Stimulus Bets Send S&P to Biggest About-Face Since 2011
Equities slumped on Thursday amid concern over Europe’s economy.
S&P 500 Companies Spend 95% of Profits on Buybacks, Payouts
Companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500 index really love their shareholders. Maybe too much.
Fed Minutes Ease Concern on Rate Rise, Lifting Stocks
Several Fed policy makers said a rise in their median projection for the main interest rate exaggerated the likely speed of tightening.
Disappointing Jobs Report Fuels Rally in Treasuries, Gold
Treasuries rallied with gold and the dollar retreated after U.S. payrolls rose less than forecast in December, easing concern stimulus cuts would accelerate.
SEC, FINRA Enforcement: Alcoa Fined $384M for Bribery
Meanwhile, Barclays felt FINRA's wrath, and J.P. Morgan Securities racked up two FINRA fines.
Paul Danes and Caroline Rains of Victory Diversified Stock Fund
Quick Take: Victory Diversified Stock Fund/A (SRVEX) uncharacteristically lagged its peers earlier this year. The $1.4 billion fund was down 1.5% through the end of...
Patrick Cunningham and Jeffrey Herrmann of Exeter
S&P Rank: 3 Stars Survival of the Fittest Sto
George A. Mairs III of Mairs & Power Growth Fund
S&P Rank: Not Ranked Sweet Home Minnesota!