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A Star in Nasdaq Boom, ETF Now Looks Square

Sun, 26 Apr 2015 21:32:23 EDT
Nasdaq stocks are back at record levels, but investors are abandoning the Qubes, a once red-hot ETF that tracks the Nasdaq-100 stocks.

Japan Insurers Pile Into U.S. Debt

Sun, 26 Apr 2015 20:57:24 EDT
Japanese life insurers plan to keep pouring money into U.S. debt as the list of countries able to meet their thirst for yield shrinks.

Apple Runs Up Against Its Own Success

Sun, 26 Apr 2015 21:38:09 EDT
Ahead of the Tape: Apple may manage another iPhone surprise, but the hurdle is getting higher.

Oil-Fund Outflows Bode Ill for Prices

Sun, 26 Apr 2015 21:27:39 EDT
Money is pouring out of a popular investment tied to the oil market, a sign that a monthlong crude-price rally may be running out of gas.

Deutsche Bank Profit Halves on Litigation Costs

Sun, 26 Apr 2015 20:58:49 EDT
German lender Deutsche Bank said its first-quarter net profit fell around 50% as strong revenue growth was outweighed by a record penalty.

'Flash Crash' Investigators Likely Missed Clues

Sun, 26 Apr 2015 21:31:47 EDT
Investigators overlooked evidence that could have enabled them to uncover the strategies of the trader accused of helping cause the selloff, according to members of a committee that oversaw the probe.

Drkoop.com Epitomized Hype of Tech Boom and Bust

Sun, 26 Apr 2015 21:33:14 EDT
For many money managers and analysts, the rise and fall of consumer health-care website drkoop.com was their favorite debacle of the tech bubble of the late 1990s and 2000.

U.S. Cotton Picking Up as Supplies Dwindle

Sun, 26 Apr 2015 18:39:50 EDT
Buyers are snatching up the last stocks of high-quality U.S. cotton, driving up prices in the process.

Not Much Spring in Traders' Steps

Sun, 26 Apr 2015 18:40:02 EDT
Bank earnings could be weighed down by a renewed trading slump.

Millennium Hedge Fund, Quant Trader Plan Venture

Sun, 26 Apr 2015 21:12:23 EDT
Israel “Izzy” Englander’s Millennium Management LLC and quant trader Igor Tulchinsky plan a joint venture that will allow the trader to accept outside money and use a wider range of trading strategies.

For Fed, Nothing Going on but the Rent

Sun, 26 Apr 2015 18:38:30 EDT
Inflation is too low for the Federal Reserve, but not as low as it would be if rising rents weren’t propping it up.

Big Doesn't Equal Bad at Wells Fargo

Sun, 26 Apr 2015 19:34:57 EDT
Wells Fargo is on a growth tear. But regulatory risk might not rise in tandem with its bulked up balance sheet.

Tesla Targets Pull Away From Profits

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:14:49 EDT
Analysts have cut their estimates for what Tesla will make over the next several years, but that doesn’t mean they think anything less of the stock.

Charter Needs to Be Second-Time Lucky

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 21:56:24 EDT
Charter and Time Warner Cable both need to do a deal to maintain their lofty valuations. But Time Warner Cable may have the upper hand.

Biogen's Tough Treatment from Wall Street

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 21:55:46 EDT
High expectations for Biogen’s multiple-sclerosis drug are a significant obstacle for the stock.

Greece's Waiting Game Casts Market Shadow

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:18:04 EDT
Talks in Riga brought no joy on Greece. Markets face persistent uncertainty as a result.

AstraZeneca's Deals Prompt Doubts About Quality

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:30:17 EDT
U.K. pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca is doing deals to help bolster near-term revenues, potentially at the cost of future earnings.