Investors are constantly looking for yield, but sometimes a big dividend isn't worth the risk.
It's been a volatile two weeks for U.S. stocks. The Dow Jones Select Dividend Index has declined three straight sessions, yet it's virtually unchanged over the past couple of weeks.
Value simply means getting more for something than you pay for it.
Investigators looking into Leon Cooperman's Omega Advisors have quite a bit to wade through. The billionaire has upwards of 90 securities in his public equity portfolio alone.
Wall Street ends its four-day losing streak on Friday, but the minor gains are nowhere near enough to erase big losses suffered over the week.
Blackstone's IPO in June 2007 coincided with the market's crest, while competitors who went public had to wait until after the financial crisis.
Stocks inch higher on Friday afternoon, recovering from an earlier drop.
The economy may not be growing as fast as everyone hoped, but consumers are spending more and that could prompt the Fed to start raising rates in September.
Stocks recover from an earlier drop by midmorning Friday, though gains are limited as crude oil falls below a $50 level again.
Jim Cramer sold out positions of American Express on Tuesday, held in his charitable trust, citing "few material new-term catalysts" for the stock.
Kennedy-Wilson (KW) shares are dropping after the company priced its secondary offering at $25.55.
Macerich (MAC) shares are down after rival Simon Property Group (SPG) increased its bid for the company.
The PHLX Housing Sector Index is outperforming the S&P 500 even though single-family housing starts plunged 15% in February.
Facebook's two-day developer conference will focus on messaging and mobile advertising, and should include several updates to the social network's standalone apps.
Here are 10 tax-filing tips as published by MainStreet, the personal finance site in TheStreet network.
Hire an expert, review your documents regularly and don't rely on just a will to accomplish your goals are among the highlights of sound estate planning.
Why the trillion dollars of U.S. corporate cash “trapped” overseas isn’t as much of a problem as you might think.
Global stock markets are pricing in a differential in monetary policy: Europe and Japan are easing while the U.S. is poised to raise rates.
Cramer says he wouldn't touch Noodles & Co. with a 10-foot pole but Skyworks Solutions is one of his 'four horsement' of semiconductors.
Cramer says to buy Berkshire Hathaway and wait on Rocket Fuel.
Cramer will look for any inkling of growth when industrial stocks report earnings next week.
Oil's sure not like it used to be.
Cramer isn't recommending Dynavax Technologies or Hyatt Hotels but he'll buy more Cisco if the stock goes down.
Small cap stocks can realize big returns, but some should be avoided, even if they offer big dividends.
Self-driving cars, Internet access delivered via balloons and drones, and a project to cheat death are just some of the seemingly outlandish initiatives being pursued by Silicon Valley.
Tesla Motors fell sharply after analyst reports of weakening demand in China and a potential unpredictability with its sales in the near term. Storage maker EMC plunged after a downgrade.
Storied venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers received a favorable jury verdict in its closely watched gender discrimination lawsuit brought by former associate partner Ellen Pao.
Facebook isn't done shopping for companies. Next could be Pinterest. Here's why.
BlackBerry just posted a quarterly profit when a loss was expected, but the gains mostly came from cost-cutting. The real question remains: Can its new businesses deliver enough revenue?
The Federal Reserve vice chairman did not give an indication about when the expected rate increase will occur this year.
Following in Wal-Mart and TJX's footsteps, Target is the latest big retailer to raise wages for employees to at least $9 an hour, beginning in April.
Jim Cramer and Jack Mohr believe Target is making the right move, and forecast the earnings-per-share impact to be minimal.
When Daimler exported its popular Sprinter van to the U.S., it used some legal trickery to dodge a 25% U.S. tariff. Now instead, they'll be built in South Carolina.
Investors hope highly respected insurance boss Thiam can step up restructuring efforts at the flagging Swiss lender.