With buzz-worthy debuts from LinkedIn and Yandex, it's been a strong year for initial public offerings. But it seems like there are just as many losers as winners.
It's time for investors to transition their portfolios for the proverbial summer rally.
Despite bearish headlines, the markets were surprisingly strong...but what does that mean heading into June?
The Google Wallet system will let users pay for items simply by waving their phones at cash-register readers.
Jobless claims are larger than expected; economic growth is tepid. But stocks recover from early losses. Oil and gold move lower. Techs move higher on NetApp. A top hedge-fund manager says Microsoft's Ballmer should go.
The gaming company best known for 'Farmville' and other games on Facebook is reportedly in IPO talks. With video.
Diving into newly public online companies like LinkedIn and Yandex can be risky, but ETFs with a heavy online focus may see a near-term benefit from the excitement.
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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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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 IRS is struggling to combat identify thieves who file fraudulent tax returns in the names of older residents who don't need to file.