Lower Volatility Might Not Signal a Market Correction

The CBOE's Volatility Index, also known as the VIX, has been trending lower, which many analysts consider a sign that that stocks are due for a fall. But another argument says it's all relative, and in today's environment it may suggest a continuing rally.

Fraud Files: When 'Immaterial' Errors Hide Real Problems

When companies use the word "immaterial" to describe errors or irregularities in their previously reported numbers, what they're trying to say is that their mistakes involved such small amounts that they don't really matter. Too often, though, that's not really the case.

What's the Market Saying? Growth Is 'In Check'

Forget "bargain hunting" or "buying the dip" these days. Until the market proves it's back in bull mode, the only cliche investors need adhere to is "don't try to catch a falling knife," says says Maier Tarlow, senior managing director at Raven Securities.