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Confidence in US Retirement Savings Reaches Record Low

March 20, 2013, 9:29 pm

Despite a surging stock market, Americans are feeling less confident than ever about the size of their retirement accounts.

Global Markets Drop on Fed Exit Concerns

February 21, 2013, 8:59 am

Stock markets around the world fell after a late sell-off on Wall Street Feb. 20. The Federal Reserve had released a statement that hinted at an earlier end of lax monetary [...]

Markets Rise Despite Persisting Problems

January 6, 2013, 11:02 pm

Eurpean financial markets cheered the U.S. fiscal cliff resolution, but more issues remain ahead for 2013.

Zipcar Sold to Avis Budget for $500 Million

January 3, 2013, 12:38 am

Avis Budget Group reached a deal on Jan. 2 to purchase car-sharing company Zipcar for $500 million.

SEC Charges Chinese Affiliates of Big Four Auditors

December 4, 2012, 9:27 pm

The Security and Exchange Commission on Dec. 3 charged the China affiliates of the “big four” accounting firms and other auditors because they refused to hand over [...]

Hurricane Sandy Forces Market Shut Down

October 29, 2012, 9:12 pm

U.S. equity and debt markets are closed due to Hurricane Sandy.

European Market Insight: Problems in Spain Come to the Forefront

October 1, 2012, 3:29 pm

Markets were down across the eurozone last week.

Shanghai Stock Index Reminds China of ‘6.4 Incident’

June 4, 2012, 7:44 pm

The exchange opened at 2,346.98—a figure that resembles the date of the massacre written backward, followed by the 23rd anniversary (1989, June 4, 23).

Stocks Drop on Underwhelming Economic Indicators

May 31, 2012, 11:06 pm

Stocks fell again Thursday, capping a terrible month for the equity markets, after lackluster economic data for May were released.

Stocks Surge on Europe, China Actions

May 30, 2012, 1:14 am

The U.S. stock market surged on Tuesday, after global equity markets posted similar gains, on speculation of new monetary actions in Europe, which could ease concerns [...]

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