Date Last Updated: August 22, 2019

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  • American Airlines/US Airways Merger Edges Forward

    The American Airlines/US Airways merger moved a step closer to completion, when US Judge Sean Lane signed off on the proposed agreement to merge the two airlines, thereby creating the ...

  • Facebook Has Positive First Quarter

    Facebook's first quarter results released on Wednesday revealed that its monthly active users rose by 23 percent compared with the same period in 2012. This puts active Facebook users at ...

  • Pre-Dispute Mandatory Arbitration Challenged

    On Wednesday April 17 up to seventeen members of the North American Securities Administrators Association Inc. (NASAA) met with lawmakers in Washington to garner support for ending, or at ...

  • Solar Energy Surging Ahead as Alternative Energy Option

    A recent Gallup poll revealed that three out of four Americans are in favor of the United States government increasing the use of solar energy, with up to 71 percent of those surveyed being ...

  • Foreclosed Homes Group Investment Booming

    In March 2012 it was reported that the Federal Housing Finance Agency was considering selling off foreclosed homes in bulk, with high-profile investors, private equity and hedge fund firms ...

  • Job Creation Boosts Dow

    Tuesday on Wall Street saw the Dow Jones industrial average closing at 14,253.77 - a record high since the influential stock market index closed at 14,164.53 in October 2007. While the ...

  • M&A Activity Benefits Investors

    A series of mergers and acquisitions in the past few months have been rewarding for investors fortunate enough to have had shares in the companies involved. Just last week, Berkshire ...

  • Is the ‘January Effect’ Still Valid?

    First observed by investment banker Sidney B. Wachtel in the early 1940s, the term the 'January Effect' is used to described a market anomaly where financial security prices experience an ...

  • Tech Companies Lift Dow Jones to Five-Year High

    Technology companies were the driving force behind the Dow Jones industrial average reaching a five-year high on Wednesday, closing at 13,799.33 after rising 67.12 points (0.5 percent). ...

  • Fourth Quarter Earnings Season Kicks Off on Positive Note ololo

    In keeping with a long-held tradition Alcoa kicked off the US markets earnings season this week, giving markets a boost on Wednesday by meeting analyst forecasts and predicting an increased ...

  • Ethical Investing: A Matter of Conscience

    As information becomes more freely available, people in general appear to be becoming more aware of their individual responsibility in caring for our planet and fellow human beings by, among ...

  • Fiscal Cliff Concerns Subdue Markets

    Following a climb of up to 81 points, driven by the Fed's announcement that it would keep interest low and extend its $85 billion a month bond-buying plan, the Dow Jones industrial average ...