For most investors, prudence dictates looking beyond gold to other commodities or asset classes.
Gingrich’s biggest benefactor, billionaire casino owner Sheldon Adelson, says Gingrich is “at the end of his line.”
The world's largest retailer is working to broaden its product offerings and 'invest' $2 billion over 2 years in lower prices. Will this be enough?
Declaring other insurance sections of health care reform law void because the individual mandate is unconstitutional would plunge the Supreme Court into a difficult process of determining which provisions are economically critical to its functioning.
For every argument that the bulls make to support their belief that the market's runup is for real, a counter-argument is readily presented by skeptics.
While shares have soared, top executives and other insiders appear to have turned bearish.
Questioning by Supreme Court justices indicate the court is likely to be divided on the issue of whether Congress can require people to buy health insurance, suggesting Justice Anthony Kennedy will be the swing vote in a closely divided court.
At the National Association of Business Economists Conference in Washington, Alan Blinder and Lawrence Lindsey offered some firm opinions on what needs to happen for the U.S. economy to get back on a solid growth trajectory once more.
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