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Stocks and the Federal Reserve -- Necessary Pandemonium

Stocks have gone haywire since the Federal Reserve intimated that it may reduce its support for the economy.

Why U.S. Stocks Are Crushing the Competition

On Independence Day, investors should celebrate the outperformance of U.S. stocks.

Japan's Surging Exports Power the Nikkei's Rebound

Don't tell Japanese investors that markets fell this week, as stocks across the Pacific shake off losses from earlier in the month

Bernanke's "Irrational Exuberance" Moment

Will Bernanke by the fly in the market's ointment today?

Volatility Takes Over the Nikkei

After another horrific sell-off, many investors are missing the long-term picture in Japan

Why Do Investors Fear Japan's Markets?

After another loss in the Nikkei, we take a look at what's behind the index's recent sell-off

How the Dow's Reacting to the U.S.-Japan Divide

Competing concerns are creating a tug-of-war among investors.

Has Volatility Shaken Up the Dow?

After an up-and-down six weeks for the markets, how has the Dow fared against foreign markets?

Japanese Stocks Gain 5% Monday but Are Still Down 14% From May Peak

Does volatility in the Japanese markets presage a similar trend here?

Sony Takes the Spotlight as the Nikkei's Drop Continues

Japanese stocks continue to fall, but investors shouldn't follow the doom-and-gloom herd.