The critics of the financial reform Dodd-Frank Act are fond of saying that it doesn't work -- some going so far as to say that the financial system is just as much at risk as it was in 2008, if not even more so.
CNBC no longer runs ads touting "In Cramer We Trust." That is a very small step in the right direction. It has a long way to go.
We need 3% gains today. That's right, after dropping 15% our 5% Rule says a weak bounce should be 20% of the drop and that's a 3% bounce off yesterday's close just to keep us a tiny bit bullish.
It's time to hop back in and investing there. We've rounded up the best investment advice from the people you should trust most -- renowned expert investors from Warren Buffett to Carl Icahn who have made millions (some, billions) by investing.
While you relax in the sun by the pool this summer, make the most of your free time by checking out 25 of the hottest, newest and best-selling personal finance books. Learn how to catapult yourself to success and better manage your funds.
I'm sure Jim Cramer will be the last one to leave the burning building, but the era of stock picking is basically over. He continues to talk about index funds as being adequate for those who don't have the time to research individual stocks, but investors -- in increasing numbers -- are too smart to fall for this shtick.
Tesla is not a traditional auto company struggling to one better GM and Toyota in a move-by-move game of chess, it's a California high-tech startup. For Musk, this isn't about tactics and it's not even about strategy. It's about a new industrial revolution.
Once a nation turns its back on a resolute determination to cultivate moral deservedness, political and financial superintendency passes to those who gain power illegitimately--a fact described eloquently by President Theodore Roosevelt.
When it comes to matters of the heart and wallet, we wanted to know what these life and finance gurus carry around with them.
The Beatles are often credited as the greatest rock band of all time. Their following is huge now, but if you look at their beginnings you'll discover something else about the Beatles. They are great content marketers.
Brian Belski, the chief investment strategist at BMO Capital Markets, opines that the S&P 500 may go to 1,900 now that the Federal Reserve has decided to not taper its asset purchasing program. He is correct. It might go to 1,900. Then again, it might not.
Fibonacci was a brilliant mathematician, but even he couldn't predict tomorrow's news. Don't bet your financial future on anyone who says they can.
How would you like to invest $10,000 and watch it grow over twenty years into $1,461,920? Well that's what happened at the giant hedge fund, SAC Capital Advisors, which made a 30 percent return for 20 years in a row.
The new Rich List is out -- yet another example of financial pornography. While nearly 15 million Americans still can't find jobs due to the Wall Street-created crash, the top hedge manager, David Tepper, earned $1,057,692 an HOUR in 2012.
It's your choice. You can follow the bloviating hype of Cramer or the sound research of William F. Sharpe and many others. Which do you think is really "the best of the best"?
CNBC long ago made the business decision to operate like a casino in that they know they are going to cost you money, but they hope to provide enough pleasure in the meantime that you think it's worth the price to stick around.