Warren Buffett said he will no longer include the book value of Berkshire Hathaway shares in future annual letters.
Warren Buffett's latest letter to shareholders has a warning for those worried about the national debt — don't be.
The Federal Reserve's first policy announcement of 2019 comes amid a stock market rally and uncertainty about the economy following the government shutdown.
After record earnings growth in 2018, corporate executives continue to temper their views on the economy for the year ahead, keeping investors on edge amid a market rebound to start 2019.
With companies about to release earnings for the fourth quarter, early indications are that commentary about the global economy will be very discouraging.
“Trade protectionism has been the most important headwind to US equities since the start of last year, taking 4.4% off the S&P 500," Bank of America analysts said. "In fact, our analysis suggests the index would not have finished last year in the red had it not been for fears of a trade war
Since Trump's election win, few economic indicators have been more positive than the NFIB's reading on small business optimism. In December, the cracks in this data started to show, adding to the theme of a more downbeat outlook as we enter the new year.
The December jobs report was a stellar reading on the U.S. labor market, a sign that the stock market's fears about a recession appear, for now, to be clearly overdone.
Apple CEO Tim Cook blamed "customers taking advantage of significantly reduced pricing for iPhone battery replacements.”
Apple gave investors bad news about the global economy in a shocking announcement on Wednesday. It will do little to calm fears about where the global economy stands and how big of a negative impact trade is having.
The latest round of economic data wrapping up 2018 is telling investors that the Trump Bump enjoyed by investors appears to to be coming to an end.
Economic data released in December is sending investors into the new year with a downbeat view of the economy while financial markets finish off their worst year since the crisis.
News out of FedEx on Tuesday was a bigger surprise to investors than what they heard from the Fed on Wednesday, a reminder that the corporate sector remains the most likely source of negative surprises over the coming months, not central banks.
The Fed increased the target range for its benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points to a new band of 2.25%-2.5%, putting the Fed funds rate at its highest level since the spring of 2008.
The Federal Reserve's final policy meeting of the year comes amid volatility in markets, criticisms from the President, and concerns about the global economy.
Bitcoin's price peaked and then popped a year ago. The believers continue to believe, arguing that prices don't matter. But that's denying reality.
Stocks faded a strong open on Wednesday for the second-straight trading session, another sign that below the surface the market continues to look weak.
Markets rebounded from early losses to close in the green on Monday but the market still remains in an overall downtrend and the pattern continues to be discouraging for investors.
Trade has become the driving theme for investors, and with trade optimism fading and the market selling off in response, what investors saw last week could be a preview of things to come next year.
The November jobs report showed the U.S. labor market continues to hum along, with 155,000 new jobs created last month while the unemployment rate held at 3.7%, matching the lowest level since 1969.
Trade concerns have been top-of-mind for investors and the volatility in markets this week is a reminder that right now, markets are most sensitive to developments on trade above everything else that's shaking markets right now.