Despite all of the volatility and uncertainty of stocks, Baby Boomers heading into retirement are still better off with stocks than bonds, says a new analysis from Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
Though the economy's been on a roller coaster and fuel prices are painfully high, but the theme park business is actually looking up. Across the board — from local parks to Disney's vacation destinations - there are signs of strength
'Super 8' ruled the box office this weekend, grossing $38 million, far more than industry-watchers expected. And this is just the first of a slew of movies Steven Spielberg's involved in that will hit theaters this summer and over the course of the year.
As the Dow approaches the 12,000-mark, here is a look at the winners and losers since the index last hit this level back in June 19, 2008.
NBC/Comcast won the rights to the 2014, 2016, 2018 and 2020 Olympic Games on Tuesday. The price? $4.38 billion. That's $64.41 million per Olympic broadcast day. That's a lot of money to make up. Can they do it?
Stocks gave up all of the day's earlier gains Tuesday to close lower for a fifth straight session, after Fed chairman Ben Bernanke acknowledged the economic slowdown, but didn't imply any further monetary stimulus ahead.
Stocks remained higher in the final hour of trading Tuesday amid light volume, ahead of Fed chairman Ben Bernanke's speech on the economic outlook.
Stocks gained Tuesday amid a low-volume session, led by gains in energy, as the dollar declined to a one-month low.
Reacting to Apple's latest developments, anticipating Nintendo's new console and minding Bernanke's every word. Here's what we're watching…
Amid a flurry of recent poor economic data, the Dow and S&P 500 are now on track to close in negative territory for 5 straight weeks.
Social media isn't the only hot category here at the "All things D" conference. Some of the hottest companies here are focused on content — helping consumers navigate the nearly infinite content out there and access exactly what they're looking for.
Dividend yields in the Dow index are relatively unchanged since the beginning of the year, as companies increase dividend payments, partially offseting gains in stock prices, which would push yields lower.
Oprah's absence will deal a blow across the broadcast networks — to CBS which distributed the syndicated show, as well as airing it on its affiliates, along with ABC, Fox and NBC. And it wasn't just a place filler — Oprah's reliable ratings played a key role drawing viewers into local newscasts.
Click to see some of the products that were put on the map by “The Oprah Effect.”
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Just because companies are utilizing extremely advantageous conditions to issue debt at breakneck speed, that doesn't mean investors ought to get on board.
The military may have spent 10 years tracking down and finally killing Osama bin Laden, but a company that fights its battles with magical spells and dragons may be the one that ultimately cashes in on the military operation, the Christian Science Monitor reports.
While the publicity for the book, whose official release date next Tuesday, has thus far been about the salacious details — Chris Berman doesn't know who Bill Simmons is, Keith Olbermann freely describes his tense relationship — the genius of the book are the little surprises that come at least once every 10 pages.
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