A $4.4bn charge for the effects of the new tax bill and a collapse in revenues from bond trading have taken big bites out of Goldman Sachs’ profits, forcing the bank to report its first quarterly loss since 2011. Three weeks ago, the Wall Street …
Every day, Wall Street analysts upgrade some stocks, downgrade others, and "initiate coverage" on a few more. But do these analysts even know what they're talking about? Today, we're taking one high-profile Wall Street pick and putting it …
A trader just rolled over a massive volatility bet that could pay out $260 million if all goes according to plan. The wager is on a large increase in the VIX, which serves as the stock market's fear gauge and has been sitting near record-low …
Year-to-date, NKE stock is up 20% whereas the SPDR S&P Retail (ETF) (NYSEARCA:XRT) is flat. Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE:FL) and Macy’s Inc (NYSE:M) are down 40%. Clearly, traders think Nike should trade on its own brand sales …
Online stock trading is gaining momentum in the Philippines, a country where only a small portion of the population is invested in or even familiar with the stock market. Based on the annual Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) report on …
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 …
Such stock trading shouldn’t represent a major portion of your net ... Interview a few firms about their commissions, execution, and trading accounts. Then pick one. Bankrate.com provides a tool that will help you compare online …