You might think that dealing with a federal agency, such as the Social Security Administration (SSA), means long lines in some office near you.
The collapse in Chinese markets has brought into focus a question that Western nations have been grappling with since the 2008 financial crisis: how much, if anything, stock markets have to do with the real economy.
The stock market is rebounding from a sharp six-day slump that was triggered by concerns about the health of the Chinese economy. That was the longest market slide in more than three years.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRKa.N) disclosed a $4.48 billion stake in oil refiner Phillips 66 (PSX.N), rebuilding a bet it had made in the energy industry before oil prices fell.
TheStreet reissued their sell rating on shares of Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE:FCX) in a research report released on Friday morning, StockTargetPrices.