Barry Ritholtz

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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(...)

Happy fifth birthday, global bull market. The advance has been led by the US, with the S&P 500 tripling (dividends included) since M(...)

The New York Stock Exchange can be fun for traders with the requisite temperament and discipline, but most people shouldn’t trade at all as only a tiny minority ever beat the market. photograph: bloomberg

A new year means new resolutions. Following them is another matter, of course, but it’s worth making the effort with the eight suggestions below – you(...)

Last year was a nerve-free ride for investors, the S&P not only advancing 30 per cent but never falling below its 200-day moving average. Will vol(...)


European indices are ending the year on a high. Not only have the main bourses surged 15 per cent since June , there have been 22 consecutive weeks of(...)

Much surprise was expressed at the muted market response to the recent US government shutdown.The only surprising thing is the surprise.Indices rose d(...)

US markets have enjoyed their best start to a year since 1999, the Dow Jones last week surpassing 15,000 for the first time. Up 14 per ce(...)

Apple last week closed above its 50-day moving average for the first time in 113 trading days – its longest losing streak. The company’s(...)

Hedge fund giant SAC is unlikely to be displeased with having to cough up $602 million to settle charges of insider trading in Elan shares. (...)

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