U.S. Stocks Fluctuate With Treasuries on Fed Comments; Oil Drops
U.S. stocks fell as the Fed said valuations for smaller companies in social media and biotech appear “substantially stretched.”
Bank Q2 Earnings to Reflect ‘Rebound’: Sterne Agee
Banks are poised to make some second-quarter earnings gains after a tough start to 2014, equity analysts say.
Turbulent Seas Challenge the Wind in Denmark’s Sails
The Scandinavian country is looking toward the future, but dangers lurk in the shoals.
Uncertainty Prevails in Bank Sector as Q4 Earnings Season Kicks Off
Some analysts expect the major banks to have "sluggish" earnings, but others see the market momentum as working in their favor.
Krawcheck Warns Investors in Big Banks to Be Wary
The former wealth management executive questions the underlying earning power of major banks, while expressing optimism for improving margins in wealth management.
Hussman Warns: ‘Run, Don’t Walk’ From Stock Markets!
Just as they were prior to Lehman, Hussman says current market multiples are misleadingly based on record profit margins “about 50-70% above historical norms.”
Dividend ‘Bubble,’ Dow Cloud Earnings Season Outlook
Might we be in a dividend bubble? If the number of news accounts on the benefits of dividend-paying stocks, and the mountains of company cash, is any indication, one would most certainly say yes.
Wave of New Bank Failures Predicted
An analysis of the nation’s FDIC-insured banks has identified 758 banks at risk of failure over the next two years, while administrative innovation at the FDIC should result in the orderly failure of larger banks previously thought too big to fail.