DENVER— Colorado's economy has been on an upswing, and government officials are getting more comfortable asking the state for help with their funding needs after years of budget cuts. But more revenue means Colorado is required to start giving refunds to taxpayers, rekindling a decades-old debate over how much money state government should be allowed to keep...» Read More
The yen rose toward a 13-1/2 year high against the dollar and a seven-year peak versus the euro on Thursday. While the sterling fell again against the greenback, nearing $1.3618, its lowest since September 1985.
The pressure's on Obama to save the economy. His presidency will succeed, or fail, with the markets.
Global stocks were down again Wednesday on continued signs of trouble in the financial sector. Experts tell CNBC that there is more bad news to come.
Here's what the new president needs to do if he wants to get the American economy back on track.
Barack Obama will become the 44th President of the United States on Tuesday. Ahead of Obama's inauguration, global stocks were mixed on investors' concerns about the economic difficulties confronting the incoming president. Experts on CNBC expect the dollar and U.S. stock market to fall on Obama's induction.
Wall Street is keeping a watchful eye on the $825 billion economic recovery bill in Congress. Virtually everyone in this nation would be affected by it.
Plus, Cramer makes the call on another great Obama-stimulus stock.
There's a method behind his Mad Money picks. Here's how you put that strategy to work yourself.
A U.S. stimulus plan won't have an impact for another year at least, David Speer says. But that doesn't mean you can't buy this stock.
This stock can't be owned right now for a few key reasons, Cramer says.
Wondering when this market will finally break? Strategic investor Doug Kass has some insights.
It’s Beijing, and not Washington, that’s going to get us out of this worldwide recession, he says.
Plus, Cramer makes the call on Caterpillar, Joy Global, corporate and municipal bonds, mortgage-backed securities and more.
Plus, Cramer makes the call on Nucor, BB&T, short selling and more.
This year will be a better one than 2008, although it will start off very badly, and investment is likely to take place primarily to the infrastructure and IT sectors, Ralph Silva, director at TowerGroup said Friday.
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As we end a rather nasty 2008 and head into a new year that doesn't hold much optimism, Jared Levy, senior market specialist at Financial Markets Education sees investment potential in education, infrastructure and energy.
If you think this bear is scary, better hold your hats. It hasn’t even begun to growl.
The big questions for the coming year are how long and deep will the recession be and how it will compare to those of the past.
The president-elect's spending strategy wasn't as big as we'd hoped. So what should investors do now?