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Searching for a place to stash cash is frustrating.
Many moderate-income Americans in no position to weather ongoing spike in gasoline costs Sharp surges in the world's oil prices usually end up dragging the economy down, so analysts are watching the crisis in Iraq for risks to U.S. consumers and the globe's fragile recovery.
Geithner says he and other top officials had little choice but to reward 'the arsonists' Former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is convinced he saved the country from a depression and regular Americans from ending up in shantytowns and bread lines. And he's taking another shot at convincing you too.
Your first glance at your student loan debt after college is likely to be a nauseating encounter.
Strategy shows caution over rising market Some of the most admired managers in the mutual fund business are ducking away from stocks.
Conflicting information keeps traders on the sidelines Love it or leave it... or play the wallflower.
Rules of thumb for getting your financial life right after college Recent college graduates are holding newly minted diplomas that say they mastered college. Now it's time for grads to master their financial life.
Downturn follows excessive enthusiasm over past few years If you've had money in the average fund that invests in large-company stocks, you've made about 1.4 percent this year. But if you're enamored with the edgy, smaller companies that delivered tremendous gains last year, you've probably felt some pain lately.
Companies still have more capacity than they need The magic pill that's supposed to put zip in the economy is known as capex — meaning a surge of capital expenditures by businesses on equipment, property and buildings.
Naive investors can get taken by people posing as financial advisers so choose help carefully It's a typical reaction: You don't think you have the slightest idea how to invest your money for your future, so you figure you'll go to an expert and get it right.
Bond backers remain pessimistic; stock investors keep Dow near record What do bond investors know that stock investors don't?
If market were fully recovered, wage growth would be about 3.5 percent, economist says Although the economy added an impressive number of new jobs in April, Americans are still waiting to get raises.
Although the economy added an impressive number of new jobs in April, Americans are still waiting to get raises.
Students who borrow too much can cut back lifetime wealth After going through the grueling process of applying for college, writing essays, keeping high school grades up and trying to boost ACT and SAT scores, high school seniors and their parents have a few more tortured days ahead.
Despite financial problems in U.S., the world perceives its currency as the only place to run when fearful In contrast to just a few years ago, you don't hear the shrill cry over the dollar much anymore.
Weak economic data give still more reason for concern Now you see it; now you don't.
Mutual fund choices for people afraid to open IRAs with stocks and bonds vulnerable this year You have only a few more days to open an individual retirement account for the 2013 tax year, and you should, because the earlier in life you save for retirement, the more you will have later — and not just a little more, but a lot more.
But is it time to take gains and run? The boy who cried wolf over bonds has made many investors feel foolish.
Fed chair says unemployment remains key problem Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen isn't giving up on the millions of Americans who can't find jobs or have taken part-time positions in the absence of full-time work since the recessi...
Janet Yellen says goal 'is to help Main Street, not Wall Street'; market takes notice In a very different speech than those heavy on economic theory, new Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen used a stage in Chicago on Monday to sympathize with people struggling to find jobs and vowed to continue "extraordinary" actions to give Americans hope and bring them back to work.