The shellacking the markets took last Thursday is the most powerful warning sign we’ve seen yet that things are not what they seem in the financial markets. For lack of a better term, it’s a bearish omen, despite Monday’s recovery.
most stockbrokers aren’t traders, and they aren’t analysts, but salesmen. They usher clients into financial products with little regard for their individual financial situation or the broader markets.
In his recent State of the Union Address, President Obama unveiled something new: a retirement savings account to “help” Americans build a nest egg, coining it the “MyRA.”
“The Cleantech Crash” – profiled on CBS’ “60 Minutes” Sunday night – has joined the list of the U.S. government’s biggest blunders, wasting approximately $150 billion dating back to the George W. Bush administration.
This isn’t just any old stock market rally. It’s the first leg of a global generational bull market.
Stocks around the world can and eventually will double and triple from here.
Investors want to know if it’s too late to get into the record-breaking bull market.
Investors love bullish trends like the January Effect – but does this rally even exist like it used to?
There’s a lucrative new trading “set-up” a lot of investors are using now. But unlike classic approaches, like “don’t fight the Fed,” and “the trend is your friend,” there are no rules on how to play this new game.
As usual, Wall Street smiled upon Icahn’s triumph; Transocean stock went up 3.59% to $55.37 yesterday.
“I believe that Transocean is now on the road to realize its great potential,” a clearly thrilled Icahn said in a statement. He also tweeted: “Grt news for Transocean and activism today.”
The highly publicized Twitter IPO (NYSE: TWTR) has stolen the headlines this week, but a slew of other initial public offerings hit the market as well…
In fact, 16 IPOs priced this week, for a total value of $4 billion.
This year activist investors have been busier than ever, but they’re just getting started.
That’s because conditions in the market right now couldn’t be any more ideal for activist investing, and the hedge fund managers who do this sort of thing are not known for letting opportunities go to waste.