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Dollars and Sense: Overseas drama rattles the markets

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Overseas turmoil. The big stories last week were Greece and China, and both stories continue to unfold. First Greece. A week ago yesterday, the Greek people…

Dollars and Sense: Markets shrug off Greek drama

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Greece rejects austerity measures. More than 61 percent of Greeks voted on Sunday to reject austerity measures set forth by the International Monetary Fund as…

Dollars and Sense: Economy, markets continue dispensing good news

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Healthy jumps. The U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding a key provision of the Affordable Care Act and lots of merger and acquisition (M&A) news in the…

Rescue rebuke

By David Skeel
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Money | Court agrees the government went too far in its 2008 AIG bailout

Dollars and Sense: Markets brace for Greek impact

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | No fed action—for now. The Federal Reserve met on Tuesday and Wednesday and decided that even though the economy is getting better, it’s still too early…

Dollars and Sense: The summertime doldrums may not last long

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Summertime blues. The markets seem to have settled in to a bit of summer doldrums. We’ve had a couple of big moves—200-point-movess, or more, in the…

Dollars and Sense: Government manipulation and market distortion

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Government manipulation. It has been a strange couple of weeks, even months, in the stock market. The U.S. economy keeps growing, but it’s slow and not…

Dollars and Sense: Mixed economic news hasn’t hurt the stock markets—yet

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Bad news is good news. The stock markets keep setting record highs, but the economy itself seems to be sputtering. The explanation is pretty simple:

Forgive us our debts

Forgive us our debts

By David Skeel
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Money | Is filing for bankruptcy ever an acceptable option for Christians?

Dollars and Sense: Record highs on mixed news—the Fed speaks again

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Record highs. Last Monday, the Dow and the S&P 500 hit new records, and then again several times later in the week these indexes bounced around and hit…

Dollars and Sense: Markets remain jittery on mixed economic news

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Markets jittery. We saw a lot of volatility in the markets last week. On May 8, the markets had their best day in several months. Then they dropped Monday,

Selling to shells

By Marvin Olasky
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Housing | The New York real estate market is turning $20 million abodes into safety deposit boxes for anonymous but wealthy oligarchs. Is reform possible?

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