Franklin Resources made a big bet on gun maker Remington that cost its investors hundreds of millions of dollars. Now, a way out of the trade has drawn the investment manager into conflict with families of the Sandy Hook shooting victims. Read More WSJ.com: Markets...

The rebound in the U.S. economy is providing companies with a good reason to increase capital spending. But it is also giving them reason to be cautious about splurging on new equipment. Read More WSJ.com: Markets...

Even in the midst of a recession, investors are pouring money into newly public companies at levels on par with the dot-com era. A shift in the economy and low interest rates are helping drive the frenzy of activity. Read More WSJ.com: Markets...