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  • Upbeat entrepreneurs interact at South by Southwest

    AUSTIN, Texas Unemployment is at record highs, and many businesses are going bankrupt or closing. Yet, during the South by Southwest Interactive Festival over the past week, it was easy to forget how bad things are. SXSW, as it's commonly called, is...
  • 10 things you might not know about numbers

    10 things you might not know about numbers
    Don't be depressed by today's scary economic numbers. Sure, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is a frightening fraction of its former self. But math is proving useful in another way. Last month, Google offered a feature to its gmail customers to prevent e-...
  • Strategies for investors in volatile markets

    Strategies for investors in volatile markets
    Stocks are down 800 one day, up 400 the next. The Dow Jones Industrial average changes dramatically in direction, in only minutes. South Florida investors are understandably rattled. "Some of my clients were more aggressive a couple of years ago, but...
  • $cary fall looms

     
    Time for some economic fundamentals: At some point, you can???t keep spending what you don???t have. At some point, you can???t keep borrowing if you can???t repay the loans. And at some point, the banks and firms who back all......
  • Doomsday financial journalism at its best (or worst)

     
    Paul Farrell at MarketWatch.com has written some pessimistic columns in the past, but his latest piece is the be-all and end-all of doomsday financial journalism. Take it from the headline: "20 reasons America has lost its soul and collapse is......
  • Dow in negative territory despite gains by Microsoft and Amazon.com

     
    A better-than-expected earnings report from Microsoft Corp. hasn't been enough to bail out the stock market this morning. Despite an 18% drop in profit and a 14% slide in sales, the software giant nonetheless fed the perception of an accelerating......
  • Stocks trying to push higher after a touch of weakness

     
    The stock market is trying to right itself this morning after Monday’s selloff. Share prices bobbed between negative and positive territory after the release of favorable housing data but a disappointing consumer-confidence report. That follows its...
  • Apocalypse now: 'Collapse' and the end of the world as we know it

     
    America has a bad case of the doomsday jitters. You don't have to be a Glenn Beck follower to know that whenever things go wrong in this country, you can always find all the anger, bitterness and fear-mongering bubbling up......
  • Why the new love for the old Dow

     
    For Wall Street’s bulls, bigger now is a better idea. Shares of the largest, best-known U.S. companies are spearheading the market’s latest advance -- a switch from the first seven months of the rally, when small-company stocks mostly led the......
  • Investor excitement over jobs report quickly dissolves into rate fears

     
    Investors’ excitement over today’s better-than-expected jobless numbers lasted less than two hours. The Dow Jones industrial average jumped more than 150 points out of the gate this morning after the government reported that employers slashed only 11,...
  • Apple shares hit record high on more 'tablet' rumors

     
    Santa arrived early for Apple Inc. shareholders: The stock today surged $6.94, or 3.4%, to close at a record high $209.04. That topped the previous closing high of $207 on Nov. 17. The buzz continues to build about the company's......