Dharini Sudarsan

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Zakaria: 2014 Is a Make or Break Year for China

Chinese Commerce Minister Gao Hucheng attends a news conference at the Chinese Ministry of Commerce in Beijing, June 21, 2013.<p>(2 of 2)<p>Any such …

Investing 101: Fire Your Money Manager

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- With 2013 now in the rearview mirror, this is the time of the year when some investors will gather at their coffee tables …

Will the big profits of 2013 continue this year? | Marketplace.org

Cheapest U.S. Bank Stock May Surprise You

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- <b>HomeStreet, Inc.</b> (HMST) of Seattle is the cheapest U.S. bank stock on a forward price-to-earnings basis, according to data …

Here's the Final Speech Ben Bernanke Will Ever Give as Fed Chairman

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- <b>Federal Reserve</b> Chairman Ben Bernanke on Friday delivered his final prepared speech as head of the central bank as he …

JEFF SAUT: I Don't Buy The Profit Margin Compression Argument, I Think The S&P 500 Can Go To 2,000

But perhaps begrudgingly, Saut offered his forecast anyway.<p>He warms into it by first reminding us of the various psychological hurdles in recent years:<p>Speaking to the news backdrop, consider this. For the past two years the markets have been confronted with numerous issues. The debt downgrade, the …

Markets

5 High-Yield Stocks Ready to Pay You More in 2014

BALTIMORE (Stockpickr) -- After the roughly 30% rally the <b>S&P 500 Index</b> pushed out in 2013, you'd be forgiven for ignoring dividend stocks. Capital …

Top Tips for Getting Your Security Deposit Back

A security deposit is a form of insurance for a building owner. While most leasing offices perform a credit check and look at your check stubs to determine if they’ll rent the apartment to you, they are still taking a risk on renting out the apartment. This is important to understand when you are …

Wall Street's Brightest Minds Share The Best Books They Read In 2013

The responses vary — from works of fiction to nonfiction titles, both new and old.<p>Some deal with finance, but most don't, at least directly.

8 Scientifically Proven Reasons Life Is Better If You're Beautiful

What makes someone enjoyable to look at?<p>High cheekbones, fuller lips, big eyes, and a thin chin are associated with sexiness in women, whereas a big jaw and broad chin are preferred in men. Smooth skin, shiny hair, and facial symmetry are also key aspects of beauty.<p>According to various studies, …

Body Language

Is the World Bank a victim of its own success? | Marketplace.org

Indian PM Manmohan Singh to retire after 10 years | Marketplace.org

Quiz: Which country gets most of its energy from renewable resources? | Marketplace.org

AT&T declares war on T-Mobile | Marketplace.org

Uncertainty ahead for India's economy | Marketplace.org

Product Report Card: Is It Fair To Grade Apple B- For 2013?

We expect a lot from our tech companies, both in terms of the products they release to consumers and the gains they return to investors. And just like high school, the expectations are highest for the head of the class. That spot, of course, has gone to Apple for many years. As we enter a new year, …

Stock Market - Business News, Market Data, Stock Analysis - TheStreet

Clorox surprised Wall Street with a solid quarter and outlook on Thursday. TheStreet talks with Clorox chairman and CEO Benno Dorer.<p>Aug 2, 2018 7:21 …

Stock Markets

Apple's Missing Ingredient Dulls Its Outlook

All analysts and investors agree on one thing: Innovation created Apple (AAPL). But innovation has two forms: revolutionary and evolutionary. Revolutionary innovation is what Steve Jobs did so well. His creations shook up the status quo and produced new markets with his dramatically new, must-have …

More Pathetic Pictures From a Dying Sears, JCP (Update 3)

<i>*Update, Sunday morning, March 16, 2014: See the latest from Sears, including the condition of its Craftsman and Home sections in the same South LA</i> …

Jim Cramer: Digging Into Last Year's Biggest Winners

NEW YORK (Real Money) -- You know what's bizarre about the five best-performing stocks in the <b>S&P 500</b> last year and the five worst-performing stocks …

Manhattan apartment sales jumped 27% in 4th quarter

Number of the day<p><b>27 percent</b><p>That's how much Manhattan apartment sales jumped in the fourth quarter. The 3,297 transactions were the most for the period in 25 years of record keeping, according to appraiser Miller Samuel and brokerage Douglas Elliman Real Estate. Buyers are rushing into the market …

Real Estate

State pension will increase every year, pledges David Cameron

The prime minister has vowed to guarantee annual increases in the state pension until 2020, and marked them out as the only welfare spending to be exempt from the forthcoming cap if the Conservatives win the next election.<p>David Cameron's pledge aims to reassure older voters that their payouts will …

George Soros warns that Chinese slowdown is biggest worry in 2014

Slower growth in Chinese manufacturing could be just the start of a new global economic threat, the financier has warned<p>George Soros is worried about China, and we should take note. The hedge fund boss, who built his fortune betting on the world's money markets, is concerned that 20 years of rapid …

Obamacare Removes Barriers For Women, Latino Entrepreneurs

Two months ago Luz Rivas walked away from her job to work full-time on her startup, DIY Girls. As the founder and executive director of the group that is teaching girls about engineering and technology, Rivas had to solve for many variables as she transitioned to her dream job. Health insurance was …

An Unholy Alliance Is Forcing Veterans To Pay For 12 Years Of War

In doing so, it was given aid and comfort by knowledge-starved pundits, axe-grinding editorial boards, and self-anointed armchair analysts everywhere, as it left the military and veteran community standing with their jaws on the ground in despairing disbelief. Exploiting pressure to strike a budget …

Military Spending

John Kerry works hard to broker an Israeli-Palestinian deal in the shadow of Sharon

John Kerry, the US secretary of state, is engaged in intense efforts this weekend to coax reluctant Israeli and Palestinian leaders towards an agreement to end their decades-old conflict.<p>He is shuttling between Jerusalem and the West Bank city of Ramallah for a series of separate meetings with the …