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U.S. Stock Market Poised for Another Huge Drop

Filed under: Economy, Investing, Apple, Bank of America, Amazon.com, CitigroupFew stocks other than Amazon (AMZN) and Apple (AAPL) are trading near their 52-week highs right now. The stock market, as measured by the S&P 500, sits at 1,131, a low po…

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Study: Overdraft Misery Continues Despite Fed Rules

Filed under: JP Morgan Chase, Bank of America, Citigroup, Banking, Consumer AllyA year after the Federal Reserve enacted new rules to rein in abusive bank overdraft practices, fees remain high and some institutions actually have slapped on additional p…

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What a U.S. Bear Market Would Look Like Now

Filed under: Economy, Investing, Dell, Ford Motor Co, Bank of America, Citigroup, General Motors, Cisco Systems, StreetwiseStandard & Poor’s first-time downgrade of U.S. debt — from AAA to AA-plus — on Friday, coming on top of concern of a possib…

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Saudi Prince to Build World’s Tallest Tower

Filed under: People, Citigroup, News Corp, Real EstateOne of Saudi Arabia’s richest princes plans to erect the world’s tallest building for an estimated $1.23 billion. When finished, it will be 3,281 feet tall. By contrast, the tallest building in New …

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Chasing Value: The Very Best Investors

After five years, 900,000+ words and a lot of interesting ideas this will be my last AOL post; a casualty of the Huffington Post deal. Chasing Value will live on somewhere else. In thinking of what to write about today, I thought it had to be a “best o…

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