third quarter -- primarily driven by unsold inventory -- the investing community began...

Could This Finally Be The End of Bank Of America's Woes?

Despite being one of the best performing stocks in the S&P 500 over the past two years, Bank of America still can't catch a...

Why Is Bank of America Corp Getting Slaughtered by Analysts?

Here's a depressing piece of news if you're a shareholder of Bank of America : Over the last four months, analysts have reduced...

Investors are Ready to Discover Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac


Source: Flickr / Georgie Pauwels.

After an amendment to the preferred stock purchase agreement with the U.S. government was...

China's Days of "Stealing" the World's Oil and Gas Are Numbered

Developing the Western Oilfields of China (Source: PetroChina)

For years, China's oil companies PetroChina , Sinopec , and CNOOC...

Don't Be Fooled by Zillow's Recent News

While companies like Move and HomeAway have fallen steeply with the Nasdaq sell-off, Zillow and Trulia have surprisingly held up well. In...

10 Rules to Guide You Through a Lifetime of Financial Decisions

Money. There's no denying that it's a big part of our lives. It's the means to all of those important ends: security, opportunity,...

Hot Car Sales, Hotter Gambling Stocks, a Bad Education for U of Phoenix, and What Shook Markets Last

Instead of grieving over your busted March Madness brackets (curse you, UConn), check out what pumped stocks to record highs during last week...

10 Cities That Provide The Best Bang for Your Buck

With the U.S. Economy officially on the road to recovery, there are 10 cities that stand out as the most affordable places to live in...

The U.S. Economy Has a Long Way to Go According to This Powerful Woman

This week, the newest chair of the Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen, provided frank and honest insight into how she feels the U.S. economy is...

Why Regions Financial and Huntington Bancshares Can't Get Past the Financial Crisis

Even though the financial crisis happened more than five years ago, there remains a clear reminder of it on the balance sheets...

Why This Billionaire Added to His Stake in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

Multiple billionaire investors have put both their wallets and their words behind Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and this week one announced he...

1 More Reason to Put Citigroup Inc on Your Radar Today

Citigroup has had a rough go of things in 2014, but all of the negative attention may be skewing reality.

Citigroup has taken the...

Chipotle Mexican Grill Has Cornered These 3 Culinary Trends

Chipotle Mexican Grill has built its brand strength around offering "Food With Integrity" in a build-your-own format. Judging by the...

LINN Energy As A Way to Hedge The Rising Price of Gasoline

Virtually anybody who reads the financial news or drives a car knows that the price of gasoline has surged lately. This has undoubtedly had...