Your Need to Know - Forward Look

Your Need to Know - Forward Look

Key market moving events to watch for in the upcoming week.

In Texas, Teachers See Savings Eroded by Bad Bets on Exotic Stocks

In Texas, Teachers See Savings Eroded by Bad Bets on Exotic Stocks

A decade ago, amid an economic boom in "emerging markets" like Brazil, Russia, India and China, the Teacher Retirement System of Texas decided to plow nearly 10% of all savings into stocks from the countries. Now, the teachers are reeling from the mistake, with subpar returns and outsize risks that could have been easily avoided had the fund just stuck with large U.S. stocks.

Economist Perspective: Global Trade Growth Disappearing

Economist Perspective: Global Trade Growth Disappearing

Escalating Tariffs Are Impeding Growth in Global Trade

History of Marijuana: Origins, Legality and What's Happening in 2018

History of Marijuana: Origins, Legality and What's Happening in 2018

Marijuana has gone from an ancient medicinal herb to an edible gummy bear -- but how has the plant's tumultuous past impacted its future market?

Brent Oil May Make One Last Move Higher, but a Drop Is Coming

Brent Oil May Make One Last Move Higher, but a Drop Is Coming

Oil markets are fine on the supply side, but demand will be a problem into the next quarter.

Striking Options: Tariffs, Equities, Rates

Striking Options: Tariffs, Equities, Rates

Why is the S&P 500 taking the latest round of tariffs in stride?

Dollar Falls and Market Rallies on Tariffs: What Gives?

Dollar Falls and Market Rallies on Tariffs: What Gives?

The perception of commodities being linked to the Chinese economic cycle made them victims during the harsh selloff.

Market Movers: Central Bank Meetings

Market Movers: Central Bank Meetings

Will the ECB and BOE maintain their interest rate path?

Complacency Rules as Investors Ignore Risks From China to Trump

Complacency Rules as Investors Ignore Risks From China to Trump

Suzanne Hutchins, a portfolio manager of the $1.5 billion Dreyfus Global Real Return Fund, gets paid to see global risks before they upend stock markets. And now, she sees lots of them -- from a potential trade war with China to impeachment talk in the U.S.

The S&P 500 Has Returned to Its January High

The S&P 500 Has Returned to Its January High

The S&P 500 has retreated to its January high of 2,873, after reaching a fresh record high of 2,914 on August 29.