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Some of Friday's midday movers.
Corporate pension funds are close to being fully funded after 2013's strong move in the stock market and an increase in yields on high-grade debt.
Your view on how 2014 will go depends on your view on two subjects: earnings and interest rates.
University of Chicago economist John Cochrane was interviewed by the Richmond Fed's Econ Focus. What he said might surprise you.
Happy Friday. Nothing like a morning six-pack to cut right through the abundance of fluffy snow and frigid temps here in the Northeast.
Check out which companies are making headlines before the bell Friday:
Advanced economies are likely to require financial repression, debt restructuring, inflation and capital controls, economists Reinhart and Rogoff have warned.
The next 12 months may not prove as rich for IPOs as the last year. But to bankers, 2014 still promises an abundance of opportunity. The NYT reports.
The Dow tumbled 135 points Thursday, to 16,441, its worst decline since Nov. 7.
Companies are in the headlines after Thursday's bell:
The recent string of positive economic news could turn into a headache for Janet Yellen as she prepares to take the reins at the Federal Reserve.
The federal government issued a safety alert that crude oil being transported from the Bakken region may be more flammable than traditional heavy crude.
Some of Thursday's midday movers:
Computerized trading has already taken over Wall Street. But are investors ready to hand their portfolios over to machines, too?
You don't get to go behind the scenes to see underwriters bring an IPO to its first trade very often, but CNBC did it with Twitter.
Stocks begin 2014 on the downside—but some of this may be tax related. Traders say investors are reluctant to book profits.
Happy Thursday. Starting off the year right, with the first morning six-pack of 2014.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Strategists are optimistic, but there are several potential trouble spots to watch.
Even as stocks exit 2013 at record levels and with stellar gains, it is likely the "January effect" will help spur further advances.
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