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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.

Does "Dr. Doom" Believe His Own Press?

Dan Solin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Solin

Recently, "Dr. Doom" warned about a coming market correction. Should investors rely on Professor Roubini's crystal ball?

Don't Get Too Excited by Green Shoots, They Might Turn Brown

Jenny Darroch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jenny Darroch

As we frantically look for evidence of economic recovery, we need to take care not to mistake all measures as signs that everything is back to normal.

Sleep Loss in America: The Decade That Didn't Sleep and Why It's Complicated

Qanta Ahmed, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Qanta Ahmed, MD

We have been on a roller coaster when it comes to how we now sleep and what a ride we have been on.

The Best Risk Reward Proposition

Alan Schram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Alan Schram

This will be a different kind of inflationary cycle. The dollar will decline, but Real estate prices will not be going up because few property owners can raise rents right now.

Stock Market Rebound Raises Red Flags For Economists, Investors

The Washington Post | Martha C. White | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

With a close over 10,270 on Friday, the Dow Jones industrial average had its best showing of 2009. Like the day a few weeks earlier when it broke the ...

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.

"Move On Up": An Uplifting Playlist for Dow 10000

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Prosperity is not simply just around the corner; it's all over this playlist. Here's to sticking around for the rising.

Credit Cards or Credit Crash? The Assault on Consumers Continues

Georges Ugeux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Georges Ugeux

Banks' behavior demonstrates that their refusal to act responsibly is endless and that they certainly have not learned their lesson. We need a consumer finance agency to protect credit card holders.

Far Eastern Economic Review To Fold In December

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

SAN FRANCISCO — Dow Jones & Co. will stop publishing the Far Eastern Economic Review in December. The company, which is owned by Rupert Murdoch...

Why the Dow is Hitting 10,000 While Everyone Else is Cutting Back

Robert Reich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Reich

Regardless of what you call it -- Keynesianism, socialism, or just pragmatism -- government's expansion is doing wonders for business, especially big business and Wall Street.

Wall Street: The President Is Playing the Market

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Wolff

The president needs the Dow to get to 11,000 over the next year to keep from being routed in the mid-term election.