Consumers Might Love Tech Trends, But Do They Make the Best Investments?

Consumers Might Love Tech Trends, But Do They Make the Best Investments?

What makes technology more accessible and commonplace for consumers, is not the best dynamic for shareholders betting on these stocks.

Junk Loans, Now at $1.2 Trillion, Could Haunt U.S. Banks, Top Regulator Warns

Junk Loans, Now at $1.2 Trillion, Could Haunt U.S. Banks, Top Regulator Warns

A rapid increase over the past decade in the amount of loans taken out by corporations with poor credit ratings could come back to haunt U.S. banks, Comptroller of the Currency Joseph Otting warns.

New Wall Street Tragicomedy 'Schwarzman's Billions' Features Blackstone CEO

New Wall Street Tragicomedy 'Schwarzman's Billions' Features Blackstone CEO

The five biggest U.S. private-equity firms have raised almost $350 billion of 'dry powder' from pension funds, foreign governments and other institutional investors that must now be spent on everything from corporate acquisitions to business loans and real estate. The problem is, the assets have gotten too expensive.

What Is Fiat Currency?

What Is Fiat Currency?

Fiat currency has a huge impact on how governments manage money - TheStreet offers the reasons why. Learn more today.

KKR Profit Nearly Triples in First Quarter as U.S. Stocks Rallied

KKR Profit Nearly Triples in First Quarter as U.S. Stocks Rallied

KKR, the $200 billion U.S. private-equity firm, benefited from higher performance revenue and investment income during a period when the S&P 500 jumped by the most in 10 years.

Stock-Buyback Frenzy Will End After $2.5 Trillion Corporate Debt Binge

Stock-Buyback Frenzy Will End After $2.5 Trillion Corporate Debt Binge

Companies in the S&P 500 bought back a record $806 billion of their own shares last year. But the tactic - used by CEOs to juice their stock prices - may become less common as more companies confront the need to pay down debt, Bank of America analysts warn in a new note.

Morgan Stanley Profit Falls 9% Amid Trading Slump but Beats Estimates

Morgan Stanley Profit Falls 9% Amid Trading Slump but Beats Estimates

Morgan Stanley says first-quarter profit falls 9% from a year earlier as revenue tumbles in the New York-based investment bank's trading business. But the results still exceed the expectations of Wall Street analysts.

Bank of America Shares Tumble on Forecast for Lower Lending Income

Bank of America Shares Tumble on Forecast for Lower Lending Income

Bank of America says that lending income would grow just 3% this year, down from about 6% in 2018, as the economy slows and the Federal Reserve halts its three-year campaign to boost official U.S. interest rates.

Citigroup Profit Beats Estimates Thanks to Cut in Corporate Tax Rate

Citigroup Profit Beats Estimates Thanks to Cut in Corporate Tax Rate

Citigroup posts better-than-expected results for the first quarter as a cut in the U.S. bank's effective corporate tax rate helps to offset a fall in stock-trading revenue.

How to Allocate Your Income-Generating Assets Now

How to Allocate Your Income-Generating Assets Now

My 'Hopium/Doomium' model has stood the test of time.