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Stock Market

Fed Ignores the Stock Market at Its Peril – Inside Sources

Judging by its words and deeds, the Federal Reserve wants to see a weaker stock market as part of its effort to regain control over inflation. The Fed should be careful about what it wishes. A further significant weakening of the stock market from today’s level could help pave the way for a hard economic

Opinion

Opinion: The War on Retirement

The federal government appears to have declared war on retirement. Unlike other wars, this one isn’t only undeclared, it wasn’t even intended. But, intended or not, the federal government has taken a series of steps that have given us a war nonetheless. Ironically, this war began with Social Security in 1935. Rather than establishing a

Business

Stocks sink again on Wall Street as inflation worries mount

Inflation worries rattled Wall Street Wednesday, pulling the Dow Jones Industrial Average more than 680 points lower and placing the major stock indexes on track for their worst week in more than six months. The selling came as investors reacted to a surprisingly big jump in inflation last month that stoked concerns that the economy