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Soaring Profits Pull Big Biz Out of Recession

Q4 earnings expected to triple, while consumers stay mired

(Newser) - Corporate America is poised to throw off its almost 3-year-long “earnings recession," despite the plain ‘ol recession still bedeviling much of America. Fourth-quarter reports will begin rolling in this week, and analysts believe they’ll continue the upward trends seen in last quarter’s better-than-expected showing. S&... More »

No, It's a Terrific Time to Panic

Market prognosticators don't know what they're talking about

(Newser) - When the Dow plunged 300 points Monday, one money manager called it “the best buying opportunity we’ve seen in years.” Joe Queenan isn’t so sure. “The best buying opportunity in years is now 14 months old,” he writes in the Los Angeles Times. As... More »

Boardroom Hoax Has Street Abuzz

Analyst imposter gets access to top execs and has everyone baffled

(Newser) - Joe Herrick asks wonk-like questions about the impact of lean Six Sigma management techniques, is unfailingly polite and talks the talk of quarterly corporate conference earnings calls, fitting in nicely with the other securities analysts asking questions of the company’s head honchos. The problem is, reports the Wall Street ... More »

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