Investors overlooked weaker-than-forecast housing data and the potential for over two-dozen European banks to fail European Central Bank-administered stress tests on Sunday, driving the markets higher in midday trading Friday.
Mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are like the Guantanamo prison: Obama has wanted to shut them down for years, but can't figure out a way to do it.
By John Sandman
The Department of Education (ED) unveiled a plan on October 22 to make it easier for students and parents with compromised credit histories to get Parent PLUS loans.
By Scott Gamm
An overwhelming number of consumers are afraid of outliving their savings.
By Hal M. Bundrick
Nearly one quarter of those surveyed say they would rather “die early” than financially fail in retirement.
U.S. stock markets rise slightly on Friday despite U.S. home sales for September missing economists' forecasts and a sharp revision downward in August sales.
U.S. stock futures are trading lower after Amazon reported weaker-expected third-quarter earnings and gave a disappointing outlook for the holiday season.
CSX sees continued expansion in the U.S. economy and says it's well-positioned to 'keep moving the goods that American consumers and businesses demand.'
By John Sandman
This week Morningstar released the results of its annual survey of 529 College savings Plans. Here's how they stack up and how you need to plan.
Jack Bogle dealt out investing ideas and warnings in an investor talk. Here's what he had to say.
Investors fear the impact it will have on global bond and equity markets when the Fed is out of the bond-manipulation business.
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