A great place to look for rising dividends is among energy master limited partnerships.
Fourth-quarter reports look good, but all sectors appear overvalued.
The stock was underperforming even before the Dreamliner debacle.
President Obama's second term inauguration and positive Japanese data keep indicate flat open Tuesday.
Stocks are lower as earnings reports and economic data do little to spur the markets.
Strong industrial production data out of China and Japan boost stocks ahead of the consumer confidence report.
News out of China was positive for stocks, yet futures were stalled ahead of earnings for major stateside companies.
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Fed keeps important 'considerable time' language in reference to short-term interest rates, but dissents and dots leave doubts.
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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 Fed's latest statement confirms that it won't be coming to the rescue of depositors soon, but these institutions are worth following anyway.
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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