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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......
  • Markets brace for reports on China's economy

     
    China, which roiled global markets early today after signaling another move to tighten bank lending, will be center stage again tonight with a slew of economic data. The question is whether the numbers will be so strong that the government......
  • Dow goes negative for 2010 as sellers swarm

     
    Wall Street’s slump today wiped out the last of the Dow Jones industrial average’s year-to-date gain -- and fueled fresh expectations that the market finally was on the verge of a significant decline. And yes, you’ve heard the latter line......
  • A 10% stock market drop? In three days, we're already halfway there

     
    Ugly, uglier and even uglier. There you have the stock market’s last three days. The Dow Jones industrial average closed down 216.90 points, or 2.1%, to 10,172.98 today, bringing the decline from Tuesday’s 15-month high to nearly 5.2%. The broader.......
  • 'Populist ire' keeps Bernanke short of needed Senate votes

     
    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke’s confirmation to a second four-year term, seemingly a slam dunk just a few weeks ago, now has become a true battle royal. Although Democratic Sens. Dianne Feinstein of California and Max Baucus of Montana......
  • Bernanke's second term secured

     
    by Mark Silva and updated Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, who presided over the federal government's handling of the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, has won Senate confirmation for a second four-year term today. Bernanke's...
  • Dow flirts with 10,000 level as markets sink worldwide

     
    The Dow Jones industrial average is closing in on 10,000 -- from the wrong direction. Stock markets around the world plunged Thursday on concern over the mounting debt problems of several European governments as well as an unexpected rise in......
  • Employers belatedly restoring 401(k) matches

     
    From the better-late-than-never category, here’s a little good news for 401(k) investors. An increasing number of companies that reduced or eliminated 401(k) matching contributions during the financial crisis say they plan to reinstate them this year....