In a bear market, the best offense is a good defense

2019-02-16

Don’t miss these top money and investing features: The trouble with bear markets is that stock investors typically don’t know they’re in one until they’re in one. Investment advisers may also be taken by surprise. That’s why it’s crucial to have realistic expectations of the market, especially when it comesRead More →

These 3 surprising stocks are held in ESG funds

2019-02-11

Individual investors often rely on a company’s reputation to judge its performance in environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors. Institutional investors, by contrast, tend to take a more methodical approach in analyzing whether companies earn a favorable do-gooder rating. But investors might express surprise at some of the stocks thatRead More →

Bitcoin holds firm after VanEck and SolidX pull ETF proposal

2019-01-24

Bitcoin prices were holding firm on Thursday, despite the withdrawal of a widely followed bitcoin-backed exchange-traded fund proposal. On Thursday, bitcoin, BTCUSD, +0.13%  the world’s largest digital currency, was changing hands at $3,583.06, up 0.5% since Wednesday at 5 p.m. Eastern Time on the Kraken exchange. The ETF proposal byRead More →

Hedge funds push for overhaul at eBay By Reuters

2019-01-22

© Reuters. An eBay logo is projected onto white boxes in this illustration picture taken in Warsaw By Arjun Panchadar and Liana B. Baker (Reuters) – Hedge funds Elliott Management and Starboard Value have taken stakes in eBay Inc (O:) and are pushing for changes including the sale of someRead More →

European markets drop as SocGen warns on Q4 revenues

2019-01-17

European indexes were in the red on Thursday, as French bank Société Générale SA announced it expected its fourth-quarter capital markets revenues to fall by around 20%. In the U.K., Prime Minister Theresa May has survived a no-confidence vote, freeing her to start cross-party discussions on finding a way forwardRead More →

Keep more of what you make from your investments

2018-12-30

Don’t miss these top money and investing features: Everybody loves a winner. Investors pay good money for investment managers on a streak. It’s human nature; when you find a “hot hand” you keep giving that player the ball. Trouble is, all good things come to an end. Managers who haveRead More →