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5 Ways to Check You're Not Late to the Stock Market Party

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 03.11.2014 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

When everyone's rushing for the door, you need someone to offer you a way out or you could be in trouble.

Why the Market Keeps Going Up and Why It Might Matter to You

Karen Firestone | Posted 02.22.2014 | Business
Karen Firestone

I work in the stock market, although I have never written a "market" piece in this venue. So why now? Because the broad indices have steadily climbed ...

Mark Gongloff

These Four Massive Threats Are Hitting Financial Markets All At Once

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 08.29.2013 | Business

Everything seems to be going wrong all at once for the world's financial markets. August is on track to be the worst month for U.S. stocks in more ...

Economics as Market Failure

Jared Bernstein | Posted 10.11.2013 | Business
Jared Bernstein

If economists add so little value to markets, why do markets pay economists so much for their advice?

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...

3 Principles for Wealthy Investing

Tyrone Jackson | Posted 05.14.2013 | Business
Tyrone Jackson

In my Wealthy Investor program we call these three stocks Superior Dow Stocks due to their tendency to rise over time based on consistent annual revenue growth. However, if their revenue were to decline year over year in 2013, then the "date" would end.

Will Apple's Stock Rise?

Tyrone Jackson | Posted 05.11.2013 | Business
Tyrone Jackson

The focus on innovation appears to be slowing. That could mean slower revenue growth in 2013. In fact, its slower revue growth has contributed to the stock's recent price decline from $700 to $466 per share. As an investor, your job is to find the next Apple.

Who Benefits From the Climbing U.S. Stock Market?

Jared Bernstein | Posted 05.11.2013 | Business
Jared Bernstein

Go ahead and cheer the climbing market, but don't kid yourself that it's raining down wealth on everybody.

Top 10 Predictions for 2013

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics
Larry Schwimmer

Do our leaders work together like a team who wants to win the Super Bowl? Or do they argue and fight like a team destined to be a bunch of losers who go nowhere! The results they produce in the summer will tell you if we're on the path to victory or defeat.

Good News For Morgan Stanley

AP | By CHRISTINA REXRODE | Posted 03.20.2013 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Profits roared back at the investment bank Morgan Stanley in the fourth quarter, reversing a loss in the same period a year ago, whe...

S&P Hits New 5-Year High

Reuters | Posted 03.19.2013 | Business

* Jobless claims fall, housing starts accelerate * EBay gains after results beat expectations * Bank of America, Citigro...

U.S. Stocks Surge To Second-Biggest Gain This Year

AP | DANIEL WAGNER | Posted 08.29.2012 | Business

Financial markets around the world stormed higher Friday after European leaders came up with a breakthrough plan to rescue banks, relieve debt-burdene...

Stocks Plunge On Spain Bailout Request

AP | MATTHEW CRAFT | Posted 08.25.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — Europe's latest efforts to quell its financial crisis left investors exasperated Monday, causing steep losses in stock markets on bot...

Bank Stocks See Huge Gains

AP | MATTHEW CRAFT | Posted 08.22.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — The stock market bounced back Friday, a day after suffering its second-worst loss this year. Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase and othe...

Stock Market Snaps Back From Six-Day Losing Streak

Reuters | Posted 07.21.2012 | Business

NEW YORK, May 21 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose on Monday to snap a six-day losing streak on the S&P 500, rebounding from equities' biggest weekly...

Wall Street Off To Its Best Start Since K-Ci & JoJo Were Huge

AP | JOSHUA FREED | Posted 03.30.2012 | Business

-- Rising consumer spending boosted stocks on Friday, and Wall Street closed its best first quarter since 1998. The Dow Jones industrial average ros...

Mark Gongloff

Greece Is Blowing Up The Stock Market Today

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 02.10.2012 | Business

The U.S. stock market could be on track for its worst day of the year Friday because of turmoil in Greece. Protesters are rioting in the streets of...

Time Running Out For S&P 500 To End Positively, As Euro Crisis Looms

Posted 12.18.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Reuters) - With two weeks left in the trading year, the euro zone debt crisis will remain the primary impediment to pushing the S&P 500 ...

Credit Crisis: Tuesday's Market Preview Is Not Pretty

Mohamed A. El-Erian | Posted 11.05.2011 | Business
Mohamed A. El-Erian

Tighten those seat belts. It will be a bumpy and volatile week as markets are held hostage to policy developments in both America and Europe.

Big Stock Offerings Next Week Could Boost Markets

AP | DANIEL WAGNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — In the world of new stock offerings, everything about next week is big: The number of deals, the amount of money expected to be rai...

"Banging" the U.S. Stock Market

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

If everyone wants to stick to the story of "woe is us, we had no idea things could go this wrong," then fine. No one is in control; no one is in charge; and no one can competently regulate our current system.

Investors Cut Back On US Stocks, Seek Growth Abroad

CNBC | Jeff Cox | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Even as the US market continues to rally, many institutional investors are trimming their US holdings and putting more money in foreign stocks--especi...

Stock Market: 10 Signs it's Time to Buy

Terry Keenan | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Terry Keenan

Students of market history know that major bull runs don't begin until the excesses of the prior era have been wiped out and investors have thrown in the towel on stocks.

Beware of China Buying U.S. Assets -- Is It Too Late for America?

Joseph Meuse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Joseph Meuse

America is no longer the golden land. We need a collective kick in the pants to help us figure out how to reinvent our economy and rebuild our collective, national self-esteem.

Stock Market Slide Hits Three-Month Low, Near November Level

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks slid on Tuesday, sending Wall Street near bear-market lows as grim regional manufacturing data signaled the recession is w...