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Video: Wharton's Jeremy Siegel sees 10% earnings growth in 2016 but weak markets
Capital Markets
Wharton School Professor Jeremy Siegel doesn't see the Federal Reserve raising rates very much next year, which means that earnings could grow by 10%. But don't expect stocks to track those gains. Siegel tells CNBC's Squawk Box that the market will rise only 3%-5%.
7 trades for 2016
Capital Markets
2015 is coming to a close and as always, predictions, forecasts, and prognoses for the coming year have been rolling in. CNN’s analysts are saying that Hillary Clinton will be the next commander-in-chief, while Indiewire expects either Ridley Scott or George Miller to receive the best director nod at the Oscars. Meanwhile, USAToday said that Kobe Bryant will likely sink
The Week Ahead: Sparse economic data, though clues to US consumer demand
Capital Markets
                          It's a quiet week for economic data with some markets closed on Monday and most shutting up shop for New Year's Day on Friday. Instead, investors will focus on whether stock indices can sustain recent rallies and finish on a positive note for the year. Nevertheless, there
Christmas edition: 2015 in review
Capital Markets
Before we reach 2016, I want to reflect back on 2015. Everyone is talking about interest rates and monetary policy right now, but the role fiscal policy plays is just as important—if not more so. As I always say, government policy is a precursor to change, and very recently we saw this firsthand. Only a day after President Barack Obama
Books to read and cherish this holiday season
Lifestyle
Each year, we tell ourselves that it will different, but it is so easy to become caught up in the trappings of the holiday season. The shopping, the food preparation and the travel plans all take our focus away from our relationships with family and friends. In fact, we can find ourselves feeling more and more like the Grinch. Five
Video: Globalization is in retreat -- and that is the hallmark of this new century
Capital Markets
Columbia University Business School Professor Bruce Greenwald explains why globalization is in retreat -- an idea that is in direct opposition to the theme of the 20th century.
The 10 best business and productivity books of 2015
Lifestyle
  Read some (or all!) of these 2015 favorites over the holidays and you'll return to work in January ready to make 2016 the best year yet. The holidays are a great time to catch up on reading, and think beyond day-to-day issues. Here are 10 of our favorite business and productivity books from 2015 that will help you see
CEOs with bad tempers -- duck if you meet any of these meanies
Capital Markets
Third Avenue Management has become not just the poster boy for the perils of junk bond funds, it's also is in the running for the most out-of-control CEO. Third Avenue isn't the only company with leadership problems. Below we list some real lulus. David Barse, former CEO, Third Avenue. The Wall Street Journal gives a gripping rundown on Barse and
Top Google searches of 2015
Lifestyle
Medical mysteries and probing questions about what's "normal" for your child aside, the top 10 Google searches of the year are a surprising mix. Here's what people learned the most about in 2015: 10. "Straight Outta Compton"- the biographical movie about a popular hip hop group 9. "Fallout 4"- a video game released in November 8. Chris Kyle- the Navy Seal