Boom! Nasdaq finally tops 5,000 again

The tech-heavy Nasdaq index finally has surpassed the 5,000 level for the first time in 15 years.  More

11 stocks hedge funds and mutual funds love now

Goldman Sachs did an analysis of where the smart money on Wall Street is flowing these days.  More

PCs are dead. So says Wall Street. Again.

Microsoft, Intel and HP were hot stocks in 2014. But not this year. Even with the Nasdaq topping 5,000 again, these three companies with big ties to the old PC biz are not rallying.  More

'House of Cards': Why Frank Underwood's economic plan is crazy

House of Cards' season 3 starts with Frank Underwood trying to pass a bogus economic policy  More

CEOs make double what NBA players do

African-American actor Hill Harper is telling kids if you want to get rich, start saving now and aim for the C-suite.  More

Lumber Liquidators stock pummeled after '60 Minutes' probe

A report on CBS' '60 Minutes' revealed Chinese-manufactured laminate flooring sold by Lumber Liquidators contains high levels of the cancer-causing chemical formaldehyde.  More

7 stocks Wall Street thinks will soar this year

The bull market may be getting old, but Wall Street analysts believe these stocks have lots of room to grow.  More

With stocks at highs, are you invested?

Stocks are risky, right? According to Warren Buffett, the bigger risk is avoiding stocks. Christine Romans explains the returns half of Americans are missing.  Play

Deflation risk is now a worry even for China

The specter of deflation has settled over vast tracks of the global economy, forcing large and small countries alike to examine the cost of falling prices.  More

Stocks: 5 things to know before the open

Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.  More

Advice from Warren Buffett that could make you rich

Be consistent, keep costs low - and have faith. It worked for Warren Buffett and it could work for you.  More

Malaysia hopes revamp will revive airline

In an industry renowned for its brutal business cycles, nothing could have prepared Malaysia Airlines for last year. But the airline is hoping for a revival.  More

I turned a 'fake' $1 million into $120 million -- what I'd buy now

I had entered into a year-long investing competition and won. Too bad it wasn't real money.  More

Warren Buffett knows who next Berkshire CEO is

Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett released his 50th annual letter to shareholders. The Oracle of Omaha thinks the next 50 years will be great and knows who will replace him.  More

Stocks crushed records in February

Stocks around the world are at all-time highs and the S&P 500 just had its best month since October 2011.  More

Marriage hurts a hedge fund manager more than divorce

The happiest day of a hedge fund manager's life is a sad day for his investors.  More

Warren Buffett: How good is he?

Buffett's company -- Berkshire Hathaway -- is the 4th most valuable in America.  More

You got hacked. Cybersecurity stocks soar

February was a fantastic month for the whole market. But cybersecurity stocks and the new HACK ETF were among the biggest winners thanks to more big data breaches and strong earnings reports.  More

Billionaire Carl Icahn can't wait to drive an Apple car

Legendary investor Carl Icahn, one of Apple's biggest shareholders, is excited about the company getting into cars.  More

Worried about a stock market crash? Read this

Even if you have terrible timing and jump in right before a market crash, you would still recover your money relatively quickly.  More

The woman who broke into the BBQ 'boys club'

Melissa Cookston is a BBQ Pit Master Champion who runs three restaurants. Here's how she did it.  More

The single best stock to own today

The stock market is at all-time highs. Are there still deals out there? Four experts give their top picks.  More

It's official: America has deflation

The U.S. economy deflated in January for the first time since 2009. The reason? Cheap gas.  More

Nothing stops Frank Underwood ... or Netflix

Netflix is one of the hottest stocks of the year. Can the momentum continue now that "House of Cards" is about to return?  More

Stocks: 5 things to know before the open

Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.  More

Morgan Stanley agrees $2.6 billion settlement

Morgan Stanley is paying $2.6 billion to settle claims linked to the mortgage bubble that triggered the 2008 financial crisis.  More

