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Where do earnings expectations come from?

Oct 29, 2019
Analysts estimate how a company will perform.
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Don't blame millennials. Blame the middle-aged!

Jul 17, 2014
Young Americans are buying houses at the same rate as they did in the 1990's.

Europe Nears Crisis: Weekend at Bernie's Redux

Oct 21, 2011
French President Nicolas Sarkozy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have moved the goal post, again. Although they previously promised that Sund...

Jill Schlesinger: Reason to smile today, but jobs crisis far from over

Oct 7, 2011
The September jobs report is out and it was better than last month, when I complained that President Obama blew it on jobs. The Labor Department ...

Jill Schlesinger: U.S. incomes drop for first time in 22 months

Sep 30, 2011
Personal income in August fell 0.1 percent -- the first drop since October 2009 -- as the wobbly economic recovery continues. Despite the decreas...