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