09/23/14 12:16 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — A day after over 100,000 people marched to warn that climate change is destroying the Earth, more than 1,000 activists blocked parts of Broadway in Manhattan's financial district in a sit-in to protest what they see as corporate and economic institutions' role in the climate...
By Paul Bedard | 09/19/14 01:59 PM
The explosive success of China based Alibaba's debut on the New York stock market today is confirmation that American dominance in the tech sector on Wall Street is over, according to a world expert on the firm.
By Joseph Lawler | 09/15/14 06:09 AM
"Today, it is clear that the TARP program was a success," Obama economic adviser Jeffrey Zients wrote in a blog post published Monday morning.
By Joseph Lawler | 09/12/14 12:24 PM
Corporate "inversions" are a problem that President Obama might find intractable, given a corporate tax system that most people agree is outdated and in urgent need of drastic reform at a time when Congress is too divided to fix it.
By Richard Pollock | 09/12/14 01:36 PM
The former secretary of state's every word is intensely analyzed for clues about what she would do if she were elected president in 2016.
09/11/14 11:45 PM
HONG KONG (AP) — Japanese stocks pushed higher on Thursday as the yen sank further against the dollar while other Asian benchmarks struggled for direction after a mixed close on Wall Street. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 0.4 percent to 15,966.71, underpinned by the weakening yen which...
09/08/14 03:00 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. stock market fell Monday, pulling back from a record high reached last week. Energy stocks fell the most as the price of oil slumped. Campbell Soup declined after the company said its 2015 income would miss analysts' expectations. Yahoo, which owns a stake in Alibaba,...
By Joseph Lawler | 09/04/14 07:15 PM
New regulations intended to prevent future financial panics will force banks and other companies to hold more Treasury securities.
09/03/14 11:45 PM
TOKYO (AP) — Asian stock markets were lackluster Thursday after Wall Street fell and as investors looked ahead to a European Central Bank meeting and U.S. economic data. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 was down 0.2 percent at 15,703.89 while South Korea's Kospi added 0.2 percent to 2,055.58....
By Timothy P. Carney | 09/02/14 09:45 PM
It's hard to fault Cantor for taking the deal, but anyone who cares about good government -- especially those who advocate small government -- ought to find his value a bit disconcerting.
08/30/14 08:15 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Is it time to cash out of stocks? The market has nearly tripled in a little over five years, and the Standard & Poor's 500 index closed above 2,000 for the first time on Tuesday. With each record, the temptation grows to take your winnings and flee. Plenty of experts think...
08/29/14 06:00 PM
The Standard & Poor's 500 index delivered its fourth record high in five days Friday, ending with the biggest monthly gain since February. The milestone-crushing run capped a week when the S&P eclipsed the 2,000-point mark for the first time. And the index ended August with a gain of 3.8...
08/29/14 05:15 PM
Stocks ended higher Friday, propelling the Standard & Poor's 500 index to its fourth record-high close in five days. Investors weighed better-than-expected company earnings against mixed reports on the U.S. economy. Trading was quiet ahead of the Labor Day holiday weekend. On Friday: The Dow...
08/29/14 04:30 PM
The Standard & Poor's 500 is ending the week at a record high after a day of quiet trading. Chip maker Avago Technologies jumped nearly 8 percent after reporting earnings that beat analysts' estimates. The latest reports on the U.S. economy were mixed. Consumer sentiment improved in August,...
By Joseph Lawler | 08/28/14 04:47 PM
One of the companies attacked in mid-August was the nation's largest bank, JPMorgan Chase & Co., a representative for the bank confirmed.
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