Rick Newman


May 2010


How the Markets Outran the Economy

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The stock market is supposed to lead the economy out of recession, according to the old adage. But what if the economy doesn't want to follow?

Gloom has settled over Wall Street, as the huge rally that ran from March 2009 to April 2010 has turned the other way. From bottom to top, stocks rose by ...

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stock market
economy

10 Things We Can't Live Without

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Nearly everything had to go. A few months after losing her administrative job in the summer of 2008, 23-year-old Brianna Karp got rid of her furniture, a beloved piano, and most of her books so she could move back in with her parents. When that didn’t work out, she moved into an old trailer a ...

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recession

What Washington Needs To Learn From Greece

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It'll never happen here.

That's what Washington politicians want to believe as they nervously ponder the vicious debt crisis that has bankrupted Greece. Inside the Beltway, it's easy to float above it all and bask in the belief that America is the most prosperous nation in the world, blah blah blah.

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Greece
economy

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