Odell Beckham Jr. touches down for the New York Giants during their 32-21 win over Washington Redskins. Photograph: Getty

New York Giants 32 Washington Redskins 21 Entering the fourth quarter Thursday night, the New York Giants led the Washington Redskins by 12 poi(...)

The odds of a US Fed rate increase hit 54 per cent in early August before plunging to 24 per cent three weeks later, following the sudden upsurge in volatility. Photograph: Issei Kato/Reuters

Will Fed hike rates? One question will dominate financial markets this week: will the Federal Reserve hike interest rates on Thursday? The odds of a r(...)

Profiting from the market panics Market panics are unnerving, but they’re also times of great opportunity. On Monday last week, Apple – which had trad(...)

The FTSE 100 recently rose above the 7,000 mark for the first time and hit a new record high, but all-time highs are common and not a sign of irrational exuberance. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

US earnings season begins this week and Wall Street is nervous. Little wonder. Earnings estimates have tumbled 8.2 per cent in 2015, FactSet notes, th(...)

Should investors wish for a US market decline in 2015? Yes, say money managers Barry Ritoltz and Ben Carlson. Neither is bearish – rather, both(...)

Outside the NYSE on Wall Street: Traders and investors alike continue to eulogise the fictionalised biography of legendary Wall Street speculator Jesse Livermore in Reminiscences of a Stock Operator

Last Friday, November 28th, was the 74th anniversary of the death of legendary Wall Street speculator Jesse Livermore. Once dubbed “the most fabulous (...)

The recent stock market mauling indicates their is obvious potential for a decent multi-week bounce, but the era of easy gains may well be ending.For (...)

The $8.9 billion fine imposed on French bank BNP Paribas for violating sanctions against Sudan and other countries was unprecedented, but investors(...)

Jeremy Grantham’s GMO has been warning for some time that US investors face subdued long-term returns due to elevated prices. Valuation warning signal(...)

You heard it here first: A trader  on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Not that long ago, investors looking for their daily fix of market analysis had to make do with broker notes and market summaries in the mainst(...)