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U.S. Economic Outlook and the IMF Managing Director Appointment

Peter Doyle | Posted 01.22.2016 | World
Peter Doyle

With the U.S. Congress having just authorized funds to double the U.S. equity contribution to the IMF, one might expect that an American should be given a fair chance to get this key job. But, as things stand, no Americans need apply.

What Should You Do in a Bear Market?

Ken Weber | Posted 09.21.2015 | Money
Ken Weber

You've probably heard the advice to ride through market turbulence. That is good advice, but it needs to be repeated regularly because too many folks don't heed it - even people who should know better.

When Will Wasn't Enough: How China Backed Into a Market Crisis

Joe Singh | Posted 08.25.2015 | Business
Joe Singh

People may worry when a disease claims lives, but that worry doesn't make the disease's effects stronger or multiply the victim count. Investor sentiment, on the other hand, can and does cause market shocks to ripple outward.

5 Reasons Stocks Are Tumbling Worldwide On 'Black Monday'

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 08.25.2015 | Business

NEW YORK -- Wall Street woke up to, if not a Black Monday, at least a Blackish Monday. Markets around the world tumbled toward historic losses amid a...

Why This Tech Bubble Is Worse Than the Tech Bubble of 2000

Mark Cuban | Posted 05.05.2015 | Business
Mark Cuban

Why is this bubble far worse than the tech bubble of 2000? Because the only thing worse than a market with collapsing valuations is a market with no valuations and no liquidity.

3 Ways Cyprus Is a 'Game Changer' for Europe

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 05.27.2013 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

With the Fed likely to remain accommodative, bullish market sentiment may continue to overshadow concerns elsewhere. However, Cyprus has highlighted that we're far from an end to the crisis.

From Rome With Love? The Three Issues to Watch for Italy and Global Markets

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 04.30.2013 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

The possible loss of eagerly anticipated labour reforms, financial restrictions and market contagion provide shorter term sources of turmoil. However, existing reforms are likely to continue, market retrenchment is healthy and to be exploited for longer term opportunities.

Stocks Plunge As Europe Reveals Bad Economic News

Reuters | Posted 11.07.2012 | Business

* Energy shares weak after election result * Investors turn focus to looming fiscal cliff * Indexes off: Dow 2.5 pct, S&...

D.M. Levine

Are There Too Many Stock Exchanges?

HuffingtonPost.com | D.M. Levine | Posted 06.22.2012 | Business

As stock market officials sound the alarm about rattled investor confidence in the wake of the botched Facebook initial public offering last month, so...

What the Return of Market Volatility Tells Us

Mohamed A. El-Erian | Posted 06.14.2012 | Business
Mohamed A. El-Erian

The renewed volatility in stocks last week was due to conflicting signs of additional central bank liquidity support, both in Europe and the US.

S&P Flat For The Year

Reuters | Posted 02.29.2012 | Business

* S&P flat on year, Dow higher, Nasdaq lower * European shares post steepest annual fall in 3 yrs * Bank of America is Dow's worst performer i...

Europe: Lacking a Long-Term Solution

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 10.14.2011 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

Over the last few days we have seen a tremendous amount of volatility in the markets, epitomizing the lack of clarity with which many investors have struggled.

Asian Markets Slip On U.S. Credit Downgrade

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 10.07.2011 | Business

Markets in Asia, the Middle East and the South Pacific bore a modest retreat Sunday night as global investors reacted to a historic downgrade of the U...

What the Heck Is Going on With the Stock Market?

Jared Bernstein | Posted 10.04.2011 | Business
Jared Bernstein

It's not unusual for the market to be manically depressive and psychotraumatically challenged at a time like this. But we really need some good news. And that may not happen until we get some good policy coming out of Washington.

Federal Reserve Plans To Hold Steady Despite Volatile International Climate

Reuters | Pedro Nicolaci da Costa and Mark Felsenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve maintained its ultra-loose monetary policy on Tuesday, saying the economy was gaining traction while flaggi...

Clueless

Dan Solin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Solin

With such an impressive background and extensive resources, many investors paid close attention to Pat Dorsey's 2010 predictions about stock market trends. Unfortunately, Mr. Dorsey was dead wrong.

Hiding America's Real Economy

Jim Worth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jim Worth

America's economy seems to be recovering, but is that the 'real' story? Some fourth quarter economic indicators -- retail sales, manufacturing, stock...

Keiser Report, Episode 76

Mike Jensen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Jensen

This week Max Keiser and co-host Stacy Herbert look at the scandals of no fiscal or monetary bullets left in the bankrupt warfare states of America.

The Great Crash of 2014

Daniel Bruno Sanz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Daniel Bruno Sanz

If the current bull run lasts 1000 days, it will reach exhaustion after April, 2013. My research of market patterns paints a grim picture after that.

Out Out-of-Whack Economy and the Happy Talk Propagandists

Dave Lindorff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dave Lindorff

Recession ending? Don't bet on it.

China Jitters

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Diane Francis

The Middle Kingdom has taken its place among the world's most important economies, and China is jittery.

Stock Market Slide Hits Three-Month Low, Near November Level

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks slid on Tuesday, sending Wall Street near bear-market lows as grim regional manufacturing data signaled the recession is w...

Buffett's Wrong: Stay Out of Stocks

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Diane Francis

Far be it from me to contradict one of the world's greatest stock sages and business analysts. But I will.

A Crash Course in Economics

Larry Beinhart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Larry Beinhart

As I read the economics news, I'm having that exact same sensation, that we're in a slow motion crash.

Best Business Twitter Feeds: Microblogging The Money Of The World

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Twitter, the free micro-blogging and social networking site, enables its readers to (among other things) chat about stock news and share tips. The sit...