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Streaky stock market goes for 7th straight win

Americans love winning streaks, whether it’s their favorite sports team or biggest stock holding. Profit-loving investors are watching to see if the suddenly hot Standard & Poor’s 500 stock index can extend its winning streak to seven days. 119 more words

Markets

Survey: Most Americans ignoring stocks

Nearly three out of four Americans continue to shun stock markets, according to a new survey released Monday.

Despite tiny interest returns on savings accounts and CDs, and stock market returns that topped 30% last year, U.S. 181 more words

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Current Positions  (No Changes)

I(Intl) – exit; S(Small Cap) – exit; C(S&P) –exit

F(bonds) – up to 80%; G (money market) – remainder… 2,040 more words

Economy

Wacky market looks to extend rebound to 3rd day

One, two, can the stock market make it three up days in a row?

Wall Street is hoping for “Rebound Wednesday.”

What looked impossible 48 hours ago now seems doable: The stock market is pointing to a strong open Wednesday, putting it on track for its first three-day winning streak since market turbulence began at the start of the month. 161 more words

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La Boqueria food market in Barcelona - AKA foodie heaven!

Mercat de Sant Josep de la Boqueria
http://www.boqueria.info/

Just for the record, this is something like what my heaven would look like. Food stalls after food stalls, manned by passionate locals who know their produce inside out. 239 more words

Travels

Up ... down ... up ... roller coaster ride on Wall Street

Just when it looked as if the stock market was gonna crack this afternoon, the diving market shot back up, and the Dow went back into the black, taking investors on a wild roller-coaster ride. 88 more words

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