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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 ...

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 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...

Poor Folks Don't Care About the Stock Market Rally

Carl Gibson | Posted 05.29.2013 | Business
Carl Gibson

This evil system of organized robbery of the most vulnerable will only continue with the consent of us, the bottom 90 percent who can barely keep a roof over our head.

Dow Hits Record High: It's Time for Slow Money, Experts Say

Woody Tasch | Posted 05.19.2013 | Small Business
Woody Tasch

There is an economic truth -- or, as E.F. Schumacher used to say, a "meta-economic" truth -- that is bigger and deeper and, oh, so much more durable than any truth that will ever be discerned from the most expert reading of the Dow Jones tea leaves.

An Investment That Beats the Dow Jones Every Time

Robert Pagliarini | Posted 05.14.2013 | Business
Robert Pagliarini

Focus on improving your skills, getting additional designations, and becoming more valuable. What skills can you learn that will make you more valuable? What's that one thing that you really need to get to the next level? Is it an MBA? Is it your insurance license? Is it a designation? Maybe it's not such a clear goal.

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...

Dow Records New Two-Year Milestone

AP | Posted 03.12.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- The Dow is logging its longest winning streak in two years – barely. A tiny gain gave the Dow Jones industrial average its eighth s...

Dow Jones Reaches Another Record As Stocks Close Higher

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.11.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — Stocks are closing higher on Wall Street for a seventh straight day, pushing the Dow Jones industrial average further into record ter...

Keep Your Eye on the Middle Class

Michael Farr | Posted 03.12.2013 | Business
Michael Farr

These imperatives do not appear to be materializing as a result of aggressive monetary policy. Even so, Bernanke & Co. charge relentlessly ahead on their chosen course. We can only hope they know what they are doing.

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 ...

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...

Stocks Continue Winning Streak... Barely

AP | Posted 02.15.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- Stocks are closing narrowly mixed on Wall Street as the S&P 500 index notches its seventh straight week of gains. The Dow Jones industria...

Is 14,000 More Than Just a Number?

Mary Buffett | Posted 04.16.2013 | Business
Mary Buffett

Watching the Dow hit 14,000 reminds me when I turned 50. When I crossed that milestone, I felt great, had a wonderful party, and took stock of things. However, on the day after I turned 50, it was simply back to work and any celebrations were in my rear view mirror

4 Reasons to Never Trust the Stock Market

Gene Marks | Posted 04.14.2013 | Small Business
Gene Marks

The rising stock market is a good thing. And the smart business people I know are taking advantage of it (or plan to). But they are wary. I don't trust the markets. And neither should you.

S&P 500 Hits Highest Level Since 2007

AP | Posted 02.08.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- Stocks are closing slightly higher, pushing the Standard & Poor's 500 index to the highest point since November 2007. Trading was thin as...

The Dow Jones at 14,000: Party Before the Storm?

Sheldon Filger | Posted 04.09.2013 | Business
Sheldon Filger

With the Dow Jones having reached 14,000, it can be said that the worst losses on the index since 2008 have been made whole. But does that mean the global economic crisis is over?

An Open Letter to Victoria Jackson: If You Want a 'White History Month' You'll Have to Earn It

Jason Kitchen | Posted 04.08.2013 | Comedy
Jason Kitchen

The notion that simply acknowledging Jackson's absurd statements lends them credence is a valid one. Granted, her lunacy doesn't deserve any additional attention. However, it's important to note that Jackson is, for better or worse, a public figure with a following.

Stocks Rebound After Big Sell-Off

Reuters | Posted 04.07.2013 | Business

* Bounce follows Monday sell-off * Dell to go private in $24.4 bln deal, shares up * Archer Daniels, Est...

WORST DAY OF THE YEAR

Reuters | Posted 02.04.2013 | Business

* Factory orders hint of U.S. economy weakness * CBOE Volatility index surges as investors turn cautious * Spanish and Italian political uncerta...

The Endgame of Capitalism

Carl Gibson | Posted 04.06.2013 | Business
Carl Gibson

We're witnessing the endgame of capitalism, where a few wealthy individuals and corporations have accumulated most of the wealth while the rest of us are left to fight for the scraps.

Dow Ends Above 14,000

AP | Posted 04.03.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — The Dow stock market index closed above 14,000 for the first time since before the financial crisis rocked the world economy. Propel...

Dow Jones Had Best January In Over A Decade

AP | STEVE ROTHWELL | Posted 04.02.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — The Dow logged its best start to the year in almost two decades. Stocks rallied in the first week of the year after U.S. lawmakers r...