Fri, 8 Jun 2012
Expect lackluster employment data in the short term as we correct from unsustainably high growth early in the year.
Solid year-over-year sales growth, firmer pricing, and tighter inventories are finally painting a brighter picture for the long-suffering housing market.
Interest-rate worries have hit Bank of America and Citigroup , but the market is missing their potential to further cut costs and boost earnings.
Leadership changes and litigation risk should not scare investors away from financials, as quarterly results show that several names are currently a fairly good deal, says Morningstar's Jim Sinegal.
The market is undervaluing how the boost in new customers will offset new regulations for managed-care companies, says Morningstar's Matt Coffina.
Not crushing on IPOs, Facebook's virtual strategy, a setback for Citi , 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.
Results from JPMorgan, Citigroup , and Wells Fargo are on tap. Plus, what to watch in retail sales data and Intel results.
Morningstar.com's article, blog, and video coverage of the 2012 Investment Conference.
A FINRA panel has ordered Citigroup and a former branch manager to pay a combined $11 million in remuneration.
Among Vikram Pandit's last jobs as Citigroup Inc .'s chief executive officer was to decide the fate of the bank's hedge-fund unit, which employs some of his oldest colleagues. He agreed to give them most of it for free.
Citi named two senior managers from rival institutions directors and ultra-high-net-worth private bankers.
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