Investors optimism improves after China reported better than expected inflation figures.
The financial newsletter's top picks have been performing Charlie Sheen style.
The low-budget film wows audiences, while the mega-budget 'The Lone Ranger' bombs.
US markets are set for a higher open ahead of Alcoa reporting results later in the day.
US markets are set for a strong open after European central banks discussed easier monetary policy and ahead of US jobs data.
A slew of US economic reports are on tap ahead of this shortened trading session.
Factory orders and car sales are expected to further fuel economic optimism.
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An interest rate tease in The Wall Street Journal sends the market into an optimistic tizzy -- but one that doesn't end quite at the top.
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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.
Some workers lose up to a quarter of their paychecks paying off old debt from credit cards, medical bills and student loans, as well as child support.
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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