Early autumn is historically a tough season for stocks, but here's why it really could be 'different this time.'
While concerns about the debt ceiling and the situation in Syria have put a serious crimp in the stock rally, the market's biggest problem is slow growth.
Among beverage companies, despite having some of the strongest growth, KO stock has started to break support.
Odds of US military intervention in Syria rise after a chemical weapons attack.
With its SPX and VIX indices, this company has a strong position in financial trading products.
A steady increase in long-term interest rates is pulling the rug out from under stocks and other assets.
Europe looks downright tempting, offering investors a second chance at playing a stock market recovery.
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Consumers are very status conscious in Asia, Africa and other emerging-market areas. This is especially true in China.
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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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Americans can kill two birds with one stone by filing their taxes and buying health insurance at the same time.
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