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Stocks Plunge As Europe Reveals Bad Economic News

Reuters | Posted 11.07.2012 | Business

* Energy shares weak after election result * Investors turn focus to looming fiscal cliff * Indexes off: Dow 2.5 pct, S&...

Time to Panic Over the Pullback?

Michael Farr | Posted 10.26.2012 | Business
Michael Farr

Is it likely that the Dow Jones Industrial Average is flirting with five-year highs right before we are about to go into recession? The answer is obviously no, but there is another factor that has been introduced into the equation.

Stocks See Big Gains On Strong Earnings

Reuters | Posted 12.16.2012 | Business

* Goldman posts stronger-than-expected profit, stock slips * Johnson & Johnson increases profit view * Citigroup CEO Pan...

52 Reasons to Vote for Obama: #18, The Stock Market

Bernard Whitman | Posted 12.11.2012 | Politics
Bernard Whitman

Since Obama became president on January 20, 2009, the stock market has risen at an annual rate of 16.4 percent, even after adjusting for inflation. Obama has presided over the fifth best stock market record of any president.

S&P 500 Falls For Fourth Straight Day On Disappointing Chevron News

Reuters | Posted 12.10.2012 | Business

* Dow posts largest percentage drop since July * Wal-Mart hits record high, FedEx jumps the most in 2012 * Fed's Beige B...

Money Printing Trumps Fundamentals

Michael Pento | Posted 12.09.2012 | Business
Michael Pento

Stock markets around the world continue to levitate despite the fact that the fundamentals behind the global economy continue to deteriorate. But that weak and worsening economic data didn't stop investors from sending stocks higher.

Dow Jones Falls

Reuters | Posted 12.09.2012 | Business

NEW YORK, Oct 9 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks fell on Tuesday, led by losses in technology after brokerage downgrades of Intel and other major companies a...

Wall Street Slips After Bernanke Defends Fed Policies

Reuters | Posted 12.01.2012 | Business

* Bernanke defends Fed and ultra-loose policy * U.S. manufacturing sector unexpectedly expands * Goldman Sachs shares up...

Chief Execs Say Future of Business Depends on Going Green

Neil Parmar | Posted 11.27.2012 | Impact
Neil Parmar

Chief executives of the world's biggest companies have long boasted about going green to help woo more consumers. But some now warn their businesses will only continue to grow if their operations become increasingly sustainable.

U.S. Stocks Fall As European Protests Raise Fresh Concerns

Reuters | Posted 11.26.2012 | Business

* Energy and tech lead declines * Jabil Circuit latest company to cut outlook * S&P up 5.2 pct so far for 3rd quarter ...

S&P 500 Suffers Worst Day In Months

Reuters | Posted 11.25.2012 | Business

* Caterpillar falls after cutting profit outlook * S&P 500 declines four straight days * Fed's Williams sees QE3 expansi...

S&P 500 Just 6 Percent Away From All-Time Closing High

Reuters | Posted 11.14.2012 | Business

(Corrects paragraph 2 to Russell 2000 neared a record peak instead of hit a record) * Apple, Exxon Mobil at new multi-year highs ...

Complete Knightmare Averted For At Least One Day

Reuters | Posted 10.03.2012 | Business

Aug 3 (Reuters) - Knight Capital Group Inc has told brokers that it has obtained a line of credit, which will allow it to operate for the day, the W...

Today's Stocks: S&P, Nasdaq Dip On Growth Worry; P&G Supports Dow

Reuters | Posted 09.11.2012 | Business

* Tech shares weak after Infosys cuts sales forecast * P&G and Merck support Dow industrials * Support tested on Dow, S&...

How I Made Peace With The Dow (And My Retirement Savings Plan)

Carol Orsborn | Posted 09.09.2012 | Fifty
Carol Orsborn

It takes some kind of faith to place your retirement savings in the hands of forces beyond your control and yet maintain not only your emotional equilibrium in the present moment, but trust in the future.

News Corp Mulls Splitting In 2

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.26.2012 | Media

News Corp. is thinking of splitting in two, dividing its publishing business from its entertainment division, the company's own Wall Street Journal re...

Dow Drops All Of 2012 Gains

Reuters | Posted 08.01.2012 | Business

* May payrolls report well short of expectations * China PMI falls, adding to global growth fears * Mining stocks rare g...

S&P 500 Continues Fall

Reuters | Posted 07.14.2012 | Business

* Banks, natural resources shares lead declines * JPMorgan shares down, executive departs after huge loss * S&P 500 breaks support at 1,340 ...

The Tinder-Box Society

Robert Reich | Posted 07.01.2012 | Business
Robert Reich

May 1 may be a good day for the Dow Jones Industrial Average, but the future depends on the job prospects and wages of the average worker.

Stocks Add To Gains In Late Rally

Reuters | Posted 06.26.2012 | Business

NEW YORK, April 26 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks added to gains in a late rally on Thursday, with the Dow rising 1 percent and the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq ...

10 Economic Indicators That Mislead Small Businesses

Gene Marks | Posted 06.18.2012 | Small Business
Gene Marks

Being a small business owner I'm an eternal optimist. But small business owners need to pay close attention when the media says that something "increased" or "got better." Always say to yourself: "Better? Compared to what?"

What the Return of Market Volatility Tells Us

Mohamed A. El-Erian | Posted 06.14.2012 | Business
Mohamed A. El-Erian

The renewed volatility in stocks last week was due to conflicting signs of additional central bank liquidity support, both in Europe and the US.

Best Rally In A Month

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 04.12.2012 | Business

The U.S. stock market has shaken off its worst plunge in months by having a crazy two-day rally, fueled mainly by wishful thinking. The Dow Jones I...

Mark Gongloff

Reality Check Sends Stocks To Worst Loss of 2012

HuffingtonPost.com | 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-...

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.