Stocks could be set up for another violent week of selling

  12/07/2018 06:26 PM
Stocks could continue to take a beating and aim for a retest of lows, after one of the most brutal weeks for the market this year.

  S&P 500 closes in an official 'death cross,' a chart pattern that could signal more pain ahead

  12/07/2018 05:14 PM
The chart of the S&P 500 is flashing a warning of more selling ahead.

  Citigroup needs to slash bonuses, do 'whatever it takes' to cut costs: Wells Fargo analyst

  12/07/2018 04:50 PM
Citigroup needs to cut costs to meet its efficiency target for the year, says Wells Fargo analyst Mike Mayo.

  Facebook increases stock buyback program by $9 billion

  12/07/2018 04:39 PM
The social media giant said its board approved the increase on Thursday. In 2017, the board signed off on share repurchases of up to $15 billion of its Class A shares with no expiration date.

  Worst weekly decline for the S&P 500, Nasdaq since March 23

  12/07/2018 04:04 PM
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  For the week, S&P, Dow and Nasdaq all down more than 4.5%

  12/07/2018 04:02 PM
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  Nasdaq Composite ends lower by 3.0%

  12/07/2018 04:01 PM
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  Dow Jones Industrial Average sheds around 559 points

  12/07/2018 04:01 PM
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  S&P 500 down by 2.3%

  12/07/2018 04:00 PM
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  S&P, Dow log three-day losing streak

  12/07/2018 04:00 PM
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  Stocks end sharply lower to cap torrid week of trading

  12/07/2018 04:00 PM
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  The ultimate holiday tipping guide: How much to give

  12/07/2018 03:40 PM
It's not always clear who you should tip for the holidays — and how much.

  Gold up in electronic trade after Fed's Bullard says central bank should not hike rates this month

  12/07/2018 03:20 PM
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  Feb. gold up at $1,255.60/oz in electronic trade, after $1,252.60 Comex settlement

  12/07/2018 03:20 PM
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  This one chart shows the confusion the Trump administration is causing the market about trade

  12/07/2018 03:06 PM
It has been a very confusing week for investors as the Trump administration continues to deliver mixed messages on the state of trade relations with China. 

  WTI oil futures gain roughly 3.3% for the week

  12/07/2018 02:37 PM
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  Why are markets so volatile? JP Morgan's quant guru thinks 'fake news' is to blame

  12/07/2018 01:10 PM
There's a yawning chasm between the real U.S. economy and how markets are behaving, and the media is to blame, according to J.P. Morgan Chase top quant Marko Kolanovic.

  Coinbase considers adding 30 new cryptocurrencies to its exchange, including highly anticipated XRP

  12/07/2018 12:50 PM
The most popular U.S. cryptocurrency exchange is looking to add 30 new tokens including XRP. 

  Investors flee bonds and stocks in turbulent week for growth and trade

  12/07/2018 12:27 PM
Investors pulled billions from bonds and stocks this week as U.S. bond movements triggered fears over global growth and a trade tussle between the United States and China heated up, strategists at...

  GE makes it official, lowers dividend to a penny

  12/07/2018 12:25 PM
It's second dividend cut announcement this year for the beleaguered company.

  Investors fled the wild trading this week, dumping $3.5 billion from equity funds

  12/07/2018 12:17 PM
Wild swings in the stock market this week rattled investors who pulled $3.5 billion from U.S. equity funds and fled to the safety of government debt.

  Medicare Advantage plans get unfair push from U.S. government: critics

  12/07/2018 12:04 PM
Insurance companies do not need any help marketing Medicare Advantage plans - just ask anyone over age 65 about the pitches that clog their mailboxes every year during the fall enrollment period, or...

  Bitcoin price pain continues as the cryptocurrency plummets to a 15-month low

  12/07/2018 10:30 AM
The world's largest cryptocurrency nose-dived as much as 11 percent to a low of $3,293.31 on Friday. 

  Markets see easier Fed after November hiring slowdown

  12/07/2018 10:05 AM
November's employment report was a 'Goldilocks' report, solid enough to reflect a vigorous labor market, but not strong enough to encourage the Fed to be more aggressive.

  Black unemployment rate falls to 5.9%, ties record low hit earlier this year

  12/07/2018 10:00 AM
The employment picture for black Americans is better than it ever has been. 

  Your first trade for Friday, December 7

  12/07/2018 09:49 AM
The "Fast Money" traders share their first moves for the market open.

  Job growth falls short of expectations in November: 155,000 payrolls created vs 198,000 estimate

  12/07/2018 08:30 AM
Nonfarm payrolls increased by 155,000 in November. Economists surveyed by Dow Jones had been expecting payroll growth of 198,000.

  Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: Big Lots, Amazon, Tesla, Cronos, Lululemon & more

  12/07/2018 07:54 AM
Names on the move ahead of the open.

  This quant says his tiny start-up is about to blow up Wall Street's $8 trillion bond monopoly

  12/07/2018 07:31 AM
Success by Wave Labs would be a coup on Wall Street. Electronic trading has taken over everything from stocks to currencies, but the market for big corporate bonds has remained stubbornly human.

  Job market is strong and hiring robust, in contrast to market fears

  12/06/2018 05:18 PM
November's jobs report Friday should show a strong pace of hiring in a solid underlying economy, a stark contrast to some of the worst fears in financial markets this week.

  Markets are going haywire. Here's why these sudden moves are here to stay

  12/06/2018 05:06 PM
There are two main culprits to blame for the increasing market volatility these days, and they are not going away anytime soon.

  Major CEOs don't see this 'economic slowdown' everyone's talking about

  12/06/2018 05:00 PM
Despite investor worries, top CEOs told CNBC this week said they don't see an economic slowdown on the horizon.

  Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Broadcom, American Outdoor Brands and more

  12/06/2018 04:46 PM
See which stocks are posting big moves after the bell.

  Investor fears about recession seem 'overdone,' IMF's Christine Lagarde says

  12/06/2018 02:11 PM
Despite investors' uncertainty about global growth, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde says the U.S. is not headed for a recession anytime soon.

  Dimon says Fed will likely still hike rates in December despite market turmoil

  12/06/2018 01:33 PM
Despite the stock market sell-off this week, J.P. Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon predicts the Federal Reserve will likely still raise interest rates in December. 

  Employee rights group says Wells Fargo declined planned meeting

  12/06/2018 01:32 PM
A union-backed bank employee rights group is complaining after Wells Fargo & Co declined to meet with members last week, according to a letter sent to Chief Executive Tim Sloan viewed exclusively by...

  Here's why the arrest of a Huawei executive is ripping the stock market

  12/06/2018 01:27 PM

  BlackRock's Rieder buying longer-term bonds as Fed pause seems likely

  12/06/2018 01:24 PM
BlackRock Inc's Rick Rieder is buying longer-term bonds because softening inflation could force the U.S. Federal Reserve to pause interest rate hikes, the top fixed-income investor told Reuters this...

  James Dolan settles with FTC for securities violation involving Madison Square Garden stock

  12/06/2018 12:26 PM
The CEO of the company that owns the N.Y. Knicks and Rangers failed to timely report his plan to buy more voting shares, the FTC said.

  Cooperman says market will end the year higher from this dip because there's no sign of a recession

  12/06/2018 12:07 PM
Billionaire investor Leon Cooperman says the turbulence in stocks is just part of a market correction because there are no signs of a recession. 

  Markets are turning up the heat on the Fed to dial back rate hikes

  12/06/2018 11:44 AM
Amid the latest round of market turmoil this week, the market has lowered the probability of an interest rate hike when the central bank's policymaking body meets later this month. They've also reduced the chances of future increases.

  Bipartisan lawmakers seek cryptocurrency rules to protect consumers and keep US competitive

  12/06/2018 11:30 AM
Bipartisan bills are being introduced in bid to bring more oversight to the volatile cryptocurrency industry.

  Cryptocurrency index fund follows Warren Buffett's playbook, but with a $1 million bet against the S&P

  12/06/2018 10:30 AM
Morgan Creek Digital is betting $1 million that its cryptocurrency index fund will outperform the S&P 500 over the next 10 years.

  Saudi-backed lobbyists reportedly booked 500 rooms at Trump's DC hotel after the 2016 election

  12/06/2018 09:50 AM
The new details about the lobbying effort comes amid ongoing lawsuits arguing that Trump violated a constitutional ban on political office holders accepting gifts or emoluments from foreign governments.

  First steps towards a life of giving back

  12/05/2018 07:02 AM
Here is some good news to hold onto this holiday season: Americans are giving more than ever.

  DoubleLine's Gundlach says Treasuries point to economy ready to weaken

  12/04/2018 06:50 PM
Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive officer of DoubleLine Capital, said the U.S. Treasury yield curve inversion on short-end maturities was signaling the "economy is poised to weaken."

  U.S. top court signals it will buttress anti-fraud securities laws

  12/03/2018 03:07 PM
U.S. Supreme Court justices on Monday appeared reluctant to further limit the scope of who can be held liable for violating laws that protect investors from securities fraud as they weighed an appeal...

  Moelis hires from BlackRock, hedge fund for activist defense team

  12/03/2018 09:19 AM
Investment bank Moelis & Co said on Monday it has hired an executive from the world's largest index fund manager, BlackRock Inc, as well as a hedge fund professional, for its team advising companies...

