Affluent investors are generally sunny, and 74% saying the stock market is the best place to build wealth over the next year.
Employees seem to be adapting increasingly to a 'free agent' economy in which they take responsibility for their financial security. And they must.
Here's how the law has failed to meet its original objectives.
U.S. stock futures are rising; Pfizer reportedly hold informal talks about a merger with AstraZeneca; Kraft Foods recalls 96,000 pounds of hot dogs; Netflix to report earnings; GM boosts production in China.
More than nine out of 10 of us say there should be no or low fees on bank checking accounts, but only 44% of actually have fee-free checking.
Netflix reports on Monday, and analysts expect $0.83 a share on $1.27 billion in revenue. On Wednesday, analysts expect Facebook to report $0.24 a share on $2.35 billion in revenue.
Peer-to-peer lender Lending Club said on Thursday it has picked up the type of investors it would want when the company is taken public, after raising $65 million from T. Rowe Price, Wellington Management, Blackrock and Sands Capital
KeyCorp (KEY) stock is gaining Thursday after beating analysts' estimates for earnings in the first quarter.
Platform Specialty Products, a specialty chemical company that was born from a special purpose acquisition vehicle founded by Jarden chairman Martin Franklin, said on Thursday it will buy Chemtura AgroSolutions from Chemtura for $1 billion in cash and stock.
Nelnet (NNI) stock is up following the company's purchase of CIT Group's (CIT) student lending business.
Blackstone Group President and COO Hamilton "Tony" James confirmed the company's preferred equity stake in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac but said he does not believe the asset management giant will drive the debate over the future of the government sponsored enterprises
Liquidation proceedings are expected to begin in Tokyo.
UnitedHealth Group (UNH) stock is falling Thursday after missing analysts' expectations for revenue in the first quarter.
BlackRock (BLK) shares are down despite a 19.6% profit increase
Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) stock is falling following first quarter results that missed analysts' expectations for earnings.
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