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Global markets tank on concerns over Federal Reserve meeting

Feb 21, 2013
On Wednesday, the central bank released meeting minutes which showed division over whether to continue its stimulative policy of quantitative easing.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, quantitative easing, stock market

Apple stock slide: Much ado about Wall Street

Feb 15, 2013
While the Dow has been inching toward a record high, Apple's stock has taken a significant dive.
Posted In: apple, stock market, Tech

Why many Americans are sitting out stock surge

Feb 4, 2013
With stocks back at pre-financial crisis levels, some small investors are stepping gingerly back into the market. With encouraging corporate and economic news, why the hesitance?
Posted In: Dow, stock market

With stocks up, is the individual investor back?

Feb 1, 2013
The Dow jumped almost 6 percent in January -- its best start to the year since 1994. Does this mean the individual investor has returned to the stock market?
Posted In: individual investors, Economy, stock market, Dow

Recovery hits home prices

Jan 29, 2013
The latest home price numbers from the S&P/Case-Shiller Index show the strongest year-over-year growth since 2006.
Posted In: home prices, stock market

Dow, S&P at five-year high; VIX drops to five-year low

Jan 22, 2013
Two of the major stock indices closed at five-year highs today, while the CBOE Volatility Index drops to its lowest since April 2007.
Posted In: Dow, S&P, market volatility, VIX, stock market

End of the year earnings: Has the buck finally stopped?

Jan 8, 2013
Corporate earnings season is here again. The first reports arrive today, starting with the aluminum company Alcoa. Analysts are bracing for a slew of lackluster numbers.
Posted In: Earnings, Alcoa, stock market

Moutai shares tumble in China after goverment restriction

Dec 25, 2012
Distillery stocks in China tumble this week after the government announced a ban on high priced spirits at state events.
Posted In: alcohol, China, Xi Jinping, stock market

Private companies stand apart from stagnant stock market

Dec 20, 2012
Throughout all of this fiscal cliff back and forth, the stock market has reflected a certain stoicism from corporate America: Not much movement at all. But the stock market leaves out a huge chunk of our economy: Private companies.
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British opera finds harmony in financial world

Dec 5, 2012
A British academic and banker have composed an opera that highlights the harmonies they find in the world of finance , which some view as a place of turbulence.
Posted In: opera, stock market, Entertainment, London

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