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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 condi...

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...

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 - ...

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 ...

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 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...

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.

Dow Does It Again

Reuters | Posted 05.06.2013 | Business

* Dow up 0.3 pct, S&P 500 up 0.1 pct, Nasdaq off 0.1 pct * After Tuesday's record close, Dow hits intraday lifetime high ...

Is 14,000 More Than Just a Number?

Mary Buffett | Posted 04.16.2013 | Business
Mary Buffett

Watching the Dow hit 14,000 reminds me when I turned 50. When I crossed that milestone, I felt great, had a wonderful party, and took stock of things. However, on the day after I turned 50, it was simply back to work and any celebrations were in my rear view mirror

4 Reasons to Never Trust the Stock Market

Gene Marks | Posted 04.14.2013 | Small Business
Gene Marks

The rising stock market is a good thing. And the smart business people I know are taking advantage of it (or plan to). But they are wary. I don't trust the markets. And neither should you.

The Dow Jones at 14,000: Party Before the Storm?

Sheldon Filger | Posted 04.09.2013 | Business
Sheldon Filger

With the Dow Jones having reached 14,000, it can be said that the worst losses on the index since 2008 have been made whole. But does that mean the global economic crisis is over?

An Open Letter to Victoria Jackson: If You Want a 'White History Month' You'll Have to Earn It

Jason Kitchen | Posted 04.08.2013 | Comedy
Jason Kitchen

The notion that simply acknowledging Jackson's absurd statements lends them credence is a valid one. Granted, her lunacy doesn't deserve any additional attention. However, it's important to note that Jackson is, for better or worse, a public figure with a following.

Stocks Rebound After Big Sell-Off

Reuters | Posted 04.07.2013 | Business

* Bounce follows Monday sell-off * Dell to go private in $24.4 bln deal, shares up * Archer Daniels, Estee Lauder both u...

WORST DAY OF THE YEAR

Reuters | Posted 02.04.2013 | Business

* Factory orders hint of U.S. economy weakness * CBOE Volatility index surges as investors turn cautious * Spanish and Italian political uncerta...

The Endgame of Capitalism

C. Robert Gibson | Posted 04.06.2013 | Business
C. Robert Gibson

We're witnessing the endgame of capitalism, where a few wealthy individuals and corporations have accumulated most of the wealth while the rest of us are left to fight for the scraps.

Stocks Near Shocking Milestone

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 01.30.2013 | Business

Science has determined that people need to know 7.5 things per day, on average, about the world of business. You can't argue with science. Lucky for y...

S&P Hits 5-Year High

Reuters | Posted 03.24.2013 | Business

* Blue chips: Travelers up after results, J&J slips * Google, IBM and Texas Instruments to report after the bell * Dow u...

Markets Hit New Highs

Reuters | Posted 03.20.2013 | Business

* Weak outlook weighs on Intel * Morgan Stanley up after results * U.S. Republicans weigh short-term debt limit increase...

Zach Carter

Investors Not Worried By Fiscal Cliff Hype

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 12.28.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Over the past month, financial investors and speculators have largely shrugged off federal lawmakers' inability to avert the so-called f...

Post Election Collapse

Michael Farr | Posted 11.09.2012 | Business
Michael Farr

After flat markets during an abbreviated super-storm week, the Dow rallied about 250 points on Monday and Tuesday. Wednesday saw stocks open lower and continue lower. The 250 point gain of the previous two days was wiped out, plus an additional 60 or so points for good measure. Why?

Global Stocks Fall On Fears Of Looming Fiscal Crisis

Reuters | Posted 01.08.2013 | Business

* Wall Street shares fall further after Wednesday slump * Euro hits two-month low after ECB holds rates steady * U.S., G...