Experts discounted the potential for the sector coming into 2014, but large caps have been soaring.
The fuel seems to be generally losing its luster as new buyers start to take a look.
California's drought woes could apply heavy pressure to prices if the dry conditions don't end soon. Here are 3 plays to counteract increased costs.
Futures went lower on news of a deal with Iran, but the country isn't the most reliable partner in the world.
Markets on Thursday were focused more on economic reports than on Bernanke's comments to Congress.
Railroad stocks have been flying high and even airline stocks have gained altitude.
After a quick market rebound, a possible coup sends crude oil soaring out of a multi-year consolidation and sucks the wind out of stocks.
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Fed keeps important 'considerable time' language in reference to short-term interest rates, but dissents and dots leave doubts.
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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 Fed's latest statement confirms that it won't be coming to the rescue of depositors soon, but these institutions are worth following anyway.
Six weeks later, most Americans have forgotten about the 2014 tax season -- except those who didn't file by the April 15 deadline.
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