Trading Volume May Be Low, But Who Cares?

Trading volume on the New York Stock Exchange is near a five-year low, but for mom-and-pop investors it doesn't really matter. Here's why. More 

Retail Results Spoil the Day — Monday’s IP Market Recap

A disappointing retail report and mixed results for Citigroup's second quarter weighed on markets Monday, though M&A news sparked life into pharma. More 

3 Deadbeat CEOs — and 3 Worth Every Penny

A recent report ranked chief executives by looking at shareholder return and incentive pay -- and the outcome didn't always look so good for the big guys at the top. More 

My Favorite Sector for Summer: Bonds

If you're looking for profitable trading ideas this summer, you might forget about stocks altogether and consider bonds. More 

Why Earnings ‘Beats’ Are Never a Surprise

It's the same game every time: Analysts slash forecasts going into the season, creating a wave of 'better-than-expected' results. More 

J.D. Power: Investment Firm Satisfaction

J.D. Power and Associates released its annual U.S. Full Service Investor Satisfaction Study ranking the top investment firms by investor satisfaction. More 

Facebook May Give Retail Investors a Shot

Allocations to online brokerages would be a rare opportunity -- usually only mutual funds, hedge funds and wealthy investors can buy hot IPOs at the offering price. More