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The Most Dangerous Investment

James Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
James Berman

A United States Treasury Bond is now the most expensive, most dangerous investment asset in the world -- while blue chip equities, especially American and European Multinational stocks are as cheap as they've ever been.

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
DK Matai

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

Less-Confident Consumers Could Stall Recovery

AP | JEANNINE AVERSA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Consumers are having second thoughts about the recovery. Shoppers are losing confidence, becoming more concerned about low pay and...

Carlyle To Buy Vitamin Maker For $3.8 Billion

AP | MAE ANDERSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — The Carlyle Group has agreed to buy vitamin maker NBTY Inc. for $3.8 billion in cash in one of the largest private equity deals so fa...

Investing in Fine Art and Antiques: Revisit Your Passion!

Irvin G. Schorsch III | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Irvin G. Schorsch III

As an investment advisor to high net worth individuals, I often encourage clients to consider diversifying their portfolios into alternative asset classes such as fine art and antiques.

Are Stocks Currently Cheap?

Michael Pento | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael Pento

Once you view the real numbers on PE ratios and dividend yields, it is hard to make an argument that stocks are cheap.

Day of the Lion or the Lamb?

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Dorfman

The Dow zoomed 5.3% or 511.55 points in four consecutive winning sessions, in the process racking up its best week of the year. Was the giant gain a fluke or the start of something big?

Is The Stock Market Too Volatile For Small Investors? (POLL)

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Things are just too hairy in the stock market for thousands of small investors, the Wall Street Journal reports this morning. Faced with this May's...

So, How's Our Stock Market Recovery Doing?

Henry Blodget | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Henry Blodget

How is our stock market recovery doing relative to others in history? Not well. Most normal bear markets would have long since recovered and gone on to new highs.

SEC: Stock Exchanges Agree To Changes To Prevent Another Market 'Glitch'

AP | STEVENSON JACOBS and DANIEL WAGNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — The major securities exchanges put aside some of their differences Monday and agreed to coordinate trading rules to prevent stock plu...

What In the World is Going On with Stocks?

Larry Gellman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Larry Gellman

The stock market seemed to be in sync with the improving economy until Tuesday when, without warning, the bottom dropped out and full blown panic set in.

Wall Street Meltdown

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jeff Danziger

BAD Pussy Cat!

MUST HEAR: Panic And Loathing From The Stock Market Pits During the Crash

Damien Hoffman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Damien Hoffman

Listen to this first-hand account of the most shocking 15 minutes in recent market history. What a full market meltdown panic sounds like: straight from the epicenter.

Did Stock Market Tumble Start In Chicago?

Chicago Public Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The budget problems in Greece were initially blamed for the market turbulence, but then word came down of some bad trades at the Chicago Mercantile Ex...

SEC Will Probe Stock Crash, Possible Manipulation: Report

bloomberg.com | David Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

May 7 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. regulators plan to examine whether securities professionals triggered yesterday’s stock- market plunge or exploited the tu...

Stock Market Collapse: More Goldman Market Rigging?

Ellen Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ellen Brown

When Goldman does not get its way, it is in a position to throw a tantrum and crash the market.

Stock Market Falls, Rebounds AGAIN: Live Updates For May 7, 2010

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Just one day after yesterday's incredible stock market crash and rebound, the Dow Jones Industrial Index experienced another drop and rebound today, M...

Cable News Blues

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

When bad news comes, many viewers avert their eyes, and the second quarter of 2010 was full of bad news.

How Bad Is It? Greece, Panic and the Crisis of Confidence

Zachary Karabell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Zachary Karabell

The problems of Europe are real, and political. But I doubt the current crisis will lead to much less partying on Mykonos this summer.

Wall Street Is Suicidal. It's Time to Focus on Those Who Aren't

Steven G. Brant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steven G. Brant

Part of what will make reforming Wall Street possible is to move Wall Street out of the center of our focus... to take away the celebrity element that has been part of its culture for the last 30 years.

Stock Market CRASH Followed By Big Rebound: LIVE UPDATES

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Dow Jones Industrial Index plunged dropped by nearly 1,000 points today -- and then staged an amazing rebound. The news flooded Twitter. Check ...

Citigroup TRADING ERROR Fueled Stock Market Crash Today: CNBC

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

UPDATE: 6:39 P.M.: The lightning-fast drop in Procter & Gamble's stock price this afternoon may push the markets to unwind some trades, the CEO of ...

Stocks PLUNGE On Greece Debt Worries, Dow Takes Enormous Dive

AP | TIM PARADIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — A computerized selloff possibly caused by a simple typographical error triggered one of the most turbulent days in Wall Street histor...

'Sell In May And Go Away': Stock Market Usually Dips May Through October

AP | DAVE CARPENTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

CHICAGO — The fear that stocks are overdue for a correction has gnawed at many investors for months. Now they have new cause for concern, stati...

Look Before You Leap: There Are Dangers Outside the Stock Market Too

Richard Barrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard Barrington

When risk is on people's minds, they start to look for calm places where they can put money until the stock market settles down. However, it is important to examine each alternative's risk.