Investors who want to walk on the wild side have a couple of easily accessed alternatives: stock options and futures. But which is best? It depends, of course, on your goal, financial savvy, time constraints and stomach for risk. "The decision …
The top Democrat on the House Rules Committee is calling for multiple federal investigations into a report from The Hill that Rep. Chris Collins (R-N.Y.) told GOP lawmakers they could make lots of money by investing early in his Australian …
A study undertaken by researchers at the School of Business and Economics at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) has shown that computer programs that algorithms based on artificial intelligence are able to make …
When Delhi-based Shyam Sundar was hospitalised this year, his wife received several calls from the relationship manager of his stock broker. He wasn’t calling to ask how her husband was doing, but for permission to transact in the futures …
We asked readers to mail their queries about stocks they want to buy, sell or hold. Here's the response to their queries. Narendar Lokwani of StockFundoo advises about good, bad and ugly stocks. You can mail your queries to …
A red-hot trading market has developed in the shares of the world’s leading social networking companies: Facebook, Twitter, Zynga and LinkedIn. What is unusual is that none of the companies are listed on a public stock exchange. …
Trading finally resumed at 3:10pm ET. It's been a rough day for stocks. The Dow shed 261 points (about 1.5%), mostly because of China's stock market plunge and ongoing fears about Greece, although the NYSE "glitch" didn't help …
The company is buying $1.1 billion worth of its stock from its largest investor, Third Point, and three of the company's most important directors--including Third Point's Dan Loeb--are quitting the board. This is big news for Yahoo! from a …
Trading in Chinese stocks was suspended Thursday for a second day this week after a dramatic plunge that sent shocks through global markets. Dealing was briefly halted after the CSI 300 stock index fell 5%. When markets re-opened, …
There are now at least 58 stock exchanges in the United States, many of them dark pools where the trades can be made anonymously. With institutional investors claiming they are outgunned by high-frequency traders, and individual …