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Why "Brexit" Shock Could Be a Good Thing

All eyes will be on the upcoming "Brexit" vote in the United Kingdom next week, now that polls are showing that the Brits are more likely than not to shock conventional wisdom and exit the European Union.

Wherever she is, Margaret Thatcher will be beaming at the wisdom of her former constituents seeing the wisdom of exiting the deeply flawed and ultimately unsustainable confederation of European countries.

Take the U.S. stock market, for instance...

Dow Jones

Why the Dow Jones Industrial Average Fell Today

The Dow Jones Industrial Average today saw triple-digit losses thanks to a slump in oil prices.

But energy was just one of many factors that brought down markets today.

Here's what you need to know about how the major indexes performed...

Dow Jones

Dow Jones Industrial Average Today Slides on Bad Bond News

The Dow Jones Industrial today is spiraling out of control because of bad bond news.

Bond yields in Japan, Germany, and Britain all slipped this morning to new lows.

But that's not the only reason though that markets are falling today- here's all the important stock market information you need to know for June 10...

Dow Jones

Dow Jones Industrial Average Today Flat as Financial Stocks Face Pressure

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell slightly today as financial stocks faced pressure.

Here's how it happened, and everything else you need to know about the markets on Thursday, June 9...

Dow Jones

Dow Jones Industrial Average Today Sees Three-Day Winning Streak as Oil Climbs

A rise in oil helped boost the Dow Jones Industrial Average today past its 18,000 level…

Here's how it happened, and everything else you need to know about the markets on Wednesday, June 8...

Dow Jones

Dow Jones Industrial Average Today Climbs on Positive Oil News

The Dow Jones Industrial today is climbing after oil prices are becoming more stable.

With less production, supply is starting to meet demand.

But that's not the only reason the markets are up today- here's all the important stock market information you need to know about for June 8...

Dow Jones

Dow Jones Industrial Average Finishes Day Just Shy of 18,000

The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 18 points as it neared its psychologically significant 18,000 level.

Here's why, and everything else you need to know about the markets on Tuesday, June 7...

Stocks

These Dividend Aristocrats Are "Kings" of Return

What do you call a dividend aristocrat that has raised its dividend not just 25 straight years, but 50 straight years?

That would be a dividend king. And like other dividend aristocrats, dividend kings deliver outsized returns compared to stocks that don't raise their dividend every year (or pay one at all).

Here are the 18 companies that have achieved dividend aristocrat status two times over...

Dow Jones

Dow Jones Industrial Average Today Climbs on Upbeat Yellen Speech

The Dow Jones Industrial today is climbing after Janet Yellen stated rate hikes are still on the table.

But don't expect a rate hike in June, as the global markets are very volatile right now.

But that's not the only reason the markets are up- here's all the important stock market news for June 7...

Dow Jones

Dow Jones Industrial Average Today Gains Despite Yellen Rate Statement

The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 113 points today despite Fed Chair Janet Yellen's rate statement.

But Yellen wasn't the only market mover today…

Here's everything you need to know about the markets on Monday, June 6...