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Black Monday

When Markets Tumble, Just Chill, Says Legendary Investor

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 09.14.2015 | Business

Smart investors keep their cool. That's the message of a recent memo from Howard Marks, chairman of the investment firm Oaktree Capital. In a lengthy...

Week to Week News Quiz for 8/28/15

John Zipperer | Posted 08.28.2015 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

It's time for an end-of-summer Week to Week news quiz to see how much you know about the latest events. Here are some random but real hints: It didn'...

China's Market Crash Means Chinese Supergrowth Could Have Only 5 More Years to Run

Brad DeLong | Posted 08.28.2015 | World
Brad DeLong

Markets do fluctuate, but the crash of Shanghai means China will soon need a new development model. And there seems to be no secret Chinese institutional or developmental sauce. China will -- unfortunately -- likely become another corrupt middle-income country in the middle-income relative development trap.

Why You Shouldn't Sell Stock During A Market Panic

The Huffington Post | Shane Ferro | Posted 08.25.2015 | Business

If you are a retail investor with money in the stock market, you probably lost a lot of money in the last couple of days (on paper, at least). That's ...

When Will Wasn't Enough: How China Backed Into a Market Crisis

Joe Singh | Posted 08.25.2015 | Business
Joe Singh

People may worry when a disease claims lives, but that worry doesn't make the disease's effects stronger or multiply the victim count. Investor sentiment, on the other hand, can and does cause market shocks to ripple outward.

Yesterday's Trade Ideas Are Up $18,400 -- Today it's 3 Percent Index Gains or Bust!

Phil Davis | Posted 08.25.2015 | Business
Phil Davis

We need 3% gains today. That's right, after dropping 15% our 5% Rule says a weak bounce should be 20% of the drop and that's a 3% bounce off yesterday's close just to keep us a tiny bit bullish.

5 GIFs Show The World Losing It Over #BlackMonday

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 08.24.2015 | Business

You may have noticed fear erupting around the globe as stocks plummeted Monday. China's stocks saw the worst decline since 2007, and European markets ...

5 Reasons Stocks Are Tumbling Worldwide On 'Black Monday'

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 08.25.2015 | Business

NEW YORK -- Wall Street woke up to, if not a Black Monday, at least a Blackish Monday. Markets around the world tumbled toward historic losses amid a...

Black Monday for the Markets: China Fails to Hold the Line

Phil Davis | Posted 08.24.2015 | Business
Phil Davis

Chinese farmers don't understand that the leveraged investing products they bought have completely wiped out their money, even though the commodities they played are "only" down 20%.

NFL Black Monday Brings Wave Of Coach Firings

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 12.30.2014 | Sports

The NFL's "Black Monday" has returned. As has become an annual tradition, struggling teams fired coaches and general managers one day after the conclu...

Live Updates From The Best Cyber Monday Deals Happening Right Now

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 12.01.2014 | Style

If you're anything like us, chances are you missed out on a lot of the great Black Friday sales because of Netflix and food comas. But don't fret, the...

Flashback to Black Monday

John Bates | Posted 07.23.2014 | Technology
John Bates

Regulators and other agencies need systems that are not only as fast as HFT trading platforms but are also smarter, sniffing out and alerting the authorities as and when something anomalous is happening rather than after the fact.

5 NFL Coaches Fired (So Far) On 'Black Monday'

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 12.30.2013 | Sports

Welcome to Black Monday! As has become customary, the first Monday after the close of the NFL's regular season included the firings of several coa...

The Wolf of Wall Street

Francis Levy | Posted 03.01.2014 | Entertainment
Francis Levy

The Wolf of Wall Street is a minor work by a great filmic novelist. It's a long movie, like one of those tomes by Dickens or Balzac that had never eve...

Born at the Right Time: Why Starting a Family in Troubled Times Isn't Such a Bad Idea

Anne Hill | Posted 02.18.2014 | Parents
Anne Hill

If your habitual response to the unknown is fear, you will probably not have a lot of fun raising children. On the bright side, the regimen of parenting is an excellent way to overcome it.

Economist Robert Shiller's Nobel Prize a Big Win

Harlan Green | Posted 12.14.2013 | Business
Harlan Green

Although much of what Yale economist Robert Shiller writes is about the importance of financial markets, he won the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for studying how financial markets misbehave. He is a pioneer in the new field of Behavioral Economics.

Thank God There's No Black Monday in the Arts World, or Maybe There Should Be?

Jade Simmons | Posted 03.04.2013 | Arts
Jade Simmons

What the arts world needs is fresh vision that can adapt to the new crop of talent being cultivated, continually inspire the guard currently in place and make innovative, rather than obligatory use of new technology and ways of communicating.

Super Bowl Advertising: 2009 vs. 2010

Jenny Darroch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jenny Darroch

Super Bowl season is almost upon us and once again the question of whether companies should spend money on Super Bowl commercials has emerged.

Girlfriends with Pink Slips

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

The support of female friends can help a woman get over the traumatic emotional and financial losses associated with being fired or let go. What can friends do?

Déjà Vu All Over Again

David Henry Sterry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Henry Sterry

1500 points the market plummeted last week. This was preceded by months of money drunk Wall Streeters feeding like little piggies at the trough of dirty money. For me it's déjà vu all over again.

W&W: Can Saving the Economy Save Us From Spurious Sarah News?

Ted Johnson, Maegan Carberry, Teresa Valdez Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ted Johnson, Maegan Carberry, Teresa Valdez Klein

So, sorry, Ms. Palin, but something happened on Wall Street to bump you off the front page. A little major market crash, that's all. Now, the candidat...

Lehman's Collapse Rattles the Really Rich

Vicky Ward | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Vicky Ward

For most of us it is time to hunker down. Time to hope we don't get that phone call: "Are you OK?" The answer, for all of us in New York, is no, we are not.

Let Our Economy Win! (John McCain's Latest Attack Ad)

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matthew Filipowicz

Just like if you criticize the war in Iraq, you're criticizing the troops, when you say the economy is bad, you're saying the American worker is bad.

Recession Fears: Worry Like It's 1989

New York | Michael Idov | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The news keeps coming, each item worse than the one before. New-home sales fall 26 percent nationwide; the U.S. economy loses 17,000 jobs in January; ...