Stocks are higher as retail sales rose more than expected in May and first-time unemployment applications fell last week.
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AngloGold is downgraded to 'sell,' and Safeway is downgraded to 'neutral.'
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The markets have had a tough 3 days, with the S&P 500 shedding close to 2% on the back of ongoing concerns about the pace of bond buying by global central banks.
Many shareholders said they bought the stock on the advice of their family.
Senior citizens are the fastest growing segment of the U.S. population filing for bankruptcy, according to one study. And the debt troubles don't stop there.
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After enjoying a smooth rise in stock prices since May, investors are about to be hit with another bout of volatility.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
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Six weeks later, most Americans have forgotten about the 2014 tax season -- except those who didn't file by the April 15 deadline.
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