U.S. economy downshifting but not stalled
Call it the 2% economy: The U.S. is still expanding, but at a lukewarm pace that's unlikely to heat up before the end of the year See full story.
Top 10 stories of the 2012 London Olympics
Read some of the most popular posts on MarketWatch's London 2012 blog since the Olympic Games began. See full story.
Romney picks Paul Ryan as VP running mate
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Saturday named Rep. Paul Ryan as his vice presidential running mate, risking that the presidential election could be a referendum on entitlement reform and not a languishing economy. See full story.
Text of Paul Ryan's speech as VP candidate
The following is the text of Rep. Paul Ryan's speech in Norfolk, Va. accepting the role as Republican vice presidential candidate, as prepared for delivery. See full story.
Retail earnings, data in investor focus
Barring the unexpected, stocks are expected to move in accordance to retail-earnings results and a slew of U.S. economic data, taking a summer holiday from news out of Washington and Brussels. See full story.
All eyes have been diverted recently by the drama being played out by the Dow. Yet Mark Hulbert advises to also take a look at the Dow Jones Transportation Average, which is more than 5% off its early May highs. See full story.
Most financial advisers have their clients' best interests at heart, but there are a few bad apples. Here's how to protect yourself, and your retirement funds, from rogue brokers and bad advice. See full story.