09/26/14 03:15 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. stock market bounced back Friday as investors welcomed good news on the U.S. economy at the end of a turbulent week of trading. Nike jumped after turning in higher profits, leading the Dow Jones industrial average higher. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow was up 178 points, or 1.1...
By Timothy P. Carney | 09/25/14 09:04 PM
Environmentalist protestors swarmed New York's financial district this week in the name of the environment. Unfortunately, the "Flood Wall Street" crew displayed some very cloudy judgement.
By Steve Chapman | 09/25/14 11:20 AM
For some of the people in New York this week demanding action on global warming, the menace is not just carbon dioxide. The real Tyrannosaurus Rex is the American economic system.
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are a problem that President Obama might find intractable, given a corporate tax system that most people agree is outdated and in urgent need of drastic reform at a time when Congress is too divided to fix it.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.
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.
By Joseph Lawler | 08/26/14 04:16 PM
The S&P 500 index closed just above the symbolically significant number of 2,000 for the first time Tuesday, as stocks soared following positive economic reports. The Dow Jones Industrial Average also neared record highs.
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