Daniel Healy

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The Author of Wall Street's Most Famous Gloom and Doom Newsletter Just Said Buy

Marc Faber, the 69-year-old investor who once said he doesn’t think he’ll see another bull market in his lifetime, told CNBC Wednesday that he …

Stock market is telling investors ‘good buy’

Adam Grimes, chief investment officer at Waverly Advisors, said that despite recent troubles and increased volatility, investors are being given a …

Stock Markets

Almost $100 Million of VIX Options Traded Hands in a Split Second Today

Almost $100 million worth of options pegged to volatility in U.S. equities changed hands in a split second today in Chicago, transactions that …

Talk of biotech bubble rattles Wall Street

Trade in biotech stocks was mixed Thursday as US stocks clawed back near even after early losses. Biotech was a key factor in the market's rout Wednesday, which included a 2.4 percent drop in Nasdaq.<p>Biotech stocks have been among the market's hottest investment over the last year, rising 35 percent …

Heinz-Kraft merger deal announced

In a jolt touching pantries across the globe, H.J. Heinz and Kraft Foods Group (KRFT) will merge into the world's fifth-largest food and beverage company — bent on cutting costs, growing internationally and evolving into a more consumer-focused company.<p>The massive merger, valued at about $36 …

Welcome

Goldman Predicts Growth in Asset-Management Unit Will Exceed 10%

It’s the smallest division at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and usually the last one investors ask about. It generated only half as much revenue in 2014 …

American Airlines Joining The S&P 500, Analysts Bullish On U.S. Skies

American Airlines Group will join the S&P 500 Friday. The airline will replace Allergan after it is officially acquired by Actavis in a deal expected to be completed Tuesday.<p>American stock opened Tuesday at $52.64, up 5% from Monday’s close. Joining the S&P is seen by some as a boon for stocks …

Oil plunges to a 6-year low. Is $30 a barrel next?

Extremely cheap oil is back, and it may get even cheaper.<p>Crude plunged 4% to as low as $42.85 a barrel on Monday. That's the lowest price since March 2009 and marks the fifth consecutive day of losses.<p>This should bring smiles to the faces of the millions of American drivers who have watched …

Oil

A former SEC director joined the dark pool from 'Flash Boys' and likened the stock market to the Death Star

In fact, Ramsay has grown so critical of the stock exchanges he used to regulate that he recently likened US stock markets and their structure to the Death Star, according to Bloomberg's Dave Michaels and Sam Mamudi.<p>"The current market ecosystem is not sustainable, and significant changes are …

China Completes SWIFT Alternative, May Launch "De-Dollarization Axis" As Soon As September

One of the recurring threats used by the western nations in their cold (and increasingly more hot) war with Russia, is that Putin's regime may be …

China

Stock market has worst day of 2015

It was a terrible Tuesday for the markets.<p>The Dow plummeted 332.7 points, its worst drop of the year. It erased all gains for the year. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq both dropped about 1.7% Tuesday.<p>The momentum sure isn't going in the direction investors prefer. Although the S&P 500 is down just over 3% …

Stock Markets

Wall Street tumbles as investors see earlier rate hike

(Reuters) – U.S. stocks dropped on Tuesday, giving the S&P 500 its biggest decline in two months, on strengthening views the Federal Reserve may …

Credit Suisse: Here's the best stock in each sector of the market

Their analysts ranked up to 3 stocks based on a 6-12-month time horizon.<p>We're highlighting one of their top stocks in each of the 8 sectors.<p><i>Note: These are a snapshot of the analysts' top picks in the industries they cover, and should not be viewed as portfolios. Prices are as of the market close</i> …

Reserve Bank of India cuts rates in yet another surprise

Reserve Bank of India governor Raghuram Rajan clearly loves surprises.<p>The Indian central bank chief unexpectedly cut key lending rates yet again on Wednesday, just days after the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a new budget.<p>The central bank was not scheduled to issue a rate …

India

FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

2015-03-04T05:43:13.000Z<p>By: Amie Tsang<p><i>You can sign up to receive the email here.</i><p>Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu urged the US Congress to defy the …

Financial Conduct Authority

FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

2015-03-03T05:40:54.000Z<p>By: Amie Tsang<p><i>You can sign up to receive the email here.</i><p>Google is launching its own mobile network in the US. The internet …

Brent Crude

50 best things Warren Buffett told investors over past 50 years

Slide 1 of 52<p>It’s been 50 years since Warren Buffett — a.k.a. the Oracle of Omaha — took control of Berkshire Hathaway BRK.A, +0.73% BRK.B, +0.01% …

Investing

Stimulus swells as China eases, India spends

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The tide of global stimulus is swelling as China cut interest rates and India launched an expansionary budget over the weekend, even as a mixed bag of manufacturing surveys underlined the challenges facing the region.<p>A picture illustration shows Euro banknotes in Zenica January …

Economy

Warren Buffett says Berkshire has 'right person' as heir

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Warren Buffett, the billionaire chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway Inc, told investors on Saturday that the company had found his successor, and the company’s vice chairman, Charlie Munger, identified two Berkshire executives as candidates.<p>In Berkshire’s annual report to …

Investing

Here's every move the 10-year Treasury yield has made since 1790

At 2.11% today, the 10-year yield continues to be historically low.<p>"In the past 3 years the direction of Treasury yields has been buffeted by global deflation fears and US recovery hopes," Hartnett said noting recent swings.<p>In a research note published Sunday, Hartnett offers this very long-term …

Investors pay to lend Germany money now

Here's something you don't see every day: Investors are essentially paying for the privilege of lending Germany money.<p>This isn't some "buy German bond" nationalism. It's the latest sign of how scared investors are and how much they want any assets they believe are truly safe.<p>On Wednesday, Germany …

30 Years Ago Warren Buffett Gave Away The Secret To Good Investing And Correctly Predicted No One Would Listen

In a speech at Columbia Business School, later adapted into an essay, Buffett introduced what he called, "The Superinvestors of Graham-and-Doddsville."<p>Buffett writes:<p><b>"The common intellectual theme of the investors from Graham-and-Doddsville is this: they search for discrepancies between the value</b> …

Boeing sells overweight ‘terrible teen’ Dreamliners

Boeing Co. has lined up buyers for 10 of the early, overweight 787 Dreamliners whose years in storage made them emblems of the jet's factory woes and a drag on profit, people with knowledge of the plans said.<p>The planes, dubbed "terrible teens" for their assembly struggles and their places near the …

FirstFT (the new 6am cut)

2015-02-25T05:57:08.000Z<p>By: Amie Tsang<p><i>You can sign up to receive the email here.</i><p>US Fed chairwoman Janet Yellen laid the groundwork for the end of …

Brent Crude

FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

2015-02-24T06:03:33.000Z<p>By: Amie Tsang<p><i>You can sign up to receive the email here.</i><p>An emergency Opec meeting will be called if the oil price slips any …

Brent Crude