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Traders Took Their Heads Out Of Their Hands Today

AP | CHRISTINA REXRODE | Posted 06.11.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — Investors on Wednesday all but forgot the previous day's burdens and sent stocks soaring. It was a stark turnaround from the day befo...

Worst Market Streak Since August

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 04.10.2012 | Business

This is starting to get out of hand a little bit. Stocks on Tuesday suffered their worst selloff of the year and their fifth straight day of losses...

Stocks Close At Highest Level Since Before Crisis

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 04.02.2012 | Business

-- STRONG RISE: U.S. stocks rose to multi-year highs on Monday after a positive report on U.S. manufacturing. The Institute for Supply Management sai...

Why CEOs Love This Stock Market Rally

Reuters | Posted 06.02.2012 | Business

* Gains in stock options, restricted shares offset modest bonuses * Stock grants made during 2009 market lows now look good ...

Think 'Score Gains,' Not 'Stop Losses'

Natalie Pace | Posted 05.21.2012 | Money
Natalie Pace

I am constantly getting investors to think like "winners" instead of "losers." If the first thing you think about is losing, then the first thing you really need to work on is changing your mindset.

Dow Surges To Highest Level Since Before Crisis

AP | MATTHEW CRAFT | Posted 05.13.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — Bank stocks turbocharged a rally across the financial markets Tuesday, and all three major stock indexes posted their biggest gains o...

Americans' Biggest Fear

AP | By MATTHEW CRAFT | Posted 03.12.2012 | Money

NEW YORK -- The headlines say the financial crisis is behind us. The Dow is back to pre-financial crisis levels. Layoffs are the slowest since the fin...

Why Super-Sensitive Information Might Be Getting Leaked

AP | MARCY GORDON | Posted 05.08.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The Labor Department is worried that people could leak its market-moving monthly jobs report to traders before its public release and is...

These Three Words Are Causing A Pavlovian Stock Rally Today

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 03.07.2012 | Business

Just how addicted is the stock market to the Fed's easy money? We just got a prime example. Late Wednesday morning, stocks were meandering along, n...

The Wheels On the Justice Bus Go Slowly Round And Round

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 03.07.2012 | Business

You need eight ounces to make a cup, but only seven and a half things are necessary for knowing each day. Here's your daily allotment: Thing One: S...

Mark Gongloff

Reality Check Sends Stocks To Worst Loss of 2012 | Mark Gongloff | Posted 03.06.2012 | Business

Boy, the stock market sure sobered up in a hurry, didn't it? All at once, after rallying relentlessly all year, stocks caught a case of the heebie-...

Dow Takes Huge Plunge

AP | JOSHUA FREED | Posted 05.06.2012 | Business

Stocks suffered their biggest losses in three months Tuesday, the first hiccup in a strong and steady rally to start the year. Wall Street worried abo...

Is the Recovery in the Dow Jones an Illusion?

John R. Talbott | Posted 05.06.2012 | Business
John R. Talbott

2012-03-06-Screenshot20120306at8.19.32AM.pngNo matter how you cut and slice it, the Dow is not near its historical highs and any rebound you may have thought you had seen in US dollar terms is an illusion.

Dow Hits Huge Marker

AP | DANIEL WAGNER | Posted 04.29.2012 | Business

The Dow Jones industrial average rode a surge of confidence in the economy Tuesday to close above 13,000, a threshold it last crossed four months befo...

Corporations Are People, But Only Sometimes: Seven And A Half Things To Know

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 02.28.2012 | Business

One is the loneliest number that you'll ever do. Seven and a half, on the other hand, is a far friendlier number, and it's the number of things you ne...

Tooth Fairy Being A Little Stingier Of Late

Posted 02.23.2012 | Business

The tooth fairy got a little less generous lastyear year. The going rate for teeth left under a pillow dropped 42 cents to $2.10 in 2011, accordin...

Forget About Lehman: Dow Hits Highest Level Since Before Crisis

AP | CHRISTINA REXRODE | Posted 04.22.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — It came and went in a flash each time, a number on a board for mere seconds, but its symbolic power couldn't be dismissed. The Dow J...

Movin' On Up

Reuters | Posted 04.18.2012 | Business

* Optimism about vote on Greek bailout due on Monday * Market edges closer to levels not seen since June 2008 * Gilead s...

Mark Gongloff

Actually Not Terrible Economic News Drives Stocks To Fresh Highs | Mark Gongloff | Posted 02.16.2012 | Business

If yesterday's economic numbers were tasty but small potatoes, today's are a little more like a balanced meal. This morning's batch of economic data, ...

Wall Street Cries: Shut Up, Bulls, You're Jinxing The Market

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 02.13.2012 | Business

You can't swing a dead cat these days without hitting somebody or something touting how the stock market is going to the moon. That makes Wall Street ...

See How Nations' Debt Stacks Up To Their Famous Buildings [GRAPHIC]

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.13.2012 | Business

Greece's huge amounts of sovereign debt put the Eurozone's economy in jeopardy and had consequences for the global economy. But, Greece isn't alone...

Mark Gongloff

The Stock Rally That Nobody Believes Hits New Highs | Mark Gongloff | Posted 02.03.2012 | Business

The stock market's recent wild run is like one of those mass UFO sightings: Everybody sees it, but nobody believes it. The Dow Jones industrial ave...

Dow Jones Industrial Average Closes At Highest Level Since Before Crisis

AP | MATTHEW CRAFT | Posted 04.04.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — A drop in the unemployment rate to its lowest level in three years propelled the Dow Jones industrial average Friday to its highest c...

Dow Saw Huge Gains In First Three Years Of Obama's Presidency

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 01.23.2012 | Business

President Obama just joined an exclusive club. He is one of only five presidents to see the Dow Jones Industrial Average gain 50 percent or more t...

The 10 Best Stocks Of The Year

Posted 12.31.2011 | Business

2011 may have been the year of baroque chain-restaurant creations like Denny's Maple Bacon Sundae and Burger King's Stuffed Steakhouse Burger. But in ...