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The powerful and rapid rebound in the stock market over the past two years calls for a thorough review of your asset allocations. A lot has changed and there's more to come.
It's looking like an especially dynamic year for the currency market, so you might want to check out a new generation of low-cost, online foreign exchange trading platforms.
In our annual special report, you'll find a bucket of investment-advice stories, as well as soothsaying analysis from our coterie of market watchers, stock charts, polls, slideshows and a quiz.
Facebook has layered its executive, legal, policy and communications ranks with high-powered politicos from both parties, beefing up its firepower for future battles in Washington and beyond., and is looking to add more, reports the New York Times reports.
The mortgage market is currently mired in policy and politics that could directly affect buyer decisions on Main Street, at a time when the housing market remains in a slump.
The 14 Wisconsin state senators who left the state to prevent a key vote are adjusting to living with less in hotels and keeping a low profile., reports the New York Times reports.
"I'm very excited about this year’s meeting, particularly because it's two years after the financial crisis. And we're beginning to see some real stabilization in the economy. As we prepare for a lot of interviews and the various sessions, I will be thinking about what pockets of the world will be critical to global economic growth," says CNBC's Maria Bartiromo.
The job may not offer the same salary, benefits or career trajectory, so the newly rehired need to step back and assess how their current compensation might impact both their short- and long-term financial goals In the current economy, however, it may not offer the same salary, benefits or career trajectory
The White House is eyeing experienced Washington hands with records of bipartisan deal making as it faces the realities of a Republican-controlled House, a slimmer Democratic majority in the Senate and a resurgent grass-roots conservative movement, reports "The New York Times."
Company are working on new reactor technologies that replace the classic uranium fuel rods with less expensive and less polluting ones, composed of thorium.
Retirement savings accounts are a growing source of emergency cash for Americans hurt by the weak economy, but withdrawing money prematurely can have serious tax consequences. Here's how to soften the pain.
Gone for 2010 but on the books again in 2011—the estate tax will have changes that should make it less painful for taxpayers.
The results of our second annual Winners & Losers poll are in and there are more losers than winners this year. The results are also pretty clear-cut, with one exception.
We're not interested in clear-cut winners or losers, but those candidates that present tough choices, that could go either way, depending on how you look at it. So vote now.
Crude oil prices surge past $100 a barrel, the natural gas market sputters and the dollar sinks.
The currency and bond market will get hit, gridlock will be the word in Washington and over a dozen people will be lining up to be the next US President.
The overall rally powers in, silver trumps gold and ETFs drive industrial metals.
The dollar looks sad, US stocks look okay and the econony starts looking "half-full."
Emerging markets will falter, energy prices will fall sharply, the dollar will rally, the Fewd will drop its QE2 and the U.S. will take military action in Yemen.
You could call it Ben Bernanke's, "Speak softly and carry a big stick" speech. The Fed boss offers a lesson on global trade and the important role a healthy US economy plays in it.
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