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It's not unusual to lose your balance while standing on a peak. And so it goes with the stock market. Investors suffered some fear of heights Monday and sent the Dow Jones industrial average tumbling. It was the worst day of this year, with a triple-...
The first people to tell the public that the world's oldest bank was cooking its books weren't the bank's executives, its outside auditors at KPMG, its regulators at the Bank of Italy, or anyone else who had a duty to keep the place honest. They were...
The stock market is at a five-year high after gaining 13.4 percent last year and carrying investors on a remarkable four-week run so far in 2013. With the Standard & Poor's 500 index up 5 percent in less than a month, investors are torn between...
LONDON -- European officials Thursday took two more steps in their fight against the region's lingering debt crisis, agreeing on a deal to put big banks under the oversight of a single supervisor and releasing desperately needed loans for Greece to pay...
Despite all the cliff drama in the past week that sent stocks spiraling downward, all three major U.S. stock indices ended the year higher — which might come as a surprise to many investors U.S. stocks rallied Monday in the last hours of trading...
Tags: Politics, Barack Obama, Europe, Financial Markets, Mutual Funds
You had perfectly good reasons for being cowardly about the stock market in 2012, but caution didn't serve you well. Despite the fear that a eurozone breakup and a European bank infection would set off another global financial crisis ... despite the...
Tags: Ben Bernanke, China, Fiscal Cliff, Stock Market, Bonds
WASHINGTON -- Investors around the world say the fiscal woes of the U.S. -- highlighted by the ongoing fight over the debt limit -- pose the biggest risk to the global economy this year, according to poll results released Wednesday. More than a third of...
Tags: China, George W. Bush, Fiscal Cliff, Investments, Google+
If you invested in a solid mix of stock and bond funds at the beginning of 2012, and didn't peek at them during the stock market stress of the past year, you probably will be delighted when you open your year-end statement from your 401(k) or brokerage...
Jim Rogers ("Government workers deserve no sympathy," Dec. 11) denies sympathy to federal employees who complain about attacks on their pay and benefits. Truth is, federal employees have it good, like private-sector employees in those European "socialist"...
Tags: Public Employees, Politics, Career and Workplace, Europe, France
WASHINGTON -- One fateful question for 2013 is this: What happens to globalization? For decades, growing volumes of cross-border trade and money flows have fueled strong economic growth. But something remarkable is happening; trade and international money...
Tags: Loans, China, Japan, Electrical Appliance, Banking
America is marching toward the fiscal cliff, and investors are on alert for the consequences of plunging from the peak. Re-elected President Barack Obama and congressional leaders must decide in the next 54 days whether they are willing to ignore...
Convinced that the Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank are about to ride to the rescue, investors looked past the struggling economy on two continents Friday and pushed stocks to levels not seen since before the financial crisis started raging...
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