With no one willing to lend to the biggest French banks, we'll remain in a bizarre standoff with them until we get some sort of government action.
Don't be dissuaded by Monday's sell-off. It's just another opportunity to add the metal to your portfolio.
We are beginning to recognize that the sovereign debt crisis will be solved -- just not in a way that is satisfying to anybody.
These exchange-traded funds, created to give individual investors the same leveraging opportunities that hedge funds have, don't level the playing field -- they distort it.
European markets have been on a tear since the US Treasury secretary assured us that we are not about to see a replay of Lehman. Will our market follow suit?
Passing the president's jobs plan would be worse than doing nothing at all.
Expectations have finally fallen too low for the high-performance chip-maker.
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These companies won't soar like other plays in the sector, but they make for great income sources.
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