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Global stocks mixed ahead of Fed meeting

Global stocks were mixed Monday as Wall Street looked ahead to a Federal Reserve decision this week that could see interest rates raised for the first time since the financial crisis.<p>In Asia, Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index declined 1.8%. China's Shanghai composite index rose 2.5%. Key European indexes …

A Wall Street analyst just nailed the most important thing we don't know about China's economy

It's on that last point where we find the most urgent, complicated, and mysterious issue with China's transitioning economy right now. For months the government has said that it is committed to restructuring the country's corporate sector, especially state-owned enterprises (SOEs), but officials …

A Wall Street CEO perfectly explained the hot theory for the economy, markets and everything

Moelis & Co. chief executive Ken Moelis was on CNBC's Closing Bell on Thursday, and brought up one of his favorite topics: technological deflation.<p>The idea here is that technological advancements help drive prices down, whether it's through lowering the cost of production (think manufacturing), …

Wall Street's Landlord Boom Turns Into A Merger Frenzy As Strategy Shifts

In the years after the financial crisis, a handful of savvy real estate investors sought to capitalize on what was the biggest foreclosure crisis in U.S. history by buying thousands of homes across the country with the aim of turning them into rentals. The strategy helped stabilize the housing …

12 things everyone should know before investing

Contrary to popular belief, you don't have to be an expert to start investing.<p>You don't even need to be rich to invest, yet so many of us fail to get started managing our money because we're intimidated or don't know where to start.<p>But investing is crucial. Inflation lops an average 3.87% off your …