Category: Markets

Off-The-Grid Mansions

Off-The-Grid Mansions

  Introduction With the help of Realtor.com, Sotheby’s International Realty, Coldwell Banker Previews International and Prudential Douglas Elliman, we combed the Multiple Listing Services to find available homes touting self-sustainable energy options capable of...

How to Amass and Lose a Fortune on Wall Street

How to Amass and Lose a Fortune on Wall Street

English: Wall Street sign on Wall Street (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Remember one month ago, when the S&P500 (NYSE:SPY) was heading for 1500, and investors seem to think that equities are the best game in...

The end of Hostess

The end of Hostess

  Snack time is over for the maker of the iconic Twinkie and other lunchbox staples. By David A. Kaplan, contributor FORTUNE — The fat lady — the one who apparently ate too many...

Even without Rick Scott and GOP governors, Obamacare exchanges should flourish

Even without Rick Scott and GOP governors, Obamacare exchanges should flourish

  No matter whether online shopping markets for millions of uninsured Americans to buy medical benefits are run by states or the federal government, these health insurance exchanges should effectively provide health benefits, say...

With Thanksgiving-Night Openings, Do Retailers Risk Busting More Than Doors?

With Thanksgiving-Night Openings, Do Retailers Risk Busting More Than Doors?

    Retailers are opening earlier this holiday season, sandwiching Thanksgiving turkey between the work week and yuletide shopping as never before. Target, Black Friday (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Target is opening at 9 p.m. on...

XOM Crosses Below Key Moving Average Level

XOM Crosses Below Key Moving Average Level

In trading on Wednesday, shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM) crossed below their 200 day moving average of $86.37, changing hands as low as $86.16 per share. Exxon Mobil Corp. shares are currently...

The World’s Hottest Hedge Fund Manager Has Been Buying Facebook

The World’s Hottest Hedge Fund Manager Has Been Buying Facebook

The hottest hedge fund manager in America, who has traded Facebook better than anybody, was a big buyer of Facebook stock during the summer. Charles “Chase” Coleman’s $6 billion Tiger Global hedge fund held 11.7 million...

Will Obama Make Wall Street Pay for its Support of Romney?

Will Obama Make Wall Street Pay for its Support of Romney?

In 2008, Wall Streeters invested millions in Barack Obama’s campaign. Many of these big donors were thus a little miffed when Obama, as President, derided Wall Streeters as “fat cats” and, to add injury...

If you want a big, new market try reaching U.S. Hispanics (Fortune, 1988)

If you want a big, new market try reaching U.S. Hispanics (Fortune, 1988)

Editor’s note: Every week, Fortune.com publishes a story from our magazine archives. This week, we turn to a 1988 feature about  the rise of Hispanic consumers and corporate America’s efforts to market to this increasingly important...

An Easy ETF Of Superstorm Sandy Stocks

An Easy ETF Of Superstorm Sandy Stocks

Does every home need a  generator? Please don’t take this post as callous and insensitive. My family has suffered through Hurricane Sandy, but I was thinking that it might actually be prudent, from a...