Stocks bounced in and out of the plus column before picking a direction on Friday: Down again, but not far. Each of the major averages lost around a quarter of a percent.
The number of millionaires in the U.S. increased by 7 percent last year, raising the total number of millionaires to 9.6 million, a record high.
Commuters are leaving their cars at home and using trains, buses and subways at record levels, taking 10.6 billion trips on public transit last year, the most since 1956.
Double-digit annual returns for most U.S. public pension systems have done little to shrink the yawning deficits facing many of them after a decade of inadequate funding.
Do stocks do better under Republican or Democratic presidents? Look at the returns, and the answer is clear - by a huge margin. But it's more complicated than you might think.
After the Russian troops massed along the Ukraine border were ordered back to their barracks by President Putin, the market regained all of Monday's losses, and then some.
Russian troops are occupying Ukrainian soil and that’s causing fear in markets around the world. The Dow tumbled 153 points, the S&P 500 fell 13, and the Nasdaq...
Political uncertainty in Ukraine caused volatility in the markets Friday, but the Dow and S&P 500 still ended the day higher, closing a strong month on an positive note.
Retailers and homebuilders rallied Wednesday, but the market mostly marched in place. The major averages posted strong early gains, then retreated, though all closed higher.
Stocks drifted lower on Tuesday thanks to middling economic news that held the market in check, but Tesla raced ahead and some big name retailers posted big gains.
Stocks ended slightly lower Friday, but shares of deal site Groupon are now available at a big discount, while travel site Priceline got some air under its wings.
Stocks took a bit of a breather Tuesday on new evidence the harsh winter weather has been taking a toll on the economy. Mother Nature's latest casualty: the housing sector.
Stocks posted solid gains on Friday, wrapping up their best week so far this year, powered by energy and consumer stocks.
When trying to determine the coming direction of the stock market, it's important to use all available information. And that can mean watching some offbeat indicators.
For years we've talked about Ben Bernanke-inspired rallies. Tuesday brought the market its first Janet Yellen-inspired rally.
The market sell-off since the start of the year may have sent investors scurrying for cover, but it's getting a yawn from analysts who are sticking with their 2014 calls.
The stock market stopped its bleeding Tuesday, for at least a day. But there was no obvious reason for the modest rebound, other than the fact the market was due for one.
Trouble in emerging markets continues to rattle Wall Street, thanks to economic uncertainty in countries like China and Argentina, and not even the Fed's optimism made a dent.
The U.S. stock market is swooning as investors fear slower global economic growth. The Dow dropped 318 points, nearly 2 percent, its worst drop since last June.
Short selling a stock can be very enticing. But it's also very dangerous. If the market's in a downturn, you can still make a profit. But you can also lose a ton of money.
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