Stocks are sharply lower, with the major averages giving back most or all of Friday's gains.
After closing at a 5-year high, increased eurozone risks could dampen the rally.
Obamacare may not be as good for insurance companies as some people seem to think.
AOL is downgraded to 'underperform,' and Humana is downgraded to 'neutral.'
Only a few observers are taking a unique stand on the election, just as fewer analysts these days dare to make bold calls.
The European Central Bank has reportedly broken its own rule, which could spell trouble for Spain.
Stocks are higher as report shows surprisingly strong retail sales in September.
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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 IRS is struggling to combat identify thieves who file fraudulent tax returns in the names of older residents who don't need to file.