Biotech stocks buoyed by bullish UBS

US equity markets waver following Monday holiday

Ditch the hokum on asset diversification

Investment professionals are working in the dark

Margins: the new normal

Bears have been waiting for profit margins to revert

US financials enjoy strong August gains

Nine in 10 S&P 500 stocks advance as economic data improve

Stocks at records yet recovery is elusive

Record asset prices belie many startling economic inconsistencies

Retail hit as Williams-Sonoma disappoints

Furniture retailer reports lower than hoped profit growth

Classic warning sounds for investors

S&P 500 and Treasury bonds send conflicting messages

Seasonal trends depend on momentum

September stock performances go under the microscope

Smith & Wesson slide weighs on gun makers

US firearm manufacturer cuts full-year sales forecast

Beware Jolly Roger on pink sheet stocks

Symbol denotes potentially suspicious activity in microcap arena

Little fanfare as S&P 500 passes 2,000

Best Buy slump continues on weak sales

US retailer struggles to compete with online competitors

Autumn shadows lurk for global stocks

Bull run defies negative markers; can it survive more volatility?

Financials lead charge on day of records

BK and Tim Hortons soar on merger news

Shares surge for groups after talks revealed over possible tie-up

S&P 500 passes 2,000 for the first time

Index propelled by stimulus comments from Draghi

S&P 500 companies reduce buybacks

Corporate treasurers are wary of high stock prices

Strong earnings lift Ross Stores

California retailer has benefited from trend for bargain hunting

Equity bulls face slowing share buybacks

Hopes rise that spare cash is now being spent on organic growth or M&A

Sears ‘unacceptable’ results hit retailer