The S&P 500 hits a 4-year high and the Dow jumps more than 200 points after the European Central Bank also keeps its key rate unchanged. US jobless claims decline, and private employers hire more workers than expected. The US services sector expands.
The insurer looks to offset low yields from bonds and stocks through investments in higher yielding mortgage loans.
Coca-Cola will be the first blue chip since 2005 to divide its shares. What are splits, and why should investors care?
Bruce Berkowitz's Fairholme Fund is beginning to show some recovery signs in his long-term bets.
A higher life expectancy and rising retirement age are contributing to the boom in retirement solutions.
According to reports, Yammer agreed to sell itself to Microsoft, while Dell is the bidder for Quest.
The company hopes to extend its Chevy brand by sponsoring the world's most popular soccer team. But will shareholders pay the price?
The SEC's enforcement failures, along with a lack of proper funding and legislation, leave investors on their own.
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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.
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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.