Oil Explorers Tumble as Commodities Bloodbath Sinks Markets
U.S. crude dipped below $38 a barrel for the first time since February 2009.
Apple Is the New Pimco, and Tim Cook Is the New Bond King
Tech companies hoarding cash have become big fixed income players, going after investment-grade offerings.
EPA’s Fracking Study Bolsters Energy Industry, Undercuts Environmentalists
Industry groups said that the result vindicated what they have been arguing for years: drilling activity has risks, but fracking doesn’t deserve new federal oversight.
Wide Moat ETF Sees Companies as Castles
Just like a moat surrounds and protects a castle, so does an economic “moat” surround and protect a firm from competitors.
Dow Erases 2014 Gain Amid Global Selloff as Exxon Tumbles
U.S. stocks joined a global selloff, erasing the year’s gains in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, as Exxon Mobil to Micron Technology tumbled amid weaker corporate results.
DOL, SEC Enforcement Roundup: 401(k) Trustees Sentenced for Embezzlement
The DOL and the SEC took action recently on a number of cases that included embezzlement and breach of fiduciary duty, illegal tips on M&As, failure to protect confidential information and fraud.
Bombs, Oil Spill Shake Nigeria
A series of Christmas Day bombings and a major oil leak in Nigeria have so far had little effect on world energy markets, but Tuesday could bring a different story.
Watching the S and P Striptease
As one of the most closely watched stock market benchmarks in the world, the S&P 500 is a lot more complicated under the surface than...
Richard Cervone of Putnam Tax-Smart Equity Fund
S&P Rank: 5 Stars Tax-Aware Fund Seeks Good Fundamentals First