U.S. outlook cloudier after weak jobs data
After a dismal employment report for May, catalysts for faster U.S. economic growth are hard to find. And the European crisis continues to act as a drag. See full story.
How to buy REITs in a crowded market
REITs make for a near-perfect recovery story. This battered area bounced back from the credit crisis faster than the rest of the financial sector and has provided income-oriented investors with juicy yields. But REITs popularity may have squeezed out much of their value. See full story.
Spain proposes central authority for euro zone
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Saturday called for the establishment of a central authority that would oversee and harmonize fiscal policy in the euro zone, according to media reports. See full story.
For Spaniards, there's no going back to the peseta
For Gregorio Cifuentes and other vendors at a market in the Chamberi neighborhood of central Madrid, reminders of Spain's crisis are daily as customers hit by the financial crisis spend less and less. Yet, for he and others, returning to the peseta is no option. See full story.
Europe, Fed-watching to dominate next week
As Spain upstages Greece in the negative attention department and U.S. indicators suggest a further backslide in the economic recovery, investors anticipate the release of the next "QE3." See full story.
For all the talk of building "an America built to last," we're investing less in our infrastructure than we were when the recession began, reports Rex Nutting. See full story.
When it comes to IRAs, timing is everything. Robert Powell looks at five rules that could derail your retirement-savings plans. See full story.