A.I. Has Arrived in Investing. Humans Are Still Dominating.

Machines are starting to take the place of the people who flip burgers, drive across town and, lately, manage stock portfolios. Artificial intelligence is taking on a bigger role in...

Big Bets on A.I. Open a New Frontier for Chip Start-Ups,...

SAN FRANCISCO — For years, tech industry financiers showed little interest in start-up companies that made computer chips. How on earth could a start-up compete with a goliath like Intel,...

Graydon Carter, Ex-Editor of Vanity Fair, Invests in an App

Graydon Carter, the former editor of Vanity Fair, was preparing coq au vin in Provence, France, the other day when he picked up a telephone call from back home. “We’re...

Buying a Piece of Bob Marley’s Song Catalog, and His Enduring...

When Chris Blackwell, the founder of Island Records, first met a journeyman musician named Bob Marley in 1972, he had a feeling that the young man might find success. “He...

US Stocks Top Weekly Performance List As REITs Sink

US equities led most markets higher last week, posting the strongest gain among the major asset classes, based on a set of exchange-traded products. Meanwhile, real estate investment trusts...

Sentiment Snapshot: Did somebody say Melt-Up?

I had to think a bit before going with that title. The term "melt-up" is an increasingly overused word, and given this article features what I think are some...

Two-year Treasury yield back to 2%, rate not seen since global...

Some mornings I have to dig for a lead new story. Other days I’ve got candidates crawling out of the woodwork like roaches in a dirty kitchen when the...

[Vault] Ways to Avoid The Early Withdrawal Penalty on IRAs

Life happens and occasionally we run into really tight situations with our money. Generally, we open retirement accounts with the intention of never touching that money again until it's...

For Bond Investors, Low Expectations in a Low-Yield World

The prospect of a strong economy in the United States and a strengthening one in much of the rest of the world is good news for workers and for...

Cutting Carbon Emissions While Earning Cash

Bonds may seem an unlikely instrument for saving the world. But managers of mutual funds and exchange-traded funds who invest in so-called green bonds say the securities can help...

Walmart’s Bumpy Day: From Wage Increase to Store Closings

Walmart, the nation’s largest private employer, waded into the bumpy waters of partisan politics on Thursday, announcing that it will use some of its savings under the new tax...

Inventories drop, oil prices kiss $70 a barrel

U.S. crude oil inventories fell by a surprising large 4.95 million barrels last week, the U.S. Energy Information Administration announced this morning. This took international benchmark Brent crude up...