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In Land of 3,500% Stock Returns, Crashes Are Quickly Forgotten

Fang Zhengdao set up shop on a rainy day in mid-November, a yellow umbrella in his hand and a handwritten sign by his side. Two months had passed since the great Chinese stock-market crash of 2015, and Fang figured it was time to start peddling equities again.


How to Find -- and Afford -- Your Second Act


$5.7 billion

The Internal Revenue Service collected about that much in 2011 from penalties for early withdrawals from 401(k) retirement savings accounts

Videos: In The Money

Is the Global Economy Ready for a Fed Rate Hike?

Lord Robert Skidelsky, a member of the U.K. House of Lords, discusses the impact of a Fed rate hike on the global economy. He speaks with Bloomberg's Joe Weisenthal and Alix Steel on "What'd You Miss?" (Source: Bloomberg)

Is There a Cyclical Bear Market Underway?

Doug Ramsey of Leuthold Weeden Capital Management discusses the performance of U.S. stocks and his investment strategy with Bloomberg's Scarlet Fu on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)

Has the Commodities Supercycle Run Its Course?

Gordon Johnson, Axiom Capital Management analyst, discusses the outlook for commodities and the prospects for SolarCity with Bloomberg's Carol Massar on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)