Topic: MKM Partners LLC
The Dow stock index just hit a historic high, but with unemployment at 7.9 percent, many Americans aren't sharing the euphoria. Still, such markers can be turning points in a recovery.
The Federal Reserve said this week it would maintain ultralow interest rates until the unemployment rate falls to at least 6.5 percent, unless inflation starts looming as a near-term risk.
Five financial scenarios that seemed impossible a short while ago are becoming likely
09/12/2011 05:00 pm
Traditional mobile phones have begun the march towards obsolescence as the market slows. Meanwhile the smartphone market continues to boom.
10/29/2010 11:12 pm
There's sharp debate among forecasters as they examine the durability of the economic recovery and discuss what will happen next.
08/25/2010 04:27 pm
Bond funds have been a popular investor choice in recent weeks, but some investment gurus warn of a bond-fund bubble that will burst. Here's the case for and against bond funds.
08/24/2010 07:51 pm
The Consumer Price Index declined 0.1 percent last month, following a 0.2 percent fall in May and a 0.1 percent drop in April. This suggests that the Fed hasn't completely removed deflation risks.
07/16/2010 03:46 pm
Fears that the Greek debt crisis will spread roiled global stock markets Tuesday. Major US and European indexes fell more than 2 percent.
05/04/2010 08:37 pm
After spending much of Friday below 10000, the market recovered lost ground amid positive news about unemployment. But the government-debt crisis in Greece is prompting investors to worry, again, about the health of the financial system.
02/05/2010 05:43 pm
Will consumer spending move up and jobs grow apace in 2010? The answer depends on the economist you ask. A round up of the top predictions for the economy next year.
12/31/2009 08:59 am