Under the Hood: Understanding Volatility and the VIX, Pt. 1
Asked and answered: Why investors should watch volatility, what exactly is the VIX and is it really predictive of future stock market movements.
Citigroup Beats Estimates as Cost Cuts Cushion Trading Slump
The bank still faces several investigations, which may negatively impact upcoming financial results.
Goldman Profit at 5-Year High as Every Business Tops Estimates
The investment bank turns things around after last quarter's decline in net income.
Renewable Energy Booms, Coal Energy Falters
In 2015, the US could set new national records for annual renewable build, coal retirements, and gas burn from the power sector.
3 Sectors Where Billionaires Bought Ahead of Earnings Season
Where billionaire hedge fund managers like Carl Icahn, Bill Ackman and Warren Buffett have placed their chips ahead of first-quarter earnings.
Gates, Pritzkers Take on Musk in $5 Billion Race for New Battery
Gates is backing MIT’s Donald Sadoway, who says he’s perfected the chemistry for a 10-ton liquid metal battery.
Hedge Fund Firm GMO Says Stop Hedging Your (Foreign) Bets
The Boston-based hedge fund firm argues that, paradoxically, hedging foreign equity actually increases risk.
Hedge Funds Have Best Quarter Since 2011
Macro strategies steamroll their competitors for the third consecutive quarter, Hedge Fund Research reports.
Will Energy Mergers Speed Up After Shell-BG Deal?
A Brunswick survey of oil and gas specialists found that 68% of analysts and investment managers expect more M&A activity but only 20% of bankers and lawyers do.
Under the Hood: Stock Market Valuation, Pt. 2—Shiller and Tobin
Concluding our discussion of stock market valuation tools, we look at Robert Shiller’s CAPE and James Tobin’s Q Ratio.