The S&P 500 topped 5,000 on Feb. 9, 2024, for the first time. The Dow Jones Industrial Average will probably hit a new big round number soon too.
The complexity of the financial market is far beyond the information processing capabilities of human cognition.
Apple, Alphabet, Microsoft, Amazon, Meta, Tesla and Nvidia have driven a bull market rally in US stocks in 2023. But will they dominate in 2024?
Investors seem not to care about climate risks, but they really should.
History shows how conflicts can create uncertainty that can rattle financial markets. This could feed into consumer price inflation, keeping it higher for longer.
Executives and other high-level inside traders at US companies with global sales earned about three times as much in a month as the average investor, a new study found.
A new study finds that investors punish companies for behaving badly over three times as much if they have a record of saying they’re virtuous.
A new book exposes how the ‘chaos kings’ of high finance play with other people’s lives as if they were meaningless pieces in a parlour game for the wealthy elite.
Giving receded as many Americans saw their purchasing power decline, straining household budgets.
The retailer has spent nearly $12 billion buying back its own stock since 2005, money that could have been used to invest in its business.
Activist short selling is certainly controversial. But it’s not necessarily illegal nor unethical.
In the Charitable Corporation Scandal, a group of politically connected directors leveraged the company’s altruistic image to attract investors – before raiding the funds to prop up other ventures.
Even though some traditional financial firms parked millions in the bankrupt company – once valued at $30 billion – the impact of FTX’s spectacular crash is limited to crypto investors
Media and investment experts have long touted the ‘Halloween effect’. New data shows there might be truth to these long-held beliefs, showing money flows can follow predictable seasonal patterns.
Buying and selling stocks – with real or play money – is a way to harness the wisdom of the crowd about questions like who is going to win a competition.
US stocks recently entered a bear market as investors grow pessimistic the Federal Reserve can bring down inflation while avoiding a recession.
The share price of gun-makers Smith & Wesson and Sturm Ruger both jumped after the Uvalde massacre. In the past, gun-makers were punished after a shooting, but things have changed.
The SEC’s proposal would require companies to disclose their greenhouse gas emissions and other climate risks, but it’s not a done deal yet.
Two weeks into the invasion, here’s what’s been happening so far.
Some investors want publicly traded companies to disclose their full climate impact, including emissions from their supply chains and product use.