Regulation, rates, and real estate all made headlines in the financial-services sector in recent months and could create ongoing headwinds for several firms.
Not crushing on IPOs, Facebook's virtual strategy, a setback for Citi, and more.
Five stats from the market and the stories behind them. This week: Fed's $40 billion bond buys in question, Wal-Mart's worrisome 1% same-store sales growth, and more.
Morningstar markets editor Jeremy Glaser digs into Microsoft's weak quarter, Google's unwelcome surprises, and brick-and-mortar retailers' continuing battle against their cyber rivals.
Challenges from Canadian operations and data breach await him.
Regulators’ concern over ‘living will’ restructuring plans reinforces our high uncertainty ratings and lack of enthusiasm for Bank of America, Citigroup, and JPMorgan Chase shares, says Morningstar’s Jim Sinegal.
Costco's superior cost advantages and potential for expansion remain compelling.
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