The co-founder of the world's largest bond mutual fund writes an obituary for equities in his August newsletter.
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Germany and France's push for a tax on each stock, bond and derivative trade garners support among financial professionals.
The much-ballyhooed Spanish bank bailout deserved the scorn it earned, on closer look.
The major averages lose all of Friday's gains -- and more. Investors fear that the $125 billion bailout of Spanish banks is just too little. Italy is a worry, too. Apple shares slump despite new product announcements. Oil falls below $83.
This power company's shares are backed by the full faith and credit of people who don't want their lights turned off. Meanwhile, Treasurys are riskier than ever.
Our markets have a recent history of missing important warnings. It's no different now as investors deny the obvious and the economy stumbles along.
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All hail the bull market, which ended the week with a big rally. But it also is starting to look a little like 1987, which suffered an epic blow-out.
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