Lawmakers on Friday were handed the official score card on President Obama’s proposed budget for 2013.
Stocks ended mixed Friday but the major gauges all posted gains of more than 2% for the week on rising hopes for the U.S. economy.
I’m a 65-year-old retiree who has a comfortable pension and retirement savings that, for now at least, I don’t need for living expenses. About a year ago I moved my savings into cash because I was worried about the unstable stock market and the crisis in Europe. I hate to see this money earn nothing, but I don’t want to lose it if the stock market dives. Should I leave my savings in cash? Invest it in short-term bonds? Should any of it go into stocks? — Don S.
A lump of coal in your stocking is not considered a good thing. But a lump of coal stocks in your portfolio could be lucrative if you buy into the latest Wall Street gossip about Warren Buffett.
Sprint ended its $9 billion agreement with LightSquared on Friday, after it became increasingly clear that LightSquared’s network may not get off the ground.
The new iPad may not be much different than the previous version, but that didn’t stop thousands of Apple fans in New York from waiting hours in line to be among the first to get it Friday morning.
Gas prices keep rising, but that hasn’t led to higher prices for other consumer goods just yet.
U.S. stocks have been on a tear so far this year, but the average American investor still isn’t buying it.
Stocks were poised to open slightly higher Friday, as investors reacted to the latest reading on inflation, and continued to look for signs that the U.S. economy is on solid footing.
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