Ritholtz: The Black Friday Hoax
Industry predictions of holiday sales range from wild guesses to complete fabrications, Barry Ritholtz writes.
Implied Volatility: Lessons From the 2013 Options Market
Among those lessons: the value of diversification across sectors and the need to focus on a consistent process rather than attempt to time the path of the markets.
8 Back-to-School Planning Tips for Advisors (and Their Clients)
A chance for advisors to connect with the next generation...
Who Can Reform Wall Street: Romney or Obama?
The political calculus is that Romney has a good chance in November because the economy is bad, and Obama is the guy who was supposed to make it better. Not so fast.
Research Roundtable: Gundlach, Rodriguez, Others
Our expert panel — John Buckingham, Kenneth L. Fisher, Jeffrey Gundlach, Robert Rodriguez — sees turbulence and opportunity in the year ahead, as history makes clear that presidential election years are usually favorable for the securities markets.
Broken Jobs Machine
In the early 1990s, when I was setting up the office of my consulting firm, we had a friend from Paris staying with us. He...
VC: An Insider's View
Venture capital may be but a small star in the pantheon of investment alternatives, but thanks to its role in a number of huge business...
Fidelity Investments has reopened its 45-year-old Fidelity Magellan Fund to new investors, effective January 15. The fund had been closed to new accounts since September...