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Wall Street Gives Obama Thumbs Down

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dan Dorfman

Europe, Japan and the United States are all in the midst of a recession and the world's fastest growing emerging markets, among them China and India, are slowing markedly.

Plan to Take Action in 2009

Suze Orman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Suze Orman

I am sorry to say that it is foolish to think that a stimulus package will be an insta-cure. I think it is wiser to to keep in mind that it is going to take years to make this all right.

'Chicago Tribune' Likely to Print 'Wall Street Journal'

Editor & Publisher | Jim Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK With printing and severance negotiations under way, when Dow Jones & Co. closes its Naperville, Ill., plant, the Chicago Tribune's Freedom Ce...

The Next Great Depression Is Here... If We're Lucky

Keith Blanchard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Keith Blanchard

Don't let anyone tell you to relax... that's how they walked us off the cliff in 1929. Embrace your fear. Fear makes you smart; fear makes you strong. It's the only proper mindset to face the coming storm.

Out of Line: DOWn Again

Mort Gerberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mort Gerberg


Dow Nears 5 Year Low: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer October 23, 2008

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

Yesterday the Dow Jones closed at 8519, near its five year low. The story did not make the front page of the New York Times nor the evening news. Forg...

Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds

Erica Jong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Erica Jong

Every time Bush and Bernanke speak the market tanks. Where is the ghost of FDR? Laughing. "I was called a traitor to my class" he says, giggling.

It's Time for Paulson to Cut the Crap and Do His Job

Dean Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dean Baker

Paulson's statements that the economy would collapse if Congress didn't act were not true, and obviously he didn't believe them, since it has now been a week and we still don't have even the outlines of his plans.

We're Investment Bankers And We're Here To Help

Gregory Bedrosian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gregory Bedrosian

Some advice for our fellow taxpayers in the great financial bail-out.

The Bailout Bill Passes Congress, President Signs the Legislation, and the World Is Saved. Not.

Patrick Takahashi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Patrick Takahashi

We saw it when Reagan became president in the early '80s and a decade ago when the price of oil (in real dollars) hit an all-time low. Here we go, back to the past again. That's why it's ominous.

Rearranging The Deckchairs

Tom Gregory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tom Gregory

It is ironic that real estate, the cause of the economic collapse, may eventually be the unintended beneficiary of our steep downturn.

The Ups and Downs of the Stock Market: a Personal Perspective

Doug Bremner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Doug Bremner

Why not interpret the stock market from the point of view of my personal life? Yes, me. Doug Bremner. I mean why not? Maybe the events of my life have an influence on the stock market.

Truth and Consequences

Murray Fromson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Murray Fromson

At a time when the U.S. economy seemed to be going into the tank, the question no one seemed to be asking the past two weeks was what about the press....

First Half Of 2008 Worst Start For Dow In Nearly Four Decades

Reuters | Jennifer Ablan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The worldwide credit crisis that burst onto investors' radar screens nearly a year ago wiped out some $3.3 trillion in wealth from global stock market...

Good News? What A Surprise!

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stanley Bing

Wasn't everybody pretty surprised by this stagflationary recesso-depression? The banks! The lenders! The real estate brokers! Everybody, I guess, but the financial media that's paid to scare people.

US Investment Banks Seen Riskier Than Third World Countries

Reuters | Peter Apps | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Turmoil and uncertainty over some of Wall Street's best-known investment banks has left some facing rougher market conditions that price them as riski...

News Corp. Board Member: Not A Potted Plant, Likes Camping!

Silicon Alley Insider | Peter Kafka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Last year, Rupert Murdoch thumbed his nose at erstwhile Dow Jones owners the Bancrofts by appointing a 27-year-old would-be opera singer, Natalie Banc...

Bad Market? Do As Buffett Does

Motley Fool | Richard Gibbons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

This is one ugly market. That ugliness shows up in the averages, with the Dow down 4% since mid-October, but it's much worse in individual stocks. St...

Anticipation Builds As Murdoch Takeover Nears

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

On the heels of Rupert Murdoch's Dow Jones takeover, to be made official with tomorrow's shareholder vote, today was a big day in Murdoch/Dow Jones ne...

With Sale Scheduled For Thursday, Murdoch "Already Calling The Shots" At WSJ

New York Times | Richard Perez-Pena | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In the last few months, Rupert Murdoch has moved into an office at Dow Jones & Company, publisher of The Wall Street Journal. He has pushed the paper'...

Rupert Murdoch's Son James Positioned As News Corp Heir Apparent

CNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Rupert Murdoch tapped his son James Murdoch to take over News Corp's Asia and Europe operations, according to a source familiar with the matter, in a ...

WSJ Would Lose $63M Over Murdoch's Plan To Make Website Free

Reuters | Kenneth Li and Robert MacMillan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Rupert Murdoch's plan to stop charging for access to The Wall Street Journal's Web site looks certain to increase online profits but could hurt other ...

Dow Jones Reports 87 Percent Net Drop

Wall Street Journal | KATHY SHWIFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In likely its last full quarter as an independent company, Dow Jones & Co. posted an 87% drop in third-quarter net income, reflecting large tax-relate...