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These 3 Tech Stocks are Plunging

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down just five points as of 11:30 a.m. EDT. IBM was the index's worst performer, falling...

Consumer Price Index Jumps 0.2%

The U.S. Consumer Price Index increased a seasonally adjusted 0.2% in March, according to a Labor Department report (link opens as PDF)...

Consumer Inflation Ticks Higher in March

InflationThe Consumer Price Index (CPI) in the month of March did not follow the exact same gains as last week's Producer Price Index. That generally takes...

Could Eurozone Pricing Issues Force the ECB's Hand?

"We have to dispense with the question, 'Is there a deflation?' And the answer is, 'No.'"

Nearly two months have passed since European...

2 Legal Documents You Can't Live Without

Nobody likes to think about dying, and estate planning is a morbid subject. But two critical legal documents can actually help you while...

Is 3M Stock a Buy Today?

Without much fanfare, 3M has been one of the top-performing stocks on the Dow Jones Industrial Average over the past year.

MMM Total Return Price Chart

MMM Total Return...

Is Weatherford International Ltd Hiding Something?

Weatherford International is going through an identity crisis of sorts that I'm surprised hasn't raised some legal red flags or...

Alcoa Inc Earnings Make the Case for Improving Fundamentals

Alcoa was among three companies ejected from the Dow Jones Industrial Average last September. While being booted from America's...

U.S. Deficit Shrinks Unexpectedly to $37 Billion for March

The Treasury Department today announced a deficit of $36.9 billion for March. 

After clocking in at $193.5 billion in February, this latest...

Treasury Deficit at Decade Low in March

Stock Split ImageThe US Treasury may have had a successful 30-year Treasury Bond auction, but the Treasury budget deficit is alive and well. That means more deficits...

Is Revlon a Safe Investment?

Personal-care companies, just like the entire consumer-goods sector, have suffered amid global economic headwinds. Revlon  is no exception,...

Great Jobless Claims Reading Largely Ignored

135093244The Labor Department showed that weekly claims were down by a whopping 32,000 to 300,000 in the week ending April 5. Bloomberg had the estimate at...

1 Bet You Can Make On China's Exploding Middle Class

Las Vegas Sands executives have pointed to five trends that will lead to continued growth in Macau over the next five years.


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Will You Make This Huge Mistake When Buying a Home?

Buying a house is rarely a simple process. As a result, you shouldn't complicate it further by trying to time the mortgage...

After a 5-Year Run, Here Are the Big Winners of Dow 16,500

When it comes to the Dow Jones Industrial Average , the worst of the financial crisis was nearly 10,000 points ago. That means today's Dow,...

It May Not Be Too Late to Reduce Your 2013 Taxes

You have until 11:59 p.m. on April 15, 2014, to file your 2013 taxes. That's less than a week away. Time is running out, but there are still...