Small business confidence is at its highest level since the depths of the great recession, but challenges still persist, said Keri Gohman, Head of Small Business Banking at Capital One.
There is no magic number that will guarantee sustainable retirement income so individuals should focus on the funded ratio instead.
Elon Musk has certainly proven his genius with Tesla and SpaceX, but he needs a mass consumer hit to be put in same league with Ford, Edison and Jobs.
Microsoft finally has its mojo back under the leadership of CEO Satya Nadella and the momentum will continue as he pushes further toward the cloud.
Powerful forces affecting the economy will reduce returns in coming decades, but create money-making opportunities for patient and observant investors, said Richard Dobbs, author of 'No Ordinary Disruption'.
American companies can improve productivity by decentralizing decision making just like the Joint Special Operations Task Force successfully did in Iraq, said General Stanley McChrystal, author of 'Team of Teams.'
Tiffany shares will rebound from its post Christmas sell-off earlier this year due to its global brand recognition and its new management.
'Abenomics' is working and inflation will spur the Japanese to invest for greater yield, offering bullish prospects for the Nikkei, said John Koudounis, CEO or Mizuho Securities USA.
The retail sector is healthy and growing with shopping center and mall occupancy rates near full capacity, said Mike Kercheval, CEO of the International Council of Shopping Centers.
Stocks are in the sixth year of a secular bull market and these typically run at least 11 years, said Bill Greiner, Chief Investment Officer for Mariner Holdings.