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Wall Street Analysts

Meredith Whitney's Bad Prediction

Charles Gasparino | Posted 08.04.2013 | Business
Charles Gasparino

Wall Street analysts make bad calls all the time, but among the worst made at least in recent history has to be Meredith Whitney's prediction back in 2010 that the municipal-bond market was set for an epic implosion.

Too Big To Fail Banks Benefit Society, Says Too Big To Fail Bank

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 11.27.2012 | Business

Wow, guys, you'll never guess who thinks too-big-to-fail banks are super great for society! OK, you'll guess: It's a too-big-to-fail bank. In a res...

You Can't Impress Stock Analysts... and Shouldn't Try

Andrew Winston | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Andrew Winston

The debt and over-leverage explosion artificially inflated our economies and corporate earnings. So expecting growth in earnings today, while we re-set the economy to a more "normal" growth level, is absurd.

Prediction and Its Discontents

Robert Teitelman | Posted 11.08.2011 | Business
Robert Teitelman

Living through the last decade has been one tutorial after another on the failure of prediction, in particularly, but not exclusively, the failure of markets to see around the corner.

CHART: Bloggers' Predictions Beat Wall Street Professionals

Posted 06.25.2011 | Business

When it comes to Apple's stock, the advice of financial bloggers may be more reliable than tips from professional analysts. On Wednesday, Apple re...

Wall Street Said 'Buy, Buy, Buy' BP Stock As Gulf Crisis Unfolded

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BOSTON (By Aaron Pressman, Reuters) - As early word of BP's Deepwater Horizon blowout began spreading, investors panicked. After closing above $60 bef...

Uncle Sam Hiring Wall Street Analysts | Josh Fineman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Underscoring Washington's appeal as the financial industry shrinks, about 400 finance professionals have signed up for a New York job fair this month ...

WATCH: For Analysts, Its Always Time To Buy Stocks

New York Times | JACK HEALY and MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The New York Times examined on Monday the perpetual optimism of stock analysts. At the top of the market, they urged investors to buy or hold onto ...