As an investor, I feel endless pain in hearing people say it's all about the central bank. If only I could forget the hard work of picking good stocks.
Evidence suggests that, despite a lofty stock market, the world economy is already shrinking again.
These quality stocks have raised their payouts annually for at least 20 years.
Stocks are little changed despite fewer than expected weekly jobless claims and a flurry of mergers and acquisitions announcements.
The economic union reported worse than expected economic growth in the fourth quarter.
These companies could get a boost from exposure during the big game.
Amazon and Yahoo to report earnings. Fed minutes to be released. Ford earnings could impact auto stocks. New York soda ban battle begins.
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