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Stock Market Sees Worst 1-Day Drop In Months

AP | Posted 08.01.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks had their worst one-day drop since February as traders worried about weak corporate earnings and the looming end of econ...

The Worst President Since World War II? Uh, Guess Again

Marco Cáceres | Posted 07.08.2014 | Politics
Marco Cáceres

Oh, Americans have such short memories -- made only worse by how pathetically poor many choose to be informed.

Dow Tops 17,000 For First Time

Reuters | Posted 07.03.2014 | Business

* Dow tops 17,000 for first time; S&P 500 near 2,000 * Nasdaq closes at highest since 2000 * U.S. June jobs report well ...

The Federal Reserve Board --The Adults in the Room

Terry Connelly | Posted 06.27.2014 | Business
Terry Connelly

If you asked the average person how they feel about the Federal Reserve's latest economic projection that trimmed its estimate of 2014 U.S. GDP growth to a range of 2.1-2.3 percent, they would probably say that's not so hot -- not a recession, but quite depressing nonetheless.

Does Health Need a Color?

Dr. Derek Yach | Posted 06.12.2014 | Impact
Dr. Derek Yach

Health needs its own color, one that reflects the same potential that "green" does to be transformative, preventive, promotional, and innovative to make the attainment of health the natural and easy norm.

The Dow Will Hit 5,000 Before It Hits 20,000

Terry Burnham, Ph.D. | Posted 07.22.2014 | Business
Terry Burnham, Ph.D.

Is it time for me to surrender and join the bullish herd? No.

Learn Healthy Fiscal Habits for a Fun, Fabulous and Debt-Free Life!

Natalie Pace | Posted 07.05.2014 | Money
Natalie Pace

Whether we are talking about the perfect body or the perfect bottom line, a sustainable, new you is created through a healthy regimen that includes diet and exercise. So... here are 11 ways to get fiscally fit once and for all.

Derailing the High-Speed Trading Bullet Train Before It Crashes Our Economy

Sarah Anderson | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics
Sarah Anderson

On May 6, 2010, the Dow Jones Industrial Average suffered its fastest nosedive ever. What happened? What's clear is that high-frequency trader accelerated the free fall by withdrawing from the market en masse. Four years after they caused the "Flash Crash," those speed demons still rule our financial markets.

Institutionalized Fraud: How Wall Street Survives on Predicting the Past

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 06.24.2014 | Business
Jeff Schweitzer

We can just make stuff up with aplomb. One day we say the market rises as "investors cheer" good employment numbers; the very next day we attribute the decline to "structural problems" and look forward to a long decline! Were those structural problems not present yesterday when investors were cheering?

Dow Jones And GDP Figures Are Doing Great -- But Tell Us Far Less Than They Claim

The Philosophers' Mail | Posted 03.11.2014 | World

Last week the Dow Jones Industrial Average started on Monday at 16,162.70 and rose and fell each day. It surged on Friday towards 16,400 but fell back...

Dow Drops 200 Points As Tensions Rise In Ukraine

AP | Posted 05.03.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Dow Jones industrial average drops 200 points as tensions rise over standoff in Ukraine. ...

Is the Market Oversold?

David Bergstein | Posted 04.15.2014 | Business
David Bergstein

The NASDAQ, DOW Jones and S&P 500 are all experiencing record highs. But does this mean that the market is oversold and we should expect declines? Not necessarily.

Is Baseball Doing Better Because the Owners Are Making More Money?

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 04.13.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

It has become more common to measure the success, or health, of the game by things like the revenue generated by the teams. This is not unlike measuring the state of the American economy by looking only at the Dow Jones Index. It may give a good heuristic of the economy, but it misses a lot of important aspects.

The Stock Market Just Had Its Best Day Of The Year

AP | Posted 02.06.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market had its best day this year, nearly erasing the steep losses from early this week. The gains came after encouraging...

Stock Market Has Worst Day In More Than 7 Months

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 04.05.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. stock market had its worst day in more than seven months, and the Dow Jones industrial average plunged more than 320 points...

Will Gold Soar on the Dow Drop?

Natalie Pace | Posted 03.29.2014 | Business
Natalie Pace

Last week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped over 600 points, sparking a Gold Bug swoon. Rob McEwen, the executive chairman and chief owner of McEwen Mining has been in the gold mining business for 25 years. So, I turned to him for wisdom and experience on today's dance between the Dow and gold.

Dow Jones CEO Out

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — In an unexpected shakeup, News Corp said Tuesday that it is replacing Lex Fenwick, CEO of its Dow Jones subsidiary. The media compan...

Rating Watch Negative, Credit, Credibility and Debt

Natalie Pace | Posted 03.15.2014 | Business
Natalie Pace

The four-letter word in the economy today is debt. Debt lies at the heart of the Fitch Negative Credit Watch and pretty much every other challenge that is going on in the developed world today.

And The Winner Of 2013 Is...

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

This has been the best year for the U.S. stock market in at least 16 years. But that great news is meaningless for many Americans. The Dow Jones In...

The Worst Performing Stocks Of 2013

24/7 Wall St. | Alexander E.M. Hess and Jon C. Ogg | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business

24/7 Wall St.: The Dow Jones Industrial Average is up nearly 26% so far this year. While the index, which consists of stocks of 30 major U.S. compa...

Your Own Money Gift

Terry Savage | Posted 02.22.2014 | Business
Terry Savage

If your goal is to have enough money to spend, and give, and feel financially secure in the process -- then you'll have to start thinking about the current and future implications of what you do with money today.

Target Customers Had Credit Card Info Stolen On Black Friday

Reuters | Posted 02.17.2014 | Business

Dec 18 (Reuters) - An unknown number of Target Corp customers shopping over the busy Black Friday weekend had their credit card information stolen ...

Taper=1987

Michael Pento | Posted 02.17.2014 | Business
Michael Pento

On October 19, 1987, the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 508 points (22 percent). There are many theories as to why the crash occurred, but the simple truth is that the panic stemmed from a sharp rise in interest rates. Likewise, another stock market crash awaits investors on the other side of tapering.

Stocks Close At Record Highs

Reuters | Posted 01.27.2014 | Business

* HP, Apple lead tech sector's rally * U.S. jobless claims fall; Chicago PMI data tops forecasts * U.S. stock market clo...

Dow Jones Hits Round Number, Life Moves On

AP | Posted 11.18.2013 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Stock market indexes are hitting new milestones on Wall Street. The Dow Jones industrial average crossed 16,000 points for the fi...