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Mark Gongloff

The Dow Closes Above 15,000, And It Still Doesn't Matter

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 05.07.2013 | Business

You might not be aware of this, but the stock market is still smashing records every day. And the reason you might not be aware of it is that it has l...

BIG MILESTONE

AP | Posted 07.07.2013 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — The Dow Jones industrial average is punching through another milestone: its first close above 15,000. The Dow rose 87...

Dow Regains More Than Half Of Monday's Plunge

AP | Posted 06.16.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — Stocks are posting their biggest gain since the beginning of the year thanks to strong reports on housing and earnings. The increase...

Dow Closes At Record High

AP | Posted 04.09.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- The Dow Jones industrial average is closing at another record high, driven by a surge in materials companies. The Dow gained almost 60 po...

Dow Working On Comeback After Decline

AP | STEVE ROTHWELL | Posted 06.04.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — The Dow Jones industrial average closed higher Thursday, regaining half of its decline the day before, as buyers returned to the mark...

Dow Takes Big Hit

AP | Posted 06.03.2013 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are closing broadly lower following weak reports on the U.S. economy. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 111 points, its w...

Dow Jones Touches Record High

AP | DANIEL WAGNER | Posted 06.02.2013 | Business

U.S. stocks closed at a record highs Tuesday after reports on auto sales and factory orders provided the latest evidence that the U.S. economy is stre...

"Crucifying" the "Other"

Eric E. Sterling | Posted 06.01.2013 | Politics
Eric E. Sterling

Imagine how many more customers companies like Wal-Mart, McDonalds, General Motors, Amazon.com, Ford, Foot Locker, H & M, or Ben & Jerry's might have if the tens of millions of people with convictions could get jobs and not have to live on food stamps!

Equity Bubble Based on Unsustainable Earnings

Michael Pento | Posted 05.21.2013 | Business
Michael Pento

Starting in 2008 the government began to bail out the crumbling asset bubble known as the real estate market, which also benefited the financial sector of the economy. This was accomplished by simply doubling down on the same philosophy that created the bubble in the first place.

U.S. Stocks Little Changed After Lawmakers Reject Cyprus Bailout Terms

AP | Posted 05.19.2013 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Investors are taking the latest turn in Europe's financial drama in stride. U.S. stocks recovered most of an early lo...

Jason Linkins

Alan Grayson Reads HuffPost Article Into The Congressional Record

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

After Zach Carter and I wrote our article about how the glorification of the Dow Jones Industrial Average's new highs masked a whole host of larger co...

Dow Extends Super-Long Winning Streak

AP | Posted 03.14.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — The Dow Jones industrial average has reached another milestone, recording its longest winning streak since 1996. The index rose for th...

Dow Winning Streak Contineus

Reuters | Posted 05.13.2013 | Business

NEW YORK, March 13 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks edged up on Wednesday, with the Dow rising for the ninth straight session to another record and the S&P 5...

Jason Linkins

Dow Jones Hits 'Record High' Thanks To Strong Performances From Smoke, Mirrors Sectors

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.09.2013 | Politics

This week, amid the hullabaloo over President Barack Obama's Deficit Dinner Diplomacy, and Sen. Rand Paul's 13-hour filibuster-cum-dissertation on dro...

Dow Breaks Another Record

Reuters | Posted 03.08.2013 | Business

(Reuters) - Stocks closed out a historic week with another day of gains on Friday, as the Dow hit yet another closing high on a payrolls report that s...

Dow Does It Again

Reuters | Posted 05.06.2013 | Business

* Dow up 0.3 pct, S&P 500 up 0.1 pct, Nasdaq off 0.1 pct * After Tuesday's record close, Dow hits intraday lifetime high ...

History's Least-Loved Bull Market Continues

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 03.06.2013 | Business

Science has determined that people need to know 7.5 things per day, on average, about the world of business. You can't argue with science. Lucky for y...

Dow Closes At Record High

AP | Posted 05.05.2013 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market is back. Five and a half years after the start of a frightening drop that erased $11 trillion from s...

Mark Gongloff

Dow Hits Record High: Here's Why It Doesn't Matter

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 03.08.2013 | Business

The best-known stock-market average in the world is at an all-time high. Unfortunately, that matters less than it ever has. A new high for the ...

Dow Jones Closes Near Record High

AP | STEVE ROTHWELL | Posted 05.04.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — Investors brushed off early jitters about a potential slowdown in China and pushed the Dow to its highest close of the year. The Dow...

Sequester Who?, Says Wall Street

Reuters | Posted 05.01.2013 | Business

* U.S. manufacturing gains offset weak overseas data * Investors see potential stock gains despite U.S. budget cuts * C...

Stocks Flat; No New Record For Dow

Reuters | Posted 04.30.2013 | Business

* DJ Transportation Average hits intraday record high * S&P 500 posts 4th straight month of gains * J.C. Penney, Groupon...

Dow Nears All-Time High

AP | Posted 02.27.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- Stocks are closing sharply higher for a second day as evidence mounts that the housing market is making a comeback. The Dow Jones industr...

S&P 500 See Worst Day Since November

Reuters | Posted 02.25.2013 | Business

NEW YORK, Feb 25 (Reuters) - The S&P 500 suffered its worst decline since Nov. 7 on Monday in a sharp reversal from initial gains as elections in Ital...

Fed Minutes Scare Stock Market

AP | MATTHEW CRAFT | Posted 04.22.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — The stock market posted its biggest loss this year on news that Federal Reserve officials suggested the central bank scale back its e...