With volatility ending near the low last week, we should expect to see an expansion this week, which may mean more downside for stocks.
Window dressing by fund managers leaves both oversold.
Depending on whom you ask, the precious metal is either about to collapse or is on the threshold of a massive move higher.
The first half of 2013 packed a memorable rally. After a rough couple of months, we could see another rise, but that will depend on several things going right.
The Dow is up 114 as traders buy on hopes interest rates won't rise quickly. Gold is off for a 4th straight day and may have more to drop.
Long-term interest rates have helped the greenback's rise, but talk of QE tapering are raising new questions.
Don't be afraid of this asset bubble, take advantage of it.
VIDEO ON MSN MONEY
Copyright © 2013 Microsoft. All rights reserved.
Fundamental company data and historical chart data provided by Morningstar Inc. Real-time index quotes and delayed quotes supplied by Morningstar Inc. Quotes delayed by up to 15 minutes, except where indicated otherwise. Fund summary, fund performance and dividend data provided by Morningstar Inc. Analyst recommendations provided by Zacks Investment Research. StockScouter data provided by Verus Analytics. IPO data provided by Hoover's Inc. Index membership data provided by Morningstar Inc.
The Fed may start tapering in just a few months. Here are a few of the likely winners and losers.
The Market Dispatches column has been discontinued. Here's where to find the latest stock and business news on MSN Money, and the latest from market writer Charley Blaine.
MONEY & POLITICS
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.
Even those who don't like to shop are probably hitting the stores this month. Here's what to be on the lookout for and here's what to avoid.
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.