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BofA To Be Dropped From Dow Jones Industrial Average

Reuters | Rodrigo Campos | Posted 09.11.2013 | Business

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investment bank Goldman Sachs Group Inc , credit card company Visa Inc , and footwear maker Nike Inc will join the blue-chip Dow...

Worst Week Of 2013

AP | Posted 10.16.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — Stocks ended a tough week on a down note Friday, hurt by retailers and companies that are sensitive to rising interest rates. The Do...

S&P 500 Closes Above 1,700 Points For The First Time

AP | Posted 08.01.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — Stock indexes are back at record highs on Wall Street after better economic news sent the market sharply higher. The benchmark Standar...

Largest Hacking Fraud Case Ever

Reuters | David Jones and Jim Finkle | Posted 09.24.2013 | Technology

(Reuters) - Federal prosecutors said on Thursday they have charged five men responsible for a hacking and credit card fraud spree that cost companies ...

Dow Plunges Below 15,000

AP | Posted 08.05.2013 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — A series of weak reports on the U.S. economy is sending the stock market sharply lower. The Dow Jones industrial aver...

Collecting Dividends Like Warren Buffett Works

Tyrone Jackson | Posted 08.04.2013 | Business
Tyrone Jackson

Dividends are yet another way the super-rich accumulate wealth and residual income. Any investor can prosper through owning stocks. All wealth is taught; alas not traditionally through our current education system.

Dow Ends At Record High

Reuters | Posted 05.28.2013 | Business

NEW YORK, May 28 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks advanced on Tuesday, with the Dow ending at yet another record closing high, in the wake of Wall Street's fir...

Fed Comments Worry Stock Market

Reuters | Posted 07.22.2013 | Business

* Dow, S&P both rise and fall more than 1 pct in same trading day * FOMC minutes show members open to tapering, disagreement on c...

Wall Street Continues Record-Setting Run

Reuters | Posted 07.17.2013 | Business

NEW YORK, May 17 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks continued their climb into uncharted territory on Friday, racking up the fourth week of gains in a row as e...

Stock Market Back In Record Territory

AP | STEVE ROTHWELL | Posted 07.14.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — The stock market marched back into record territory Tuesday as investors seized on the latest encouraging news about the economy. Thi...

BIG MILESTONE

AP | Posted 07.07.2013 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — The Dow Jones industrial average is punching through another milestone: its first close above 15,000. The Dow rose 87...

Fountain House Symposium Honors Author Andrew Solomon

Jim Luce | Posted 07.07.2013 | Impact
Jim Luce

New York City has an annual event that educates the public on mental health that I believe is the finest in America. This symposium - and luncheon - ...

Dow Regains More Than Half Of Monday's Plunge

AP | Posted 06.16.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — Stocks are posting their biggest gain since the beginning of the year thanks to strong reports on housing and earnings. The increase...

Major Stock Indexes Hit Record Highs

Reuters | Posted 06.10.2013 | Business

* S&P 500 breaks through intraday record shortly after open * Dow pops above 14,800 to set a fresh intraday record high ...

Dow Closes At Record High

AP | Posted 04.09.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- The Dow Jones industrial average is closing at another record high, driven by a surge in materials companies. The Dow gained almost 60 po...

Dow Working On Comeback After Decline

AP | STEVE ROTHWELL | Posted 06.04.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — The Dow Jones industrial average closed higher Thursday, regaining half of its decline the day before, as buyers returned to the mark...

Dow Jones Touches Record High

AP | DANIEL WAGNER | Posted 06.02.2013 | Business

U.S. stocks closed at a record highs Tuesday after reports on auto sales and factory orders provided the latest evidence that the U.S. economy is stre...

Poor Folks Don't Care About the Stock Market Rally

C. Robert Gibson | Posted 05.29.2013 | Business
C. Robert Gibson

This evil system of organized robbery of the most vulnerable will only continue with the consent of us, the bottom 90 percent who can barely keep a roof over our head.

Dow Hits Record High: It's Time for Slow Money, Experts Say

Woody Tasch | Posted 05.19.2013 | Small Business
Woody Tasch

There is an economic truth -- or, as E.F. Schumacher used to say, a "meta-economic" truth -- that is bigger and deeper and, oh, so much more durable than any truth that will ever be discerned from the most expert reading of the Dow Jones tea leaves.

An Investment That Beats the Dow Jones Every Time

Robert Pagliarini | Posted 05.14.2013 | Business
Robert Pagliarini

Focus on improving your skills, getting additional designations, and becoming more valuable. What skills can you learn that will make you more valuable? What's that one thing that you really need to get to the next level? Is it an MBA? Is it your insurance license? Is it a designation? Maybe it's not such a clear goal.

Dow Extends Super-Long Winning Streak

AP | Posted 03.14.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — The Dow Jones industrial average has reached another milestone, recording its longest winning streak since 1996. The index rose for th...

Dow Winning Streak Contineus

Reuters | Posted 05.13.2013 | Business

NEW YORK, March 13 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks edged up on Wednesday, with the Dow rising for the ninth straight session to another record and the S&P 5...

Dow Records New Two-Year Milestone

AP | Posted 03.12.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- The Dow is logging its longest winning streak in two years – barely. A tiny gain gave the Dow Jones industrial average its eighth s...

Dow Jones Reaches Another Record As Stocks Close Higher

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.11.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — Stocks are closing higher on Wall Street for a seventh straight day, pushing the Dow Jones industrial average further into record ter...

Keep Your Eye on the Middle Class

Michael Farr | Posted 03.12.2013 | Business
Michael Farr

These imperatives do not appear to be materializing as a result of aggressive monetary policy. Even so, Bernanke & Co. charge relentlessly ahead on their chosen course. We can only hope they know what they are doing.