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It was a bad October start for the stock market Wednesday. The Dow plunged nearly 240 points as mixed economic data and geopolitical tensions spooked investors. Is this yet another October swoon, or worse yet, another in a long line of outright crashes that have repeated throughout history? Get all the facts here.

The signs that we’re in another stock market bubble are there, experts say. Now, finance ministers and central bankers join in on sounding the alarm. What is everyone saying about the markets? Where might this all be headed? And what are some of the brightest minds in finance suggesting that you do? Find out here.

Eric Cantor’s primary loss last week didn’t just shake up Washington; it also sent chills down the spine of Wall Street, with stocks ending the week down. Sadly, the reasoning goes beyond the uncertainty created by the leadership shakeup, and speaks directly to the fallacy that is our current “free market” economy. Here’s what you should know about today’s unseemly relationship between Washington and Wall Street.

Yet again the stock market showed us some extreme wobbles last week. On Wednesday, we saw a rally on the news that the Federal Reserve Board unanimously approved a more open-ended policy towards low interest rates and accommodative maneuvers. Previously, the Fed had certain benchmarks and targets that would trigger rate increases and tightening – […]