Articles by Jessica Menton

US Stocks Sharply Lower

A mixed August employment report, coupled with recent stock market turmoil, could mean the Fed will hold off on lifting interest rates.

Unemployment Lowest Since 2008

But the not-so-good news for the U.S. economy is that the slight decline in unemployment to 5.1 percent reflects ongoing discouragement among job seekers.

US Stocks Tick Upward

The gains Thursday came after the European Central Bank left the door open to extend its stimulus program beyond 2016.

Global Slowdown Sinks Stocks

The Dow dropped nearly 500 points and the New York Stock Exchange invoked Rule 48 for the fourth time in two weeks Tuesday to preempt panic selling.

Crude Prices Soar 27% In 3-Day Rally

In the biggest three-day rally since 1990, U.S. oil prices extended their gains Monday after data revealed crude output was lower than previously expected.