Nicolas Sarkozy becomes the latest European leader to be swept out of office in the wake of the euro-zone debt crisis, conceding defeat to Socialist challenger Fran�ois Hollande after polls closed in Sunday�s historic presidential election. See full story.�Avengers� demolishes box-office record
The Marvel Comics heroes, �The Avengers,� See full story.Summer movies: End of the world as we know it?
Hollywood puts several different spins on the apocalypse, both comic and tragic, for this year�s slate of summer films. See full story.Buffett reassures shareholders on health
Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway on Saturday reassured shareholders that his prostate cancer is having very little effect on his work. See full story.Sunnier outlook for U.S. trade sector
The U.S. trade deficit is expected to widen in March close to its highest level in the past year but economists see a sunnier outlook over the longer term. See full story.MARKETWATCH COMMENTARY
Instead of acknowledging that banks have become a part of government, we keep pretending they are private institutions, writes David Weidner. See full story.MARKETWATCH PERSONAL FINANCE
Home prices in a majority of the markets covered in Zillow�s Home Value Forecast are set to bottom this year � if they haven�t already, according to a Zillow report released on Wednesday. See full story.