Knight Capital shares sink after algorithm glitch
Shares of Knight Capital Group Inc. sink 33% on Wednesday after the New Jersey-based firm says that its market-making unit suffered "a technology issue" that affected the routing of around 150 stocks on the New York Stock Exchange. See full story.
The dog days of Facebook, Zynga and Groupon
Social-media stocks hit all-time lows and are running out of reasons for investors to keep the faith, writes Rex Crum. See full story.
Fed frets, but doesn't offer more help for economy
The Federal Reserve keeps policy unchanged despite a weaker outlook. The move was a surprise; the consensus was that the central bank would at least pledge to hold its benchmark rate lower for longer. See full story.
The Fed will act if jobless rate doesn't drop
It's pretty clear by now what the Federal Reserve will do: Unless the unemployment rate doesn't come down pretty soon and pretty fast, the Fed will act, writes Rex Nutting. See full story.
August's back-to-school winners
How to profit from back-to-school spending while hedging against a downturn. See full story.
A decade after Ben Bernanke said he was sure the Fed could prevent a depression, he's learned a few lessons about his own limitations, writes Rex Nutting. 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.