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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 ...

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.

Dow Briefly Tops 11,000, Closes At 10,997

AP | IEVA M. AUGSTUMS and STEPHEN BERNARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — The stock market closed at a new 18-month high Friday, with the Dow Jones industrial average briefly touching 11,000 before retreatin...

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.

Stocks Dive On Obama's Reform Announcements, China Housing News

AP | TIM PARADIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — President Barack Obama's plan to change the way big banks make their money plunged the stock market back into the fear and uncertaint...

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.

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.

Start Of Another 18-Year Bull Market? Don't Get Your Hopes Up

Henry Blodget | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Henry Blodget

People are starting to draw comparisons to 1983, the second-year of an amazing 18-year bull market that took the Dow up 10-fold. Could they possibly be right?

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


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.

Friday Talking Points [87] -- A Tale Of Two Houses

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Simply for acting like a leader this week, Speaker Pelosi wins the Most Impressive Democrat Of The Week award hands-down.

Fear Recedes

James Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
James Berman

Common knowledge doesn't influence markets, only true surprises do.

Investors cash in some gains from big rally

AP | TIM PARADIS and SARA LEPRO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Caution reasserted itself on Wall Street, sending stocks down sharply but not enough to stop the market from notching its third strai...

Stocks manage moderate gain after erratic session

AP | TIM PARADIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Wall Street is showing it still has some moxie. Investors shook off an attack of nerves that wiped out a big early advance Wednesday...

The market bottom? no way Ben

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Diane Francis

Bank stocks had their best week on record last week and early this week as investors bet the bottom had been reached. I don't think so and hope I'm wr...

Media Using Dow As Obama Tracking Poll

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As the Dow embarked on a long slide after Inauguration Day -- a nearly 2,000-point slide, to be precise -- the drumbeat seemed to grow louder. "There...

A Better Plan for the Banking System

Alan Schram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Alan Schram

Take the money earmarked to large, corrupt and failing banks that wretchedly brought us to the precipice, and have the FDIC offer matching capital to anyone setting up a new community bank.

Why Obama Should Ignore The Dow: Newsweek

Newsweek | Daniel Gross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

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...

Reports of the Death of Equities: Greatly Exaggerated

James Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
James Berman

The successful investors will be the ones who wait out this period and reap the rewards once the tide turns, which it will. Soon we hope.