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.
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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.
We have known about the access of evil phenomenon for some time now, but I think this document is the best hard proof of it we've seen yet.
In recent weeks, as the market stalled, investors have gone back on a starvation diet. So what's next? If this past week is any indication, look for a resumption of financial heartburn.
Oil is going up, interest rates are going up and unemployment will go --- all bad things --- and yet they're not killing the market. One money manager says that means the upward trend remains intact.
The L-shaped economy that we're in is one which won't get much better and will require an adjustment to lower economic growth and a lower standard of living.
In this "Dow Jones" parody, the rapper Common plays the eponymous stock market index as a Shaft-like character who will "put you in debt." Props for t...
Hey, maybe I need a new pair of eyeglasses. The last time I looked, the financial scene appeared unmistakably cloudy and ominous. Not so to Wall Street's bulls.
Many on Wall Street have basically been pitching happy economic talk since early last year. Well, we're in early 2009 and now the bullish brigade is signaling yet another extension.
For the market to go up from here, the news doesn't have to be good. It just has to be not quite as bad as what has already been discounted.
There is no intrinsic value in words, it's how they are put together and how they are interpreted and whether they are believed. It's the same with the numbers that tell the story of the economy.
I hear when the gentlemen at AIG laugh so hard that they cry, they use these handkerchiefs to wipe away the tears. Conveniently, they cost less than 1...
Investment professionals and econo-pundits claiming to speak for Wall Street have been blaming President Obama for the recent run of losses in the sto...
In the past few days, MSNBC has repeatedly used misleading graphics of the Dow Jones industrial average showing a decline since the beginning of Novem...
I'll admit it - a few weeks ago, I bought a $1 scratch ticket. I thought, "Why not?" I ended up winning $7, and proudly announced the news to the Miny...
Out with the old. In with the new and the green. Damn the torpedoes. Full green ahead.
Get ready, Dems. Republicans don't want the focus on their party to be Steele, Limbaugh and infighting. They're going to pick the budget proposal apart.
In 1943, psychologist Abraham Maslow published A Theory of Human Motivation, which proposed that there is a hierarchy of needs in a predetermined order of importance.
While we read about Blagojevich's hairbrush and the $1,400 trashcan purchased by Merrill Lynch's CEO, the Dow saw "its worst performance ever" posting its worst January in its 113 year history.
For immediate news on where the Dow is trading now go here.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell below its lowest close since 1997 on concerns that ...
Europe, Japan and the United States are all in the midst of a recession and the world's fastest growing emerging markets, among them China and India, are slowing markedly.
I am sorry to say that it is foolish to think that a stimulus package will be an insta-cure. I think it is wiser to to keep in mind that it is going to take years to make this all right.
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