| Apr 1, 2013
| 7:55 AM
What's a Slovenian with several hundred thousand euros in the bank supposed to do? Spread it out among at least a few different banks, that's what. Or move the money out of the country, while it's still possible.
Imagine what must be on the minds of...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 9:20 AM
WASHINGTON -- The bailout of Cyprus -- if it can be called that -- bore all the trappings of Europe's standard response to its economic crisis. The last-minute, melodramatic rescue was complex, contentious and controversial. Decisions were taken that, for...
| Oct 3, 2012
If you keep an eye on your 401(k), you might be among the cheerful Americans who told researchers in a recent Conference Board consumer confidence survey that they are feeling better about the economy and their future.
Rising stocks play a role in...
| Nov 8, 2012
America is marching toward the fiscal cliff, and investors are on alert for the consequences of plunging from the peak.
Re-elected President Barack Obama and congressional leaders must decide in the next 54 days whether they are willing to ignore...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 5:00 PM
The U.S. unemployment rate dropped below 8 percent for the first time since the month President Obama took office, a surprising lift for both the economy and his re-election hopes in the final weeks of the campaign.
The rate, the most-watched measure...
| Oct 24, 2012
With U.S. stocks near five-year highs, the unmistakable reality of a sputtering global economy has hit home, stifling U.S. corporate sales and spooking investors.
They started heading for the stock market exits last week, and they picked up the pace...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 7:13 AM
U.S. stocks fell sharply at the open Wednesday, as investors focused on how President Obama plans to avoid the fiscal cliff after he won re-election Tuesday night.
Worries about the European economy also resurfaced, putting more pressure on global...
| Aug 26, 2012
We're back to the familiar pattern.
Your investments probably drifted lower last week — not based on the underlying economy or business, but rather on second-guessing what the Federal Reserve and central bankers in Europe might have up their...
| Aug 27, 2012
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| Aug 29, 2012
Economies in China and Europe have weakened, and the U.S. has slogged through slow growth and high unemployment, yet stocks have climbed a shocking 10 percent since June on the expectation that the Federal Reserve and its counterparts in Europe would soon...
| Sep 2, 2012
You'd never think of Fed-speak as the warm fuzzies, but that's the way investors took Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's speech Friday at Jackson Hole, Wyo.
Bernanke didn't say when he might stimulate the economy again, or how he might do it, but in...