Market & Finance News


Mon 28 Jul  - Herbalife stock tumbles on earnings miss
Herbalife shares tumble after the maker of nutritional supplements reports earnings that fall short of analysts' estimates.

Mon 28 Jul  - Stocks flat despite another big Merger Monday
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Mon 28 Jul  - Psychics are bullish on stocks
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Mon 28 Jul  - Investors help the rich pay off student loans
Another sign that credit is only available to those who may need it the least? Bond investors can buy pools of loans backed by student debt of graduate students from Harvard.

Mon 06 Jan  - Meet CNNMoney's new Tech 30 stock index
CNNMoney has created a portfolio of the 30 most important technology stocks on the planet that you can track every day.

Mon 28 Jul  - Richard Branson's Virgin America files for IPO
After ending string of operating losses last year, Virgin America says it plans to sell stock.

Mon 28 Jul  - Kristen Bell invests. Now what?
Actor-founded This Bar Saves Lives had Hollywood connections, but learned Start-Up 101 the hard way.

Sat 26 Jul  - Math nerds are taking over Wall Street
Elie Galam is a math geek turned finance wizard who is now running a hedge fund. He and other 'quant' traders are the opposite of the Wolf of Wall Street.

Sun 27 Jul  - There's no place like the economy
Is the economy back on track after a weak first quarter or about to get blown away? Investors will find out when the curtain is drawn on jobs and GDP data. There's also a Federal Reserve meeting.

Sun 27 Jul  - Former Bear Stearns CEO Ace Greenberg dies
Greenberg worked more than 60 years at Bear Stearns and was chairman went it collapsed in 2008.

Fri 25 Jul  - Crazy stock Cynk is back! Plunges 80%.
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Fri 25 Jul  - Investors go LOCO for grilled chicken stock
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Thu 24 Jul  - Introducing the $7.76 Big Mac
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Thu 24 Jul  - The 4 biggest investing mistakes
Avoiding stocks, chasing yield, focusing on the short-term and forgetting inflation. Sound familiar? Strategists say this is what investors shouldn't be doing now.

Fri 25 Jul  - Argentina is now very close to default
Argentina will default in just a few days unless the country can strike a deal at the eleventh hour with holdout creditors.

Thu 24 Jul  - GM stock is eating Ford's dust
Ford shares are doing much better than GM's this year. That trend is likely to continue.

Thu 24 Jul  - SodaStream pops on sale rumors
Is SodaStream going private? The stock surged on a report that it will. But there have been sale rumors ever since Coke bought a stake in Keurig Green Mountain.

Thu 24 Jul  - Global economy still limping along
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Thu 24 Jul  - Dunkin' stock dunked on poor sales
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Fri 25 Jul  - Will investors eat up El Pollo Loco IPO?
Mexican-style chicken chain El Pollo Loco wants to raise $100 million in the stock market this week to pay down debt as it pushes ahead with expansion plans. Can it be the next Chipotle?


Wed 23 Jul  - [video] Food safety scare rages in China
[at CNBC] - Officials have detained five people in the food scandal probe, reports CNBC's Eunice Yoon.

Fri 18 Jul  - Asia shares mostly lower after jet crash; Malaysia Airlines sinks
[at CNBC] - Asian stocks were mostly lower on Friday after the crash of a passenger plane in Ukraine and an offensive in Gaza sparked geopolitical tensions.


Thu 17 Jul  - Australian stocks reach six-year high
[at MarketWatch] - Asian markets end mixed, but gains in the resource sector help Australian stocks hit a six-year high.

Wed 16 Jul  - China GDP beats, but will there be more stimulus?
[at MarketWatch] - China’s economic growth rate hits 7.5% in the April-June quarter, beating expectations and opening a debate over whether the government will offer more stimulus, as other statistics paint a more mixed ...

Tue 15 Jul  - Japan stocks settle at more than one-week high
[at MarketWatch] - After a flurry of deal and earnings news boosts Wall Street overnight, Japanese stocks close at its highest level in more than week, while the yen holds steady against the greenback after the Bank of Japan ...

Fri 11 Jul  - [video] China's growth near 7% level: Expert
[at CNBC] - John Rutledge, Safanad's chief investment strategist, discusses how China's economy is impacting U.S. markets.

Mon 07 Jul  - [video] HSBC's bold call on emerging markets
[at CNBC] - The FMHR traders share their thoughts on buying stocks abroad, specifically in China and Mexico.


Fri 04 Jul  - Hong Kong dollar intervention - Why to expect more
[at CNBC] - This week has seen Hong Kong's first foreign exchange intervention in almost two years to curb currency strength and analysts expect more of the same in the weeks ahead.


Thu 03 Jul  - [video] Inside look at all things China
[at CNBC] - CNBC's Eunice Yoon provides a roundup on what's happening inside the economic powerhouse, and reports on the big pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.

Thu 03 Jul  - Asia stocks mixed before US jobs report, ECB meeting
[at CNBC] - Asian equity markets turned mixed on Thursday in cautious trade before key U.S. economic data and a European Central Bank meeting.

Wed 02 Jul  - Will China reforms rejuvenate Hong Kong stocks?
[at CNBC] - As Hong Kong stocks hit their highest level in nearly seven months this week, some analysts expect the market to gain a new lease of life.



Thu 26 Jun  - Asia stocks advance; Hang Seng climbs 1.5%
[at MarketWatch] - Asian stocks advance after a positive lead from the U.S., with the Nikkei rebounding from a one-week closing low.