China reports a rise in trade balance.
For the rest of 2012, big picture problems -- and particularly the fiscal cliff -- will dominate how financial markets behave, trumping company-specific news.
Management and model matter more to individual companies and their share prices.
Expedia is upgraded to 'buy,' while BJ's Restaurants is downgraded to 'market perform.'
Several headwinds are staring the industrial average straight in the face.
A decline in mining activity worldwide and a drop in purchases by dealers prompts the big machinery maker to lower its 2012 forecast.
Other industries shed workers even as the US economy continues to heal.
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Sales of recreational vehicles of all kinds are in a resurgence, and that's great news for Winnebago, Harley-Davidson and others.
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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.
Use your organizing skills to make sure your financial house is in order too.
Americans can kill two birds with one stone by filing their taxes and buying health insurance at the same time.
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