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Nikkei Posts Biggest Drop In 3 Years

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 02.09.2016 | Business

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average posted its biggest daily drop in nearly three years on Tuesday, with banks taking the brunt of the sel...

Hemorrhaging Mega Bucks in the Stock Market? Transfuse it Into Real Estate

Ted Papadopoulos | Posted 02.01.2016 | Business
Ted Papadopoulos

If you thought 2015 was a crazy year for fluctuating interest rates and all the inconsistent economic data being fed to us about the state of the US ...

Tips for Removing Emotion From Your Trading Decisions

Paul Scolardi | Posted 01.29.2016 | Business
Paul Scolardi

With the right plan and the right approach in place, any new trader can start trading their way to financial freedom. It won't be easy. It will take a lot of work, a number of setbacks and a great deal of determination, but many have found that trading is one of the best ways to reach the level of financial freedom they have always wanted.

U.S. Fourth-Quarter GDP Rose At A 0.7 Percent Rate

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 01.29.2016 | Business

WASHINGTON, Jan 29 (Reuters) - U.S. economic growth braked sharply in the fourth quarter as businesses stepped up efforts to reduce an inventory glut...

What's Behind China's Bumpy 'New Normal'

Joseph E. Stiglitz | Posted 01.28.2016 | World
Joseph E. Stiglitz

SHANGHAI -- "Markets with Chinese characteristics" are as volatile and hard to control as markets with American characteristics. Markets invariably take on a life of their own; they cannot be easily ordered around. To the extent that markets can be controlled, it is through setting the rules of the game in a transparent way. The policy approach China adopts will strongly influence economic performance and prospects worldwide.

iPhone Sales Are Slowing Drastically, Analysts Say

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 01.26.2016 | Technology

(Reuters) - Apple Inc <AAPL.O> is expected to report iPhone sales increased slightly more than 1 percent in the holiday quarter when it announce...

"It's Obama's Fault," In Rhyme

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 01.25.2016 | Politics
Warren J. Blumenfeld

If one believes nay-saying conservatives: It's Obama's fault for Palin's son's PTSD, For hair loss, acne, and the sting of a bee. It's Obama's ...

Twitter's Having A Really Bad Day

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 01.25.2016 | Technology

(Reuters) - An exodus of top Twitter Inc <TWTR.N> executives has raised concerns about the company's plans to win more users. Media head Katie ...

Is it time to buy stocks? Not if you're a long-term investor...

Jesse Felder | Posted 01.22.2016 | Business
Jesse Felder

The stock market is off to its worst start in history this year. Not only that, the losses over the past few weeks have come amid one of the most rapi...

Stocks: What to Do Now!

Terry Savage | Posted 01.20.2016 | Business
Terry Savage

Discipline that comes from experience. And experience is an expensive teacher. So if you can't do it on your own, this is the time you'll appreciate having a financial advisor. There are three key ingredients involved in disciplined investing.

Global Markets Plunge On Oil, China Fears

The Washington Post | Adam Goldberg | Posted 01.20.2016 | Business

Queasy investors sent global markets plunging again Wednesday, stomping out recent meager gains and spotlighting fresh worries over cratering oil pric...

Stock Prices Plunge In Unprecedented Two-Week Slide

AP | Annum Masroor | Posted 01.15.2016 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Yes, this is scary. Stock prices plunged again Friday and are down more than 8 percent in just two weeks, an unprecedented slid...

Stock Prices Sink As 'Oil Glut' Rattles Global Markets

The New York Times | Annum Masroor | Posted 01.15.2016 | Business

HOUSTON — The world is awash in crude oil, with enough extra produced last year to fuel all of Britain or Thailand. And the price of oil won&rsq...

2016's Market Opening and Future Situation

Thaddeus McCarthy | Posted 01.11.2016 | Business
Thaddeus McCarthy

Carnage; that is the only word that can be used to describe the opening to the global stock-markets at the beginning of 2016. The S & P 500 index l...

Market Faith in Anxious Times

Devin Singh | Posted 01.10.2016 | Religion
Devin Singh

Does authentic market faith mean remaining calm in the face of collapse, trusting predictive models that tell of eventual return and restabilization? Shall we rationalize collateral economic damage as blips on a graph of the ordained "greater good"?

3 Secrets to Entrepreneurial Success

Leigh Searl | Posted 01.07.2016 | Business
Leigh Searl

Clichés are prevalent throughout our culture because they reflect a certain truth about life. The phrases here are common everyday phrases and are words to live by both in your personal and professional life.

U.S. Stocks Tumble Again After More Chinese Turmoil

The Huffington Post | Ben Walsh | Posted 01.07.2016 | Business

Chinese stock markets packed enough drama for a few months into a spectacularly condensed half-hour collapse on Thursday. And as they did e...

China Stock Markets Open 2016 With Massive Implosion

Sheldon Filger | Posted 01.07.2016 | Business
Sheldon Filger

For the second time in three days, China's major bourses have had to stop trading in the early part of the trading session due to drastic sell-offs.

How Millionaires Protect Their Wealth (And What You Can Learn from Them)

Timothy Sykes | Posted 01.04.2016 | Business
Timothy Sykes

Smart money millionaires do things differently. The last thing they want is for their income -- and the lifestyle they enjoy as a result -- to be disrupted. So rather than depending on a single stream of income, they diversify so that they can make money in several different ways.

U.S. Stocks Fall After Chinese Markets Plummet

The Huffington Post | Ben Walsh | Posted 01.04.2016 | Business

Last year, steep declines in Chinese stocks were periodically followed by dramatic, if less severe, declines in U.S. and European stocks. On 2016's f...

Headline Hangover: Putin Sucks, Cosby Sucks, Everything Sucks

Alex Iosiovich | Posted 12.18.2015 | Comedy
Alex Iosiovich

Here's a look back at some of the headlines that caught our attention for the week of December 13, 2015.

What Millennials Need to Know About Investments -- A New Year For New Opportunities!

Shazir Mucklai | Posted 12.17.2015 | Business
Shazir Mucklai

This year however Santa comes bearing gifts of a different kind for a new generation of investors. It's the gift of knowledge, sound advice and a future filled with profitable possibilities. Of course, all the advice provided is to be used at the investor's discretion, but it certainly has Santa Claus' stamp of approval!

What Are Penny Stocks?

Simple. Thrifty. Living. | Posted 12.11.2015 | Business
Simple. Thrifty. Living.

Put simply, penny stocks are stocks that don't actually cost a penny per share -- but might not cost much more that, either.

Three Simple Tips for Making Good Trades

Paul Scolardi | Posted 12.10.2015 | Business
Paul Scolardi

The art of trading is a rather complex one. There is no end to the different types of strategies available and different approaches that traders can...

Beating the Market Again: Updated Stock Returns for Best Places to Work Companies

Dr. Andrew Chamberlain | Posted 12.09.2015 | Business
Dr. Andrew Chamberlain

With the latest release of Glassdoor's 2016 Best Places to Work awards, our economists decided to revisit one of our most popular studies.