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U.S. stock markets have lost a total of $500 billion in the past few days, suggesting that tough times are on the horizon
Stocks have been on a tear for the past three years, but average investors are hesitant to get back on the roller-coaster
The Dow is on a tear, but with economic storm clouds looming, complacent investors may be in for a rude awakening
Abroad, the bear market has arrived. And many U.S. investors fear things will only get worse
This month is notoriously the worst for stocks. And once again, we're off to a lousy start
After the New York City tabloid runs a bafflingly ribald front-page headline, the late-night comedian gets the last laugh
Turbulent markets, panicked investors, imperiled financial institutions... sound familiar?
Everybody knows it's unwise to start buying stocks after the market rises sharply, says Carl Richards in The New York Times. So why do we keep doing it?
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