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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.  I...

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...

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.

Chinese Stocks Plunge To 8-Month Low

AP | Kelly Chen | Posted 08.25.2015 | Business

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese stocks fell Tuesday for a fourth day, hitting an eight-month low amid signs Beijing was no longer buying shares...

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 mar...

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 hi...

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...

Buccaneers Fire Coach, GM

AP | FRED GOODALL | Posted 12.30.2013 | Sports

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are changing directions on their rebuilding project — again. Coach Greg Schiano was fired Monday afte...

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 ev...


AP | JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 12.30.2013 | Sports

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Mike Shanahan's plan to restore order, professionalism and consistent success to the Washington Redskins disintegrated quickly i...

Vikings Fire Head Coach

AP | Posted 12.30.2013 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have fired coach Leslie Frazier a day after they wrapped up a 5-10-1 season. The Vikings made the playoffs...

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.

Cardinals Dump Coach

AP | By BOB BAUM | Posted 12.31.2012 | Sports

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have fired coach Ken Whisenhunt after six seasons that included the long-suffering franchise's only Super ...

Chargers Clean House

AP | By BERNIE WILSON | Posted 03.02.2013 | Sports

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego Chargers President Dean Spanos finally ran out of wiggle room. Coach Norv Turner and general manager A.J. ...

Black Monday: NFL Firing Frenzy Begins

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 03.02.2013 | Sports

-- Quite a day for NFL sacks. Seven coaches and five general managers were fired Monday in a flurry of pink slips that were delivered the day afte...

Rex Not Going Anywhere

AP | DENNIS WASZAK Jr. | Posted 03.02.2013 | Sports

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Mike Tannenbaum pulled out a letter as he stood in front of the New York Jets players for one last time. It was a farewell...