S&P 500 Pares Biggest Loss Since 2011; Bonds Trim Rally
Jittery markets go through wild ride but recover at close. S&P lost 3% but ended day down 0.8%.
Stimulus Bets Send S&P to Biggest About-Face Since 2011
Equities slumped on Thursday amid concern over Europe’s economy.
Fed Saw Global Slowdown Among Risks to Outlook
Markets surge after FOMC meeting minutes reveal still dovish tendencies on rates.
20 Best & Worst States for Pension Funding
Data from S&P shows the health of public retirement funds.
S&P 500 Companies Spend 95% of Profits on Buybacks, Payouts
Companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500 index really love their shareholders. Maybe too much.
Fed Keeps ‘Considerable Time’ Pledge as Growth Is ‘Moderate’
The Federal Reserve maintained a commitment to keep interest rates near zero for a “considerable time” after asset purchases are completed.
How to Join 9,000 Taxpayers With Romney-Sized IRAs
If it seems impossible to amass a fortune in an IRA during your lifetime, think again.
Record S&P Masks Pain as 47% of Nasdaq Mired in Bear Market
Beneath the U.S. stock market’s record-setting gains, trouble is stirring.
Morgan Stanley Channels Weird Al to Raise Stock Market Forecast
In a report that reads as if Weird Al Yankovic had become a market strategist, Morgan Stanley announces an increase in its 12-month S&P forecast.
European Stocks Rise With Bonds as Euro Slips on ECB Stimulus
The European Central Bank unexpectedly cut interest rates and announced a bond-buying program.