Category: Markets

Student loan default rates jump

Student loan default rates jump

Student loan default rates jump The Department of Education said 218 schools had three-year default rates of 30% or more, putting the schools at risk of losing their federal student aid. NEW YORK (CNNMoney)...

How Americans Spend Their Number

How Americans Spend Their Number

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How The Housing Recovery Will Take Shape In Coming Months

How The Housing Recovery Will Take Shape In Coming Months

(Image credit: Getty Images North America via @daylife) More good news on the home front.  The latest S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index indicates that home prices gained 1.6% in July compared to a year earlier. Every city...

Domino’s declares a pan pizza war

Domino’s declares a pan pizza war

One out of every five pizzas sold in the U.S. today is a pan pizza, according to Domino’s. NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Domino’s is serving up some competition in the pan pizza market. The...

It’s time to break up the Euro

It’s time to break up the Euro

  Don’t believe the politicians. The common currency can’t survive as is. Here’s the right way to handle a split. FORTUNE – Roger Bootle prides himself on being something of a modern-day Nostradamus —...

Discover to refund $200 million to customers for deceptive telemarketing

Discover to refund $200 million to customers for deceptive telemarketing

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Discover Bank has agreed to refund $200 million to more than 3.5 million cardholders over claims of deceptive telemarketing. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation...

Wall Street ends flat despite Spain hope, S&P off for week

Wall Street ends flat despite Spain hope, S&P off for week

Symbol Price Change VVUS 21.00 -2.72   DRI 57.21 2.49   ^DJI 13,579.47 -17.46   ^HGX 167.04 2.86   ^INX 312.19 0.00     Related Content View PhotoTraders work on the floor of the...

Will the Stock Market Keep On Rising?

Will the Stock Market Keep On Rising?

The forces that have boosted the prices of blue-chip stocks over the past year are diminishing, while other factors have become increasingly uncertain. Since the beginning of the year, many commentators, including myself, have...

Zuckerberg’s Remarks Give Facebook Shares a Boost — But Can He Deliver?

Zuckerberg’s Remarks Give Facebook Shares a Boost — But Can He Deliver?

On Wall Street, confidence in corporate management is crucial. Zuckerberg outlined his strategic vision. Now, Facebook needs to execute. After three months of radio silence from top Facebook executives following the company’s controversial IPO,...