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The Endgame of Capitalism

C. Robert Gibson | Posted 04.06.2013 | Home
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 | Home

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 | Home

* 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 | Home

* 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 | Home

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 | Home
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 | Home

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

Stocks Plunge As Europe Reveals Bad Economic News

Reuters | Posted 11.07.2012 | Home

* 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 | Home
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 | Home

* 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 | Home
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 | Home

* 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 | Home
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 | Home

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 | Home

* 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 | Home
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 | Home

* 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 | Home

* 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 | Home

(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 | Home

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 | Home

* 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 | Home
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 | Home

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 | Home

* 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 | Home

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