  Can better cancer care lower company's health costs?

  12/03/2018 07:34 AM
When companies try to tackle rising healthcare costs, shifting more of the burden to employees is increasingly the strategy of choice.

  Losses at Einhorn's hedge fund Greenlight grow in November

  11/30/2018 08:26 PM
Billionaire investor David Einhorn told investors on Friday that losses at his hedge fund Greenlight Capital grew this month, leaving the fund down nearly 28 percent for the year.

  Equities fund Brenham Capital to shut as energy stocks plunge

  11/30/2018 12:23 PM
Brenham Capital Management LP, an energy equities fund manager with about $800 million in assets under management, will shut after two years of losses, its founder said in a letter to investors on...

  U.S. mutual fund sales signal retail investor caution

  11/29/2018 05:02 PM
U.S. mutual fund investors pulled $13.7 billion from stocks and bonds during the latest week, according to data released on Thursday by Lipper underscoring retail investors' rising concerns over...

  5 Financial Steps To Take When Starting A Business

  11/29/2018 10:00 AM

  Column: Future U.S. seniors to face housing crunch as wealth declines

  11/29/2018 06:25 AM
American homes are showing their age - not the houses, but the people living in them.

  Pimco buys all of $3 billion UniCredit bond: sources

  11/28/2018 03:41 PM
U.S. fund Pacific Investment Management Co (Pimco) has bought all of a $3 billion, five-year bond offered with a hefty return by Italy's top bank UniCredit to comply with capital buffer rules, two...

  Money disasters can derail retirement

  11/28/2018 06:12 AM
Karyn Golden’s income was approaching $200,000 as she lived a carefree single existence at the peak of her career in Chicago, 20 years ago. She brokered real estate deals, served on boards and...

  Medicine or vice? Socially screened funds struggle to define cannabis industry

  11/27/2018 04:09 PM
The $8 trillion U.S. socially responsible investment industry is grappling with that question as more states approve the recreational use of cannabis, pushing consumption closer to "sin" stocks like...

  Ex-Morgan Stanley adviser gets five years in U.S. prison for fraud

  11/27/2018 04:01 PM
A former Morgan Stanley adviser was sentenced to five years in prison on Tuesday after he admitted that he misused client funds to invest in a wind farm project and to cover his own personal...

  Five year-end steps to take while closing out this year

  11/27/2018 01:52 PM
Do you have the discipline to set up your business for a clean and fast start on January 1? While you're pushing 2018 over the goal line, here are five steps you can take for a great beginning in the new

  Hedge funds' historic U.S. rate view shift switches to 5-year bonds: McGeever

  11/27/2018 09:09 AM
A couple of weeks ago it was 10-year Treasuries, last week 5-year bonds: hedge funds are shifting their view of the Fed and U.S. interest rates by magnitudes rarely seen before.

  Campbell ends proxy fight with Third Point, adds directors

  11/26/2018 12:53 PM
Campbell Soup and Third Point LLC settled their proxy contest on Monday by adding two of the hedge fund's nominees to the U.S. food company's board and giving the activist investor a say in selecting...

  How to do more good with your charitable dollars

  11/26/2018 11:04 AM
Doing double the good with your charitable dollars sounds like a no-brainer, but investors are just starting to catch on.

  5 Things Retailers Need to Consider Heading Into the 2018 Holiday Shopping Season

  11/16/2018 11:06 AM

  What if your customers went away for a month - or more?

  11/09/2018 03:03 PM

  3 Reasons Why Loyalty Is More Important Than Ever

  11/05/2018 02:36 PM

  Small Businesses Need Their Bankers More Than They Realize

  10/22/2018 03:52 PM

  This Is How To Turn Your Hobby Into A Thriving Business

  10/12/2018 12:29 PM

  The First 3 Years of Self-Financing Your Business

  10/01/2018 12:47 PM

  How The 80/20 Rule Applies to Premium Loyalty

  09/27/2018 10:28 AM

  4 Tips To Keep Personal And Business Finances Separate

  09/26/2018 10:37 AM

  5 Entrepreneur Mistakes You Might Not Realize You're Making

  09/24/2018 09:48 AM

  4 Pieces Of Financial Advice Every Budding Entrepreneur Needs To Hear

  08/31/2018 10:01 AM

  Financial Advisors: A Unique Approach Is Essential When Advising Entrepreneurs

  08/27/2018 10:38 AM

  Are you prepared for the inevitable business disruption?

  08/13/2018 09:57 AM

  Why You Should Focus On Your Strength As A Business Owner

  08/08/2018 09:42 AM