• CNBCS&P 500 and Nasdaq close lower after tech's reversal from record highs

    Tech faced pressure as investors took profits off the table following strong earnings from companies in the space. Earlier, tech was led higher by shares of Facebook, which initially soared as much as 5.96 percent to a record before paring gains. U.S. equities closed mixed on Thursday after the technology sector rolled over. The Nasdaq composite closed 0.6… Read more Read more...

  • CNBCUS Treasurys lower as bond investors digest Fed decision, data

    U.S. government debt prices were mostly lower on Thursday, as investors digested the latest statement made by the Federal Reserve key data releases. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note sat higher at around 2.319 percent, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond was slightly higher at 2.937 percent. Bond yields move inversely to prices. … Read more Read more...

  • CNBCDow futures rise 100 points on strong earnings

    U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wednesday, as investors parsed through another batch of major earnings while awaiting a statement by the Federal Reserve. Dow futures rose 100 points, while S&P and Nasdaq futures gained 5.5 points and 17 points, respectively. Boeing, Coca-Cola and Ford among the companies that reported before the bell. Whole Foods,… Read Read more...

  • CNBC'I'm trimming these names': See why Kevin O'Leary is pulling back from FANG stocks

    The FANG stocks have pulled the S&P 500 to record highs. Investor Kevin O’Leary says he’s pulling back from the four tech giants. O’Leary says doing so could help “reduce the back end of the year’s volatility.” Tech stocks’ dazzling performance might be giving some investors tunnel vision — but Kevin O’Leary is not one of them. The blowout performance Read more...

  • The Baltimore SunDuClaw Brewing seeks investor or buyer

    DuClaw Brewing Co., the Rosedale-based craft-beer company known for its Sweet Baby Jesus brew, is seeking an investor or buyer.The company has hired Equity Partners, an Easton investment firm, to assist in the search, according to a news release.Founded by Harford County native Dave Benfield, DuClaw products are sold in 13 states, with two more to come by September, said Read more...

  • The Baltimore SunDuClaw Brewing seeks investor or buyer

    DuClaw Brewing Co., the Rosedale-based craft-beer company known for its Sweet Baby Jesus brew, is seeking an investor or buyer.The company has hired Equity Partners, an Easton investment firm, to assist in the search, according to a news release.Founded by Harford County native Dave Benfield, DuClaw products are sold in 13 states, with two more to come by September, said Read more...

  • The Baltimore SunDuClaw Brewing seeks investor or buyer

    DuClaw Brewing Co., the Rosedale-based craft-beer company known for its Sweet Baby Jesus brew, is seeking an investor or buyer.The company has hired Equity Partners, an Easton investment firm, to assist in the search, according to a news release.Founded by Harford County native Dave Benfield, DuClaw products are sold in 13 states, with two more to come by September, said Read more...

  • CNBCCramer tracks the return of stock-picking and the individual investor

    “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer wonders if the individual investor is returning to the market. Average investors coming back into the market can only wreak havoc when they stop doing their homework, Cramer says. Cramer uses anecdotal evidence from conversations with fans to review this growing trend. Despite various investing outlets inciting fear in the stock market about “single-stock risk,” Read more...

  • The Motley FoolWhat Are Bear Funds?

    Most investors focus on owning stocks with the expectation that they’ll rise in value. During bull markets, that strategy works very well. When bear markets strike, however, owning stocks is often painful. Bear funds can help those who want to make money when stocks fall because they’re designed to have their prices rise when the market declines. The market has Read more...

  • CNBCMartin Shkreli investor: 'I was not a happy camper'

    “I was annoyed when Martin told me he would send me cash, and he did not send me cash,” investor John Neill said. “It was an unpleasant surprise,” Neill said after learning his investment stake plummeted 40 percent. “Retrophin is my attempt at creating a Lowe’s, Sears or Berkshire” Hathaway, Shkreli told Neill. An investor in Martin Shkreli’s hedge fund Read more...