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Bloomberg terminals used by subscribers to make trades using real-time developments in business and finance were struck by a 'global network problem' for several hours April 17, 2015.

Why markets freaked when Bloomberg crashed

Apr 17, 2015
An outage at the financial-data giant shows how much some traders rely on it.
Posted In: bloomberg, stock market, terminals, trading
First quarter earnings are on the upswing for big banks.

Mixed signals: Decoding the economy

Apr 14, 2015
Decoding the economy's mixed signals
Posted In: consumer spending, big banks, stock market
General Electric logo.

Weekly Wrap: General Electric and stock market highs

Apr 10, 2015
A discussion of highlights from the week's news.
Posted In: General Electric, stock market, Banks

Explaining stock buybacks

Apr 9, 2015
Stock buybacks are popular with some, but others say they're a waste of money.
Posted In: stock buybacks, stock market, shares, equity, whiteboard
Passersby are reflected in the window of the Nasdaq studios in New York City.

How do stock exchanges make money?

Jan 5, 2015
Nasdaq bring in cash from trades but also sells information and software.
Posted In: stock market, NASDAQ

Small investors still skipping stocks

Jan 1, 2015
Investors are twice bitten, thrice shy.
Posted In: bull market, stock market, investor confidence
The crowds on Wall Street, New York, after the stock exchange crashed.

Remembering Black Tuesday, 85 years later

Oct 29, 2014
Economic hard times of the past.
Posted In: stock market, black tuesday, great depression
A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Oct. 15 in New York City. Stocks remain on a downward trajectory amid growing fears of Ebola and a global slowdown.

How stock market volatility could impact the economy

Oct 16, 2014
It's been a wild week on the stock market. The causes are numerous--from Europe to ebola to weak economic growth in the United States. But what are the likely effects--beyond the markets themselves?
Posted In: stock market, market volatility, Dow Jones, S&P

A catalog of strange market turns

Oct 10, 2014
A look at the weird things and people that have caused markets to crash.
Posted In: stock market, market volatility, history

PODCAST: Sell in May?

May 6, 2014
Google and Amazon compete on same-day delivery. And, turning a rookie poker chump into a champ.
Posted In: stock market, same-day delivery, poker