The U.S. economy and the stock market have come a long way since the financial crisis in 2008. Now that the election is over and Donald Trump will be taking over in the White House, investors are trying to figure out what a Trump presidency will mean for financial markets.
OPEC’s new deal to cut crude oil production for the first time since 2008 seems to have caught the market off-guard. WTI crude prices spiked 9% the day the deal was announced. Now oil traders are assessing whether or not the OPEC deal is the catalyst for a major technical breakout. Here’s a look at…
PreMarket Prep’s Dennis Dick recently discussed outside options volume and whether or not it can be used as a trading indicator. The media often reports unusual options volume at deep out-of-the-money prices. Dick said lots of traders assume that type of volume comes when sophisticated traders know something about a company which may not yet…
The merger and acquisition (M&A) market has really heated up on Wall Street in recent years. If you’ve never owned stock in a company that has been acquired, you may not be familiar with the process.
There’s been a flurry of job departures among sell-side stock analysts in 2016. Traders likely recognize some of the bigger names that have gotten the job-hopping itch.
Sothebys BID 0.12% shares were up more than 4.6 percent on Thursday following news from rival auction house Christie’s that long-time chairman Brett Gorvy is departing the company. Gorvy spearheaded an era of massive success for Christie’s while serving as head of postwar and contemporary art.
In a recent post on LinkedIn Corp LNKD, Josh Elman, partner at Greylock, explained why social media apps and other software may be getting a bit less intuitive. According to Elman, there’s a hidden value in making certain software less intuitive and more shareable.
The holiday shopping season is the most important time of the year for many retailers, but a new study by Moovweb reveals that some of the biggest names in U.S. retail, including Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. WMT 0.37%, J C Penney Company Inc JCP 3.31% and Best Buy Co Inc BBY 0.63%, are missing out on…
With President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration coming up in January, President Barack Obama’s historic eight-year term in office will be coming to a close. In today’s heated political climate, Obama has received plenty of praise and criticism during his time in the White House.
Democratic senators took the chance to use the lame-duck session to work in one more gridlock this week. This time, the issue is over the stop-gap spending bill passed by the House this week, which would fund government operations through late April.
The Chinese government took casino investors on a wild ride Thursday when the imposition of new ATM transaction limits in Macau caught the market by surprise.