(COHASSET, MASS., BY BOB SALSBERG, AP) - For decades, "The Oaks" was the oceanside playground of the Barrons and the Bancrofts, heirs to the Dow Jones...
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You hear it all over: "The bull is back, long live the bull." It's as though we're seeing the building of a new legion of believers who are convinced the worst is practically over which any thinking individual knows isn't case).
Let's say you share Wall Street's growing party line that things are looking up despite all the risks and uncertainties, and you think now is the right time to be a player. What do you buy?
NEW YORK — The Dow Jones industrial average closed below 10,000 for the first time in three months Monday on nagging concerns about debt loads i...
Though gold is supposed to be an insurance policy against economic chaos and a hedge against inflation, gold bugs have not done well over time.
"Some things make the markets go higher, some things make the markets go lower," Jim Cramer told the viewers of his "Mad Money" TV show last Monday. ...
Sometimes, it takes a swift kick in the can to wake us up to reality. That may have occurred last Friday when the Dow got hammered for close to a 101-point loss.
Recently, "Dr. Doom" warned about a coming market correction. Should investors rely on Professor Roubini's crystal ball?
As we frantically look for evidence of economic recovery, we need to take care not to mistake all measures as signs that everything is back to normal.
We have been on a roller coaster when it comes to how we now sleep and what a ride we have been on.
This will be a different kind of inflationary cycle. The dollar will decline, but Real estate prices will not be going up because few property owners can raise rents right now.
With a close over 10,270 on Friday, the Dow Jones industrial average had its best showing of 2009. Like the day a few weeks earlier when it broke the ...
The top 1 percent owns more wealth than the bottom 90 percent. CEOs of large corporations earn 400 times what their workers make. That is not what America is supposed to be about.
Sam Stovall, the chief investment strategist of Standard & Poor's, has come up with his own magnificent seven for the new year -- a group of seven fat dividend-paying stocks.
Prosperity is not simply just around the corner; it's all over this playlist. Here's to sticking around for the rising.
Banks' behavior demonstrates that their refusal to act responsibly is endless and that they certainly have not learned their lesson. We need a consumer finance agency to protect credit card holders.
SAN FRANCISCO — Dow Jones & Co. will stop publishing the Far Eastern Economic Review in December.
The company, which is owned by Rupert Murdoch...
Regardless of what you call it -- Keynesianism, socialism, or just pragmatism -- government's expansion is doing wonders for business, especially big business and Wall Street.
The president needs the Dow to get to 11,000 over the next year to keep from being routed in the mid-term election.
NEW YORK — The Dow Jones Industrial Average could get a new name.
The Wall Street Journal reported Friday that its publisher, Dow Jones & Co., ...
There is only one question that intelligent investors should be asking. You won't find it discussed in the financial media. Your "market beating" broker or advisor is unlikely to focus on it.
Private health-insurance and pharmaceutical industry lobbyists are threatening the health and stability of America. Some argue that this is equivalent to crimes against humanity.
So it's almost official. The recession is almost over.
Simply for acting like a leader this week, Speaker Pelosi wins the Most Impressive Democrat Of The Week award hands-down.
A rebounding economy, veteran money manager Gary Wollin says, is only a matter of time.
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