The Hidden Stock Market Price of Falling for the Dividend Ruse
A favorite theory of financial economists is that stock dividends are a free-money mirage. Research says almost everyone falls for it.
Investors Told to Brace for Steepest Rate Hikes Since 2006
Citigroup and JPMorgan predict policy tightening in rich nations; five central banks set policy this week.
A Year of Double-Digit Gains Is the Norm for Stocks
The average annual increase of 21% and the average annual loss of 14% offer a wide range to work with.
How Overvalued Are Stocks? 3 Key Ratios Give the Answer(s)
This market run ranks as the second-longest bull on record. So how overvalued is the domestic stock market?
It Ain’t Over Till It’s Over: 4 Trends Driving REIT Valuations
A number of trends don't bode well for the real estate market, but the reality isn't as clear-cut as it seems.
Crypto IRA Launched by Regal Assets: Portfolio Products
Trust Company of America adds 18 ETFs to its Custody Advantage platform.
Future Is Bright for Financial Services in 2018: The Economist
The Economist Intelligence Unit sees an upbeat year, despite lurking risks in China and other markets.
SIFMA: Economists See Little Impact From Tax Cuts in 2018
The trade group's economic advisory roundtable discusses its predictions for growth, inflation and interest rates in 2018.
Are Tax Cuts Already Priced Into the Stock Market?
The S&P 500 and Dow have gained 20% or more over the past year, partially on tax cut expectations. Is there more room to rise?
House Passes 2-Week Spending Bill to Avoid Shutdown This Week
The measure goes to the Senate for a vote before Friday night.