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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...

The Stock Market LOVED January

AP | Posted 04.02.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — Stocks drifted lower Thursday, but the Standard & Poor's 500 still logged its best January since 1997. The Standard and Poor's 500 f...

Stocks Near Shocking Milestone

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 01.30.2013 | 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 Gets A Lift

AP | Posted 03.31.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — Drugmaker Pfizer gave the Dow a lift after posting a strong earnings report. That helped push the index closer to 14,000. The Dow Jo...

S&P Hits 5-Year High

Reuters | Posted 03.24.2013 | Business

* Blue chips: Travelers up after results, J&J slips * Google, IBM and Texas Instruments to report after the bell * Dow u...

Markets Hit New Highs

Reuters | Posted 03.20.2013 | Business

* Weak outlook weighs on Intel * Morgan Stanley up after results * U.S. Republicans weigh short-term debt limit increase...

Dow Responds To Fiscal Cliff Deal

AP | Posted 03.04.2013 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Dow Jones industrial average closes 308 points higher after Congress passes budget bill....

Stocks Plunge On Fiscal Cliff Worries

AP | Posted 12.28.2012 | Business

NEW YORK -- Stocks are dropping again on Wall Street as investors lose hope that Washington will meet a self-imposed deadline for reaching a budget de...

Zach Carter

Investors Not Worried By Fiscal Cliff Hype

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 12.28.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Over the past month, financial investors and speculators have largely shrugged off federal lawmakers' inability to avert the so-called f...

Wall Street Stumbles After Harry Reid's 'Fiscal Cliff' Warning

AP | STEVE ROTHWELL | Posted 01.27.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — Stocks slumped on Wall Street Tuesday after Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said he was frustrated by the lack of progress in talks...

Dow Has Best Day Since Election

AP | Posted 11.19.2012 | Business

NEW YORK -- U.S. stocks had their best day since the election. Market-watchers are citing optimism about a deal to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff of...

Post Election Collapse

Michael Farr | Posted 11.09.2012 | Business
Michael Farr

After flat markets during an abbreviated super-storm week, the Dow rallied about 250 points on Monday and Tuesday. Wednesday saw stocks open lower and continue lower. The 250 point gain of the previous two days was wiped out, plus an additional 60 or so points for good measure. Why?

Global Stocks Fall On Fears Of Looming Fiscal Crisis

Reuters | Posted 01.08.2013 | Business

* Wall Street shares fall further after Wednesday slump * Euro hits two-month low after ECB holds rates steady * U.S., G...

Stocks Plunge As Europe Reveals Bad Economic News

Reuters | Posted 11.07.2012 | Business

* Energy shares weak after election result * Investors turn focus to looming fiscal cliff * Indexes off:...

Time to Panic Over the Pullback?

Michael Farr | Posted 10.26.2012 | Business
Michael Farr

Is it likely that the Dow Jones Industrial Average is flirting with five-year highs right before we are about to go into recession? The answer is obviously no, but there is another factor that has been introduced into the equation.

Dow Takes Huge Plunge On Weak Corporate Earnings

AP | CHRISTINA REXRODE | Posted 12.23.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — Nobody was expecting this round of corporate financial reports to be great. But underwhelming results – particularly revenue, w...

Stocks See Big Gains On Strong Earnings

Reuters | Posted 12.16.2012 | Business

* Goldman posts stronger-than-expected profit, stock slips * Johnson & Johnson increases profit view * Citigroup CEO Pan...

52 Reasons to Vote for Obama: #18, The Stock Market

Bernard Whitman | Posted 12.11.2012 | Politics
Bernard Whitman

Since Obama became president on January 20, 2009, the stock market has risen at an annual rate of 16.4 percent, even after adjusting for inflation. Obama has presided over the fifth best stock market record of any president.

S&P 500 Falls For Fourth Straight Day On Disappointing Chevron News

Reuters | Posted 12.10.2012 | Business

* Dow posts largest percentage drop since July * Wal-Mart hits record high, FedEx jumps the most in 2012 * Fed's Beige B...

Money Printing Trumps Fundamentals

Michael Pento | Posted 12.09.2012 | Business
Michael Pento

Stock markets around the world continue to levitate despite the fact that the fundamentals behind the global economy continue to deteriorate. But that weak and worsening economic data didn't stop investors from sending stocks higher.

Dow Jones Falls

Reuters | Posted 12.09.2012 | Business

NEW YORK, Oct 9 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks fell on Tuesday, led by losses in technology after brokerage downgrades of Intel and other major companies a...

Wall Street Slips After Bernanke Defends Fed Policies

Reuters | Posted 12.01.2012 | Business

* Bernanke defends Fed and ultra-loose policy * U.S. manufacturing sector unexpectedly expands * Goldman Sachs shares up...