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The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Dorfman

Wall Street will be littered with a lot more blood following the recent weakness. Olivier Garret, CEO of Casey Research, thinks the ambulance should have been called some time ago.

Who Says April Is the Cruelest Month?

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Dorfman

What are we supposed to make of these conflicting signals on where the stock market is headed?

Greece Unsettles Markets as US Stocks Weaken

AP | ELENA BECATOROS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

ATHENS, Greece — Greece's borrowing costs shot up Tuesday following a report, later denied, that Athens was seeking to revise a deal hammered ou...

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
DK Matai

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Economy Recovers Under Obama

Daniel Bruno Sanz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Daniel Bruno Sanz

Retail sales unexpectedly climbed 0.3 % in February. In America's consumer driven economy, retail sales lead the way out of business recession and consequent double-digit unemployment.

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

New Journalism: Page Views Dictate Content Which Means More Lady Gaga Stories!

Harmon Leon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Harmon Leon

New Journalism is still in a Wild West transitional stage. With the collapse of the publishing industry the rules have yet to be defined--and so far...

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.

Apple Stock Is BARGAIN, Say Analysts

DailyFinance | Gene Marcial | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

What now, Dow Jones? After plunging below 10,000 in mid-afternoon yesterday, the blue-chip 30-stock market barometer rallied late in the session and c...

Big Company Cash Grows At The Expense of Unemployed and Underpaid

latimes.com | Tom Petruno | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

By one prominent measure, major companies had extraordinary success weathering the recession: Industrial companies in the Standard & Poor's 500 index,...

Dow Bull

Daniel Bruno Sanz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Daniel Bruno Sanz

The following are first quarter 2010 estimates of earnings per share (EPS) for the thirty companies that make up Dow Jones Industrial Average.

Mary Schapiro: Trading Rules Need 'More Clarity'

AP | MARCY GORDON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The Securities and Exchange Commission will propose new rules covering cancellation of trades in the wake of the May 6 stock market...

Smoke, Fire

Yvette Kantrow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Yvette Kantrow

Deal rumor reporting recently hit a new high -- or is it low? -- a few weeks back when the Wall Street Journal put out a story on what it called "The Big One."

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

Friday Talking Points [123] -- A Working Senate

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The Senate has actually been dealing with many financial issues that will directly effect American consumers, and they've been doing so in an orderly way. You'd think this would be news.

Myths of Wall Street, the Sequel: Fat Finger Fandango

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jeff Schweitzer

Wall Street is a grand delusion that survives only because people willingly accept the false idea of a predictable future based on normal distributions that do not exist in the real world.

Bancroft, Barrons Home: $55 Million Mansion Once Owned By Dow Jones, WSJ Founders For Sale (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

(COHASSET, MASS., BY BOB SALSBERG, AP) - For decades, "The Oaks" was the oceanside playground of the Barrons and the Bancrofts, heirs to the Dow Jones...

Holy Cow, a Manic Depressive Dow

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Dorfman

You hear it all over: "The bull is back, long live the bull." It's as though we're seeing the building of a new legion of believers who are convinced the worst is practically over which any thinking individual knows isn't case).

3 Ways To Make a Buck on Pee-Wee Power

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Dorfman

Let's say you share Wall Street's growing party line that things are looking up despite all the risks and uncertainties, and you think now is the right time to be a player. What do you buy?

Dow Closes Below 10,000 For First Time In 3 Months

AP | TIM PARADIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — The Dow Jones industrial average closed below 10,000 for the first time in three months Monday on nagging concerns about debt loads i...

Is Gold a Good Inflation Hedge?

Alan Schram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Alan Schram

Though gold is supposed to be an insurance policy against economic chaos and a hedge against inflation, gold bugs have not done well over time.

1 Year + 1 Election = Lots of Opinions

B. Jeffrey Madoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
B. Jeffrey Madoff

"Some things make the markets go higher, some things make the markets go lower," Jim Cramer told the viewers of his "Mad Money" TV show last Monday. ...

Who Says the Bad News Is Over?

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Dorfman

Sometimes, it takes a swift kick in the can to wake us up to reality. That may have occurred last Friday when the Dow got hammered for close to a 101-point loss.

The Dow and the Down and Out

Sen. Bernie Sanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Sen. Bernie Sanders

The top 1 percent owns more wealth than the bottom 90 percent. CEOs of large corporations earn 400 times what their workers make. That is not what America is supposed to be about.

The Magnificent Seven Ride Again

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Dorfman

Sam Stovall, the chief investment strategist of Standard & Poor's, has come up with his own magnificent seven for the new year -- a group of seven fat dividend-paying stocks.