First Data: The Year’s Biggest IPO Debuts With a Thud

First Data has a great platform, a strong customer base and is consistently innovating. But its high debt and lackluster growth proved a headwind to its initial public offering. More 

Dow Jones Drops Below 17,000 on Retail Worries

Now that the economy has shifted down a bit, the Fed is less justified in a rate hike. As a result, the Gold Trust SPDR (NYSEARCA:GLD) surged 1.7% to move above its 200-day moving average for the first time since May -- and hasn't enjoyed a sustained move above this level since January. More 

JPMorgan Chase Blows Estimates, But It’s Still a Buy (JPM)

JPMorgan Chase (JPM) is hurting and sees weakness ahead, but none of this is really news to a market that's been selling shares for months. More 

Stocks Suffer Losses as Earnings Heat Up

The Dow Jones could be looking at a test of the 17,000 level, as third-quarter earnings are expected to see a 5.5% decline. More 

Stocks Continue Rising Ahead of Earnings Season

History proves that when expectations for an earnings season are low, stock tends to outperform. Can they do so this earnings season? More 

JPM Earnings Preview: Growth Comes at a Cost

JPMorgan earnings need to beat estimates and show cost-cutting progress to make JPM stock worth buying. More 

5 Q3 Earnings to Watch

The latest earnings season is about to start, and these five companies should be particularly interesting to follow. More