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Stock Market Crash

The Next Economic Recession Will Take On...

John A. Tures | Posted 06.02.2015 | Business
John A. Tures

Using data on economic recessions, I take a look at how long growth periods have been after recessions, and to see when the latest economic boom will likely come to an end. You're probably thinking "Economic boom? When did that take place?"

Here's Why Investors Are Now Facing Another 'Lost Decade' in The Stock Market

Jesse Felder | Posted 03.29.2015 | Business
Jesse Felder

At best, equity returns over the coming decade will simply reflect earnings growth, assuming valuations can remain elevated. Historically, this has averaged about 3.8 percent over time.

What's Your Plan if the Market Falls?

David A. Dedman | Posted 12.23.2014 | Money
David A. Dedman

If you've been investing for any length of time then you've experienced a market correction much like the one we are in now. But I'm not talking about a mere 10 percent correction. I'm talking about a drop like we saw in 2008 and 2009. Do you have a plan?

4 Year-end Portfolio Moves

David A. Dedman | Posted 12.21.2014 | Money
David A. Dedman

October is month when leaves are changing color, there's a nip in the air signaling the beginning of fall, and of course... stock market corrections!

Facing the 7 Biggest Money Fears This Halloween, Part 2

David A. Dedman | Posted 12.16.2014 | Money
David A. Dedman

First, make sure you have all the information you need to make a good decision. Second, don't make a quick decision about money. Finally, like I said before, make decisions that you would feel comfortable making for your own money.

Dow Has Its Worst Day In Years Amid Global Market Freakout

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 12.15.2014 | Business

October is a month known for market panics, including the crashes of 1929 and 1987.

Is It Time for a Correction?

David A. Dedman | Posted 10.14.2014 | Money
David A. Dedman

I read that it has been over 1,042 days since we corrected 10 percent or more. Holy crap! That's three years!

Avoid the Freak Out!

David A. Dedman | Posted 06.15.2014 | Money
David A. Dedman

Remember, market corrections are a part of investing, like it or not. Stick with your plan.

Flash Boys Puts a Flashlight on Dark, Predatory HFT Trading

Dennis M. Kelleher | Posted 06.03.2014 | Business
Dennis M. Kelleher

The industry counters by denying these facts and boldly claiming that they provide liquidity and lower costs, but it has been demonstrated that HFT is more often a liquidity taker than a liquidity provider and, if anything, raises the costs of trading.

Eerie 1929 Chart Is Scaring Wall Street

Chris Wang | Posted 04.16.2014 | Business
Chris Wang

Last December, a chart began circulating among Wall Street trading desks that drew parallels between 1929 and today. This chart is obviously frightening as the market fell over 40 percent in one month back in 1929. So should you sell everything?

Is the Market Oversold?

David Bergstein | Posted 04.15.2014 | Business
David Bergstein

The NASDAQ, DOW Jones and S&P 500 are all experiencing record highs. But does this mean that the market is oversold and we should expect declines? Not necessarily.

Is the Stock Market Going to Kill You?

Chris Wang | Posted 03.30.2014 | Money
Chris Wang

When people talk about the keys to good health, they always talk about balancing mind, body and spirit. However I believe they are missing the key ingredient of financial health. Health and wealth are interconnected and if any of the pillars of health are disturbed, it can cause sickness and even death.

The Key Lesson From The Crash Of 1929 That Still Rings True Today

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.30.2013 | Business

Tuesday marks the 84th anniversary of the stock market crash of 1929, also known as Black Tuesday. Despite the many decades that have passed, one ...

GOP Financial Terrorism Must End, Shutdown Must End, Social Security and Medicare Must NOT Be Cut

Brent Budowsky | Posted 12.10.2013 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

The latest offer from those I have called Banana Republicans would keep the government shut down and threaten again to default the nation and crash wo...

The Carbon Bubble

Aiko Stevenson | Posted 06.22.2013 | Business
Aiko Stevenson

Five years after the Great Recession wiped trillions of dollars off global stock markets, the world is facing another economic risk from the fossil fuel industry.

Jason Linkins

Fiscal Cliff Primer: Should We Be Worried About A Market Crash? | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics

No.* *We explain in the video above. Previously on The Huffington Post: CNBC Pretty Sure That Brief Appearance From Raul Grijalva Devastated The...

Why Investors Still Fear Stocks

Reuters | Posted 05.13.2012 | Money

By Chris Taylor March 13 (Reuters) - By all accounts, investors have enjoyed a terrific start to 2012. Stocks had thei...

This May Have Wrecked Your Mutual Fund In 2011

AP | By MARK JEWELL | Posted 03.12.2012 | Money

BOSTON -- Managers of stock mutual funds had an unusually tough time beating the market last year, with fewer than one in five achieving that goal, a ...

Americans' Biggest Fear

AP | By MATTHEW CRAFT | Posted 03.12.2012 | Money

NEW YORK -- The headlines say the financial crisis is behind us. The Dow is back to pre-financial crisis levels. Layoffs are the slowest since the fin...

Gambling Millions in Milliseconds: The Global Economic Risk of Automated Trading

Robbie Gennet | Posted 03.24.2012 | Business
Robbie Gennet

Robots gambling with the world's money so fast that they'll stretch cables across oceans just to gain a few milliseconds of speed. Do not insult the term "investing" by calling this thing what it is: auto-gambling.

The "5 P's" of Successful Goal Setting

Pamela Yellen | Posted 03.18.2012 | Education
Pamela Yellen

There are simply times in our lives when we are better prepared to incorporate our past experiences and ongoing motivation into a winning formula for success.

After Big Drop, Stock Market Wraps Up Best Month In Nearly A Decade

AP | MATTHEW CRAFT | Posted 12.31.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — October is somewhat cursed for the stock market – the Crash of 1929, Black Monday in 1987, a slow-motion meltdown in 2008. This...

A Tech Bubble, Boom or Bust?

John Backus | Posted 12.31.2011 | Small Business
John Backus

We're not in a bubble. We're not in a boom and we're definitely not going to bust. We're watching a new ecosystem emerge, albeit prudently, which presents fairly fertile ground for entrepreneurs with sound business models and opportunity aplenty for those with the patience and persistence to ride the next wave.

To Sell or Not to Sell?

Tom Devonshire | Posted 11.25.2011 | Business
Tom Devonshire

Three years ago Warren Buffett said "Be fearful when everyone is greedy. Be greedy when everyone is fearful." We had just seen a huge crash in worldwi...

Why Buffett's 'Shared Sacrifice' Should Only Be The Start

Bloomberg | Jonathan Weil | Posted 10.25.2011 | Business

Whenever the leadership class feels nervous, you can count on some of them to offer the less-moneyed masses a bone to demonstrate they care. Warren Bu...