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Big changes to public pensions may be on horizon

INDIANAPOLIS | Region residents considering a career in state or local government, including public education, may want to begin working in the next few years or risk losing a guaranteed pension benefit at retirement.

8 hours ago

As stocks rise, so does anxiety: Time to get out?

NEW YORK | Is it time to cash out of stocks?

August 30, 2014 12:15 am

Global conflicts cause concern in markets, commodities

Headlines across the world have been filled with news of violence and intensifying conflicts in the Gaza strip, the Ukraine and Russia, and Iraq.

August 10, 2014 12:00 am

U.S. stocks buck turmoil weighing on global markets

NEW YORK | A burst of buying Friday in U.S. stocks defied slumps in other markets and offered hope for investors shaken by geopolitical turmoil. Major U.S. stock indexes closed up around 1 percent, buoyed by signs that tensions in Ukraine might be easing.

August 08, 2014 4:59 pm

S&P 500 has its worst week in 2 years

NEW YORK | U.S. stocks fell for a second day Friday, adding to the massive sell-off the day before and giving the market its worst week in two years.

August 01, 2014 5:07 pm

Stocks end slightly lower on China growth worries

Stocks drifted to a slightly lower finish Monday as investors sifted through a blend of discouraging economic data from China and Japan as well as ongoing uncertainty over Russia's incursion into Ukraine.

March 10, 2014 5:19 pm

S&P 500 starts 2014 with a 2-day decline

NEW YORK | After last year's big party in the stock market, 2014 is starting off with a nagging hangover.

January 04, 2014 5:44 pm

Dow Jones average reaches another record high

NEW YORK | The Dow Jones industrial average rose to another all-time high on Wall Street Monday.

November 11, 2013 4:21 pm

Stocks rise on mergers, homebuilder outlook

The stock market got a boost on Monday from mergers, homes, and phones.

September 09, 2013 4:28 pm

Warnings of slower sales drive U.S. stocks lower

NEW YORK | Grim sales forecasts from two major companies and concern the Federal Reserve soon will start withdrawing its support for the economy pummeled the stock market Thursday.

August 15, 2013 5:00 pm

Stock market rebounds from worst day of the year

NEW YORK | Strong housing and earnings reports helped stocks rebound from their worst day of the year.

April 16, 2013 3:14 pm

US stocks edge up following Dow's record day

NEW YORK | After barreling through a record the day before, the Dow Jones industrial average meandered higher on Wednesday.

March 06, 2013 3:14 pm

Dow ends above 14,000 for 1st time since October 2007

NEW YORK | The Dow closed above 14,000 on Friday for the first time in more than five years.

February 01, 2013 3:50 pm

Ordinary folks losing faith in stocks

NEW YORK | Andrew Neitlich is the last person you'd expect to be rattled by the stock market.

December 28, 2012 12:00 am

Weak investment returns will require higher pension payments

INDIANAPOLIS | Local governments and school corporations will pay higher employee pension contributions next year due to lackluster stock market earnings during the 2012 budget year that ended June 30.

August 14, 2012 11:09 am

1st Source, Horizon named to bank honor roll

Two northern Indiana-based banks were named to KBW Inc.'s Bank Honor Roll of superior performers.

March 29, 2012 5:15 pm

A summer many investors would rather forget

NEW YORK | It was a stomach-churning summer most investors would like to forget.

October 01, 2011 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Starbucks CEO not bitter, but pushing for ceasing political campaign contributions

OFFBEAT: Starbucks CEO not bitter, but pushing for ceasing political campaign contributions

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September 03, 2011 12:00 am

Stocks fall 419 points on worries about slower economy

NEW YORK | Stocks have plunged after more signs of economic weakness triggered a global sell-off.

August 18, 2011 3:30 pm

Ind. government employee pensions recoup most stock losses

INDIANAPOLIS | The pension fund for Indiana government employees has recouped nearly all of its losses from the 2008-09 stock market dip.

August 03, 2011 12:59 pm
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