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Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012

Rally marks Wall Street milestone

On Thursday, the Dow Jones industrial average hit its highest mark since December 2007, and the Standard & Poor's 500 index soared to its highest level since January 2008.
By BERNARD CONDON

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Wall Street says stocks are bargains, others say risky bet

Wall Street analysts who give advice on which stocks to buy and sell say earnings at the biggest U.S. companies, which appear at a standstill today, will start growing again this summer, then leap ...
By BERNARD CONDON

Friday, May 25, 2012

CEOs make $9.6 million

NEW YORK — Profits at big U.S. companies broke records last year, and so did pay for CEOs. The head of a typical public company made $9.6 million in 2011.
By BERNARD CONDON

Sunday, April 29, 2012

'Sell in May' strategy inconsistent

NEW YORK - It's simple to understand, and has a nice ring to it. It's made some investors look like geniuses recently. Too bad "Sell in May and go away" doesn't work.
By BERNARD CONDON

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Market rally has pros and cons

Stocks are up, but they may have room to rally further, at least if you believe a popular gauge of their value. Companies are selling more bonds than ever, but not so much to send prices tumbling ...
By BERNARD CONDON

Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012

Small-business hype overblown

NEW YORK - The work of several economists suggests that most small businesses are not particularly adept at creating jobs, at least not the best jobs. The work also suggests their role in ...
By BERNARD CONDON

Friday, Dec. 30, 2011

Stock market ends flat for '11

After big climbs and falls, stocks end the year where they started.
By BERNARD CONDON

Saturday, Dec. 24, 2011

Experts see rise in stocks

It's forecasting time on Wall Street, and once again the pros are trying to predict the unpredictable.
By BERNARD CONDON
 
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