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Are Stocks Currently Cheap?

Michael Pento | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael Pento

Once you view the real numbers on PE ratios and dividend yields, it is hard to make an argument that stocks are cheap.

More Market Nightmares Lurking

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Dorfman

The unmistakable message from the growing market worries and swings in stock prices is that as far as most investors go, the market's nightmares are not about to vanish anytime soon.

Shahien Nasiripour

Health Stocks Up As Investors Sense GOP Victory in Mass. | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

This story was updated at 4:30 p.m. ET to reflect the market's close. Wall Street is already betting that a Republican win in Massachusetts will comp...

If You're A Bull, What Do You Buy?

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Dorfman

Keeping in mind that the market has already ballooned some 50% in the past seven months -- meaning you just could be late to the party -- what do you buy?

In Finance, History Often Written By Losers

Pablo Triana | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Pablo Triana

The world at large was being told something which was plainly not true. The real innovators were ignored, the faked ones were glorified.

Steve Ballmer Is Carnac The Magnificent

Ron Galloway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ron Galloway

Ten years ago Microsoft stock was $33/share. Today it's $19. That's a return to shareholders of -40%. Ten years ago Apple stock was $8. Today it's $91. That's a return, um, higher than -40%.

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.

Are Cheap Stocks Bargains Or Traps?

Los Angeles Times | Tom Petruno | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

When the stock market goes on sale, smart investors are supposed to seize the opportunity. But Wall Street's decline of the last three weeks has been...

Fed Acts To Ease Strain On U.S. Economy

New York Times | Edmund L. Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Impelled to take extraordinary measures for the second time in less than a week, the Federal Reserve moved on Tuesday to subdue the deepening crisis i...

Stuffing Beaten Out Of Stocks

Los Angeles Times | Walter Hamilton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Investors had little to give thanks for Wednesday as a sharp drop in stock prices pushed the benchmark Standard & Poor's 500 index into negative terri...