In 2014, I turned $1 million into $120 million. Here are some tips

I had entered into a year-long investing competition and won. Too bad it wasn't real money.  More

Billionaire divorce: How hedge fund manager Ken Griffin made his fortune

Despite the divorce drama around Ken Griffin, the billionaire's hedge fund continues to hit home runs.  More

4 reasons small stocks could be studs this year

The S&P 500 is at an all-time high, but small cap stocks are doing even better lately.  More

Stocks: 5 things to know before the open

Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.  More

Yes, investors now pay to lend Germany money

Germany just issued its first 5-year bond with a negative yield, which means investors are making a loss.  More

Lloyd Blankfein: 'There's no place for pure, unregulated capitalism'

The head of Goldman Sachs said China's rapid growth doesn't call into question the success of capitalism.  More

Is this the worst CFO ever?

The publicly-traded British retailer SuperGroup announced Wednesday it booted out its chief financial officer after discovering the executive recently went bankrupt.  More

Stocks: 5 things to know before the open

Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.  More

Stock markets all around the world broke records

From Germany to Britain to America, stocks are on a roll. Will the good times last?  More

Janet Yellen: Too many Americans aren't making it

The Federal Reserve chair pointed out again that Corporate America is winning, while workers are struggling.  More

Domino's: Love or hate the pizza, it's a great stock

Customers are flocking back to Domino's after menu and mobile app improvements. The stock is on fire.  More

The proven way to retire rich

Smart investors have a few traits in common. Do you have them too?  More

Pope Francis to Germany: Help the poor...and Greece

The Pope reminds world leaders that they have a responsibility to help the poor. It's quite pertinent considering Greece's plight.  More

Greece's reform plan backed by creditors

Greece's creditors have approved a list of economic reforms drafted by the country's new government, allowing for a four-month extension of its financial lifeline.  More

Saudi won't back emergency OPEC meeting

OPEC sources say Saudi Arabia won't back an emergency meeting despite the pain low oil prices are causing some members of the cartel.  More

The 'smart money' is investing in oil now

Private equity firms are raising vast sums of money to scoop up oil assets while they're cheap.  More

Will a winter World Cup kill holiday shopping?

When the World Cup kicks off, roughly half the world tunes in. But plans to host the 2022 tournament in December could create a headache for one unsuspecting group: Retailers.  More

Scared OPEC members want meeting, but Saudis call the shots

Nigeria's oil minister said OPEC could call an emergency meeting, but don't bank on the cartel drastically cutting production to boost prices.  More

The Federal Reserve's 'Game of Thrones'

Don't expect Janet Yellen to get a warm welcome as she goes before Congress this week.  More

Cheap oil is crushing North Sea industry

Britain's North Sea oil industry is suffering its worst losses in four decades due to the price slump and rising production costs.  More

Stocks: 6 things to know before the open

Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.  More

Greece: We'll fight on against austerity

Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis promises to continue the fight against austerity and implement all his campaign pledges.  More

15 million workers still earn under $10 an hour

Walmart is raising wages for its workers and there's pressure on Target to follow, but it won't move the dial much.  More

HSBC boss hid bonuses in Swiss account

The boss of Britain's biggest bank has admitted to hiding his bonuses in a Swiss bank account.  More

Honda CEO steps down

Honda CEO Takanobu Ito will step down from his post in June after a troubled year.  More

Britain is better off in Europe, top banker says

HSBC, the world's second largest bank, is worried about the risk of the U.K. quitting the European Union.  More

America Inc. warns of turbulence ahead

The red flags: many companies warned that oil prices and the strong U.S. dollar could hurt sales this year.  More

Stocks zoom to record highs on Greek deal

Not even an arctic freeze can stop this bull market. Stocks hit new records in response to a deal to keep Greece from leaving the eurozone.  More

