The Commerce Department released moderately better data on the economy this morning -- but don't celebrate quite yet. While U.S. consumer prices ticked higher in March, today's 1.5 percent figure still falls short of the Federal Reserve's stated 2 percent target.
Madison Dearborn Partners LLC has salvaged its bet on Nuveen Investments Inc. almost seven years after the disastrously timed buyout and two years after a star manager’s exit derailed plans for an initial public offering.
The S&P 500 Index has crossed the flat line a total of 15 times so far this year. We believe its inability to rally past last year's +29.6 percent mark signals fatigue, especially in light of some recent bullish news: