Economists Eye Jobs Report After Dow Plunges 300 Points
January 05 2015 5:32 PM
Economists are looking ahead to Friday's highly anticipated jobs report after the Dow plunged as much as 350 points Monday.
Paris, Rome And Berlin Cheaper Than Ever With Weak Euro
January 05 2015 4:10 PM
The euro dropped 10-15 percent over the last year, translating into hundreds of extra euros for food, lodging and beer for travelers.
Dow Plunges More Than 300 Points As Oil Prices Tumble
January 05 2015 1:43 PM
Blue chips followed oil prices lower Monday. Oil fell to less than $50 a barrel for the first time since April 2009.
Dow Drops More Than 200 Points As Oil Prices Plunge
January 05 2015 11:07 AM
The Dow tumbled more than 200 points Monday after oil prices dropped to new five-year lows.
Check Out The Return You Could Have Made Investing In Index Funds
January 04 2015 2:59 PM
Investing in an actively managed mutual fund? Think twice because this is the return you would have made in 2014 investing in a passive fund instead.
Dow, S&P 500, Nasdaq All Post Gains In 2014
December 31 2014 5:32 PM
The Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq closed lower in the final day of 2014 trading, but they all posted gains for the year.
America's Pay Raise Won't Come Quickly In 2015
December 31 2014 2:55 PM
Millions of retail and fast food workers will get a raise in 2015, but the U.S. minimum wage still has lots of catching up to do.
Dow Gains While Oil Nears 6-Year Low
December 31 2014 12:02 PM
The Dow climbed above the 18,000 milestone Wednesday during the last day of trading for 2014, while oil nears a six-year low.
Dow Below 18K As Global Fears Weigh On Equity Markets
December 30 2014 6:13 PM
Political turmoil in Greece, among other causes, knocked down the blue-chip index of U.S. stocks.
Dow Wavers As Oil Prices Tumble To 5-Year Low
December 30 2014 12:28 PM
The Dow fell Tuesday after snapping a seven-day winning streak the previous session as oil prices continue to drop.
Home Prices In US Fall To Slowest Pace In 2 Years
December 30 2014 11:09 AM
U.S. home price gains continued to slow in October, but San Francisco, Denver and Tampa saw prices rise faster compared with a year ago.
Three Things To Watch This Week On Wall Street
December 29 2014 1:22 PM
The Dow fluctuated Monday as economists weighed the impact of political turmoil in Greece and declining global energy prices.
Port Authority Of New York And New Jersey Improvement Bill Vetoed
December 27 2014 9:33 PM
Looks like riders will be waiting a little longer for the PATH train.
Michigan Approves Drug Testing For ‘Suspicious’ Welfare Recipients
December 26 2014 8:55 PM
Critics of a new law signed by the state’s Republican governor say it unfairly stigmatizes the poor as drug addicts.
Who Won The Holiday Shipping Wars?
December 26 2014 7:55 PM
The holiday shipping wars grew fierce this year, but there was one striking difference compared with last year.
Dow, S&P And Russell 2000 Have Record-Breaking Week
December 26 2014 5:07 PM
The Dow recorded a new all-time high for the 38th time this year Friday as Wall Street capped off a record-breaking week.
Lodging Hot, Electronics Not, MasterCard Reports On Holiday Spending
December 26 2014 1:07 PM
Lodging posted almost double-digit year-on-year sales growth by percentage from Black Friday to Dec. 24, MasterCard says.
Retailers Had A Very Happy Holiday
December 25 2014 5:45 PM
The holiday season sales figures are expected to be up about 4 percent from last year.
Santa Claus Rally Kicks Off With A Bang
December 24 2014 2:32 PM
The Dow closed at a new all-time record Wednesday for the 37th time this year as Santa Claus came to town.
US Unemployment Claims Drop Again
December 24 2014 9:03 AM
Data released Wednesday showed the fourth straight week of declines in claims.