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And that's not all. Energy plays, housing stocks, retailers – they're all victims of an under-the-radar trend in the markets.
Stocks have rallied off their lows late in the day, partly on word that Senate Majority Leader Reid believes he has the necessary votes to approve the additional $350 billion of the TARP plan.
Now that 2008 is just about over, here's a look at the top yielding stocks in the Dow that would make up your portfolio if you followed the popular Dogs of the Dow investment strategy.
The New York Times recapps some of the high and low points in advertising in 2009.
When you are a leader in a certain sector and a competitor is coming after you, what do you do? You're supposed to just continue being who you were before the No. 2 was breathing down your neck.
With the dollar falling against major currencies, Jon Najarian reveals his favorite trades.
The much discussed "investor fear gauge", or the VIX closed below $50 for the first time since it closed at $47.43 on November 4. Are things beginning to stabilize?
The Dow closed higher for the second consecutive day as investors flocked to shares of Coke and other companies that hold up well in recessions...
General Electric announced that it will maintain its dividend for 2009, giving it an 8.6% yield, based on yesterday's close. See how this compares to the other 29 companies in the Dow.
Shoppers are gearing up to hit the malls for big discounts this Black Friday and mall operators, prepared for a brutal season, are ready for them with all kinds of amenities — everything from fresh coffee to valet parking, massages and nap time!
Shares of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway closed below $100,000 today (Monday) for the first time in just over two years. The most recent sub-$100K close before today was on October 20, 2006.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway sharply increased its stake in ConocoPhillips this spring and summer, accumulating a total of 84 million shares as of the end of the third quarter on September 30, according to Berkshire's just-released quarterly portfolio filing with the SEC.
Industry personnel are now being challenged with the question, "How can corporations ensure that their sports marketing and charity dollars are both working in sync to deliver business results?"
On a week where the US closed the chapter on a historic election, the markets rallied on Friday, up almost 2.5% or greater, however, all the major indices finished the week down about 4%.
One company that has always stood by Bryant is Nike. Though they kept him on the sidelines throughout the trial, it's easy to see that Bryant is now considered the brand's top endorser, not James, who gets paid more.
Coca-Cola, Archer-Daniels and Deere should like this history lesson: Think back to 1929, and you immediately think stock market crash. But now, think ahead two years into the future — and you'll be surprised by who came out on top. Here's the list of 1929-'31 Winners.
A rally spurred by bargain hunting fizzled Thursday as weakness in technology leaders offset strength energy-related companies.
Short seller Douglas Kass has won his relatively short-term bet against Warren Buffett. Given Buffett's track record as the world's greatest investor, he doesn't lose very often.
Stocks wavered after an early pop Thursday as the latest batch of earnings and a disappointing weekly jobless report stoked recession fears.
Despite the high level of volatility, MarkTravis, of Intrepid Capital Funds, sees opportunities in this market environment. He advises investors to look for businesses with no financing risk.