We needed a compromise on tax cuts and unemployment benefits for the market to go higher, and we have it. Now go grab some stocks.
The lender is well-positioned to be the best repository of homes when people realize that mortgage rates are done dropping and the scramble for housing begins.
Semiconductor companies like Altera are shifting from cyclical to secular growth stories right before our eyes.
With growth, credibility and compromise all gelling at last, this run is not done. I want to be in, not out.
Forget B of A, Wells Fargo and JPMorgan until they can avoid negative news long enough to sustain a 2-day rally.
The user experience keeps getting better in this rebellion against cable. No wonder people are buying the service -- and the stock.
Despite worries from overseas, history points to a solid finish to 2010. We might even discover that the US economy is in the midst of a robust rebound.
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The offering could become the second-biggest this year if underwriters exercise an option to buy more shares.
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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.
The government's health care portal stumbled badly out of the gate 2 months ago, and it's still far from perfect.
The IRS is struggling to combat identify thieves who file fraudulent tax returns in the names of older residents who don't need to file.