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  • Stocks, gold hit by broad sell-off on global jitters

     
    Raise cash, head for the sidelines. That was the guiding sentiment in stock and commodity markets Thursday, as some investors and traders sold what they could and looked for a hiding place amid fresh doubts about the global economy. Commodities......
  • A third straight annual gain for stocks? Just maybe . . .

     
    Wednesday's big rally on Wall Street puts the stock market back within striking distance of posting a gain for 2011 -- if the bulls can stay in control in December. That's a big "if," of course, given the still-dangerous situation......
  • Dow ends best day since March 2009

     
    Stock markets had their best day since March 2009 thanks to a quick succession of promising economic news announcements, including a new effort by central banks to help struggling European economies....
  • Stocks in danger of falling through autumn lows

     
    The only encouraging thing to say about global stock markets in recent weeks was that most still were above their autumn lows. But after last week's plunge, stocks are much closer to falling through those lows -- which would be......
  • U.S., European markets up after Kim Jong Il's death

     
    European and U.S. markets are shrugging off the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il after Asian markets earlier reacted negatively....
  • No recession for online dating sites

    No recession for online dating sites
    Housing prices are plummeting. Jobs are evaporating. And the economy, as a whole, is in free fall. But despite -- or perhaps because of -- such relentlessly bad news, there's an up side -- for daters, at least. Singles are wading into the online dating...
  • High anxiety for 401(k) investors

    Like many Americans, Steve Kriegsfeld has been watching his life savings bounce up and down each time the stock market takes a dramatic turn. Lately, it's the drops that have grabbed his attention. In just one day last week, the Dow Jones industrial...
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  • Obama takes charge

    Obama takes charge
    President Obama had not yet begun to speak Tuesday night before House Republican leader John A. Boehner released a statement decrying "mountains of debt ... for a spending spree that we simply cannot afford" and fuming about raising taxes during a...
  • Panicked by the stock market

    Panicked by the stock market
    On Monday, the Dow Jones industrial average nose-dived another 300 points. So, what advice did the perky money manager quoted in my local newspaper the next morning have to offer? "I think we're going to look back and see that this was the best buying...
  • 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...