The biggest mistake people make when saving for retirement is not doing it enough. And even the government can't help them.
The U.S. stock market is on such a parabolic march higher that Wall Street investors may have forgotten what a typical daily downturn feels like anymore.
The Dow industrials held slim gains and set an intraday record, buoyed by Chevron (CVX.N) after the energy company's results. More than halfway through reporting season, S&P 500 companies are on track to have increased earnings by 10.8 percent, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.