Here are the near- and long-term prospects of a stock market besieged by global tightening and debt crises.
Will Wednesday's market mauling be enough to push politicians toward compromise on a debt deal?
Before you bet against it, consider the impeccable track record of CEO Reed Hastings.
Tune out the president's scare tactics and instead focus on earnings season.
As deadlock continues over a debt deal, ride out the impasse with good stocks and some gold and cash.
The company is a cash machine. I bet it bottoms and starts going right back up.
Still no debt deal. More uncertainty in Europe. Tech stinking up the joint. We've been here before. The best strategy for now is to own good stocks and dividends.
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