Pension Funds Ask: What to Buy When Nothing Is Cheap?
Retirement systems that manage money for firefighters, police officers, teachers and other public workers aren't pulling back on costly bets for 2018, a time when markets are rising around the world.
Global Stock Surge Mints $9 Trillion in Market Value
Soaring stock prices across the globe added more than $9 trillion in market value to equity markets in 2017, the biggest one-year swell since the financial crisis.
Eight Things to Watch in Markets in 2018
The Wall Street Journal's Heard on the Street team evaluates the year ahead in markets. Here's what you should watch, from wages to technology to the Chinese economy.
Hoping for an Avalanche of Huge IPOs in 2018? Get Ready to Keep Waiting
The year may bring a couple of notable names, including Spotify. But heavy hitters like Uber, Airbnb and WeWork will likely remain on the sidelines.
Judge Says PwC Was Negligent In Bank Failure
PricewaterhouseCoopers was negligent in connection with one of the biggest bank failures of the financial crisis, a federal judge ruled.
For Bitcoin, A Year Like No Other
In 2017, bitcoin became one of the market's greatest speculative crazes. It remains to be seen whether it can live up to the hype.
Low Treasury Yields Expected to Persist in New Year
While other assets soared in 2017, yields on longer-term U.S. Treasury bonds have remained stubbornly low. That is unlikely to change in 2018.
Buoyant Stocks Turn Investors' Heads in 2017
U.S. stocks' headlong advance in 2017 is stoking bullish sentiment going into 2018, but some market watchers are questioning if the rally has more steam. The S&P 500 surged 19% in 2017, more than triple some projections from the start of the year.
Money in 2018: The Managers and Executives to Watch in 2018
Active investing held its own in 2017, but the new year holds new risks and opportunities for these four leaders in the sector.
Bank Stocks Extend Their Winning Streak
Tax and regulatory changes are giving banks a potent antidote to persistently low long-term interest rates.
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January 02, 2018 00:15 ET (05:15 GMT)