Stocks: 4 things to know before the open

Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.  More

Why this tech party isn't like 1999

The Nasdaq is rapidly approaching all-time highs, raising questions about whether or not another bubble is forming in tech stocks.  More

Warren Buffett endorses European bikers

Warren Buffett is reportedly getting chummy with the biker community after his investment firm, Berkshire Hathaway, bought a motorcycle gear company.  More

Europe gives Greece another four months

Europe has agreed to extend its financial lifeline to Greece by four months provided it comes up with a list of acceptable economic reforms.  More

How I fought Olive Garden (and won)

Activist investor James Mitarotonda looks to breathe new life into struggling companies like Darden by investing large sums of money and forcing major change.  More

Stocks: 4 things to know before the open

Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.  More

Female investors often beat men

Survey after survey shows women lack confidence about investing, but their performance is actually very strong.  More

Apple accused of stealing employees from battery maker

A company that makes batteries for electric cars claims Apple has stolen its employees, fueling speculation the iPhone maker could enter the auto market.  More

America's most successful stock

During a century of innovation, progress, excitement, and scientific advancement, this surprising industry soared beyond the rest.  More

Stocks: 5 things to know before the open

Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.  More

Greece asks Europe for a loan extension

Greece has asked its group of European creditors to give it a six-month loan extension to ensure the country can continue paying its bills and remain in the eurozone.  More

First peek into secretive European Central Bank meetings show division

The first-ever peek inside the normally-secretive European Central Bank's monetary policy meetings shows bankers were divided over the landmark stimulus program.  More

Warren Buffett ditched Big Oil. Dumb move?

Buffett recently sold his entire $4 billion stake in ExxonMobil -- at what appears to be a low point for the stock.  More

Stocks: Robert Shiller is buying Europe

The Nobel prize winning economist warns U.S. stocks are expensive. The best deals he sees are in Italy and Spain.  More

Are more sanctions looming for Russia?

If rounds of gun fire keep piercing the air in Ukraine and unravel a shaky ceasefire, Russia could very well be heading for more sanctions.  More

The 2 reasons I'm dumping Amazon stock

Amazon shares recently hit a high, but the Fire phone was a flop and the company still seems to be doing too much.  More

Tech stocks are on fire: How high can they go?

Apple isn't the only company having a record-breaking start to 2015. The Nasdaq is back at a 15-year high.  More

Clock ticking, Greece may ask for more time

Greece's government will apply for a six-month extension to its loan agreement, according to reports late Tuesday.  More

HSBC offices raided over money laundering allegations

Swiss authorities have raided two HSBC offices in Geneva, Switzerland, as part of a new criminal inquiry into allegations of money laundering.  More

Warren Buffett picks up stake in Murdoch's 21st Century Fox

The billionaire also dumped his stakes in oil companies Exxon Mobil and ConocoPhillips.  More

Cheap oil killed this CEO's $14 million job

Transocean's CEO is abruptly stepping down as the oil industry continues to reel from the plunge in oil and gas prices.  More

Stocks: 4 things to know before the open

Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.  More

Hate the weather forecast? Blame Russia

Meteorologists in China rely on Russian weather data. That's a big problem now that Russia is slashing spending.  More

What are penny stocks?

New investors often think penny stocks are a great way to double their money, but buyer beware.  More

7 reasons Grexit wouldn't be a total disaster

Here are 7 reasons why Greece's exit from the euro might be much less of a deal now than in 2012, the last time the currency bloc was at the bring of collapse.  More

'President' Hillary Clinton: Good for stocks?

History shows the market performers better under Democratic presidents, and Bill Clinton was in a league of his own.  More

Blizzard mania costs U.S. over $1 billion

Boston has been doused with snow and the costs are adding up. But it's actually not as bad as last year.  More

Alibaba's Jack Ma: 2014 was nothing special

Alibaba founder Jack Ma says employees won't be getting a traditional Chinese New Year bonus, because company performance last year just wasn't exceptional.  More
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