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Wang Tao, a fruit vendor in Shanghai.

No worries on China's streets

Aug 26, 2015
The country's economy is one of the fastest-growing in the world.
Posted In: China, stock markets, street vendors

Housing market is one upbeat note right now

Aug 25, 2015
The stock market meltdown could help drive down mortgage rates, economist says.
Posted In: housing prices, stock markets, homes
Traders signal offers in the Standard & Poor's 500 stock index options pit at the Chicago Board Options Exchange on Monday in Chicago, Illinois. Uncertainty among traders after big losses in the Asian markets caused a sharp drop in the S&P at the open.

Stop worrying about China

Aug 24, 2015
The U.S. is not dependent on the Chinese economy.
Posted In: China, Economy, stock markets, U.S.
Pump jacks and wells are seen in an oil field on the Monterey Shale formation in California.

The long party for commodity producers is so over

Aug 24, 2015
Commodities run in long cycles, with booms sustained by a historical event.
Posted In: China, commodities, stock markets, Economy, corporations

The rules governing the Chinese stock market

Jul 15, 2015
The modern Chinese stock market is 25 years old, and it's having growing pains.
Posted In: China, China's Economy, stock markets

The stock market has been, and always will be, volatile

Oct 10, 2014
The market’s up; the market’s down. What’s causing all the volatility?
Posted In: stock markets, market volatility, speculation

Weekly Wrap: An almost eerie calm

Jun 20, 2014
Weekly Wrap for Marketplace on June 20, 2014.
Posted In: stock markets, Oil, Iraq

Stock markets take time to reflect on 2013

Jan 14, 2014
Index futures for the U.S. are up this morning, but it's not a rosy picture in Europe.
Posted In: stock markets, index futures, Europe

Stocks in 2013: All sugar rush, no substance?

Jan 2, 2014
The stock markets saw huge gains last year, but are investors just on a sugar high?
Posted In: stock markets, 2013

And the Nobel goes to: Rationality (and irrationality)

Oct 14, 2013
The three men awarded the Nobel Prize in economics are all involved in pricing and stock market indices.
Posted In: Nobel Prize, Robert Shiller, stock markets