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What makes a correction

Jun 2, 2015
When the market runs too hot, stand by for a fall.
Posted In: correction, stocks, equity, markets, financial markets, trading
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said this week that stock values are "quite high."

Weekly Wrap: Grexit and Brexit, jobs report and stock values

May 8, 2015
John Carney and Nela Richardson join Kai Ryssdal to recap the week in business and finance.
Posted In: Grexit, jobs report, stocks
The Twitter logo is displayed on a banner outside the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on November 7, 2013 — the date the social media company went public.

Why social media investing looks like a rollercoaster

May 4, 2015
Social media stocks are volatile. With good reason.
Posted In: social media, stocks, Investing, markets, shares
Securities and Exchange Commission Chairwoman Mary Jo White speaks at 2014 SEC conference in Washington, D.C.

SEC wants clarity on CEO pay vs. company performance

Apr 29, 2015
The SEC is going to demand that companies provide more transparency about CEO pay.
Posted In: CEO salaries, SEC, stocks
The GoDaddy banner hangs outside of the New York Stock Exchange as the website hosting service makes its initial public offering on April 1, 2015 in New York City.

The price is right ... or is it? Pricing IPOs is tricky

Apr 1, 2015
Today’s big IPO — the domain-registration firm GoDaddy — shot up 30 percent in price.
Posted In: IPO, GoDaddy, shares, stocks, Investing

How hostile takeovers work

Mar 10, 2015
Hostile takeovers are all about applying extreme force in the form of cash.
Posted In: hostile takeover, accounting, proxy fight, stocks, whiteboard
An Exxon station in Miami.

Big Oil cuts back, but not on dividends

Feb 2, 2015
ExxonMobil profits are down 21 percent, so company curtails jobs and investments.
Posted In: Oil, gas, dividends, stocks

Momentum stocks slowed down in March

Mar 28, 2014
Stocks for trendy companies slowed down significantly in March
Posted In: stocks, short selling, trading, netflix, Twitter, priceline, momentum stocks

Is too much financial news affecting your health?

Jan 16, 2014
New research finds a strong link between daily stock returns and hospital admissions.
Posted In: stocks, financial news, hospitalizations, Health, mental health

Will the big profits of 2013 continue this year?

Jan 3, 2014
Leigh Gallagher, of Fortune Magazine, and Felix Salmon, of Reuters, say that last year's profits could mean good news for the economy in 2014.
Posted In: stocks, 2014, profits

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