The S&P 500 index closed at 676.53 on March 9, 2009. Five and a half years later, the S&P 500 is right around 2,000. It has now become the fourth longest bull market, dating back to 1928.
The U.S. economy grew at a 3.5% annual pace in the third quarter, aided by a surge in exports and a big jump in military spending, the government said Thursday.
Amid Surge in Demand for Financial Planners, Consumers Are Harmed by Lack of Appropriate Regulatory Standards…10.24.14
The repercussions of a divorce can be traumatic and devastating. These events impact spouses, children, family, friends and employees. The negative effects can be experienced through financial stress, as well as emotional trauma. 10.13.14
The first step: Don’t assume that because of your education or supposed business savvy, financial fraud can’t happen to you, says Doug Shadel, a former fraud investigator and now the state director for AARP in Washington. 10.06.14
Selecting a financial adviser is a decision that will affect the quality of your lifestyle for many years, even for the rest of your life. But financial advice can be a lot like flying: It’s hard to determine that the pilot doesn’t know what he or she is doing until the plane crashes.
Con artists have been filing bogus tax returns and collecting millions. Steve Kroft finds out how far the scam has gone and why the IRS hasn’t been able to stop it. 09.22.14
Liz Ann Sonders Video. Bull Market is resilient – But how long can it last?