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  • Raul Elizalde: The new bull-bear debate

    After two years of virtually uninterrupted gains, the stock market took a scary tumble in October. While the market went on to recover the losses, the autumn slump touched off a debate about whether it was a precursor of further loses ahead or merely a...
  • The Week Ahead: Eurozone looks to rebound

    The effort to scare off ghosts of past financial crises may take another turn in the week ahead. Mario Draghi hasn't been a Scrooge when it comes to his work in getting the European economy going again. He is a former Goldman Sachs managing director...
  • U.S. stocks are resuming a steady climb amid humdrum economic recovery

    U.S. stocks are resuming a steady climb amid humdrum economic recovery
    Stagnant wages. Slow economic growth. Stubborn unemployment. Economists call the prevailing gray economic landscape the new normal. Wall Street has another name for it: "Good times." Having shaken off a momentary scare in October over fears that...
  • Baltimore dockworkers union to be put in trusteeship amid troubles

    Baltimore dockworkers union to be put in trusteeship amid troubles
    National labor officials have wrested control of the largest dockworkers union in Baltimore after a year of infighting and accusations that local officers mishandled the union's finances and stacked membership rolls in their favor. The local union...
  • Falling oil prices deal bigger economic blow to Africa than Ebola

    Plunging world oil prices have dealt a blow to Africa far greater - in purely economic terms - than Ebola, setting back investment in exploration and plans to industrialize. The highest profile victim so far has been Africa's top producer, Nigeria, which...
  • CDC: Fewer than 18% of American adults smoke cigarettes, a new low

    CDC: Fewer than 18% of American adults smoke cigarettes, a new low
    The proportion of American adults who smoke cigarettes has hit a new low, new federal data show. And among those who do smoke, fewer are lighting up every day, and even they are smoking fewer cigarettes. A national health survey conducted by the Centers...
  • Be thankful: Despite what you might think, it's not all that bad

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Maybe you're having trouble thinking of reasons to give thanks. After all, how can Americans be thankful with crime escalating all around them? They can be thankful that it's not, actually. Violent crime has been dropping most years...
  • Lackluster consumer income and spending point to a slowing economy

    The economy just posted its best six-month stretch in 11 years, the labor market is on a record streak of job creation and gas prices are falling. But consumers — a key driver of U.S. economic growth — have not yet fully joined the party....
  • Sriracha, a water bond and other things for which we're thankful

    The nature of this page — of all editorial pages, really — is that much space is devoted to criticism, to identifying and illuminating the flaws of legislation or legislators, candidates or ideas. By way of respite, we like to devote our...
  • Consumer spending bounces back in October; income growth holds steady

    Consumer spending bounces back in October; income growth holds steady
    Consumer spending bounced back last month after a sluggish September and income growth held steady, positive signs heading into the holiday shopping season. Personal consumption expenditures rose 0.2% in October after barely budging the previous month,...
  • U.S. new home sales barely rise in October

    The housing market is still struggling to take off. Sales of newly built homes rose less than expected in October, while September figures were revised downward, the Commerce Department said Wednesday. U.S. new home sales climbed 0.7% last month...