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The Two Biggest Risks to the Bull Market

The Two Biggest Risks to the Bull Market

In hindsight, it's clear that investors overreacted to the downside, but as stocks surge more than 50% it's time to begin pondering whether the current rally isn't due for a bit of mean reversion in the opposite direction.

Foreign Oil vs. the GM Volt: Blog Watch

Foreign Oil vs. the GM Volt: Blog Watch

Natural gas and hybrid or plug-in technology. Isn't it time to get real about foreign oil dependence?

Why Steel Demand Is Rising

Why Steel Demand Is Rising

China has witnessed an increase in consumption of steel due to its jump in infrastructure and construction spending, as well as an increase in auto sales fueled by a growing economy and middle class.

U.S.-China Energy Alliance Needed: Opinion

U.S.-China Energy Alliance Needed: Opinion

The two countries need to cooperate on global warming issues.

Three Red Flags for REITs

Three Red Flags for REITs

Unemployment, lagging retail sales and unsustainable home sales could topple the sector's recent jump.

Sugar Rally in Trouble?

Sugar Rally in Trouble?

Drought conditions in sugar-producting countries may put a damper in the recent rally in sugar.

Retail's Healthy Signs

Retail's Healthy Signs

Evidence suggests that consumers are starting to spend again.

Is the Recession Over?

Several signs, including today's drop in the unemployment rate, suggest an end to the recession.

Renewable Energy Could Get Yet Another Boost

Renewable Energy Could Get Yet Another Boost

Congress will soon consider legislation that could further ignite investment in renewable energy.

BlackBerry Price Study: Comparing Cellular Carriers

BlackBerry Price Study: Comparing Cellular Carriers

A price analysis based on unlimited-everything service for a BlackBerry through several different carriers.