U.S. stock futures slip on global concerns
U.S. stock futures fell on Friday, as investors lost enthusiasm over China's interest-rate cut on worries of what the move indicted about the direction of the global economy. See full story.
Europe stocks off on Spain cut, Fed disappointment
European stocks fall on Friday, as markets track losses in Asia, following disappointing remarks from Bernanke and a fresh downgrade of Spain. See full story.
Asia stocks get hit after China rate cut, Fed
Asian shares skid after China's unexpected interest rate cut ahead of this weekend's economic data draws attention to its slowing growth trajectory, and as Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke didn't indicate further easing was in the offing. See full story.
Germany and France can't afford euro-zone bailout
The standard narrative states that Germany does not want to bail out troubled peripheral nations within the euro zone. The reality is that the more highly rated and larger euro zone members, Germany and France, may not have the necessary financial resources for the task, writes Satyajit Das. See full story.
History shows Greek exit from euro is not suicide
Would a Greek exit from the euro be catastrophic? History suggests it would be difficult, rough and painful, but life would go on, writes Gabriel Stein. See full story.
The markets leaped on the idea that another round of financial cannon fire from central banks is soon to save the day, but that's as far fetched as the notion that the President is chasing the author across the country. 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.