During his trip to India, President Obama announced a set of measures to increase trade between India and the U.S. That means new opportunities for a number of companies and a chance for smart investors to profit.
Stocks don't move in a straight line, and a relatively light week of earnings reports and economic data should give the market a much-needed break after the major indexes have run up to two-year highs. But long-term, the direction still looks upward [VIDEO].
As we approach the cyclically sweet period between New Year's resolutions and swimsuit season, investors may think there are profitable opportunities in companies focused on diet and exercise. But you may be wise not to gorge on the stocks.
Drop the term QE2 and many people will think you are talking about the British monarch or a luxury ocean liner. But actually, it refers to the second stimulus plan that is about to hit our economy.
McDonald's, Caterpillar and Verizon are all major American companies that play an influential role in our daily lives. But while you may (or may not) admire and respect them, should you covet their stocks?
Hulu is considering raising up to $300 million in an IPO next year to add more shows to its subscription service, Reuters reported Friday. Will that be enough capital to keep Hulu competitive with Netflix, as well as services from companies such as Apple, Amazon and Wal-Mart?
Tony Bates, the incoming CEO of Skype, is a serious player aiming to crack the corporate market. But solving the many problems of wild child Skype won't be easy for the ex-Cisco exec.
If you had $20,000 to invest where would you put it? The bank? Stocks? Bonds? Maybe even gold? James Altucher, managing director of Formula Capital, says that even though he thinks stocks are going up, there are better ways to invest your money.
Shortsightedness, overconfidence and failing to have a plan are more likely to hurt investors' long-term results than the inevitable ups and downs of stocks and bonds, says Jonathan Satovsky, chairman and chief executive of Satovsky Asset Management.