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Wall Street Is Worried About China, But You May Not Need To Be

The Huffington Post | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 01.29.2016 | Business

Financial markets have been signaling that investors are increasingly worried about how China’s slowdown will hurt the U.S. economy. If you rely on ...

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 earlier this...

U.S. Stocks Soar To Have Best Day Since 2011

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 08.26.2015 | Business

By Noel Randewich Aug 26 (Reuters) - Wall Street racked up its biggest one-day gain in four years on Wednesday as fears about China's economy gave way...

BOOM! Stocks Close At Record High

Reuters | Posted 04.15.2015 | Business

* Investors breathe easier on overseas issues * S&P helped by oil, hurt by AmEx decline * Indexes up: Dow 0.26 pct, S&P ...

Malaysian Airliner Crash Sends Stocks Tumbling

Reuters | Posted 09.16.2014 | Business

* Malaysian Airliner downed in Ukraine war zone, 295 dead * Morgan Stanley profit more than doubles, beats estimates * M...

Well That Wasn't Pretty

AP/HuffPost | Posted 07.06.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are closing lower following weaker earnings from U.S. companies. Home builders fell after data provider CoreLo...

Why the Market Keeps Going Up and Why It Might Matter to You

Karen Firestone | Posted 02.22.2014 | Business
Karen Firestone

I work in the stock market, although I have never written a "market" piece in this venue. So why now? Because the broad indices have steadily climbed ...

Major Stock Indexes Hit Record Highs

Reuters | Posted 06.10.2013 | Business

* S&P 500 breaks through intraday record shortly after open * Dow pops above 14,800 to set a fresh intraday record high ...

S&P Hits New 5-Year High

Reuters | Posted 03.19.2013 | Business

* Jobless claims fall, housing starts accelerate * EBay gains after results beat expectations * Bank of America, Citigro...

Market Comeback Could Undo 'All The May Losses'

Reuters | Posted 08.12.2012 | Business

* Volatile trading before weekend Greek elections * Spanish bond yields come off euro-era high * Short interest on NYSE highest since Octobe...

Stocks Plunge On Europe Worries

Reuters | Posted 07.30.2012 | Business

NEW YORK, May 30 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks sank on Wednesday as surging bond yields in Spain and Italy ratcheted up tensions in financial markets abou...

Economic Ambiguity

Michael Farr | Posted 07.03.2012 | Business
Michael Farr

We continue to believe that investors are underestimating the risks inherent to the bond market at this stage in the game. Bond investors are not being compensated for the risks they are assuming when they are not even able to earn the expected rate of inflation.

Investors Run To Surprising Place

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 04.17.2012 | Business

Investors around the world are getting more anxious, and they're choosing to put their money in an unusual safe haven: the U.S. stock market. A new...

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...

Time Running Out For S&P 500 To End Positively, As Euro Crisis Looms

Posted 12.18.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Reuters) - With two weeks left in the trading year, the euro zone debt crisis will remain the primary impediment to pushing the S&P 500 inde...

Goldman To Suffer More Than Other Banks, Analysts Say

Reuters | Lauren Tara LaCapra | Posted 11.12.2011 | Business

Analysts have been slashing earnings estimates for big Wall Street banks recently, particularly for Goldman Sachs, as unpredictable trading markets an...

Stock Market Ends Worst Week In A Year

Posted 09.28.2011 | Business

(Caroline Valetkevitch) - Stocks ended the worst week in a year as time runs out on Washington to reach agreement before the government loses its abil...

Manufacturing Growth Picks Up For First Time In Four Months

Posted 08.31.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Leah Schnurr) - The pace of growth in the manufacturing sector picked up for the first time in four months in June, a sign of optimism for t...

U.S. Manufacturing Orders Rose Last Month, Easing Fears Of Slowdown

Posted 08.24.2011 | Business

New orders for U.S. manufactured goods and a gauge of business spending plans rose in May, easing fears of a sharp slowdown in factory activity. Du...

Alex Wagner

Stocks Of Socialized Countries Have Outperformed U.S. Since Reagan Era

HuffingtonPost.com | Alex Wagner | Posted 08.22.2011 | Business

American traders aren't likely to take kindly to the suggestion that big government might be good for the stock market. But data from a paper on the j...

Rising Dollar Could Mean Trouble For Stocks

Posted 07.23.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Walter Brandimarte) - Signs of a Wall Street sell-off are all over the place, but U.S. stocks might well survive another week relatively uns...

Warren Buffett's Metric Says It's Time To Buy

CNN | Carol J. Loomis and Doris Burke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

According to both this 85-year chart and famed investor Warren Buffett, it just might be. The point of the chart is that there should be a rational re...

Stocks Slump As Signs Point To Harder Times

washingtonpost.com | Neil Irwin and David Cho | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Businesses cut prices at a record rate and builders started fewer new homes last month than anytime on record, according to new government data, as th...

US Stocks See Biggest Weekly Gain Since 1974

Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

U.S. stocks rose, capping the biggest weekly gain since 1974, after JPMorgan Chase & Co. took steps to end the housing crisis, bank lending rates decl...

U.S. Stocks Stage Biggest 2-Day Rally In 5 Years

Bloomberg | Elizabeth Stanton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

U.S. stocks staged the biggest two- day rally in five years, led by financial shares, after Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Donald Kohn reinforced expec...