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Mark Riddix

Benzinga Contributor

December 22, 2011 11:10 AM
Market experts continue to speculate about how the Dow Jones Industrial Average will perform in the remaining weeks of the year. Optimists believe tha ...
October 27, 2011 11:22 AM
When you look at performance over the past two months, it's obvious how extremely erratic this market has been. For example, the Dow Jones Industrial ...
October 06, 2011 1:55 PM
The last two months have been a roller coaster ride for the stock market. The Dow Jones has risen and fallen, and a lot of investors are unclear about ...
September 26, 2011 11:06 AM
The United States poverty rate has reached 15.1%, which is the highest rate of any developed country. To make matters worse, the latest statistics sho ...
September 09, 2011 2:53 PM
The United States Bureau of Labor and Statistics released the jobs report for August 2011 and the outlook didn't look promising. In fact, no new jobs ...
September 01, 2011 2:53 PM
Investment strategy matters when it comes to investing in any financial market. If you want to invest, you must deal with the ups and downs of the mar ...
August 23, 2011 11:29 AM
A few weeks ago, the United States had its credit rating downgraded again - this time by Moody's. Not surprisingly, investors panicked and the market ...
August 12, 2011 11:53 AM
Investing always involves some level of speculation about the future. Investors examine the past results of a company to try and make a determination ...
July 28, 2011 1:01 PM
The stock market has been going through an internal tug of war over the past few weeks. One week it looks ready for a substantial pullback as equity p ...
July 20, 2011 3:45 PM
The economic recovery is still on shaky ground and Ben Bernanke is concerned it may lose its footing. In order to help bolster the economy, Bernanke i ...
July 08, 2011 10:32 AM
There is no singular investment strategy that is perfect for every investor. Investors have varying risk tolerances and different investment objective ...
July 01, 2011 12:39 PM
Moving into the latter half of 2011, you might be surprised to learn that the Dow Jones is still performing well, and many analysts anticipate continu ...
June 24, 2011 9:27 AM
Investing in the stock market is not a simple endeavor. Successful investing techniques include performing analysis and thoroughly researching the fun ...
June 17, 2011 2:30 PM
Depending on who you listen to, the U.S. economy is either holding up well or sliding into a double-digit recession. Every television commentator, rad ...