bear market

Business
If you really want to find out about America's economy, whom do you ask -- economists or CEOs?
Business
There has been really bad news on the Chinese economy almost daily as its industrial profits fall to the lowest level since 2011, when the US stock market had its last 10 percent "correction."
Money
You've probably heard the advice to ride through market turbulence. That is good advice, but it needs to be repeated regularly because too many folks don't heed it - even people who should know better.
Business
There are probably plenty of reasons to start preparing for trouble. Far be it for me to tell you to not be a doomsday prepper. Between the Federal Reserve, China and bonds, what's a poor investor to do?
Business
If "living simply" to you means not having to go to a job you hate every morning and enjoying a millionaire lifestyle instead, that's fine - go after it. But if all you want is to live simply with your expenses covered and your family comfortable? That's fine too.
Business
We can just make stuff up with aplomb. One day we say the market rises as "investors cheer" good employment numbers; the very next day we attribute the decline to "structural problems" and look forward to a long decline! Were those structural problems not present yesterday when investors were cheering?
Business
Last December, a chart began circulating among Wall Street trading desks that drew parallels between 1929 and today. This chart is obviously frightening as the market fell over 40 percent in one month back in 1929. So should you sell everything?
Money
I thought it would be valuable to take a lesson on fear from legendary investor Warren Buffett. After an epic run in 2013, stocks have taken a breather to start the new year. If you read the recent headlines, you'd probably be scared stiff.
Videos
The Dow Jones Industrial Average hit a record high, but while there's a bull market for stocks, there's a bear market for workers. What's behind the disconnect? Ricky Camilleri is joined by David Crisanti, Jennifer Streaks and Mark Thoma to discuss.
Business
Some brokers have recently been recommending short sales of prominent blue chip stocks like Nike, RIM and Chipotle, among
Business
Several years ago, two neuroscientists undertook an experiment on the trading floor of a major investment bank in London
Business
On Monday a survey on U.S. factory activity suggested manufacturing stalled in July. The survey followed similarly weak reports
Politics
What came from this era of de-regulation? Increased competitiveness, economic growth, wealth and prosperity? No -- instead we got repeated waves of financial fraud and wealth destruction.
Business
Despite the temptation to oversimplify a complicated world by being a bull or bear, we are sticking with the mixed bag theme. In an economy full of both positive and negative events, there is no other logical conclusion.
Business
The Dow zoomed 5.3% or 511.55 points in four consecutive winning sessions, in the process racking up its best week of the year. Was the giant gain a fluke or the start of something big?
Business
How is our stock market recovery doing relative to others in history? Not well. Most normal bear markets would have long since recovered and gone on to new highs.
Business
A month ago, with the market charging ever higher, climbing the "wall of worry," most bearish voices had been silenced. Now they're back with a vengeance.
Business
Last Thursday's nearly 1,000-point decline in the Dow Industrial during the trading session was no illusion. More frightening, as Florida investment adviser Harry Dent, Jr., sees it, that day's bloodbath is "a sign of things to come."
Business
Rallies cannot continue forever unchecked. Though recovery rallies tend to last a year or two, at some point they falter into one large step backwards, usually half as ugly as the prior decline.