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  • 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...
  • 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......
  • Obama's stock down, Dow up -- So?

     
    by Mark Silva and updated at 1 pm EDT The stock market is up. And President Barack Obama's stock is down. A relative rally in the Dow Jones average, climbing out of the pit it hit in March but still......
  • Same date in history, two major market turning points

     
    Today is October 9, a date of particular significance to Wall Street in this decade. On Oct. 9, 2002, the devastating dot-com-led bear market that began in 2000 finally bottomed, as measured by major indexes including the Standard & Poor???s......
  • Stocks on shakier ground as indexes diverge and bond market chokes

     
    A victory celebration isn???t much fun if you???re there all alone. The Dow Jones industrial average closed at a new 2009 high on Friday, but without the company of any other major U.S. market index. It'll be a bad sign......