More Wall Street Articles

  • US stocks bounce back after worst week since 2012

    Solid earnings from Berkshire Hathaway and a bank rescue in Europe gave investors enough encouragement to send stock prices higher. The market was coming off its worst week since 2012. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 75 points, or 0.5 percent, to close at 16,569 Monday. The Standard &...

  • US stocks have their worst week in two years

    NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. stock market is closing out its worst week in two years. Traders moved money into investments traditionally seen as having lower risk Friday, such as U.S. government bonds, gold and utility stocks. Energy stocks fell after Chevron reported weaker oil and gas...

  • Maybe Dodd-Frank is working: Big Bank Bailout no longer seen as inevitable

    If that expectation of a Wall Street bailout can be brought to near-zero, then that has some ramifications.

  • Dodd-Frank at war with itself

    The difficulty of Dodd-Frank implementation is not primarily the regulators' fault; the problem comes from Dodd-Frank's determination to rely on government regulation as a cure for government policy distortions. Instead, let's work on getting rid of the distortions that encourage people to behave...

  • 10 ways Obama tries to sound populist

    Obama has deployed a variety of catch phrases -- with mixed results -- to brandish his populist credentials. Here are the 10 that have gained the most traction.

  • Elizabeth Warren loves bank subsidies!

    Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren loves to shoot barbs at Wall Street. She also enjoys forcing taxpayers to absorb Wall Street's risks while the banks pocket the profits. Bloomberg reports Warren rebuffed overtures from the Heritage Foundation.

From the Weekly Standard