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Chris Kirkham

Stock Market Losses Threaten Recovery As Wealth Vanishes For Consumers

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Kirkham | Posted 10.10.2011 | Business

With consumer spending already declining in recent months, economists say the plunge in the stock markets over the past month could deal another signi...

The Rancid Taste of Tea

Jim Worth | Posted 10.04.2011 | Politics
Jim Worth

The Tea Party held the country hostage -- and won! Despite the posturing on both sides of the aisle over what they each achieved in the budget deal, ...

Why The Market Gods Are Angry

Dylan Ratigan | Posted 10.04.2011 | Business
Dylan Ratigan

Let's hope that this relative market pinprick got someone's attention at the White House, or on the tour bus. Because the market's tendency is to ratchet up the pain for those who fail to recognize its message.

Elise Foley

Pelosi: Republicans May Need To See Markets Plunge To Support Debt Limit Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 09.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans may not support raising the debt ceiling until the stock market takes a major plunge, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-...

What Dow Doesn't Want You to Know About Your Water (VIDEO)

Anna Lappé | Posted 08.07.2011 | Green
Anna Lappé

I believe in inclusiveness and engagement in discussing the future of our water, but I also believe we must pursue those principles within a context that is honest. To do otherwise is to participate in what is popularly called "greenwashing."

Protecting Your Post-Divorce Assets After Natural Disasters

Natalie Pace | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Natalie Pace

Divorced parents, more than anyone, can feel extremely vulnerable during disasters, especially if you are counting on investments to help you shore up...

Ask Customers to Use Less of Your Product: The Big Heresy

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

Xerox and Waste Management are doing something mostly unheard of: they're working with customers to use less of their traditional product or service. That's a big shift in business as usual.

From Changing Diapers to Buying Your Own Island

Natalie Pace | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Natalie Pace

When I first divorced, I, like most people, was overwhelmed with financial crises. With two houses to support (my ex's and mine), our expenses had do...

Being Truly Green

John Warner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
John Warner

The future of a truly sustainable industry will live or die on its ability to take raw inputs that are naturally clean and use them to form the same end products that we're already used to.

Repubs Winning, Dems Whining

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Sigman

The Right's genius for manipulating people's sense of grievance, combined with liberals' weak brew of tepid policy proposals, leads voters to cast their ballots against their own economic interests.

'Help Wanted': The Sign Wall Street Really Wants To See

DailyFinance | DAN BURROWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

That's because traders and investors are just plain confused, Polcari says, as bulls and bears try to square the sharp recovery in corporate profits w...

Stock Market CRASH Followed By Big Rebound: LIVE UPDATES

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Dow Jones Industrial Index plunged dropped by nearly 1,000 points today -- and then staged an amazing rebound. The news flooded Twitter. Check ...

Citigroup TRADING ERROR Fueled Stock Market Crash Today: CNBC

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

UPDATE: 6:39 P.M.: The lightning-fast drop in Procter & Gamble's stock price this afternoon may push the markets to unwind some trades, the CEO of ...

The Last Ghost of War

Azadeh Shahshahani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Azadeh Shahshahani

By Azadeh Shahshahani and John Zientowski Today marks the 35th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War. For millions of Vietnamese and hundreds of...

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

Mexico's Mutant Kernels Ripen After GM Corn Ban Reversed

Jan McGirk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jan McGirk

Mexico's first crop of genetically modified maize - due to be harvested later this month - is stoking anxiety about the risks of biotechnology.

Friday Talking Points [123] -- A Working Senate

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The Senate has actually been dealing with many financial issues that will directly effect American consumers, and they've been doing so in an orderly way. You'd think this would be news.

Worst Advice in the World for Volatile Markets

Dan Solin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Solin

When the markets go bonkers, the networks turn to the same "experts" to explain what's going on to viewers who were blindsided by their previous advice. It's not surprising that the new insights are just as defective as the old advice.

An Open Letter to Bob Costas

Meredith C. Carroll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Meredith C. Carroll

I wanted to tell you that you're a paragon of journalists. Not for a moment have you revealed even the tiniest hint of emotion on your face. However, Bob, it's time to break up with your plastic surgeon.

One Step Backwards?

James Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
James Berman

Rallies cannot continue forever unchecked. Though recovery rallies tend to last a year or two, at some point they falter into one large step backwards, usually half as ugly as the prior decline.

Navigating The Economy

Alan Schram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Alan Schram

The business cycle is not dead. America has many coping mechanisms to deal with the current hangover. As it has before, this country will unleash the innovative, hard working and productive side of its citizens.

Democracy WOW! With The Yes Men

Sara Benincasa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sara Benincasa

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New Report: GMOs Causing Massive Pesticide Pollution

Andrew Kimbrell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Kimbrell

There is one fact about genetically engineered foods that there is no debate about: no one wakes up in the morning eager to buy gene-altered food. There's good reason for this.

Arianna Calls Out Kudlow For Dow '50,000' Prediction, Urges People To Ditch Bailed Out Banks (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Huff TV

Arianna was on CNBC's "The Call" today to discuss the Move Your Money campaign. Host Larry Kudlow challenged the idea of switching money from big ban...

Where Do We Go From Here?

Alan Schram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Alan Schram

The only sensible approach to investing is to buy into well-understood businesses when they are offered substantially below what they are worth, and to sell them as they approach intrinsic value.