The Germans appear resigned to an eurozone collapse, and they'd rather let the market dictate the destruction than risk hyperinflation.
With each bond auction worse than the previous one, we're caught in an endless downward spiral.
Why? Two reasons: The president's blanket opposition to fossil fuels, and the coal and chemical money lobbying Congress.
It's about time that sophisticated investors like Warren Buffett and Mark Cuban spoke up about dangerous financial instruments.
With the White House unwilling to back oil or natural gas and a new strain of Republicans opposed to any kind of government involvement in industry, as many as 300,000 energy jobs go begging.
Not long ago, there was one stock you could buy into every dip without fear. Not anymore.
Amid the massive bets distorting the market, stocks are tossed around like rubber ducks in the South Pacific. Dividend stocks may be the only way to make money in this madness.
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The offering could become the second-biggest this year if underwriters exercise an option to buy more shares.
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