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U.S. Stocks Drop to One-Month Low as Economic Data May Push Fed to Taper

U.S. stocks fell a third day, dropping the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index to a one-month low, as...

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Market Drops on Taper Fears

U.S. stocks fell again today, marking the S&P 500's biggest two-day decline in two months, as investors feared...

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Data, Budget Negotiations Lower Stocks

Stocks fell today, as investors considered the effects both federal budget negotiations and better-than-expected economic data would have...

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S&P 500 Reaches another New Record High

The S&P 500 hit a new record high of 1,808.56 today as investors weighed the timing of stimulus...

U.S. Manufacturing Hit Two-Year High in October

The Institute for Supply Management’s manufacturing index reached 57.3% in October, the highest level since April 2011.

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Gold Flat on Strong Data

A good series of U.S. economic data spurred fears of imminent stimulus tapering by the Federal Reserve, leading...

John Allison, President & CEO of the Cato Institute, Addresses Liberty, Limited Government and the Financial Crisis

I had the pleasure of talking this week with John Allison, president & CEO of the Cato Institute.

Discussing Financial Reform and Rising Uncertainty with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Joining me this week on PowerTalk is Alice Joe, executive director, Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness at U.S....