March 5, 2013 After adjusting for inflation, the Dow is still below its earlier peaks. (Also: The Dow is a pretty random measure of the market.)
March 5, 2013 The generation that came of age in the 1960s is beginning to retire. Born after World War II, they grew up in an era of rising living standards, but the Great Recession destroyed any sense of financial security. Now they face challenges, including putting their kids through college and caring for their parents.
March 4, 2013 They'll merge some operations by starting a third company, which will take over some joint functions. The idea is to begin a transition, said the chief of the Federal Housing Finance Agency.
March 4, 2013 There are more than 1,400 billionaires in the world right now, according to two sources — one in the U.S., and one in China. But the tallies by Forbes and Hurun Report differ on key points, including whether there are now more billionaires in Asia than anywhere else.
March 4, 2013 More than 2 feet of snow hit the high plains this week, snarling travel and all but shutting down some cities. Despite those hassles, for farmers and ranchers, the snow brings some urgently needed moisture to their drought-stricken fields and pastures.