Private Companies Look to Boost Capital Investment, Hiring
A survey of executives by PwC found widespread optimism about the global economy over the next year.
Welcome to the Everything Boom, or Maybe the Everything Bubble Economy
In Spain, where there was a debt crisis just two years ago, investors are so eager to buy the government's bonds that they recently accepted the lowest interest rates since 1789.
Warren Buffett’s Huge Pile of Cash
When Buffett sits on more than $50 billion, it's time to worry about corporate America's enormous cash pile, Leonid Bershidsky says on Bloomberg View.
This Isn’t a Stock Market Top: Searching for Alpha for August 2014
Where’s the market going? Was yesterday a harbinger or a blip? GDP, earnings and jobs reports could help quell the "call-the-top" hysteria.
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.
PIMCO’s Gross Fights for the 1% (of ‘Excess Return’) in a 4%-5% World
Bill Gross says we’ve entered a new epoch of low returns driven by income rather than capital gains, making skilled management all the more critical.
Fed Sees Labor-Market Slack Even as It Trims Bond Purchases
“A range of labor-market indicators suggests that there remains significant underutilization of labor resources,” the FOMC said today.
Volatility Tops Investor, Advisor Concerns
A pair of recent surveys show market volatility is top-of-mind — perhaps a bit misplaced.
Ameriprise Profits Up 24% on Wealth, Asset Management: Q2 Earnings
Ameriprise Financial reported a second quarter 2014 net income of $374 million, up 24% from a year ago.
Americans Feeling Grim About Their Financial Future
Don’t tell working Americans they’re in the midst of an economic recovery. A Harris poll found some gloomy results.