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When you took your latest job, did you negotiate for more pay?
Stock market cools as Syrian conflict heats up
Latest glitch could spur action to make markets less prone to a crisis For three hours Thursday, investors were locked out of buying and selling thousands of stocks when a glitch caused a shutdown of the Nasdaq market.
Lack of spending ripples all the way to Wall Street When you've been forced to the edge of a cliff and feared a wisp of wind would send you into the abyss, you don't forget that feeling quickly.
College students this year will get relief on federal student loans.
Investors haven't yet moved large bond investments into stock funds Wall Street has named it the "Great Rotation."
Many had expected sales, corporate profits to be higher by this point in year The stock market is up 19 percent in just seven months this year, and you might think that would put a bounce in investors' steps.
Unfunded pensions, ratings downgrades, murder rate make city an unappealing investment, experts say Chicago is receiving the type of notoriety no city would want. And its reputation is undermining investments individuals have made in the city's municipal bonds.
If people have discovered anything about money during the last few years, it has to be that emergencies pop up without warning.
Many experts predict Fed stimulus will continue as economic stagnation persists This is a week of clues, with economists and investors watching for signals that the economy and stock market are ready to stand on their own with less help from the Federal Reserve's pacifying bond-buying program.
Still, many analysts don't expect concerns to be ongoing As if rising interest rates weren't upsetting enough to individuals losing money in municipal bond funds, Detroit's bankruptcy has now intensified the sense of insecurity over munis.
In a harsh lesson, investors have recently learned that the safest of bonds become vulnerable when interest rates rise. U.S. Treasury bond funds, TIP funds and municipal bond funds have delivered sharp losses in the past two months.
Economy, corporate profits, sales likely to get closer look this quarter In the first test of corporate profits since the Federal Reserve hinted it's preparing to start removing the training wheels from the economy, investors are expected to be keenly tuned to corporate earnings outlooks over the next few weeks.
Your hunt for your next CD is likely to be as disappointing as the last. In fact, it might be even more disheartening.
Decline has occurred amid abating economic fears in Europe, U.S. In a shocking loss for individuals who thought they could count on gold to keep them safe, investment statements arriving in household mailboxes soon will show people the unthinkable.
Despite harrowing close, early gains kept many investors in the black The second quarter was a cruel period, inflicting losses on investors whether they clung to gold, cowered in bond funds they assumed were safe, or took chances on stocks, stock funds, risky bonds or commodities.
Sector's funds fall by as much as 20 percent as Brazil, Chile and others feel effects of Chinese slump Emerging market stock and bond funds have returned to their roots — destroying massive sums of investors' money, despite the popular belief that they've been transformed into mild-mannered investments over the past few years.
Is college worth it?
Based on fundamentals, where should prices of stocks, bonds really be? Well, now you know.