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Secrets of Investors Who Keep Their Cool in Chaos

With all the ups and downs in the stock market in the last week, it's not surprising that some investors have panicked. But we've also found examples of investors who have kept calm. Here are some of their secrets.

Flash Crash Panel to Discuss Reforms with SEC, CFTC

The May 6 "flash crash" is still somewhat of an enigma, but an advisory panel meeting on Friday to review a report into it could at least help regulators establish some new market rules to prevent similar crashes from occurring in the future, Reuters reports.

SEC: No More 'Naked' Access to Stock Market for Traders

Traders will no longer be able to make direct trades without broker supervision. As part of a series of changes after May's "flash crash," the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission decided Wednesday to bar traders from having "naked" access to stock markets.

Why the Stock Market Could Crash This Year

Investors are worried about how Europe's debt crisis and the strengthening dollar will hit the U.S. stock market. But they shouldn't overlook the big threat posed by America's fundamentally unsound economy.

Seesaw Market Says Investors Are Overreacting to News

After marching more than 115 points higher on Tuesday, the Dow Jones Industrial average fell more than 122 points on Wednesday%u2019s market sell-off, prompting some analysts to suggest investors may over-reacting to financial news.

A pledge of prosperity

"American production has come to equal and even surpass, not our people's power to consume, but their power to purchase. . . ." (Time Magazine,...